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Tucked amidst the lush greenery of Forest Park on the Post-Dispatch Lake, the Boathouse is a perfect dining destination for those looking for a unique, unconventional dining experience. A landmark in itself, this restaurant and boat rental facility offers an impressive lakeside dining room and outdoor patio, ideal for romantic dinners, heartwarming family affairs and celebrating special occasions. The great view and casual ambiance will transport you away from the humdrum and busy downtown life. Rent a rowboat or a paddle boat and enjoy the lake and surrounding scenery. Later, join other patrons for a leisurely lunch or dinner consisting of classic American fare. Exquisite wines and friendly service will complement your dining experience and will surely leave you impressed. A definite must-visit in St. Louis!
Family and heritage are the themes here, along with love and romance. The restaurant serves fine Italian cuisine and caters for all occasions. Tables are spaced for comfort and privacy. The clientele varies from families and couples seeking romance to business travelers looking for a great meal and atmosphere for meetings. Sink your teeth into Mama Lorusso's special creation of Bolognese—tomato sauce with ground beef and special seasonings served over linguini with meatballs or salsiccia.