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Big A's On The Riverfront

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308 N Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-2033
636-949-9900
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10:30 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Excellent Quick Lunch

I have stopped at Big A;s on several occasions for a quick lunch in St Charles. It is convenient to the courthouse, and also to the touristy business district with many small shops and interesting sites. The Sicilian is my favorite-hot bacon dressing!- but the menu has several excellent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
Kathie D
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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St. Louis, MO
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

One must realize this is a bar that allows cigarette smoking. We did know this before we went even though we usually don't patronize places like that as we don't like to be around the smoke. They do offer the tall typical bar type tables as well as traditional tables, and they do have a room 'in the back' that... More 

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st. louis. mo
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Go to this place quite often and always go with the intention of trying something different. Once I get there I check out the menu and still go with the burger. Great choice! Big and juicy and those waffles fries are the best.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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91 reviews 91 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I have stopped at Big A;s on several occasions for a quick lunch in St Charles. It is convenient to the courthouse, and also to the touristy business district with many small shops and interesting sites. The Sicilian is my favorite-hot bacon dressing!- but the menu has several excellent alternatives. Service is quick and friendly and the non smoking room... More 

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st. louis. mo
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I have been to this bar multiple times and I'm never disappointed. They have great burgers, wings and love the waffle fries. Make sure and get the Big A...its the best!!!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We've been several times and never a complaint about their food. Their pizza pockets are amazing-and last for a few leftover meals they are so big. Draft beer can be a little iffy-but if you stay with bottles or cocktails you should be good to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Happy hour apps at 1/2 price. What a deal with great taste and no skimping on quantity. Back room is smoke free which is a bonus.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

great place to eat when the bars around it are not wound up. The food is excellent and reasonable and the place has a lot of atmosphere as its in a 100 + year old building. Never miss lunch there when in the neighborhood.

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6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Small clean bar and restaurant. We sat in the back in the non smoking section, which I would recommend for the view of the river. We started out with the hot wings (highly recommend) then we ordered the Philly Cheese and the Sicilian sandwiches which were excellent. Our sides was the waffle fries and the homemade chips. The chips is... More 

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Illinois
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181 reviews 181 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Not a fancy place by any means but a good place to meet with friends for a tasty and affordable meal. Smoking is allowed in the front/bar area which is unusual to me these days coming from Illinois but if you're a smoker, I imagine it's nice to have that option. We opted for the back room-the carpet was a... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Tasty , cheesy yummy burgers at an affordable price, tasty appetizers, good music, service is good, the decor is not that great, but it is a nice place to hang out have a burger and a beer on friday night.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 308 N Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-2033
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: 636-949-9900
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Friday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 1:30 am

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