We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Crossing

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
7823 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-3307 (Central Ave.)
+1 314-721-7375
Website
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

176 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 176: English reviews
Level Contributor
86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Found this restaurant after searching TripAdvisor for a restaurant that was close to my location. It was highly rated for Clayton and in St. Louis so thought I'd give it a try. What an amazing find! I sat as the bar as I do often, the bartender was very friendly and knowledgeable and quickly set me up with my martini.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jason H
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at The Crossing, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Jason! We are so glad that you found us! It sounds like you ordered some delicious items off of the menu, starting with the martini! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the tuna, as it is a crowd favorite! We look forward to having you back for another excellent experience! More 

Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing restaurant. The food is fantastic and really creative. Great wine list. Something in all price ranges. The staff is wonderful. Very helpful in making selections and knowledge about there wine list.

Helpful?
Thank John W
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at The Crossing, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review, John! We are glad that you had an amazing dining experience with us and that you enjoyed the wine selection along with your entree. We look forward to seeing you back for another meal very soon! More 

Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't recommend this place enough. We did the premium tasting menu and it did not disappoint. Kala was probably the best waitress we've had at any restaurant in STL.

Helpful?
Thank Ben S
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at The Crossing, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to review us, Ben! We appreciate the recommendation and the feedback about your service! We will pass along the great compliment! We can't wait to have you back for another delicious meal! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great experience last evening. The food was great only to be outdone by the service. The server was most attentive and accommodating to our needs. Definitely will return

Helpful?
Thank Michael C
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at The Crossing, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, Michael! We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us! We appreciate the feedback about the wonderful service that you had as well. We look forward to you returning for another fantastic evening! More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is good and the food delivered. I had the special and they're rarely bad because of the new attention given to the food - so all is normal in that regard. Clayton people treat this place like it's a bastion of fine dining. But really it is not good enough for that. The standout problem for me is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brian M
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at The Crossing, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, Brian. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. We are sorry that you were disappointed with the environment and your experience as a whole. We appreciate the feedback and we hope that you will visit again in the future. More 

Saint Louis
Level Contributor
137 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding creative menu with delicous food. Outstanding everything including wonderful wine list. Fish, steak and special are great, excellent attention to detail

Helpful?
Thank Andrew K
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at The Crossing, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review, Andrew! We are so glad that you enjoyed your dining experience with us! It sounds like you chose some delicious items off of the menu. We are glad to hear that everything was outstanding! We look forward to having you back for your next meal! More 

Level Contributor
88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

This was rated the best in town years ago and we enjoy it every time we go to St. Louis. Great service all the to dessert is always the best, highly recommended!

Helpful?
Thank Flydupe1
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at The Crossing, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We appreciate the wonderful recommendation! We are glad to hear that you enjoy your experience each time that you visit St. Louis! We look forward to having you back very soon for another fantastic experience with us! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary here and we had a wonderful meal. Everything about our experience was good. A wonderful server, interesting menu options, expansive wine list and an inviting atmosphere. We both ordered the tasting menu and enjoyed everything we were served. This property has served the test of time and it was obvious why.

Helpful?
Thank Tim B
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at The Crossing, responded to this review

HI Tim, thank you for taking the time to write this great review! We are happy to hear that you and your wife had an excellent anniversary celebration with us! We highly recommend the tasting menu because it gives you a true dining experience! We are so glad that you both enjoyed it. We can't wait to have you dine... More 

Atlanta, GA
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Came here for a lunch with a girlfriend and had the foie gras burger. The waiter said it was life changing and he did NOT oversell it. I ate the entire thing except the bun top. Fries were amazing. My friend got this mushroom pasta that was also fantastic. The server was very attentive- we will definitely be back!

Helpful?
Thank divewicky
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at The Crossing, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful feedback about your meal with us! We are happy to hear that you both enjoyed your lunch with us! The Foie Gras Burger really is a true experience and we are glad that you were not disappointed! The mushroom pasta is another excellent dish! We look forward to having you back for another great visit!... More 

Level Contributor
24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

We met friends for dinner earlier, but had a sweet tooth and wanted to stretch our legs before going back to our hotel. We found the right place. Fried blueberry pie with lemon cheesecake gelato and a tasty glass of Cabernet. And our waitress was both fun and helpful. A great nightcap.

Helpful?
Thank John P
Cass K, Public Relations Manager at The Crossing, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, John! We are so happy that you could stop by for dessert and glad that you enjoyed the fried blueberry pie with lemon cheesecake gelato! It is a delicious choice, especially paired with a glass of Cabernet. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to your next visit with us! More 

Travelers who viewed The Crossing also viewed

 

Been to The Crossing? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7823 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-3307
    (Central Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Metrolink station.
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 314-721-7375
Description
Featuring local "farm to table" food using a breadth of farmer in the Missouri and Illinois communities. When asked to define of The Crossing, Owner/Executive Chef Jim Fiala often says that he is a chef that buys locally whenever possible and cooks as any French and/or Italian chef would given the ingredients sourced. Joining Jim is Chef Matt Abeshouse who brings a wealth of passion and expertise in classic French cuisine to the kitchen. Our food is fresh, organic (whenever possible), seasonal and by design very simple. The Crossing stays true to classic techniques and the chefs love showing off their skills and passion for elegant food.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Crossing and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Saint Louis, Missouri

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from The Crossing staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?