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Fountain on Locust

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$5 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Our Summer Offerings
Pear Marmalade Fizz
Our house infused pear vodka, St. Germaine liqueur, rhubarb bitters and orange marmalade, shaken over ice, in a martini glass rolled in absinthe, with a splash of soda water
Mint Julep
This classic cocktail is amazing in its simplicity, yet exquisite in flavor. Bourbon, simple syrup and mint leaves shaken on ice
The Harley Quinn
Fresh lemonade, Limoncello and ginger liqueur make merry mischief baby!
Pimm’s Cup
The British classic is a fantastic gin-based liquor with notes of fruit spices. We pair it with our house made lemonade, soda water and a sprig of fresh mint
High Society
This house favorite is the perfect blend of gold rum, Chambord, Falernum and fresh lime juice
Midtown Mojito
Don Q Silver rum, simple syrup, fresh limes and mint leaves, topped with a splash of club soda. Mix in fresh raspberries or strawberries to further thrill your palate
Whiskey Kiss
Bourbon, Ginger Liqueur, simple syrup and fresh lemon juice shaken over ice
Grandma’s Bourbon Slushy
Because we don’t think that you are ever too old for a slushy! Frozen bourbon and fresh squeezed orange juice, topped with sweet soda
Tip Top Tea
A zippy, refreshing, adult iced tea, with Grand Marnier, almond liqueur, fresh lemon juice and house brewed tea
Pomp and Circumstance
We make small batch infusions of jalapeno tequila add Cointreau and grapefruit liqueur and top it off with fresh lime juice
Bubbly, Bourbon and Triple Sec
Bubbly and Absinthe
White Peach Bellini
Bubbly blended with pureed white peaches
Le Fleur
Bubbly, St. Germaine with Hibiscus flower
All of our Ice Cream Martinis are freshly blended, decorated and beautifully garnished to order
Chocolate Covered Almond
Amaretto, crème de cacao and Zanzibar Chocolate ice cream
Chocolate Covered Banana
White crème de cacao, banana liqueur and Zanzibar Chocolate ice cream
Coffee liqueur, hazelnut liqueur, crème de cacao and Zanzibar Chocolate ice cream
The Great Mississippi Mudsli
Coffee liqueur, Irish cream and Vanilla Deluxe ice cream garnished with an Oreo cookie
Grand Chocolate Martini
Rich and delicious, with chocolate vodka, Godiva Chocolate liqueur and a touch of dark Zanzibar Chocolate ice cream
Birthday Martini
We found that the pure, natural blend of vodka, white cacao, pineapple juice and Vanilla Deluxe ice cream, tastes just like white cake with frosting. And for your birthday it’s only
Thin Mint
Godiva Chocolate liqueur, white crème de menthe, Vanilla Deluxe ice cream with Oreos and chocolate syrup
Vice and Virtue
Banana liqueur, Don Q coconut rum and Vanilla Deluxe ice cream
Pomegranate Punch
Light and refreshing with PAMA Liqueur, pomegranate vodka, Lemon Sherbet and Orange Sherbet
Fly Me to the Mo
Rum, orange juice, grenadine, ginger ale and Orange Sherbet
Gin, Campari, sweet vermouth, served up with a sugared orange peel
High Ball (Your Dad’s)
Bourbon and ginger ale with a twist of lemon served on the rocks
Vodka Gimlet
Vodka and your choice of sweetened lime or fresh squeezed lime juice with simple syrup on the rocks
Sloe Gin Fizz
Sloe gin, gin, lemon juice and sugar, shaken and served on the rocks
Classic Martini
Vodka or gin? We serve it dry (no vermouth) unless specified sweet, extra dry or dirty, and we garnish accordingly
Try it with our house infused jalapeno tequila $7.5
Bloody Mary Caliente
Vodka, Zing Zang, hot sauce, raw horseradish, lime juice and worcestershire has heat the way we like it, or we’ll fix it the way you like it
Rusty Nail
Scotch and Drambuie on the rocks, with a twist of lemon
Make it a Royale - substitute champagne $6.5
Kir or Kir Royale
Chardonnay with a healthy splash of crème de cassis
Moscow Mule
The original vodka cocktail! Vodka, lime juice and ginger beer stirred and served on the rocks
Dark and Stormy
Gosling’s dark rum and ginger beer served on the rocks
Ask your server about our craft beer seasonal selections
Bud Light
The skinnier King (St. Louis, MO)
Don de Dieu
Translates to “Gift of God.” This 9% ABV delight has hints of fruits, nuts and yeast, and is shockingly smooth (Quebec, Canada)
Stella Artois
Smooth Belgian Lager (Belgium)
Blue Moon
America’s favorite Belgian White Wheat Ale. With hints of fruits and spices, this one is a classic summer beer. (Denver, CO)
Crispin Original Hard Cider
All natural, gluten free, dry cider. Doesn’t taste like a hangover, like some of its competitors! (Minneapolis, MN)
Our good neighbors, Urban Chestnut’s IPA. Herbal, earthy and hoppy. Everything you want in a pale ale (Midtown, St Louis). Big bottle
Urban Chestnut’s yummy flagship lager. Big bottle
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Remember sneaking a couple cold PBRs from your dad’s beer fridge? Order a cold one and take a stroll down memory lane (Milwaukee, WI)
The blonde lady with the black skirt
Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro
dark and delicious
Glass $6.5
Bottle $26.0
Apothic Red
A velvety, full-bodied blend of Syrah, Zinfandel, and Merlot. Intense fruit aromas of rhubarb and black cherry with hints of mocha, chocolate, brown spice and vanilla
Glass $7.0
Bottle $28.0
Alamos Malbec
Full, yet soft and supple, with black raspberry and currant flavors mingled with notes of sweet spice and a touch of leather
Glass $7.0
Bottle $28.0
Cabernet Sauvignon
Aromas of red cherries and blackberries, with subtle vanilla and chocolate notes. From BV Costal Estates
Glass $6.5
Bottle $25.0
Montevino Chardonnay
Crisp flavors of tart apples, figs and ripe pear layered with hints of vanilla bean and toasted almonds. Especially food-friendly
Bottle $26.0
Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio
This unique, light bodied vintage is truly exotic, with apple and pineapple aromas and flavors
Glass $6.0
Bottle $20.0
Willam Wycliff Bubbly
Very dry Brut Champagne
2% plain
Chocolate Milk
Chocolate (pure) made by the glass
Add a shot of crushed real raspberries $0.39
100% Lemon Lemonade
Freshly brewed. House blend regular or decaf
Hot Tea
Choose from our delightful assortment of teas, including Egyptian Camomile, Masala Chai, Wellness Energy, Jasmine with flowers (green tea) Organic Slimming, Oolong, Fruiti Di Bosco (caffeine free) Black and Peach Apricot
Arnold Palmer
Half tea, half lemonade
Iced Tea
Brewed fresh throughout the day
or to start. Side bowl of seasoned chips $3
Extra pita $1.0
Take our hummus home 8 oz. for $4.5
Hummus a Sultry Tune
Ours is most delicious because it's spicy! With grilled pita. Subject to availability
La Picada
A little bit of everything ... our spicy hummus, goat cheese and house made pesto, tender zucchini and sweet red onion sauteed in garlic, with roasted red peppers and grilled bread
Symphony Platter
Melted mozzarella cheese on grilled garlic bread strips with our house-made pesto
Fig and Bacon Pie
We cover our crust with house made fig spread and top it with the outstanding flavors of bacon, apple slices and gorgonzola cheese
served with hot roll and butter $0.50 cents. The Fountain on Locust is famous for its delicious soups. We rotate 47 different recipes. Ask your server for vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free choices. Our soups are made fresh from scratch every morning. If you can find a better soup in St. Louis ... well, we'll eat it.
Cup $3.79
Bowl $5.79
Signature Polish Dill Pickle Soup
From a secret family recipe, an elegant potato based soup with crushed dill pickles, chicken broth and sour cream
Cup $3.79
Bowl $5.79
Soup of the Day
From one of our favorite European recipes. Always remarkably fresh and flavorful because we make them from scratch every day. Ask your server
Cup $3.79
Bowl $5.79
Vegetarian Choice
Total antidisestablishmentvegetarianism. Delicious and fresh, changes daily
Add a St. Louis City or Stutz Salad $1.99
Soup Duo
Choose two of our exceptional soups, plus a hot roll
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Firstly they said the wait on the Thursday after Christmas when we arrived would be 15-20. It was 35 minutes before we were seated. Then the food was not tasty. The kids said shoestring potatoes tasted like ruffles potato chips. The steak sandwiches were tasteless...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

