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$30 for $60 Worth of Sicilian Dinner Fare at Kemoll's
Antipasto dishes include handmade toasted ravioli with meat sauce ($13.50) and broiled oysters alla Gaetana ($10.50). Veal parmesan and veal marsala ($35) populate the entree list alongside fresh-seafood entrees ($34+) and pastas ($20+), such as farfalle basilica with cream, pine nuts, and sun-dried tomatoes. See the full dinner menu.
When Mr. and Mrs. Kemoll opened Kemoll’s in 1927, Mrs. Kemoll served her mother’s authentic Italian recipes in a casual dining room adjacent to their living quarters. Today, the dining room fills the 40th floor of Metropolitan Square, the tallest building in downtown St. Louis. Two floors above, Kemoll’s Top of the Met banquet facility caters to weddings and private parties. Spectacular views of the city and riverfront helped Kemoll’s earn third place for Best Romantic Restaurant from CityVoter in 2010, and prompted Gayot to note that “the three-direction views only heighten what was already a lovely dining experience.” Lunch and dinner menus include Italian delicacies like cannelloni, manicotti, and Kemoll’s signature fried artichokes. In the spacious dining room, elegant place settings perch upon white tablecloths as diners attempt to spot celebrity clientele or undercover espionage agents from Chef Boyardee. Complimentary parking is available in an enclosed garage.