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ELAIA

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

Description

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.

Awards

AAA
4 Diamonds
4 Diamonds
James Beard
Best Chefs - Semifinalist 2018
Best Chefs - Semifinalist 2016
Best Chefs - Semifinalist 2015
Best Chefs - Semifinalist 2014
Gayot
Hot 10 St. Louis Restaurants
Recommended
Recommended
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Location

1634 Tower Grove Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

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