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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 - 9:30 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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    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
Cardwell's in Clayton

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
bhutton5
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Edwardsville, Illinois
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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Edwardsville, Illinois
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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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35 reviews
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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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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is a wonderful place to have a meal on a Friday evening. The atmosphere is warm, the service is friendly, and the food is simply delicious. The added benefit of this place is that it offers many delicious options for vegetarians. I highly recommend the gnocchi dish. It has fantastic flavor which includes an herb butter that is divine!... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Food is very good, wine list very good and the service very good. Homemade chips are dangerously good.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We stopped here spur of the moment for lunch and, again, everything was more than could have been expected. We've eaten here many times, wether we wanted something fast before a movie, or for ann entire evening of dining. This is simply a space that elevates you, enhanced further by friendly, wonderful service and consistently well-prepared innovative food. The restaurant... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Had a lunch at Cardwell's At The Plaza with a special friend. The food was very tasty. I had the club sandwich & fries. Service was smooth, seating was immediate. Is a great spot for friends, lovers or former lovers. Wasn't too crowded so unlike a lot of spots in Frontenac you don't get the feeling that people are eavesdropping.... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Lunched with a friend, it was a time for us to catch up. The food was excellent. Trout special with rice, beans, and squash was perfection. Dessert was apple pie and it too was excellent. Homey with a culinary flair. The coffee might be the best restaurant coffee I've ever had. The service was excellent. Our waiter was attentive but... More 

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Additional Information about Cardwell's At The Plaza

Address: 94 Plaza Frontenac, Frontenac, Saint Louis, MO 63131
Phone Number: 314 997 8885
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Frontenac
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
Average Prices: USD 21 - 50
Cuisine: American, Californian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian

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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, Californian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Entertaining clients
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?