About Cielo Restaurant and Bar
Offering breathtaking views of the Arch and downtown St. Louis,
Cielo Restaurant is the city's authentic Italian option, with casual,
Created by Executive Chef Gian Nicola Colucci, a native of Italy,
Cielo’s menu focuses on homemade Italian classics with local
ingredients. Parlaying the ease of the Italian lifestyle, Cielo's
sommelier Jeff Hall offers many affordable wines from Chef
Colucci’s home region Piedmont, and Cielo Bar echoes St. Louis's
vibrant cocktail scene with hand-crafted cocktails and locally
With a variety of event spaces - Gaja Wine Cellar, Sky Lobby,
River North with views of Stan Musial Bridge, private cabana
dinners on the Sky Terrace, interactive cooking classes in the
heart of the kitchen and more. Cielo sets the stage for intimate
affairs and festive celebrations. <<
Hours of Operation:
BREAKFAST Monday - Friday: 6:30 am - 11:00 am
LUNCH Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
DINNER Daily: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BRUNCH Saturday - Sunday: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 11:00 am - 12:00 am
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
COMPLIMENTARY parking through Four Seasons valet only.
Arch-Laclede's Landing Metro-Link Station
Gian Nicola Colucci
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Chef's Table: A 5 course, off the menu experience with wine pairings. Fire Place Dinner: Guests are offered an outstanding dining experience, secluded next to the fireplace on the 8th floor, with the best panoramic view in house. Gaja Wine Room: 2 to 14 guests looking for an off the menu experience.
Cielo Restaurant and Bar Ratings and Reviews
Everything about eating here was exempla ...
Everything about eating here was exemplary. Quality of food amazing and service very good
The rooftop Cielo Restaurant and Bar was ...
The rooftop Cielo Restaurant and Bar was a great choice for Father's Day Brunch. They had a special BBQ buffet and the al a carte menu. The burrata salad and the lobster ravioli were suggested by the dining staff and were excellent and fresh. The view of the river and the Arch are fantastic!
My fav place for the ultimate dining exp ...
My fav place for the ultimate dining experience. The ambience of the rooftop dining is off the charts!
Unfortunately, the food is just average ...
Unfortunately, the food is just average so I would suggest just going for drinks to take in the spectacular views. I've had a casual lunch outside while at the pool in the past and it was pretty good, I expected dinner to be excellent. There were a couple of situations that were disappointing, one being we were never informed of the specials prior to ordering (but overheard our waiter & others telling guests about the specials after we had already ordered). In addition, our waiter was not familiar with the beer selection and when they did not have what I ordered (on the menu), he just brought me a different beer in its place without asking me.
Staff, mgr, waiter Gabriel, and Sommolie ...
Staff, mgr, waiter Gabriel, and Sommolier Jeffrey all over the top!
We sat outside on a beautiful day. It fe ...
We sat outside on a beautiful day. It felt like we were at a beach resort! The Sicilian ricotta lemon pancake was to die for! The chick pea tart was too salty, so we sent it back and they gave us a new dish on the house! The manager came by to check to see if we were happy. A very good experience!
Great food, great view!
Husband and I loved our anniversary dinner at Cielo. Food was delish and we loved sitting outside and admiring the Arch views. Service was great and everyone went above and beyond to make our anniversary dinner special! Would definitely come back!
The food was excelent along with the vie ...
The food was excelent along with the view, however, the service was extreamly slow.
All the notable people
All the notable people
Amazing attention to detail and anticipa ...
Amazing attention to detail and anticipating our needs before we even knew we needed anything. Absolutely loved it! The food was amazing!!
The experience here was great. The view ...
The experience here was great. The view really makes this worth it. But, the food and service were not great. The service was horrible. We arrived 15 minutes early for our reservations and they made us wait even though the tables were nearly empty. Then, in that 15 minutes it took us 10 to order a drink at the bar. After we were sat down it took a HALF AN HOUR before someone other than our waiter took our order. The food was ok for the price. But, that view... Almost worth it. Almost.
