Let the countdown to The Drunken Fish (14 E. 14th St.) opening commence. The sushi spot, the fourth for the St. Louis-based restaurant group, opens its doors
tonight at 5 p.m. tomorrow at 11 a.m. tonight at 6 p.m. in the Power & Light District. Drunken Fish is in the former space of Bice Bistro, which closed last March.
The sleek, modern lounge concept has found success in St. Louis since its inception seven years ago. How about it, are you excited about the prospect of a new sushi option downtown?
Back in January, Fat City's Charles Ferruzza spoke with Drunken Fish spokesperson Allison Schiller about the new space that, at over 7,000 square feet, is the largest restaurant to date for the restaurant group. True to its name, Drunken Fish will have a strong focus on cocktails with a six-page menu.
"We'll offer happy hour three times a day, every day," Schiller told Ferruzza. "We'll
have food and drink specials each day from 11 a.m. to noon, 5 to 7 p.m.
and 10:30 p.m. until we close. We'll have select menu items at
As for the sushi, the rolls feature unusual toppings and elaborate presentations that go beyond the standard sushi menu. The restaurant's namesake roll is composed of shrimp tempura, Japanese mayo, asparagus, red tuna, eel sauce and garlic mayo.
Drunken Fish will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to midnight Monday and Tuesday; 11 a.m. to midnight Wednesday; 11 to 1 a.m. Thursday; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday. Drunken Fish also is open from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday and 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday. You can make a reservation online or by calling 816.474.7177.
[Images via The Drunken Fish]