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4.4 (118) $$$$ $$$$ Modern, Mediterranean, Fine Dining


Summary: Artful plates and a grand wine book.

Elaia stands out as a sophisticated Mediterranean dining destination in a renovated 19th-century bungalow. With a cozy capacity of around 30, it's wise to reserve a spot to indulge in either the four-course à la carte menu or the expansive 10-course tasting menu. The dishes, like the lamb loin with eggplant purée, are a testament to creativity and flavor. The dessert offerings are just as inventive, ensuring a sweet ending to a memorable meal. The extensive wine list, meticulously detailed and regionally organized, complements the dining experience, with the well-informed staff ready to suggest the perfect pairing for your meal. Whether you're a local or just passing through, Elaia promises an unforgettable culinary journey with its playful takes on Mediterranean classics and its attention to detail in both food and drink offerings.


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4 Diamonds
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1634 Tower Grove Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

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