I was taken here for lunch by my GF, the place blew me away! The staff was extremely friendly and the food was on point. The Cuban sandwich was one of the best I have ever had anywhere in the country, let alone St. Louis....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank A398CUjustinw
828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Hahaha!! LOVE your review -thanks so much for taking the time to write it! We look forward to serving you again soon form heavens above or Locust St!

Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

We rather stumbled upon this excellent little restaurant. Located along the historic automotive row of St Louis, we were unexpectantly but happily surprised by its charm and excellent food and service. A delightful restaurant for all ages. We will definitely go again the next time...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rusty1224
828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

Thank youfor posting your 5 star review Rusty! We look forward to serving you again next time you're in St Louis!

Reviewed November 12, 2018

We went in for an ice cream sunday after having dinner in the area and was very pleasantly surprised by the history in this building and the great ice cream and chocolates. I would definitely make sure you swing by here for dessert when visiting...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

We ate lunch there on a weekday - not overly crowded and an interesting interior design. We ordered the daily special - a hand thrown meat pie, which was quite good - and a beef & horseradish sandwich which was pretty dry and somewhat flavorless....More

Date of visit: November 2018
828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Thank you for your review and happy yoiu emjoyed the Hearty Hand Pir Special and World's Smallest Ice Cream Cone -sorry to hear your Roast Beef Melt was dry --of course that is not our normal offering -in fact this sandwich made the top 10...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018

'Dessert has two 's'es in it because you always want another one' that's how I was taught the difference in spelling between Desert and Dessert. It would have been much easier to take me here. I never would have forgotten. Go, eat, repeat. Just like...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Imorr55
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Our weekly “Lunch Ladies Date” brought us to the Fountain on Locust for lunch. Absolutely beautiful on the outside and stunning Art Deco Decor on the inside. The place is full of beautiful murals; dark wood; antique lighting and a soda fountain! Into the booth...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ronica1976
828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you Ronica --we love your review and appreciate the 5 stars -look forward to serving you again soon! :-)

Reviewed August 12, 2018

After a visit to the Contemporary Art Museom we went for a light lunch at the Fountain on Locust. Beautifully redorated from its roots as a Stutz Bearcat dealership many years ago, they offer a delightfully varied menu of food and drink. Don’t miss the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I liked the large selection of ice cream drinks and ice cream desserts. Lots of delicious choices. You can also ask for a separate list of non alcoholic ice cream drinks. The salad and sandwich items are different, not your typical selection, and I very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Always have the Bird Seed Salad --- it is the best! This time had their Saturday special chicken salad sandwich with it. Ate half and the remaining lunch was put in to-go boxrmes for later. Had to save room for ice cream. Had the Bearcat...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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July 16, 2018|
Response from Christine G | Reviewed this property |
There is only street parking available.
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.
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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