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Big A's On The Riverfront

American, Bar, Pub
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308 N Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-2033
636-949-9900
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10:30 am - 1:30 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 1:30 am
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

If you like a traditional bar with good food, great services and reasonable prices, you must check this place out. The interior is your traditional bar layout; pictures hung about the walls, a big bar as you walk in the door and TV's for watching sporting events. The layout is tight as the room is very narrow. Smoking is allowed... More 

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Thank Wayne636
Port Townsend, Washington
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126 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We were hungry and it was quite late, Big A's was open. Disappointment was they really aren't on the riverfront, we expected outside seating on the river, not so, the river is quite a distance. Anyway, friendly and fast service. The portions were very generous. Mostly pub food, burgers, nachos, etc. Reasonable prices.

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Thank Heather T
Saint Charles, Missouri
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We have been to Big A's a couple of times. The food is always very good and there is usually a twist to a traditional item (I had a pulled pork sandwich that was VERY spicy/hot - buffalo style? DELICIOUS). The building is one of the old original buildings on the riverfront, so don't expect a fancy night out on... More 

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Thank Lisa B
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Have traveled to St Charles last several years to their golf show and I always go to Big A's. It's bar food and the interior is a little different but, it's very good bar food, the service is great and the price is right!! Historical area is neat for an overall great experience.

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Thank Nick P
Marthasville, Missouri
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197 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

4 of us walked in on Saturday night 1/30.2016 at about 5:00 pm. We got seats with no problem. Chelsea waited on us and was well informed with the menu. I had the special, which was a burger with fried pickles, pepper jack cheese, and a horseradish sauce with waffle fries. It was awesome. 2 of the girls had the... More 

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Thank VernonR187
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here on our way back from Denver. The food was good not great,service was good but when I make another stop in St. Charles I will pass on this place and try another.

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Thank Steve F
st. louis missouri
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great burgers. All had the lindenwood different ways and 3 thumbs up. Delicious, perfectly cooked. Friendly service and very attentive wait staff. Haven't been here in years, so glad we stopped in.

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Thank Cheryljanine
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I ordered what you would consider the bar food. I had the combo appetizer - was enough food for 2, 12 wings and spinach and artichoke dip. The spinach dip tasted freshly made and I will one of best I have had in a bar. I was very happy with the food. This isn't a large place, but organized nicely... More 

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Thank RaggyDawg
Brussels, Illinois
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136 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Bought a groupon thinking I was getting a dinner deal and both times I went to use it they couldn't seat me in non-smoking section they said it was reserved. All two tables in the back! The smoke in there is so thick you could cut it with a knife. No thanks! My Groupon expired trying to get a non... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri, USA
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138 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

I really liked dining here most of the time. For the most part, the food is good and reasonably priced. However the last time I dined here with my daughter, I ordered a sandwich and told them to actually keep the lettuce, tomato, pickles, and even the bread. Ok well I hate to take it and waste because I don't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Friday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 N Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-2033
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: 636-949-9900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?