It was ok
The rooftop tables and view were the best part of the experience. The food was good, with a decent variety. However 2 of the in our partywere vegetarians andeven all the pasta dishes had meat. The plates were expensive and very small portions. There was a lot of confusion when the meals were brought. We were told that they had recently changed the names of the dishes on the menu and the runners who werebringing the food, called them by names other than what we ordered. I'dgo back to the bar, but not necessarily dinner
This was our 5th year anniversary dinner. We got engaged here in 2010 and have returned for our anniversary dinner every year for a sentimental, romantic evening. The previous years have been great! Our first year we were even given a tour of the kitchen and received a special dessert in the pastry kitchen in addition to the complimentary chocolate covered strawberries and sweet dessert wine. This year, however, will probably be our last. Although we made reservations and let the hostess know this was our anniversary, we were sat in a booth in the bar area with a less than great view. The server was just ok as she is probably meant to stay in the bar serving drinks. Having to ask for a steak knife to cut a filet and asking for drink refills is definitely not something you should have do at a place like this. We have had exceptional service in the past. Some of the best ever. Always very attentive and personable. Not the case this time. The food was acceptable. The squid ink lobster pasta was great. The filets were ok. The dessert was unfulfilling. However, the Caesar salad is what shined. It's kind of a shame to start off with the best element of your dinner. So between our view being of the bar clientele and the noise from them, the service and the food that we came to love in the past being mediocre, this was not a great way to spend our money and anniversary. We actually couldn't wait for our dinner to be over so we could leave. We usually enjoy ourselves and the ambiance after we finish. Any another year we would and have given great reviews and recommendations to anyone that asked. I think that has now changed..
Scallops appetizer and ravioli was amazi ...
Scallops appetizer and ravioli was amazing. Osso bucco was a favorite as well.
Expensive but very verygood
We had the chef's special menu which gave you a choice of 2 appetizers, 2 salads, 2 entrees and 2 desserts. Sine there were two of use we got to try everything on the chef's special and everything was really great. We had some wines by the glass. Some of them are pretty expensive but they are truly great wines so that was a way to try some of them without buying a whole bottle. They were all good but my palate is not good enough to tell them from a more standard and less expensive wine by the glass. Glad I tried though. Would gladly go again. The service and view were both great.
My boyfriend and I decided to go out for my birthday and we absolutely loved Cielo. It was so romantic watching the sun go down over the beautiful St. Louis Arch. The food was fantastic. Our appetizer was a little pricey for the amount of food that was given, but the entree was perfect and we were very full after we were finished eating. The bar was extremely upscale and the drinks were mixed well. I would definitely come back again for a nice occasion!
the noise level was louder than most sports bars.
Good Food, very expensive wine list, great view but the noisest restaurant I have been in for a long time. It was truly impossible to have a conversation. Truly, I have been in sports bars that were quieter.
Easter brunch was good, but very overpriced for what they offered. The carved prime rib was fabulous. I would have expected carved ham on Easter Sunday, but they just had some overcooked ham slices sitting in a serving tray - a disappointment for sure. Pasta station didn't seem to be operational, at least there was nobody manning it the times we went by. Very disappointed that they ran out of tiramisu, I had really been looking forward to it. The gelato was very good, but the rest of the desserts were pretty but tasteless. Overall, it was nice but certainly not worth $79 per person.
As always, Cielo never disappoints. The food was excellent and the Cielo family handled the influx of customers like pros. They had smiles, treated the families like family. Excellent time had by everyone. I would recommend Cielo for any type of meal from drinks and small plates to an wonderful bottle of wine and complete tour of Italy. The thing that amazed me was the chef right in the middle of the action.
Cieolo's Easter Brunch
Easter brunch is a challenge, but Cielo's was perfect. Great view, wonderful ambiance. For being "children friendly" the young ones were great. Easter bunny working the crowd, etc. Although there were a lot of people, one never got a sense of being crowded. Food was perfect. Several different kinds of salads, each served in a small container. One was served in a small mason jar. Entrees were awesome. Fresh oyster, ahi tuni, raw salmon, shrimp, etc. My vegetarian companion found plenty of food, and I had the prime rib. Deserts were outstanding. We will visit this again for a non-brunch experience. This must the best brunch in St. Louis.
Exceeded all expectations
This was a really fantastic experience and I can't wait to come back. The bison filet was perfect and it was awesome that I was able to get Opus One by the glass to pair with it......couldn't have been better. My wife's fish was amazing too along with dessert, salads, soup, you name it and we were blown away. The old fashioned tequila cocktail was really enjoyable and I liked how they did just one large spherical ice cube in the glass.
My wife and I dined here for the first ...
My wife and I dined here for the first time, while staying at the Four Seasons to celebrate our 30th anniversary. The food and service was outstanding, especially the octopus dish. We requested the most romantic seating, which didn't happen. Also, the noise level was almost imbareble due to loud, obnoxious patrons. We won't be back. For the amount we spent, we want to enjoy our time without listening to the squawk and cackling of others.
One of the best dining experiences I hav ...
