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, family-style dining.
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. Cielo Bar echoes St. Louis's vibrant cocktail scene with hand-crafted cocktails and locally brewed beers.
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. Complimentary valet parking available at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sunday - Thursday: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
FOUR SEASONS FRIDAYS
Live Music with the 'Usual Suspects'
Fridays: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cielo is downtown's destination for lively and sophisticated events. Contact us for your inquiry via email or by calling (314) 881-2110.
Complimentary parking through Four Seasons valet only.
Arch-Laclede's Landing Metro-Link Station
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis invests further in unique guest experiences, adding private dining space, River North, which offers sweeping views of the Stan Musial Bridge. This new space comes as an addition to private dining spaces already offered by the Hotel, including its semi-private Sky Lobby and Gaja Wine Room, which features a 1,000 pound table made of reclaimed wood. Through its Chef’s Table experience, the Hotel offers its guests a five-course, off-the-menu meal along with unprecedented access to its world-class kitchen and staff.
Cielo is downtown's destination for lively and sophisticated events.
Cielo Restaurant and Bar Ratings and Reviews
I rarely use the word "awesome" on a rev ...
I rarely use the word "awesome" on a review. But our Thanksgiving experience here was truly awesome. From the moment we got off of the elevator to the moment the valet brought the car around the entire lunch was first class. The service was superlative. The food was excellent. The ambience was second to none.
The ambiance makes this restaurant! It' ...
The ambiance makes this restaurant! It's nicely decorated with the lights of the city beyond the hotel pool. the The food is overpriced for what you get & the staff although nice are not trained for their positions. If you are going to pay these prices, you expect all to be presented correctly or explained how they are taking creative license. A couple of examples...Tiramisu is an Italian dessert made with lady fingers,espresso,kahlua etc. although a nice dessert theirs was not tiramisu but that's what they call it. My husband ordered Sambuca which came without the 3 coffee beans...a place like this should know better. Their squid ink pasta didn't taste of squid or the sea. It's not up to the caliber of Four Seasons restaurants in other cities.
Great service from nice guys, but that d ...
Great service from nice guys, but that didn't make up for food that was ridiculously over priced for what you got. This place does t even look like a restaurant, but rather the back half of a bar. We went with the taste of Italy with wine pairings for each course. Food portions were TINY, undercooked, over salted, and unimpressive. $300 wasted..
I knew going to this place that it would ...
I knew going to this place that it would be good but I was not prepared for how delicious it actually was. I was blown away. The rack of lamb and squid ink pasta were out of this world. I can't believe it took me so long to visit this place. I will be back very soon.
I do not know where to start, the food w ...
I do not know where to start, the food was absolutely the best thing I had ever eaten , they knew me name they where attentive,made my wife feel like a Queen which in turn made me feel like a king, they spoke to me like a person not like a dollar, They cared enough to know it was my and gave us a great dessert ..it was the most expensive place I had even eaten at and I still feel like it was not enough,i would gladly paid more...I recommend this place from the general manager to the wait staff to the ambiance to the food, to the lighting ,to the music if ever their was perfection that was it Thank you so much.
We celebrated a friend's 50th birthday w ...
We celebrated a friend's 50th birthday with lunch at Cielo. No one was overly impressed with their food except for the shared dessert (a bananas foster-like ice cream concoction.) Wine by the glass was $13-$15 per glass. Service was excellent - friendly, attentive and observant of the birthday by bringing out a birthday dessert. Best thing about Cielo seems to be the quiet, contemporary setting which is perfect for actual communication - most restaurants these days are insanely loud. This is a great choice if a member of your party needs a quiet setting in order to hear conversation. Otherwise, you can find better food at more reasonable prices at plenty of other restaurants in St Louis. Total bill for lunch for 4 with tip was $210.00 (3 entree salads, one 1/2 size pasta dish, 4 glasses of wine and one shared dessert).
I had never been to Cielo before I took ...
I had never been to Cielo before I took my wife for our anniversary. We lucked out and the weather was beautiful, and our table had a great view of downtown. Unfortunately, that is was the highlight of the evening. We ordered a meat and cheese plate appetizer, which I'm pretty sure included bologna. Not a huge deal, just not what I expected. We both ordered the 7oz fillet, then elected to also get truffle mashed potatoes a'la carte for an additional $5 each. When the food came (approximately 40 minutes after we ordered), the potatoes were cold. Not lukewarm, but cold, below room temperature. Our server had not come back to check on the meal, and luckily another server that passed noticed we were looking for someone and came to the table. We told her about the potatoes, and she said she would have them replaced.
We finished our entrees, and then the replacement potatoes came out about 10 minutes after we had finished our steaks. So, I guess you could say we had truffle mashed potatoes for dessert, because they still charged us for them. Our waters were not filled after the initial pour, and I would say we were there about 90 minutes from the time we were seated.
To top it off, we sat in the dining area. There was a group of 5 to the north of our seats that were not eating (they may have before we arrived), but were clearly drinking quite a bit. I'm certainly not a teetotaler by any means, but they became very loud and raucous over the course of the evening. I think just moving them to a non-dining area would have sufficed, but they were never asked to move.
The views were amazing, no doubt. The views are the only reason I rated it "fair." I can't remember a time that I was more disappointed in a dining experience. For the price of the restaurant, and the reputation of "the Four Seasons" I was really let down. Unfortunately, it was on my anniversary.
