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Lewis Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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145 S Main St, Saint Clair, MO 63077-1555
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can understand why this is the top choice in St. Clair. The waitstaff were very friendly and efficient. They were all busy cleaning the entire restaurant while we were in the business at closing. The food was superb. The burgers were very flavorful and the onion rings were top-notch. The restaurant has maintained its old-time charm. No alcohol. Very... More 

Thank Leonard S
Fort Worth, Texas
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a nice, traditional diner then make 'Lewis Cafe' your stop. If you are looking for fancy this is not for you. The food was good; especially the potato salad. Prices are okay to good.

Thank M H
Saint Louis, Missouri
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156 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have just had a weekend of drink, fellowship, and floating on one of the many streams SW of Lewis Cafe on I-44. You are heading home not wanting to make breakfast at your camp site or cabin and would prefer to let someone else make your breakfast, but you can't possibly bring yourself to eat a meal at a... More 

Thank STL_MO_Traveler
Crestwood, Kentucky
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was great! Food was very good and the servers were great, we may go back for breakfast in the morning!

Thank ZPJohnston
Saint James, Missouri
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lewis' Cafe is wonderful. it has been around since 1938 and the food is fabulous. the have great tuna and chicken salad. the fried chicken would put the colonel to shame. the mash potatoes are yummy and you want to bathe in the gravy. Service is excellent and very friendly. We have been there for breakfast, lunch and dinner never... More 

Thank Liz F
Saint Louis, Missouri
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Hands down, this cafe has some of the tastiest, tenderest beef I have ever eaten. My boyfriend and I love small town cafes and restaurants and eat in them whenever we can. We discovered this one today and it shot to the head of the list. We both had the beef on Texas toast, with mashed potatoes and gravy. Portion... More 

Thank Scottygirl329
El Paso, Texas
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57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Friendly & efficient service. Clean. No one smoking. Beef stroganoff with homemade noodles - to die for. Menu a bit limited. Would definitely go back again.

Thank ChicknAmy
Lonedell, Missouri
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Delicious, home cooked food! Breakfast all day long; best pancakes ever...they take up the whole plate! Sandwiches are good, dinner specials are good, and their pies are heaven-sent! Friendly, warm atmosphere.

Thank 193dawnh
Euless, Texas
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Friendly, comfortable cafe. Food was excellent, service good. The homemade steak and potato soup was excellent. Cheeseburger was tender and well-cooked, though it could use a bit more seasoning. Fresh homemade onion rings were very good.

Thank rriedle
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

You'll love the friendly service and atmosphere. The food is good and their prices are reasonable. Even if you get nothing else, you have to try at least one of their many awesome pies!

Thank Margaret C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 S Main St, Saint Clair, MO 63077-1555
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Clair
  • Phone Number: 16366299975

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