One of the best dining experiences I have ever had. In the top 3 experiences in my St Louis experience.
Cielo was Ok, service was fine but wasn't worth the money that they were asking. There are nicer places to go to that cost less.
Food quality was completely disappointin ...
Food quality was completely disappointing today And since we have been to this place so many times it has been noted that the quality is defiantly started going down in last year or so. Disappointing, will not done or have Sunday breakfast for a while.... Hopefully it will get better and will become aga none of our favorite places in St Louis.
Hip, metropolitan ambiance. Outstanding ...
Hip, metropolitan ambiance. Outstanding service. Great food. Nice touches throughout the evening.
This place is tacky, noisy, and just terrible
Overpriced, bad service, loads of noise, dreadful food, incredibly tacky crowd in the hotel and at the restaurant, a hopping place for those with terrible taste.
Cielo falls short of reputation
On a first visit to Cielo, following multiple personal recommendations, we found Cielo to be strong on service and short on the food experience. The staff is impeccably trained. Every employee was courteous, knowledgeable and friendly...the best service we've seen in St Louis. The food, however, was muted. From texture to taste, the experience lacked the excitement that attracted our attention. Be it an arrabiata absent the spice to lamb ragout without much flavor, the food fell well below reputation and thus expectations--and did not parallel the exceptional service.
After a day in the spa, Cielo was spot o ...
After a day in the spa, Cielo was spot on. Food, service, ambiance, were all perfect. Bravo Cielo!
Breakfast was great, just pricey
No one else was in the restaurant when we went which made it perfect. Just me and my husband. The waitress was attentive but not overly. The music was too loud for 7am. Food was not a good value and was not as up to par as I thought it would be. However, good none the less.
$85 for a buffet is insane and the "fres ...
$85 for a buffet is insane and the "fresh squeezed" orange juice tasted like Tropicana mixed with pineapple juice. The Eggs Benedict English muffins were so hard I needed a steak knife to cut them. Then the staff actually tried to charge me for 3 people instead of 2 and separately for the drinks, which were supposed to be included.
Had a wonderful dinner at Cielo. Started with the Winter Tuscan salad followed by the risotto of the day which was a smoked chicken risotto . Finished with the a chocolate dessert recommended by our waitress. Enjoyed the sommelier's recommendations on wine to pair with each course. A gastric delight, highly recommend.
Absolutely gorgeous setting and great food
Took my wife for her birthday to this establishment. It is a very high-class setting, set on the 8th floor of the Four Seasons hotel. The restaurant has a beautiful outdoor terrace where you can dine when the weather is nice. It was a tad too cold for that for us, but we enjoyed the Christmas lights and decorations adorning the terrace area. The food and wine was fantastic and the service was stellar. I had the bison filet and she had the seafood ravioli, and we shared a tiramisu for dessert. Will definitely be going back. It is a tad pricey (our meal came to $160) but worth it for special occasions such as this.
You must eat here at least once
Great food and great atmosphere. You can't beat it.
My favorite for brunch
My running buddies and I come here after all the downtown races to refuel and socialize. The service is always impeccable, from the valet to the restaurant, you're treated like royalty. The brunch offering is huge, plus the availability of an a la carte menu. The pancakes are delicious, bacon is thick, and portions are generous. Well worth the money.
Stands apart, especially for St. Louis
Excellent food. Have only been disappointed with one dessert, but must admit that on a previous visit last year I had the best dessert ever! The chef is constantly offering unique choices and the staff is very attentive. Highly recommended.
Cielo pulled off one of the greatest Thanksgiving feast I have ever enjoyed. The staff was in great spirits, the chef was deeply evolved. The special touches added to each dish was noticeable. The turkey was probably the best I have ever eaten. My hat is off to everyone at Cielo. Fantastic and thank you for doing such a wonderful feast.
Great service, so so view, food not so good
Drinks at the bar were good, bar tender started off cold, perhaps uninterested. When seated inside by window view is blocked by trees outside. Service (Patrick) was/is very good. Among the best servers we've had anywhere; knowledgable about the menu and wine, very engaging. The food didn't come close to expectation. The octopus was tough, the lamb tough and not all that interesting, veal cheek was ok. Didn't bother with dessert.
Amazing service for a guy with food rest ...
Amazing service for a guy with food restrictions. They couldn't have been more accommodating and lovely. The menu is inspired and the whole experience memorable! You will rarely feel so well taken care of! But then it is a Four Seasons....
Best kept secret in St. Louis.
Best kept secret in St. Louis.
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