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Mother In Law House

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500 S Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-3439
+1 636-946-9444
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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500 S Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-3439
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Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

My husband, granddaughter and I met 2 great friends for lunch at Mother In Law House in the Historic District of St Charles, Missouri. What a darling, quaint old home to get to visit and, even better, have lunch there! The server was very attentive...More

Thank LMoxey
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here and through we didn't eat in main dining room, instead of making us wait, we were offered a small table in a back dining room where a couple of local shop owners were eating lunch. Was told several interesting stories about the...More

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We took our family here for dinner on Saturday November 26, 2016 and the food was awesome. Our waiter was excellent. He took us downstairs to show my granddaughters where the ghosts had been. He also told the story of the ghosts. It was a...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Great food, beautiful atmosphere, attentive staff and a caring owner. This restored"haunted" restaurant is fairly priced. Make sure you ask about the history of the building. The ghost of the mother in law may even join you for dinner. A strange thing did happen while....More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed October 31, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the meal that we had midday. The waiter was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the house as well as the food offerings. He offered to let us see the downstairs so that we could see how building was built on trees....More

Thank Madonna O
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Such a quaint and cozy place to eat. We absolutely loved the atmosphere here from the beginning of our meal (starting with blueberry muffins) to the very end (amazing coconut cream pie). The salad bar, which is included with an entre is very tasty (make...More

Thank Kiki K
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Charming, historic, and BEST EVER coconut cream pie make this a must in St Charles. We ate a delicious lunch inside the Victorian Mother In Law House turned into an elegant restaurant rather than outside on the patio. The owner and God Mother of Main...More

Thank colonelbraz
Reviewed October 12, 2016

While in St. Charles the other day we happened upon the “Mother-In-Law Restaurant”, on the historic Main Street of St. Charles. The name of the restaurant just says it all. In English, “Mother-In-Law” sounds rather pleasant. But in German, the term is “Schweigermutter” The pronunciation...More

Thank Arthur P
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We had excellent service, the food was very good, quiet atmosphere was just what we were looking for.

Thank John C
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Went there with friends and had a Great meal. I had a New York strip steak, the wife had stuffed flounder. For dessert we split the peach cobbler ala mode. WOW! Service was great too.

Thank Edwin P
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Mindy S
I am planning a rehearsal dinner for 27 people for may 12th around 5:30. Do you have special romm or area and is there a special menu that you could provide for this.
March 29, 2017|
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Response from colonelbraz | Reviewed this property |
you might ask for the main dining room - it's spectacular. They may surprise you with "I do".
If u had a bad experience at the mother in law house u must of not been at the right place(our owner works hard... U go donna!) and sitting in the front patios u dont see how hard the staff works in the back especially in accordance with our awesome cooks ..hells kitchen..angles food....and homemade snacks
September 5, 2016|
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Response from DON | Reviewed this property |
Donna will straighten out any problems that may occur. I have never had a problem in all the years I have been going there. I don't know why there would have been an upcharge for a pickle. Doesn't make sense to me.
Jennifer P
It is my mother's birthday and we're celebrating fathers day early due to scheduling conflicts and my mother wanted to request table number on(1)with Ben as our waiter.
June 12, 2016|
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Response from DonaldR148 | Reviewed this property |
If you place a reservation and Donna can accommodate the request, she will do so or discuss a compromise acceptable for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 S Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-3439
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 636-946-9444
  • E-mail