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Paul Manno's Cafe

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75 Forum Shopping Ctr, Chesterfield, MO 63017-3006
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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St. Louis, MO
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attentive Service, terrific food for the price nice charming atmosphere. All Pastas are delicious !!

Thank 953alfredm
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best food around. From outside you think HMMMM, but when you walk in, it is like stepping into another world. Really great food. ENJOY

Thank C2852VJdonnat
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Agree with other posters to not judge a book by its cover - don't let the strip mall seeing fool you...things look great on the inside. However, although the food was fine, it was pricey. I got the salmon special....it was OK, but it cost $30 just for an average piece of salmon. Service was ok. It felt like the... More 

Thank fcas2002
Saint Louis, Missouri
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132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

So this is in a 1960s looking strip mall in west county. It is around the corner from a Goodwill Store. The mall is a disconnect from the dining experience at Paul Manno's. Everything is perfect. Awesome servers- many have been there for a long time. The Sea bass and lamb chops were favorites at our table. I loved my... More 

Thank James M
Chesterfield, Missouri
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Don't let the location of being in a small strip mall fool you! Paul Manno's is a diamond in the rough. The atmosphere and ambiance are simple, but beautiful. The service is phenomenal, and the food is beyond words! My husband and I had our first date there (almost 20 years ago), it's where he proposed, and our go-to restaurant... More 

Thank Christina W
Baltimore, Maryland
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

My wife and I try to stop by Paul Manno's every time we come to St. Louis. The restaurant is in a shopping center and can be easy to miss. The inside the restaurant has a nice atmosphere. The bread served before dinner was soft with crispy crust and has olive oil to dip with it. Tastes awesome. We usually... More 

Thank MoonpieLFC
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

This was beyond the beyond. My veal dish was tender and had such complex and balanced flavors. The Sunday Gravy Pasta blew my mind and the service...I sat at the bar and was so well taken care of. This is a beautiful designed restaurant with great beauty.

Thank Edward O
Saint Louis, Missouri
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100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Paul Manno's Cafe had been on our list to visit for a while, and when we finally went we wished we had visited sooner. It is located in a very low key strip mall, but don't let the exterior deceive you. We were warmly welcomed as we walked in, and were surprised at the warm and cozy interior. From there... More 

Thank Michele L
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201 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Came on a Wednesday night without a reservation. The cafe is located in a strip mall and the outside is completely unassuming. When you open the door you realize that outside appearance isn't always the best gauge. The interior was decorated with standard Italian decorations and was well done. You had the feeling it was real old school Italian. The... More 

Thank Mastachiw
Weston, Connecticut
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?