European classics with local St. Louis flavors


“That’s how we see things, wearing rose-colored glasses.
Everything tinted with joy, with happiness. Ah, isn’t that the life?”

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Dining in St. Louis

Café la Vie transitions from a café and coffee bar in the morning, to a relaxed restaurant and lounge in the evening. Enjoy illy Gourmet Coffee prepared by a master barista to evening cocktails, sharable, and dessert prepared by a first-class team.

Explore our new menu featuring bold and inspiring flavors.

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Café la Vie - Restaurant Overview
Café la Vie - Hours - Breakfast Illy Coffee
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Mon. – Fri. 6:30 – 11:00 AM
Sat. & Sun. 7:00 – 11:00 AM

Café la Vie - Lunch
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11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Daily

Dinner in St. Louis
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5:00 – 10:30 PM Daily

Café la Vie - Hours - Sparkling Hour
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(our Happy Hour)
4:00 – 10:30 PM Daily

Café la Vie - Hours - Libations
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11:00 AM – 8:00 PM Daily

February-April: 4:00 – 6:30 PM Daily

Savour the Sparkle –
Chocolate and Sparkling Wine Tasting

Discovery Clayton’s own Honeymoon Chocolate
paired with a hand selected sparkling wine this season.

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Sunday, June 18, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Father’s Day Pool Party

This soiree features pool access, a lunch buffet, cash bar, and a hand-rolled cigar as a special gift from us to dad.  This rain or shine event should not be missed this summer.

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Café la Vie - Restaurant Private Dining Room

Meet in St. Louis

Café la Vie has a private dining room for groups of up to 20 or 7,400 sq. ft. of space with a full restaurant & bar buyout for gatherings of up to 240 people.

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