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Lewis Cafe

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American, Diner
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145 S Main St, Saint Clair, MO 63077-1555
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Goodspring, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

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

Thank BethanyWright
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

Thank bucketlist2016fun
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank celesteu2015
Saint Clair, Missouri
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!!

Thank Kim C
Mascoutah, Illinois
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank laurat991gmail
Grandview, Indiana
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Scott T
United States
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

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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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 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

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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, Brunch
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?