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Lewis Cafe

145 S Main St, Saint Clair, MO 63077-1555
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Ranked #1 of 19 Restaurants in Saint Clair
Sun 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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English first
Bixby, Oklahoma
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The perfect mom-n-pop diner with the perfect breakfast. This place was PACKED on a Sunday morning, and now I know why. It's amazing how many different places I've eaten breakfast at that can mess up bacon & scrambled eggs. This place does 'em right, and according to my wife, the sausage & gravy is top notch, too. A "can't miss"... More

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Union, Missouri, USA
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120 reviews 120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I stop here frequently for breakfast with my family when I'm home. The food is always awesome. St. Clair is a tinnnny town, people come from miles around to eat here for a reason. Prices are reasonable. I would give it a 5 but they allow smoking which I do not appreciate. The food is still worth the risk.

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Springfield, Missouri
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111 reviews 111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I didn't notice whether there were any calendars hanging up, but according to William Least Heat Moon's rating system in Blue Highways, this should be at least a four-calendar cafe. If you're looking for a traditional, small-town, home-cooking restaurant, look no further if you're in the area. If you want slick, plastic chain fare, go elsewhere. We sat in one... More

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Jefferson City, MO
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband constantly bragged about this restaurant. I finally made him take me with some others. The food was fantastic!! I have had better service but I can't complain about it. I look forward to the next visit!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Second time we have stayed in St. Clair...second time we have eaten at the Lewis Café. There were a total of 4 adults and 3 children. Service was fast and employees were very pleasant. We had tenderloins with fries. Delicious!. Hand breaded and very tender and crisp. Kids had chicken tenders and fries which I tasted and they too were... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is the first time Yelp and Trip Advisor let me down.I really had high hopes for this place but was totally disappointed. It wasn't very clean and the place was being over run by flies. I should have left then but decided to stay based on the ratings. My food had hair in it, our onion rings were ice... More

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Friends from the area introduced us to this fabulous little eating place and it is a "must stop" for us each time we are in the area. We have had a variety of meals and never a bad one. Their homegrown meat is unbelievable!

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Tega Cay, South Carolina, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

It's been in the same spot on main street in St. Clair serving good food for generations. Family style restaurant with daily specials and a responsive wait staff. They still have a smoking section but I understand the town is talking about banning smoking in restaurants.

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North Olmsted, Ohio
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I agree with another reviewer that said that the food lacks seasoning. I, too, had the roast beef plate, and it was just...okay. I really didn't want to eat it, but I was famished. I don't know about tasting like frozen food, but I do know that it definitely was not what I wanted it to be. Roast beef should... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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130 reviews 130 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Do go a bit off the road and find Lewis Café. We did and were rewarded with a much better than average lunch. Very nice lunch specials. I had a great pork BBQ steak with warm German potato salad and "doctored" baked beans...yummy. Dessert was even better. Home made pies. I enjoyed a huge piece of sugar free blackberry and... More

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