Category Archives: In The Press

Cafe Ventana voted Best Coffeehouse – 2011

RFT BEST OF ST. LOUIS 2011 FOOD & DRINK Best Coffeehouse Café Ventana Since the dawn of time, a successful coffeehouse has required two things: the ability to manage the pre-office morning rush, and beaucoup electrical outlets for layabouts to keep their laptops humming while they sip and loiter. Café Ventana succeeds on both counts and oh, so many more. Situated on the border where midtown gives way to the Central West End, the café adds a touch of artsy French style to an otherwise industrial stretch. Thanks to the patio and spacious annex, you’re guaranteed to have your pick of

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RFT: Best of St. Louis 2009 – Best Coffeehouse

BEST OF ST. LOUIS 2009 FOOD & DRINK Best Coffeehouse Café Ventana A coffeehouse should percolate more than just good coffee: Creativity, community and peace of mind are also essential ingredients in a winning brew. Café Ventana succeeds thanks to a beautiful space that feels just right whether you’re chatting with friends over cappuccino or wine, studying for final exams, reading the daily fishwrap or writing the latest revision of your Great American Novel. Add a menu that draws from the traditions of both Paris and New Orleans, and you could linger here all day, from a breakfast of coffee

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