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Lewis Cafe

145 S Main St, Saint Clair, MO 63077-1555
636-629-9975
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Ranked #2 of 19 restaurants in Saint Clair
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- Aug 19, 2014
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English first
Springfield, Missouri
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88 reviews 88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

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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Lincoln
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 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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25 reviews 25 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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126 reviews 126 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 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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Saint Clair, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is a litlle local restaurant that has fantastic breakfast. Its what you would picture as a small, locally owned diner. Great place.

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Ok, nice saturday afternoon drive in the country. Look for a " local diner thats good", and find great reviews of this place. Who ever said its good needs to get out a bit more often. First off, there is smoking on both sides of the resturant. So dont go here if it offends you. Anyway, the service was pretty... More

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