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Franco

1535 S. Eighth St. St. Louis, MO 63104 | St. Louis - South Grand | 314-436-2500

Location Description:

Tom Schmidt thought he'd open a diner. After a reasonably priced meal at a trendy Manhattan restaurant, he realized what St. Louis really needed: hearty, affordable French bistro fare smack in the middle of Soulard. You'll find favorites like braised lamb, cassoulet and pommes frites, as well as escargot, frog legs and sweetbreads. A classy, utterly unpretentious restaurant in a beautiful space, Franco also sports an elegant bar fashioned from reclaimed barn wood. The mixologists here almost look too young to be this freaking good at making immaculate, heart-stopping cocktails. Franco's signature drink, the Silver and Sand, features Lillet Rouge, lemon juice, a Danish liqueur Cherry Heering, lemon ginger scotch, lemon bitters and an egg white.


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  • Cuisine(s): Contemporary, French, New American
  • Hours: Mon-Thu 5pm-9pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-10pm
  • Price: $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended
  • Parking: Lot Available, Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Attire: Business-casual to dressy attire
  • Features: Banquet Facilities, Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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