Prasino St. Charles Gets New Ownership

Categories: Restaurant News

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The dining room at Prasino. | Jennifer Silverberg

Prasino (1520 South Fifth Street, St. Charles;) opened last spring, the first Missouri outpost of the Chicago-based, eco-friendly chain. Reviews were mixed at best -- we found it inconsistent -- and the restaurant has continued operating fairly quietly for the better part of a year.

See also: Green, But Sustainable? Prasino has eco-friendly dining down. Consistency is a work in progress.

As first reported by the St. Louis Post Dispatch, the development group that owns the space, Cullinan Properties, has announced that Prasino is in the process of being sold to "renowned investors."

Earlier this year there were four Prasino locations, but the one in Rosemont, Illinois, closed after eight months, and the Wicker Park Prasino in Chicago closed suddenly last week. The remaining Praisinos are in St. Charles and the original in La Grange, Illinois.

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Prasino

1520 S. 5th St., St. Charles, MO

Category: Restaurant

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mikehowington
mikehowington

Food is great, hope any changes only make it better!

Lejla Zeyadich
Lejla Zeyadich

FRIENDS of Prasino!!!! We aren't going anywhere! Big things are coming. Stay tuned! We love you and cherish you all for the continued support as we grow. (:

jenncloud
jenncloud

@cmstygar DAMMIT, it better survive!! They've for SURE had some nasty management problems but DAT FOOD & DEM DRINKS DOE...

cmstygar
cmstygar

@jenncloud I know! And maybe the new owners will turn down the music a bit, so I can enjoy the deliciousness while still being able to hear

cmstygar
cmstygar

@jenncloud my dining companions. In related news, I’m a crabby old lady.

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