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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Starr's

1135 S. Big Bend Blvd. (Hoover Ave.) Send to Phone
314-781-2345
Richmond Heights dining with a wine shop at your beck and call.

Cuisine
Open
Dinner Thurs.-Sat.
Features
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Starr's Restaurant Review

: Starr’s was more than a wine shop even before it added the restaurant. It was also a coffee roaster, beer shop, deli counter, grocer of imported foods and purveyor of fine stemware. But the 1,200-label wine collection did draw a lot of shoppers, so it’s not surprising that the concept of simple, well-prepared foods paired with wine from the shelves caught on. The dishes served range from the surprising (Cajun-inspired alligator with fried green tomatoes) to classic (French onion soup, beef tenderloin). The execution is competent, though not always deeply exciting. But the ingredients are first-rate, and the dishes designed to display them, rather than someone's fevered imagination. The restaurant’s wine list is very short, but the staff will help pick out a bottle from the shop that pairs with your meal (in which case there's a nominal corkage fee).



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