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9906 Clayton Road, Ladue, Saint Louis, MO
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 19
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Watering hole like our parents used to have...

This is the original location which used to be the flagship of the fleet, but has returned to being sole location of the bunch. I see reviews bashing them a little for being pricey, but people, please...this is a Ladue bar, not a local dive! The deli sandwich thing is why a lot of people come... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
Bob D
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Great portions, excellent food and reasonable price. Good place for a casual business lunch during the week. We have run late getting out into the prime lunch time and never have had to wait for a table here. Service is quick even when restaurant is crowded. Good place for out of towner's if they like sports, baseball in particular. Check... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is the original location which used to be the flagship of the fleet, but has returned to being sole location of the bunch. I see reviews bashing them a little for being pricey, but people, please...this is a Ladue bar, not a local dive! The deli sandwich thing is why a lot of people come here, but I like... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Went with a group of 8. It took 45 minutes from the time we order till it arrived. Only 3 tables will people sitting down eating. We all order corn beef or pastrami sandwiches. No way it should take this long. Once it arrived it was incredible. Best corn beef in town. Only problem is the massive wait. We went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We have visited the restaurant twice and always ask for the Rueben sandwich. The staff is nice and the service fast

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Roselle, Illinois
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97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Lester's is conveniently located off Clayton Rd. in Ladue. The bar is laid out perfectly & there are plenty of TV's! Service is always really great! The food is good - not great - but you are bound to find a St. Louis favorite on the menu! You will also find some REALY cool sports memorabilia - a collection of... More 

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Ballwin, MO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

There used to be three Lester's, but this is the last one still open. There was one by my house that we could walk to. It was always packed (at least during sporting events) so I don't know why it closed. The food was always wonderful; the service: not so much so maybe I answered my own query. The Lester's... More 

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Granite City, Illinois
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I really do not see why the reviews are soo high here. The service was great but the food was just ehh. Our local Applebee's is better.

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Twinsburg, Ohio
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149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I think Lester got it right when he designed the physical layout and the menu for this sports bar. It is roomy and despite the crowd and theme, the noise level was fine and there is plenty of room between tables. They have great sandwiches, meat platters, salads and other bar food. The portions are large and the food is... More 

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Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Went with a group of 7 from work for lunch. Looks like a great place to watch the games and have a few beers. My smoked turkey wrap was excellent. Also shared a large bowl of matzo ball soup. Actually was very good for a restaurant version. I've had some in the past which were awful. The fish sandwich was... More 

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Wright City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Love this place to hang out with friends. The pastrami and corned beef sandwiches are so good!! Great place to watch sports. It is a little pricey. I dined there last night and one colossal sandwich, cole slaw, pickle and three glasses of Pinot Noir was $48 with tip.

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Additional Information about Lester's

Address: 9906 Clayton Road, Ladue, Saint Louis, MO
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Ladue
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9906 Clayton Road, Ladue, Saint Louis, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Ladue

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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