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“Original diner in St. Louis - great!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chili Mac's Diner

Chili Mac's Diner
510 Pine Street, Saint Louis, MO (Downtown)
(314) 421-9040
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Ranked #108 of 2,524 restaurants in Saint Louis
Cuisines: Diner
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Neighborhood: Downtown
Omaha
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68 reviews 68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Original diner in St. Louis - great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

We went to the one up north - they are the oldest diner in St Louis. A bit of a sketchy neighborhood (the waitress told us not to stay too long), but worth it. The service was excellent. The food was great! Chili pie has fritos and chili, sour cream, etc. It was great. The chili mac is super - it is spaghetti with chili, like Hormel hot dog topping chili. Yum! The burgers and fries were good. A great experience for our family.

Visited June 2012
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sydney
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great breakfast!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Unhappy with the hotel food I tried this diner for something different for breakfast, the staff were friendly, the food came out fast- they knew how to ok a good fast breakfast! The prices were fantastic! The decor is very retro, The food was great would recommend stopping here for breakfast any day!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Iowa City, Iowa
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“The food and entertainment worth more.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

The food is delicious, the sister that take the order is live entertainment. "Here's your food, if it's not right eat it anyway" Good food, good price, great entertainment.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Omaha, Nebraska
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Best Breakfast for price in town.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

They are only open for breakfast and lunch. until 2PM. Monday thru Friday. I was is St Louis two years ago, and when I returned again in March 2012 the first place I took my wife was Chili Mac's. Great Breakfast, great atmosphere, very friendly staff. My favorite is what they call the SLAMMER which is two beef pattys, with potato's then covered with eggs how ever you want them, then cover everything with chilli and onions. fantasic My wife had and omlet and said it was good too. good downtown location.very good pricing. failrly small probably seats 25 at most.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“OK...rate it for what it is: A CHILI PARLOUR. And a DARN GOOD ONE!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

The gals have been here a while, and they take care of you like a pro!

Look crowded, push your way in! You'll be serviced, and fast!

Great basic burger, nice fries...all that stuff. Its about the CHili though. LOVE IT! THE BEST. RUN, dont walk!

There used to be a place called OT Hodges all around St. Louis, and this is the same chili! So perfect! I crave it.

No, its not fine dining. Dont expect it. I prefer to sit at the counter!

The gals are great, i love them. This is a St. Louis institution...respect it! :)

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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