We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Lewis Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner, Cafe
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
145 South Main Street, Saint Clair, MO 63077-1555
+1 636-629-9975
Website
Today
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 84: English reviews
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a weekend getaway in Branson my wife and I decided to stop by a little cafe that was recommended to us on our way home. St. Clair is our exit so I figured why not. I've been driving through this area for almost 20 years and somehow I've missed this cafe. It's tucked away off the main road a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sacrifice03
St. Louis, MO
Level Contributor
282 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This was the second time that we have eaten here. The first was Father's Day, so I expected the service to be slow and it was. This time the restaurant was not even all that crowded, but the food still took a long time to come out. We both tried the pork tenderloin sandwich and shared an order of onion... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kim W
Oak Park
Level Contributor
63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Loved my lunch here. I had the burger and it was so good. Had that old fashioned burger taste. Fresh, Fresh, Fresh... Dessert was excellent too. I had the chocolate pie. It was tasty but REALLY rich. Eat here.

Helpful?
Thank Lisa P
Columbia, IL
Level Contributor
91 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We were in the rural St. Clair, MO area about lunch time and decided to find a Mom & Pop restaurant. I consulted TripAdvisor and found the #1 in the area. This is a nice, clean, friendly place to eat, that seems to be frequented by many local residents. Parking in front and a free parking lot is across the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Optimistic_Otto
Goodspring, Tennessee
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Food was hot and fresh. Breaded mushrooms and the pork tenderloin was to die for...the wait staff was friendly and nice.

Helpful?
Thank BethanyWright
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Breakfast served all day long. Very enjoyable. Good food and service. Would recommend. If passing through St. Clair, MO.

Helpful?
Thank bucketlist2016fun
Level Contributor
39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

This restaurant has large servings, we found the service to be quick and efficient, and the entire restaurant staff very friendly. We were not looking for a 'cheap' lunch, our bill for 2 was $32.58, but the food was 'home cooked', and hot when served. I ordered a rib-eye steak, and my husband ordered their fried chicken, mashed potatoes w/gravy... More 

Helpful?
Thank celesteu2015
Saint Clair, Missouri
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Lewis Cafe is a great family owned "country diner". Their pork tenderloin sandwich is a huge favorite. But it's their homemade poppy seed salad dressing that keeps me going back time after time. I even buy it by the bottle (only in the Cafe!) for home. It's sweet & vinegary. YUM!!

Helpful?
Thank Kim C
Mascoutah, Illinois
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Super busy Sunday morning visit. Our family of four sat at an 8-top with a couple on the other end. The food took an exceptionally long time to come, but was delicious. Hot cakes were plate-sized, and they offer the options of 2- or 3-egg omelettes and a full or half order of hash browns. Lewis Cafe is diner breakfast... More 

Helpful?
Thank laurat991gmail
Grandview, Indiana
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great service. American food at a great price in a nice small town.wonderful staff serving all the locals. They raise their own beef.

Helpful?
Thank Scott T

Travelers who viewed Lewis Cafe also viewed

Saint Clair, MO
 

Been to Lewis Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 South Main Street, Saint Clair, MO 63077-1555
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Clair
  • Phone Number: +1 636-629-9975

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lewis Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?