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Araka

Map & Directions 131 Carondelet Plaza
Clayton, MO 63105
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314-725-6777
  • Contemporary, Continental, New American
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Banquet Facilities, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Brunch, Dinner, Evening, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Highly Recommended, Accepted
  • Garage, Meters, Valet

Description

Riverfront Times' Description

Steven Caravelli, formerly executive chef at Hubert Keller's steak house Sleek, now mans the kitchen at Araka. The menu retains a focus on the cuisines of Europe's Mediterranean coast, though Caravelli intends to home in on local produce and sustainable meat and seafood. New dishes include seared diver scallops with pork belly and a quail egg, a "duo" of local beef and a "tartare" made from beets. Standard and vegetarian tasting menus are available.

 
Member Reviews

  • rftbestof wrote a review for Araka
    on 05/06/09
    4

    Want your restaurant to have that cosmopolitan sparkle? Hire a design firm from New York City. That's what the brains behind Araka, Clayton's terrific Southern European restaurant, did. And the Big Apple's David Schefer Design turned out one of St. Louis' most striking spaces since — well, ever. The exterior is deceptively simple: black-frame windows and black awnings that follow... More >>

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Tips from foursquare

  • Go! Magazine on 12/23/10

    Top cocktails of 2010: Try the Apple Ransom, made with Ransom Old Tom Gin, Vya Dry Vermouth, white balsamic vinegar-brown sugar reduction, fresh green apple juice and fresh lemon juice. (Evan S. Benn)

  • Duff on 02/13/10

    Great service!

  • Arthur H. on 06/05/10

    Ask for Jason! What a fantastic charachter! Wonderful food and service!

  • Alisha T. on 03/24/10

    Try the lobster BLT

  • Megan S. on 08/09/12

    Fun atmosphere

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