I have been a great fan of Cielo, but mo ...
I have been a great fan of Cielo, but most times we have been able to sit outside and enjoy the lovely peaceful view of the skyline. On this occasion I took an elderly friend and we sat inside due to the chilly weather. There was a group of eight diners near us who ruined our evening because they were so loud. You'd think we were a Busch stadium as the home team hit a homer every few moments with their shouts and squeals. The ladies' voices were piercing and incessant. It didn't help that the hotel management thinks it's a great idea to turn the music up to force people to shout across the table to be heard. It is an unfortunate trend that restaurants feel it necessary to encourage such a din. For this kind of upscale venue, Cielo should opt for quiet elegance or at least offer a refuge from this noise pollution.
Oh boy the view is to die for! The prob ...
Oh boy the view is to die for! The problem is you have to look past the men in the hot tub to see it. The food was good, but I truly expected better. It was just good, not outstanding. For the price, I would probably not return. Maybe on the bar side, not looking at hot tub.
They have outdoor seating on a terrace o ...
They have outdoor seating on a terrace overlooking the Arch and downtown St Louis and it was a spectacular place to dine. I was less impressed with the restaurant's indoor seating. The food was alright but I was expecting great from a Four Seasons. I was disappointed and feel sure you can find much better Italian food in St Louis. My dining companion thought the same.
Our server was amazing! I can't think o ...
Our server was amazing! I can't think of his name but he was so educated on wine and enlightened us on a great bottle of wine! He also recommended the pasta with lobster and tomatoes and I can honestly say.......It is the absolute BEST pasta that I have ever had and I will definitely be back! The staff, from the time we checked in at the front, to the server and the waiter that brought our food out to the waiter that escorted me to the women's restrooms were some of the friendliest waiters that I have ever met. Our waiter even brought us a piece of Gooey butter cake with the chocolate arch with a "Welcome Back" on the plate in chocolate for us to enjoy. I have been to Cielo quite a few times but my boyfriend had never. This is the first time I had the pasta but this is what I will have moving forward!!!! My boyfriend was extremely impressed! I will most definitely be back! Thanks for a wonderful meal and night out!
This restaurant was a real let down. Wi ...
This restaurant was a real let down. With prices at the level they are, you expect a certain level of value from the service and experience. It was far from there. The food was ordinary at best, the service was well below standard of what I expected and borderline below acceptable, zero flexibility on the menu (per chefs orders we were told). The night we were there they were hosting a very loud happy hour, understood, but no accommodation was attempted to acknowledge and address for us.
The lasagna tasted like it was reheated ...
The lasagna tasted like it was reheated from the previous day. The cheese on top was really hard. The salad was delicious. The service was very poor. I had to ask a couple times for my drink which didn't come until after my meal arrived. Someone from the kitchen brought out both the salad and lasagna. The server didn't come back until it was time for the check.
Food and service were outstanding. We li ...
Food and service were outstanding. We like to eat well when we travel and enjoy dining at fine establishments that also cater to our toddler. The staff was very kind, and all the food was excellent--from the fried ravioli, to the veal milenese, to the tiramisu.
I went here to celebrate my birthday wit ...
I went here to celebrate my birthday with friends and it was splendid! We seated at a table outside, overlooking the arch and the mini pool/spa and the view was gorgeous. Definitely recommend for special occasions!
We had the lack of lamb, squid ink pasta, grilled tuna, and salmon. All of my friends were satisfied with the food, so they must be good!
However, I do not recommend the toasted ravioli for antipasti. Get the salmon bruschetta instead!
It was a lovely evening in St. Louis and ...
It was a lovely evening in St. Louis and we wanted to dine outdoors. They had a DJ from a prior event which we enjoyed; the view of the Arch was spectacular. The food and wine were particularly delicious with beautiful presentation. It is expensive however but we enjoyed our evening.
The food was wonderful. Compliments to ...
The food was wonderful. Compliments to the chef. The service was great. Our waitress had great recommendations for us. We were never rushed. The atmosphere was great - a little dark outside, but we could have chosen to sit inside. The DJ was perfect - not too loud, good music.
Nicole, the waitress who served us could ...
Nicole, the waitress who served us could not have been more professional, caring, and attentive. The excellent service confirmed our expectations, and together with the good meal resulted in an all around good experience.
Everything is fabulous about dining on t ...
Everything is fabulous about dining on the rooftop EXCEPT for being approached at our table by 6 different employees including the manager. The overkill in service made conversation nearly impossible. Also, I'd prefer that the manager, if she/he MUST stop by the table do so when the patrons aren't actually eating. We were five minutes into our entree when the chatty manager stopped by. Please consider waiting until there isn't any food on the table.
Ridiculous overkill in service.
Also, it appears to be impossible to book a reservation for outside. The conversation while making the res: We'd like to eat outside. CB: it's first come, first serve. Me: ? We just made a res. CB: Yes, but it's first come.
They need to work on their explanation or strategy when taking a res.
This rooftop restaurant has great food a ...
This rooftop restaurant has great food and an awesome view of the arch and the river. The service was truly outstanding, our waiter (Tom?) was very courteous and attentive to our needs. Overall our visit to Cielo was an outstanding way to celebrate a birthday. We'll be back!
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