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Eat-Rite Diner

American, Diner
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622 Chouteau Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1028
+1 314-621-9621
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Havent been back since 1994 would not let me click it . I was not there 2016. Yea use to be a good restraunt. But then I was TOO trusting huh? No the food was good. :) Ask me how it turned out. Rodney was my brothers BEST friend.

Thank Donna L
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62 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Counter only diner, but the waitress and cook were friendly and the food was good. I'd go back next time we're staying downtown.

Thank Ben G
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Their food is great and the service is fast. I recommend the burgers or the fries with chile. I hope you have as good of a visit as I did. I will give it three thumbs-up. 👍👍👍

Thank Jenna R
Johnston, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Stopped here for vacation breakfast. This place is great. Another vintage midwest diner in St. Louis. The place looks like it hasn't been updated for years. Has vintage arcade game. Nothing wrong with the food, serves breakfast and hamburgers at all hours. Very cool place, worth a visit just to say you have been there once.

Thank krogersku
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This is the most authentic Americana diner probably in all of the Midwest - the perfect first stop for anyone passing through the gateway to the west! The entire staff has timeless character - they are incredibly friendly, hard working, and they know how to make breakfast! Fast and delicious. Eat-Rite Diner is a main attraction for me when I'm... More 

Thank Eleanor S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

This place will definitely take you back to the good ol' days. While it is not exactly the greatest quality of food, the experience alone is worth it!

Thank vlcarls
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154 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

Found this little place and it is amazing. It only has 14 seats and a very basic menu. About as Divey as you can get but still be clean. Family owned and operated for a long time it's like a St Louis staple. Surprisingly it has it's own parking lot. My son and I both had pancakes and eggs with... More 

1 Thank willieb303
Benton, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Great diner and service. Perfect hole in the wall with local flavor. Kids had a blast. Fun times. Fun start to our day in the city.

Thank Camme123
West Bay, Grand Cayman
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127 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Crappy weird 50s diner where a cook with very few teeth that was hard to understand and a white chefs hat whipped together a dozen cheese burgers with onions in under 8 minutes. It is worth the visit just for the ambience as while the burgers ended up tiny ( 6 for $6.60 or 7.50 with cheese) they were a... More 

Thank daenergymon
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

My "Very Good" rating means this is a very good hole-in-the-wall 'burger and chili joint not that it's a very good place to impress your in-laws or business clients. As it's been doing since the 1930s, this place feeds the hungry good food for a good price. For a real treat (or challenge) try the signature Zinger, an all-in-one meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Chouteau Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1028
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-621-9621

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