The Fountain on Locust

The Fountain on Locust, Ice Cream Bar and Restaurant in Historic Automotive Row, St. Louis.  This Retro St. Louis Restaurant & Ice Cream Bar was Voted Best Restaurant to Impress Out-of-Towners (St Louis Post Dispatch) and Best Restaurant in St Louis (St.Louis Magazine Restaurant Showdown.) It's the Home of The Ice Cream Martini ~ with delicious fresh-made food, fine ice creams, chocolates and retro cocktails - all in a one-of-a-kind, handpainted Art Deco interior! 

What makes this unique restaurant and ice cream bar a must visit? Besides having the beautiful 360 degree hand painted retro interior, The Fountain on Locust is the Home of The Ice Cream Martini, exceptional award winning soups, delicious fresh from scratch food, hand crafted cocktails and amazing ice cream desserts.  Enjoy Old Fashioned Ice Cream Specialties, Sophisticated Adult Sundaes, Retro Cocktails, Champagne Floats, Classic Malts & Milkshakes and the best house-made Old-Fashioned Phosphate Sodas.

Try some of the freshest bar drinks in The Fountains' mixologist-style full bar, serving hand crafted Seasonal Cocktails, wine, beer, and 100% Lemon Lemonade. Sit in the Fountain's west side booths, just past the bar and listen to the only Restaurant Radio Comedy Serial, Soap Hospital. Every two minutes there is a new episode!

The Fountain's entire staff shares the desire to serve you the most delicious and unique soups, salads, sandwiches, entrees and desserts, made fresh from scratch with the highest quality local ingredients and offered at the lowest possible prices. 

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Latitude: 38.636227 Longitude: -90.223031 Elevation: 528 ft
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Hours Open

Tues-Sun. open 11am | Close Tues-Thurs. 10pm | Fri& Sat, 12 midnight | Sun 9pm closed Mon

Seasons Open

All year 'round

Price Style for this Establishment

Frugal Feast!

Family and Kid-Friendly Dining Notes

Although The Fountain on Locust is an Adult Ice Cream Parlor, many kids insist their parents take them there.  They love it and Mom is happy their choices are healthy - besides, she can get an Ice Cream Martini!  So Mom loves it too -and Dad loves that Mom's happy. 

Eco-Friendly Notes

The Fountain on Locust uses Solar energy, recycles, supports many staff members who bike to work and makes everything from scratch from natural ingredients. Participating in Green Dining Alliance. 

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Locally Owned and One of a KInd!!  Opened in 2008 ~ created and hand painted by National Radio Personality Joy Grdnic 

Accessibility Notes

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