The flagship of Ben Poremba's Bengelina Hospitality Group, Elaia is an award-winning restaurant offering a singular dining experience, featuring imaginative cuisine and extensive wine list in a relaxed and intimate atmosphere. Located in a renovated house in The Botanical Heights Neighborhood in South St. Louis near Historic Tower Grove Park, and The Missouri Botanical Gardens.
Elaia is awarded 4 stars (out of 4) by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Elaia was ranked #2 in St. Louis in 2015, 2016, 2017, and #3 in 2018
in restaurant critic Ian Froeb's annual
"The 100 Best Restaurants in St. Louis."
Elaia is awarded 4 diamonds by AAA
Ben Poremba is a 3-time James Beard Award Semi-Finalist
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Find us at 1634 Tower Grove Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110