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Map & Directions 126 N. Main St.
Edwardsville, IL 62025
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Accepted, Recommended
  • Lot Available


Riverfront Times' Description

What began as a wine bar has become one of the more intriguing establishments in the metro east, with a topnotch wine list and beer selection and a tiny kitchen that has been home to such talented chefs as Kevin Willmann (now of Farmhaus) and Jonathan Olson. The menu features thoughtful, often inventive, preparations that utilize as much local product as possible.

Member Reviews

  • Kara117 wrote a review for Erato
    on 09/06/10

    I've only been there once to eat and once to drink. The drinking was enjoyable (good selection of beers and wines,) but the food....ohhh, the food -- it was the best meal I've gone out to eat.

  • JamieK2 wrote a review for Erato
    on 08/02/10

    Great little wine bar, not only for drinking wine but also for people watching!

  • rftbestof wrote a review for Erato
    on 05/06/09

    What do you need to be a topnotch chef? A fancy, cutting-edge kitchen? A corps of a dozen line cooks at your beck and call? Prime real estate in a major metropolitan area? None of the above, if you're Kevin Willmann. In a kitchen that makes a freshman dorm room look expansive, in a restaurant a half-hour's drive from downtown St. Louis, Willmann takes ingredients from local... More >>

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  • Edwardsville S. on 05/12/10

    Try the swordfish!! And the best variety of high quality beer in town!

  • Kelsi S. on 04/17/12

    If Dana is your waitress, plan on a fabulous night.

  • Lauren V. on 01/05/13

    Zak is a fantastic manager. Pat makes a mean cocktail. Drinks here never disappoint. Definitely a favorite spot in Edwardsville.

  • Alan M. on 01/01/12

    New years eve here was great! Try the Kung Fu Girl Riesling

  • Emily F. on 07/18/10

    Good times to be had here. The staff is all very friendly and they have wonderful mojitos.

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