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The Block

Map & Directions 146 W. Lockwood Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
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314-918-7900
  • American, Contemporary
  • Mon-Thu 11am-2pm, 5pm-10pm, Fri 11am-2pm, 5pm-11pm, Sat 5pm-11pm, Sun 4pm-9pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Business Dining, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Accepted
  • Street

Description

Riverfront Times' Description

A neighborhood establishment in the contemporary vein, this Old Webster restaurant doubles as a butcher shop: the meats, cut in-house, are also available for retail sale. Even if you never avail yourself of (or even notice) the butcher component, you’ll find that the Block is a significant and refreshing step up from the ubiquitous lowest-common-denominator neighborhood joint. The menu is an appealing array of contemporary American favorites: steak, roast chicken, braised pork, housemaid charcuterie. The steaks (available cuts vary) are grass-fed and beautifully grilled. Pork is a standout, too, especially the “Potted Pi

 
Member Reviews

  • crimefyter75 wrote a review for The Block
    on 11/30/12
    1

    Not worth the price. Snooty portions. Egotistical owner. Mark or Matt? I went in early this week and as an appetizer, ordered the shrimp and grits. Growing up in the south, I expected white, well "gritty" grits.

    What I got was polenta, but didn't realize it until after I'd left the restaurant. I commented to my fellow diners how strange it was that they were so fine... More >>

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  • Riverfront Times on 10/29/13

    Try the open-faced farm egg sandwich! Fresh mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, arugula, mushrooms, garlic mayo and a fried egg on a crispy piece of bread, with a huge helping of fries. http://bit.ly/1g9AKAY

  • Leslie on 01/21/13

    Eat anything that had parents. Trust me

  • Riverfront Times on 10/10/12

    RFT 2012 Best of St. Louis Winner - Best Neighborhood Restaurant- More than traditional pub fare- It's a contemporary American rustic bistro! http://bit.ly/PurNC1

  • Go! Magazine on 07/25/11

    Bacon ice cream is no longer innovative or shocking, but the Block pulls it off nicely, with bacon playing a role similar to the role salt plays for caramel. (Joe Bonwich)

  • Riverfront Times on 11/04/13

    You must try The Block's baked mac & cheese! Pure, unadulterated, cheesy ridiculousness served in a skillet. http://bit.ly/1cp9WrR

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