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$5 - $11
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Grand Center / Midtown
1.8 miles from Busch Stadium
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Reviewed July 25, 2020 via mobile

Their Hot Fudge is genuine! Waitress seemed a bit awkward but was pleasant! Only downside I had was the delay in serving. Our waitress must have been on break so we were served by someone else who was also very pleasant! Like I said it...seemed as if she was fresh off of training so no worries there! Keep up the good work!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

The Fountain on Locust is a neat place! Servers are very kind and helpful. They have delicious soup and awesome ice cream! I would highly reccomend the Black Cadillac. Soup options change daily, but they always have a pickle soup. There was a white chili...on special when we were there with corn bread and it was delicious!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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903cassd, Public Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2020

Thank you for the five-star rating and review, Carrie! It makes us so happy that our staff was able to be prompt and engaging with you. The Black Cadillac is always a great choice. Can't wait until your next visit to The Fountain on Locust.

Reviewed February 9, 2020

Visited with friends and our waiter could not have been nicer! He was prompt and engaging. The food was very reasonably priced and excellent. We all ended up ordering the grilled cheese and cup of the white bean chicken soup and so glad we did....We were so impressed with the quality and taste. I had only been there before for ice cream. Fountain was the prefect place to have lunch after visiting historical places in St. Louis as the building itself used to be a car show room in 1916.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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903cassd, Marketing at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2020

Thank you for the five-star rating and review!! It makes us so happy that our staff was able to be prompt and engaging with you all. The grilled cheese and white bean chicken chili is sounds amazing and you can't go wrong with soup and...More

Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

This is one of the coolest places I’ve been to! It is an old school fountain parlor with alcohol!! A martini with ice cream, yes please!! My husband had the black cherry Sundae. The ice cream was rich and flavorful. I was amazed with how...they used ice cream to make my martini. I got the espresso martini. It was so well balanced and not sweet at all. The best part was that we came in during happy hour and my martini was $7. This place has amazing prices and delicious food! We can’t wait to come back and try more!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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903cassd, Marketing at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

Thank you for the amazing review Mary! We are so happy to hear that you love our Espresso Ice Cream Martini, we think it is a fun twist on an already delicious drink. We can't wait to serve you up even more delicious food and...More

Reviewed January 7, 2020

Seasonal menu offerings, daily specials, vegetarian and gluten free items are always available. Extensive ice cream martini menu and a large variety of ice cream desserts. Delicious!!

Date of visit: December 2019
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903cassd, Marketing at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

Thank you for the review! We are happy to hear that you explored our vegetarian and gluten free items, we try to have options for everyone to enjoy! We hope you come back for a visit soon!

Reviewed January 6, 2020

We love popping in Fountain on Locust every chance we get for their dill pickle soup. Don't let the name fool you -- it's delicious! They also have great ice cream. Don't worry - even if you clean your plate and are full, they have...the world's smallest hot fudge sundae that is the perfect dessert. They are located in a perfect spot to eat before or after going to the Fox Theater.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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903cassd, Marketing at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

Penny we are so thrilled to hear how much you enjoy our restaurant! We couldn't agree more that our world's smallest hot fudge sundae is the perfect way to end your meal before seeing a show at the fox! We hope you join us again...More

Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

This place camouflages itself as a wonderful soda fountain. But lo and behold a epicurean delight. The core of this review is good eats.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2019

We love this place for dessert after a show. Lovely ice cream. Not a great place for kids, though, if they are picky.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 1, 2019

Ok..just found my new favorite spot. ...one of my favorite sayings is Rule #1: if they like you...you can do no wrong...if they don't like you...you can do no right. Well we like you. We stopped in on a Saturday afternoon in late November at...2pm. Place was packed with a line out the door. Our server was fun and cheery. So respectful and caring. This is important to us. The food was great. Im not going to spoil a thing with details about the food and blah blah blah. Just grab some friends or your spoiled brats and go and be as surprised as we were. Also, just want to mention, that the kitchen seemed to struggle a bit this afternoon. Some items came wrong, but were fixed, and our bill was mixed up..I could ding for that...but Rule #1 above is in full effect here.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2019

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so happy you stopped by and enjoyed our delicious menu items. We're sorry there were few mixups but we appreciate your patience. Thank you for your business and look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed November 22, 2019

My son and I had dinner there before we went to The Fox. He enjoyed his "The Champion" sandwich, and I had the pick two: soup of the day and the brussels kale cup. They were delicious...it was too bad that we didn't have enough...time to get dessert...next time we are going in JUST for dessert!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2019

Thank you for the 5-star review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed our delicious menu items. Thank you for your business and we look forward to seeing you again soon so you can try our drool-worthy desserts!

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Ej601
July 16, 2018|
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Response from SouthofSTL | Reviewed this property |
Just street parking, and sometimes you are a block or two away
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EdwardSevem
August 11, 2017|
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Response from Psyprof51 | Reviewed this property |
I apologize for answering your question so late. I just noticed it. I believe that the restaurant is handicap accessible. I am not sure the rest room is handicap accessible. I hope this helps.
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YoungFamof8
March 24, 2017|
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Response from marqueemedia | Property representative |
Hi YoungFamof8 - The Fountain on Locust does have a kids menu, just ask your server for it when you arrive!
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