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Cardwell's At The Plaza

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94 Plaza Frontenac, Frontenac, Saint Louis, MO 63131 (Clayton Road)
314 997 8885
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11:15 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:15 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:15 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:15 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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My wife and I had a late dinner here because of good reviews and because we were staying at the nearby Hilton. The food was outstanding. She had a roast chicken dish, I had the seafood stew. Both of our dishes were excellent, both full of great flavors and excellently prepared. None of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Colorado
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  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Colorado
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My wife and I had a late dinner here because of good reviews and because we were staying at the nearby Hilton. The food was outstanding. She had a roast chicken dish, I had the seafood stew. Both of our dishes were excellent, both full of great flavors and excellently prepared. None of the various items in the seafood stew... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I'm a local. This place is going down unfortunately. We dined Saturday night, fish was overcooked, squid ink spaghetti undercooked and low quality seafood on it. People eating next to me on flip flops and bathing suits. Still expensive.This used to be fine dining. Avoid the place except for the bar...you can get away with a beer and sandwich there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great service and wonderful food. I highly recommend. I had lunch after a movie at Plaza Frontenac and had the daily special (trout) which was wonderful. My lunch partner had the scallop salad which was also spectacular.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Love the food, service, and atmosphere at Cardwell's. Menu offerings are fantastic. Something for everyone. And the bar makes some great drinks. Also, they have an excellent selection of wines. Step out into the mall from Neiman Marcus and there is Cardwells on your right. They also have an entrance outside of the mall. There are different offerings at times... More 

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Bedford, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Excellent place for drinks and lunch. Attentive service. Imaginative menu. Good presentation. Relaxed pace.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Excellent restaurant with excellent service. Lovely weather allowed us to dine outside. Highly recommend for anyone in the area for business or leisure.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Consistant.. A good place for a quick meal at the bar, or a more leisurely meal at a table or booth Service helpful, good wine pour, with a sample offered if desired. Brick chicken & crab cakes we had were delicious.I've never had a bad meal there. The menu might want some changes from time to time. Reasonably priced.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Being from the Gulf, I am spoiled with fresh seafood. I was reluctant to get the Grouper, but glad I Did. Great place.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Bill Cardwell is almost an enigma, certainly unique. Who else would stop making their very popular Buffalo chicken wrap or their turkey burger, both huge sellers, because he didn't feel like it, or some ego-driven facsimile thereof? Really, BIll? Bad move. Your menu is a great deal less attentive to healthy eating now that you've removed suh options. Your food... More 

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Lebanon, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I ate here last night with my family. As always the food is tasty and well prepared. We love their drummies; they are tasty and crisp with 2 dipping sauces. Among our dishes were tagliatelle and their pork chop, both of which were excellent. The service was attentive, but not hovering and the suggestions both for food and drink were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 94 Plaza Frontenac, Frontenac, Saint Louis, MO 63131
    (Clayton Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Frontenac
  • Phone Number: 314 997 8885

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:15 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:15 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:15 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?