About Scape American Bistro
Set in the center of the historic Central West End of St. Louis, Scape serves an eclectic menu featuring classic dishes hand crafted from the freshest ingredients. Nationally acclaimed and award winning, Scape's menus are innovative, seasonal and sustainable. Its skillfully prepared menu is complimented by a warm, sophisticated setting and knowledgeable service staff that shares a passion for dining well.
The dining room inside provides an intimate experience with its turn of the century belle époque décor. Or you may put in a request for a view to enjoy the magnificent fountain and mansions built for the 1904 World’s Fair or a table on the back courtyard where you’ll enjoy the majestic setting of a brick patio, a 60 foot wall of ivy, stone columns and Italian rope lighting . All outside dining requests will be accommodated by availability and can not be guaranteed.
American, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm;
Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:30pm
$31 to $50
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Valet parking is available 6 days a week. Metered & Garage Parking also available.
Private Party Facilities:
Enjoy European flair, warm hospitality, impeccable service and sophisticated cuisine. Our private dining team will work with you one-on-one to personalize your exclusive event. Whether you prefer a formal plated dinner, cocktail reception or casual, laid-back BBQ in the Courtyard, you'll enjoy a great setting paired with our award winning menu.
125 seated, 250 reception
40 seated, 60 reception
175 seated, 300 reception
Private Party Contact:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Scape American Bistro Ratings and Reviews
Disappointing. Thanksgiving dinner but t ...
Disappointing. Thanksgiving dinner but they ran out of white meat-2 hours before we arrived. Out of other food too. Stuffing was soggy. Tenderloin over cooked. Ham cold-not lukewarm but cold. $45 a person for this! And nothing offered to make up for it!
we had a 4:30pm reserevation on Thanksgi ...
we had a 4:30pm reserevation on Thanksgiving day, the raw bar was wonerdul then it was all down hill from that point. you ran out of turkey! on thanksgiving day!!! and the tenerloin was not and on the grill vs a roast. By the time we got to the desert bar most was also gone. we will not return and we will not recommend.
Service was prompt and on point, as alwa ...
Service was prompt and on point, as always. We were there for "date night" and Scape came through with flying colors! On this night, whether it was the burger with (delicious) truffle fries, or chef's sea bass special, we left with our respective expectations perfectly fulfilled. Bravo!
Biscuits and gravy were gross. Tasted li ...
Biscuits and gravy were gross. Tasted like they put sugar either in the biscuits or the gravy which ruined it. Also my food came out super fast, like within five minutes which tells you that it was probably sitting around
Pre movie dinner at Scape was great. Tol ...
Pre movie dinner at Scape was great. Told host we. Refer to be out in an hour so we could attend show. Not only did they make that happen, the food and service and treatment was five stars! Chelsi was so sweet and passionate about working for Scape. The Chilean Sea Bass was amazing and the banana cream pie didn't disappoint. Fun place, tons of energy and you can determine your pace. Check it out!
Beautiful weather, amazing patio, perfec ...
Beautiful weather, amazing patio, perfect music and great company. Had a pitcher of Bellini's and it was the best one since I was in NOLA. Had the eggs Benedict and it was delicious. The server indicated that "Emmie" just made the hollandaise from scratch and it was yummy. The patio was completely full and the view is breathtaking. Definitely a place where I could see and a large group of friends being lazy on a Sunday with the elite of STL. Must try!
We had a new waiter. Drinks and appetize ...
We had a new waiter. Drinks and appetizers came out in reasonable time. Entrees took forever. He kept apologizing but not handling it very well, for instance bringing more bread or asking if we'd like more drinks. We felt abandoned for much of that time. I have sympathy for a new waiter but management should have stepped in to help the situation. We were given parking voucher when we left but it did not work. Food was great once we were served. Had to ask for forks and steak knives for entree.
Beautiful main and outdoor dining. Frie ...
Beautiful main and outdoor dining. Friendly staff. Waited an hour and a half for our food. They took one of the entrees off our bill because the kitchen was so backed up without us asking. That was nice. My filet was delicious but the mushrooms and asparagus were cold, not meant to be. The bathrooms were out of toilet paper when we left, around 9:30. And there were paper towels all over the floor. Always heard you can tell how well a restaurant is managed by the cleanliness of the bathroom. Would go back for the atmosphere though.
