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Mother In Law House

500 S Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-3439
+1 636-946-9444
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
500 S Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-3439
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried this place for lunch and were very pleased with the service and the food! I ordered a hand-patted hamburger which was delicious and my friend tried the homemade soup. Our waiter shared the story of the ghost present and the history of the...More

Thank airgrace
Reviewed 1 January 2018

The MIL House has been around for ever and I know it is really popular but I just don’t get it. Don’t get me wrong the food is good but nothing extraordinary. We have friends who love this place so we go at least a...More

Thank jaymoorescmo
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Maybe at one time this used to be the place to go but, its not now. Dated and dirty decor. Food was just okay. Wait staff was just okay too. Nothing dazzling to make me want to return.

Thank flowergirl8591
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We thought we would enjoy an evening out with two other couples,as far as service not so much. We had to look for our server just to get a refill on water and bread. We went to the so called salad bar. The food picked...More

Thank Sheldon P
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We tried the Mother In Laws House while visiting St Charles. The menu looked good, and they were busy so we figured we would fine a good meal. The food was good, but we waited over an hour and half before finally getting our food....More

Thank jajs06
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We stopped in the afternoon for dessert. I had the warm peach cobbler with ice cream, hubs had the coconut cream pie. We shared, both were so good. Attentive staff - we ate outside. My only negative is that the umbrellas on the outside tables...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

It is like eating in Grandmas parlor. The food was delicious, desserts very generous and the service was amazing. I love Onion rings and these were some of the best it was a nice touch to have 2 dips served with them the portion was...More

1  Thank WWhiteley
Reviewed 28 October 2017

You can't go wrong with this place. Good homemade food including the complementary salad bar. Menu very reasonably priced. The owner was very welcoming. She came around with cooked vegetable dishes for us to try out throughout our meal. She had lots of good stories...More

1  Thank Dan M
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We walked by to look at menu and were greeted by the owner and his friend who shared the story behind the house/restaurant. We sat outside, ordered food and dessert that was just ok. We order a burger and a turkey sandwich. The peach cobbler...More

Thank Heather E
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Victorian decor in this small restaurant. The salad table had some unusual salads such as sauerkraut salad, and pea salad-just like Mom used to make!The wait staff was excellent and it was just a pleasant experience. Sits in the historic district on South Main...More

1  Thank Janice C
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Mindy S
30 March 2017|
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Response from colonelbraz | Reviewed this property |
you might ask for the main dining room - it's spectacular. They may surprise you with "I do".
5 September 2016|
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Response from DON | Reviewed this property |
Donna will straighten out any problems that may occur. I have never had a problem in all the years I have been going there. I don't know why there would have been an upcharge for a pickle. Doesn't make sense to me.
Jennifer P
13 June 2016|
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Response from Donald R | Reviewed this property |
If you place a reservation and Donna can accommodate the request, she will do so or discuss a compromise acceptable for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 S Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-3439
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 636-946-9444
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