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Fountain on Locust

3037 Locust St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1328
+1 314-535-7800
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (205 reviews)
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Bar, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3037 Locust St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1328
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Girls weekend with Mom. What a fun place taking you back in time. Wonderful waiter Killian was very accommodating to our needs. Great food, reasonably priced and nostalgic atmosphere. Loved the large selection of ice cream martinis (mudslide rocks) which I had for dessert and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything is so good here. Large menu of great drinks and entrees and desserts to match. All this set in a great atmosphere of 1920’s decor with wall murals, lighting fixtures from that era (when it was a Stutz car dealership). Full of nostalgia but...More

Thank walthorticulture
828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow!! What a well written review! Thanks walthorticulture ;-) And thanks for getting our era right!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch and all but our teenager had the Famous Birdsead Salad. We all agreed the salad was perfect size with nuts, almond and apples with poppyseed dressing. Not heavy at all even with grilled chicken on it. Our teenager had the flatbread pesto...More

Thank Jeff B
828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HAHAHA!!! Love your review and sense of humor Jeff! Hope to see you agin soon :-)

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome adult grill cheese. Great cuban. Kid friendly. Ice cream dessert and cocktails are really good. Will be back.

828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Ar-Bray --so glad we can serve you again!

Reviewed 15 May 2018

The food was okay but the desserts are decedent. They have traditional desserts and adult desserts. We were there for a family celebration and visited three times. The first time was for a quick bite. The second was for dinner. The third time was simply...More

Thank TheValleytoTheWorld
828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks TheValleytotheworld!! Hope we can serve you for a 4th, 5th 6th and beyond!!

Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is a great place to go to before or after a show in Grand Center. This time I came with my friends after an afternoon performance at Circus Flora. Everything we ordered was delicious. They're sandwiches and homemade chips are so good, but you...More

Thank Christine G
828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Christine -loved reading your review --thank you for taking time to write it and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 May 2018

It doesn't seem to matter which ice cream creation one orders here, because they are extremely good.

Thank Lorin G
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Was recently in town on a business trip and this was my most memorable place. We went in search of ice cream and found so much more. I wish we had gone for dinner. Menu looks amazing as are the specialty martini options. The waiter...More

1  Thank NClouse
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Took my sister-in-law from Florida to The Fountain for her birthday on April 11th. We just had ice cream - I had two scoops of awesome butter pecan, my husband had the outstanding chocolate banana shake, and my sister-in-law had the Almond Joy sundae -...More

Thank Beverlee B
828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thanks Beverlee --Thanks for taking the time to post your nice review. The Coconut Amond Joy Sundae is MY favorite too!! I always use coconut as a barometer of how GOOD another ice cream is when I travel because coconut can vary so much in...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018

We took my husband here for his birthday. We were two seniors, two parents with two children. There was something for everyone. We had salads, soups, sandwiches and ice cream. I had the orange sherbet mimosa which was yummy. It is crowded and noisy and...More

Thank omabluebird
828joy, Owner at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

So glad you enjoyed your husbands birthday with us! YOU sound like lots of fun!! Thank you for your nice review :-)

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11 August 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.
24 March 2017|
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Response from Marla S | Property representative |
Hi YoungFamof8 - The Fountain on Locust does have a kids menu, just ask your server for it when you arrive!
6 October 2016|
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Response from Marla S | Property representative |
Parking for the Chaifetz is at Lindell and Compton one block West and one Block South from The Fountain, although the Chaifetz is a football field away from the parking. Compton and Lindell is very travelled so be careful... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3037 Locust St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1328
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Grand Centre / Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Grand Centre / Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 314-535-7800
  • E-mail
The most photographed restaurant in St Louis. And Home of The Ice Cream Martini ~ with delicious FRESH-MADE food, fine ice creams, chocolates and retro cocktails - all in a one-of-a-kind, handpainted Art Deco interior. Exceptional SOUPS!
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