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Paul Manno's Cafe

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75 Forum Shopping Ctr, Chesterfield, MO 63017-3006
314-878-1274
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Weston, Connecticut
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I travel to Chesterfield monthly for business. Coming from a traditional Italin family and growing up in the metro NYC area, I found Paul Mannos in Trip Advisor. I was very pleasantly surprised by the amazing food they served. While the restaurant is deceiving from its location in a strip shopping center, the food quality and quantity is too notch.... More 

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Thank PTFig
Chesterfield, Missouri
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There is nothing you could not like At Paul Manno's Café. nothing special from the outside in a non descript strip mall - but everything changes when you enter the doors. From the Professional staff who greet and serve to the attention paid by the owner himself - you are special the minute you walk in. The food is to... More 

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Thank Krkruger
Saint Louis, Missouri
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Strip mall location so what it's the food, service, and atmosphere that brings us back here. It's my favorite place cuz it's better than what I make at home from my moms recipes. Veal is my favorite. The chop is wonderfully presented and tastes even better. The breaded veal chop is outstanding too. Seabass if you like or want to... More 

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Thank gibala2016
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great and the food was excellent. I believe the waiter's name was Avery who always made sure we were taken are of. I had the lasagna which to me was the best I've ever had and my daughter had the calamari which was excellent as well. My wife had Chicken Parmesan which was good but not as... More 

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Thank Denis F
Charlotte, North Carolina
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93 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Working in the area and looking for a dinner suggestion I looked at TripAdvisor and found Paul Manno's. I made reservations as recommended by TripAdvisor. Maybe not required for early dinner but needed if you dine late. My coworkers and I had absolutely delicious dinners. I tried the chilean sea bass with a tomato based sauce and enjoyed every bite.... More 

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Thank mikjep
Saint Louis, Missouri
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

My husband and I were dissappointed in the meal. We have eaten here many times in the past however recent trips just have not been on the same level as it once was. The veal alone with the piccata sauce, was totally lacking flavor. The mussels were fishy and mushy and three out of the 12 did not open. Why... More 

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Thank Kristi E
Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

When you drive into the parking lot of this strip mall, you think this restaurant isn't anything special. How wrong you will be! If you can't get to "The Hill" for the best Italian food outside of Italy, this is just as good. Excellent fresh pasta! The noise level was extremely loud for my liking and I couldn't hear the... More 

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Paul Manno's is by far the best restaurant in a city known for great restaurants. My standard order was the Veal Chop! Always extremely satisfying. Mr. Paul would regularly walk through the dining room and great guests and make sure their experience was great. This location is hidden in a strip mall but don't be fooled, it's the best meal... More 

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Thank Curt D
Kansas City, Missouri
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I have been visiting this restaurant for over 10 years, and I try to go each time I'm in St Louis. They frequently have off menu items, and usually I order from today's specials. Frequently I can't decide, and I've ordered on more than one occasion "Chefs choice"... (Which isn't on the menu). I've never been disappointed at telling the... More 

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St. Peters, Mo.
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

This restaurant is really one of the few clubby, romantic and classic Italian restaurants left. From the pictures of the rat pack to it's unassuming location in a strip mall, it really takes you back to the supper club era. The food is outstanding--I had the special which was lobster risotto, absolutely to die for. Great service, too. I just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Forum Shopping Ctr, Chesterfield, MO 63017-3006
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Chesterfield
  • Phone Number: 314-878-1274

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?