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The Crossing

7823 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-3307
+1 314-721-7375
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (47 reviews)
“beet salad” (17 reviews)
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7823 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-3307
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

I was here with a large group dinner. Food and service were great. Nice portion sizes. I had tge tagliatelle, scallops, and fried apple pie. Also the warm cheese dip was phenomenal!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PandMinDC
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I have never been disappointed in The Crossing which said a lot because I’m very picky and coming from Massachusetts I very rarely order or like seafood here. I ordered the price fixed meel and all of it was very good including the trout! Our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Susan C
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I am continually amazed by the quality of saltwater seafood we can enjoy in the land-locked areas of the US, as was on full display here. In a city full of BBQ, I was so happy and amazed to find a place that served everything...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank World_Traveler_Food
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place, I'm a sucker for tasting menus and they agreed to do one for me during lunch after asking the chef. I'm so glad they did because it was one of the tastiest and best value options I've honestly ever had....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Emily Anne M
Reviewed 6 October 2018

I cannot say enough good things about this restaurant as it checked all the boxes for a great meal with two colleagues. We all started with the salads which were beautifully created and plated. I had the mixed greens salad which may sound a tad...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank MomRocco
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We dressed up and went to Clayton for our anniversary and it was worth the trip. I was disappointed that many patrons were in jeans, not dressy jeans, just ragged, and one guy had his ratty cap on. Nonetheless it was special for us. Four...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Deni L
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

These folks open up the whole menu for their moderately priced prix menu. It’s nice because they a variety of interesting dishes. My wife made sure to order different items to enjoy various tastes. They avoid the standard fare found on most St. Louis restaurants.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank anasazi
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Great menu and all meals were enjoyed. Superb waiter. Solid wine list but wine by the glass appeared to be slightly marked up over the standard amount. Fish and steaks were excellent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bill D
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I've been to The Crossing several times, but none within the past year. I went again last night expecting the same great service, great food, and great ambiance and I received none of that. I recall the staff wearing clothing appropriate for a high-end French...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 September 2018

My wife and I had a very nice anniversary dinner at The Crossing this past weekend. I was surprised to realize that I had never reviewed it. It is consistently good, and with the loss over the years of restaurants like Chez Leon and Cafe...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Gem1920
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Response from HeidifromPepperPike | Reviewed this property |
When I ate there, I made my reservation through Open Table.
Carol S
25 November 2016|
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Response from goditolindo | Reviewed this property |
within walking distance of the Ritz and other Clayton hotels and restaurants. Don't forget the Wine merchant or the Cheese place all nearby
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7823 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-3307
    (Central Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Metrolink station.
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 314-721-7375
  • E-mail
Featuring local "farm to table" food using a breadth of farmer in the Missouri and Illinois communities. When asked to define of The Crossing, Owner/Executive Chef Jim Fiala often says that he is a chef that buys locally whenever possible and cooks as any French and/or Italian chef would given the ingredients sourced. Joining Jim is Chef Matt Abeshouse who brings a wealth of passion and expertise in classic French cuisine to the kitchen. Our food is fresh, organic (whenever possible), seasonal and by design very simple. The Crossing stays true to classic techniques and the chefs love showing off their skills and passion for elegant food.
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