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Southwest Diner

$American, ,
6803 Southwest Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63143-2625
+1 314-260-7244
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Southwestern, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
6803 Southwest Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63143-2625
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's worth the wait. Had a bit of a hangover, got the Paloma (tequila and grapefruit juice) and the grits on Fire. It fixed me right up. Will definitely be back next time I'm in The Lou

Thank angie c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have driven by this place for years, never went in because the timing was never right or there was large crowds. Timing worked out a few weeks ago and we got in right before closing on a Saturday or Sunday, around 2:00. Lots to...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like to start your day off with some spice, this is your place. Mexican burritos, Southwest biscuits and gravy (not the bland type) good crispy potatoes, and fluffy eggs. It’s not for those that like bland because the Tex-Mex cuisine reins supreme here....More

Thank janicembeesley
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I love this place. I have been visiting the Southwest (Arizona, New Mexico, & Texas) ever since I was a kid and this is my type of food! The service is good, the prices are right, and the whole atmosphere is good! Highly recommended as...More

Thank PC_464
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We had brunch here. The place was hopping. The food was great, and portions are large. I am guessing this space has been a diner of some type for 100 years. Lots of character. Be sure to use your Nowait app.

Thank David B
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Went here on a whim, multiple Uber drivers told us about it and it did not disappoint! Food was good, fast and fresh. Will be coming back next time we are in St. Louis!

Thank Brittany G
Reviewed 4 April 2018

My wife and I ate breakfast here on a Tuesday morning....around 10:30am. Got right in even though it was bustling. Ordered the breakfast burrito and the wife had a breakfast that was brought back to the menu by popular demand. Had a cutesy kind of...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on a rainy Monday about 12. Waited for about 15 minutes. You can use an app to reserve your time (can’t remember the name) & then they text you when your table is ready. It’s a small place with not much room for...More

Thank tmshock
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Yes, it's crowded, but for a reason. Yes, you have to stand outside, sometimes in the frigid cold or having great. But believe me, it's worth it. The food is both creative and stick-to-your-bones diner good. I recommend there cornmeal pancakes and Irish coffee. Doesn't...More

Thank AdventuresofNomNom
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Small place that serves dishes with big southwestern flavor! We had four in our party and each dish had just a hint or more of spice. A must try is the pancakes with a hint of corn served with purée strawberries. We also ordered the...More

Thank Stephanie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6803 Southwest Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63143-2625
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-260-7244
A New Mexico themed diner. Interestingly, it is on Southwest Avenue. Their slogan is something like, A taste of the Southwest on Southwest.
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