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Cardwell's at the Plaza

94 Frontenac Pl Dr St. Louis, MO 63131 | Frontenac | 314-997-8885

Location Description:

A restaurant situated in a mall should, by most estimations, suck. So should a restaurant that's been around forever (which, in restaurant time, means more than ten years). Cardwell's at the Plaza defies both these pitfalls thanks to namesake chef/owner Bill Cardwell, who writes the menus and mans the stoves daily. Long-time favorites like flash-fried calamari with chili-lime mayo and the many pizzas from the wood-burning oven will remain until the end of time, while ever-changing daily specials of the best-sourced red meats and seafoods keep regulars coming back for more. Better still: Cardwell's at the Plaza is one of those restaurants that straddles the line between casual and fine dining with great aplomb. Show up in shorts or a suit, order a salad or a filet mignon, and you'll feel perfectly at ease.

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  • Cuisine(s): New American, Vegan, Vegetarian
  • Hours: Lunch: 11:15 a.m-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon–5 p.m. Sun. Dinner: 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 5-9 p.m. Sun., Happy Hour: 4 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Sun.-Thu.
  • Price: $$$, $$$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended on Weekends
  • Parking: Lot Available, Street
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Attire: Business-casual attire
  • Extra Info: Smoking permitted in bar only.
  • Features: Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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