My cousin recommended this restaurant an ...
My cousin recommended this restaurant and so did our St. Louis friends who joined us for dinner. We had a super visit and an outstanding meal. Our waiter Mike made the meal even more special by being so attentive and accommodating. He even brought me a lemon sorbet (not on the menu) for dessert when I exclaimed that there was nothing for dessert for dairy allergy diners. I highly recommend this restaurant to locals and visitors.
Had no idea they had such a beautiful pa ...
Had no idea they had such a beautiful patio. Huge tv's and breathtaking view of the hotel. Had a great bottle of Neal Cab, suggested by the manager Jeff paired with a large cut of ribeye. My guests all had seafood and we shared a meat and cheese board. A perfect place to impress someone. Going back for sure..
Went to Scape for brunch on my girlfrien ...
Went to Scape for brunch on my girlfriends birthday. The host/hostess stand staff was excellent. Very warm, welcoming and attentive to our needs. Our server started out on a really good note, but then disappeared for a really long period. Thus the 4 stars on service instead of 5. Great cocktails and the food was excellent as well. Good ambience and lots of happy, friendly people as patrons of this restaurant.
The decor and atmosphere was very pleasa ...
The decor and atmosphere was very pleasant. While we dined inside it has a very nice patio area in the back. There is raised seating around the main seating area. The bread was very fresh and warm. We had a dozen east coast oysters, they were good but small, the only complaint here was the horseradish was not that strong. The gazpacho was excellent so was the Scape salad, which was a good sized portion. For entrees we had the daily catch which was ahai tuna, prepared perfectly and the second entree was the scallops, again excellent preparation and presentation with all items. The restaurant also has a nice wind selection. I recommend for a nice meal and pleasant atmosphere.
Great atmosphere, really cool space. Wa ...
Great atmosphere, really cool space. Wanted the patio but weather didn't allow it. Sat inside on Glover wall and they didn't disappoint. The manager Geoff brought over the burger they talked about on radio today. What a great place and people watching is the best in town.
Best patio in the state without a doubt. ...
Best patio in the state without a doubt. Place was packed and service didn't suffer one bit. Trent the bar manager took care of us and the meal was exceptional. He even let us try some cocktails they are considering for their fall list. Tuna entrée is out of this world and I would highly recommend this place for anyone looking to impress.
The food and service were great. The lo ...
The food and service were great. The local airconditioner noise was a little bit of a distraction. It was a nice evening, but the mosquito's were out. A better barrier to the adjacent building would be a plus. The airconditioner noise may not be a distraction with more people talking. We were there pretty early.
My wife and I celebrated our 2nd Anniver ...
My wife and I celebrated our 2nd Anniversary at Scape, a place of special significance to us as that is where we got married! A quick note through Open Table was all it took let Scape know why we'd be there, and they delivered a truly exceptional evening for us!
The food and drink was just as exceptional as we come to expect. The service was as great as we've experienced in the past, but they truly went above and beyond. From the well wishes from almost every staff member, to the special menus and desserts... we were truly touched at the effort Scape put forth to help us celebrate! We can't thank them enough!!
Overall everything was wonderful and del ...
Overall everything was wonderful and delicious. Our only issue was that our waiter took the young adult appetizer order and did not ask the older adults for an order. He was not very "polished" for a restaurant of this caliber. But we had a great experience and would definitely recommend Scape. We will be back!
This was our first visit, upon a recomme ...
This was our first visit, upon a recommendation from a friend. We went for a birthday celebration, and everything was EXCELLENT - from the service to the food to the ambiance. Wonderful experience, and we'll definitely be back again.
Service was slow, we got our appetizer b ...
Service was slow, we got our appetizer before our drinks were served. Meat & Cheese Appetizer was not worth $19.00 there was barely enough for 4 people.
Food was very boring, 2 of us got the Macadamia Chicken, nothing special, tasted like fried chicken. The salad dressing on the scape salad was very tart and the salad was boring. The new pasta dish tasted like chili mac.
We were very disappointed in the meal, service staff was friendly.
We all felt like we wasted our money, each couple spent $100.00 NOT Worth it.
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