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Crown Candy Kitchen

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American, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches
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1401 Saint Louis Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63106-3920
(314) 621-9650
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 52
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  • 9
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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A St. Louis staple since 1913, Crown Candy Kitchen is the best of Americana. Candy, diner food, ice cream, shakes, and malts. Many great food options, but you really must try the Heart Stopping BLT at least once in your life. The serving staff moves like lightning, almost like there conducting a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
msca7882
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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English first
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The bacon sandwich is huge and the milk shakes are like old time milk shakes. Other than that...the place is small, in a bad neighborhood, crowded, and not cheap. I can come up with a lot of better spots to get lunch and an ice cream in St. Louis.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

A St. Louis staple since 1913, Crown Candy Kitchen is the best of Americana. Candy, diner food, ice cream, shakes, and malts. Many great food options, but you really must try the Heart Stopping BLT at least once in your life. The serving staff moves like lightning, almost like there conducting a chaotic symphony. Really fantastic experience all around. Be... More 

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Tasty icecream and what looked like a nice selection of old fashioned candy. The variety of malts and shakes was really nice too.

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Absolutely wonderful food, the BLT is great for bacon lovers! Servers are friendly, the place is a little older so it is smaller on the inside, be prepared for a wait depending on the time and day as the place has a line forming outside before it opens. Ice cream and malts were just great, a nice strawberry pineapple one... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This place has to be good. It's not located in the best neighborhood in the city, and there is nothing else around to bring in people, yet we waited almost an hour in the hot sun to get a seat. Why? The food is good with enough sandwich varieties to make everyone happy. We ordered one BLT, and shared the... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A Little Piece of St Louis History. Expect a long line, and a simple menu. Go for a piece of history and some excellent ice cream.

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Collinsville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

There is always a line out the door.Be careful of the neighborhood Definitely would not go to this part of the city in the evening.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Dropped in this last time for lunch but didn't have time to wait. Always plan to wait about 30 min if you want to sit down for a meal or ice cream. They do however have a separate line that you can go on around everyone waiting and immediately get ice cream or candy if you are ok with taking... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Crown Candy had the best ice cream, malted milks, ice cream sodas and bacon , lettuce and tomato sandwiches. Bar none!

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Glen Carbon, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If one has never been to crown candy, it is an experience. We arrived at 2 pm and had to wait for a table. The corner is safe, but I would be afraid to walk very far from that corner. The stl police are visible and appear to do an excellent job of policing. We were not worried about our... More 

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Additional Information about Crown Candy Kitchen

Address: 1401 Saint Louis Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63106-3920
Phone Number: (314) 621-9650
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1401 Saint Louis Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63106-3920
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: (314) 621-9650

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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