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Nothing Fancy Cafe

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241 N Washington Ave, Union, MO 63084-1648
+1 636-584-0007
06:30 - 20:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is okay and service is always great, prices are really good, too. But that owner, sitting in her own booth. We've seen her every time we've been there, no matter what time of day. She's mean to her staff and mean to customers. It's been quite some time since we've been there, when they were located off Prairie Dell,... More 

Thank bcicc07
Union, Missouri
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This restaurant has closed. Service was bad. Food terrible. Wouldn't go there. Now closed, closed. No longer open closed closed no longer open closed

Thank cbmartin
Gray Summit
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

If I could leave a negative star I would! Absolutely awful customer service, rude owner and despicable place. Refused service to my cousin just because it was inconvenient to serve the hearing impaired. I have heard nothing but negative things about this place and owner! BOYCOTT!!

Thank PRsMom
Blanco, Texas
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

We went on a Friday evening for the seafood buffet. We were greeted by the staff immediately and then informed that drinks were no longer included with the buffet. Since we had never been there we had no idea that they had ever been included. Guess they've had people upset with them for not including drinks so they feel it... More 

Thank likenmo
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10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Service is ok and the meals are fair. The owner however is another story. She is demeaning the staff and customers.

Thank Daniel P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

Seriously the most disgusting food ever and I'm the most un-picky eater there is. By far the worse food I've ever eaten at a restaurant. The only thing good was my soda. The soda was delicious.

Thank Ahob317
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Somebody call Robert Irvine! This place needs an intervention. The hospital food at St. John's in Washington is better! The mashed potatoes were from a box, the gravy was from a can, the pot roast was unremarkable and the macaroni and cheese looked and tasted EXACTLY like it came out of a little blue box by Kraft ... no kidding.... More 

2 Thank V493
Saint Clair, Missouri
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Went there once and will not go back. I had the buffet and the food was dried out and mostly inedible and what was edible wasn't that good. The best thing on the buffet was the chicken wings which were pretty good but would have been even better if they weren't dried out from sitting so long uncovered. I've seen... More 

Thank John M
Union, Missouri
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

The owner of this place yelled at her staff in front of all of us while we ate. She has yelled at customers that were trying to set up for a funeral dinner. (It was moved to Hagie's) And she has posted nasty things about her customers on facebook. How she is still in business is beyond me!!!

3 Thank Momma_x5forever
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015

Will never eat here again! Lots of discontent amongst staff. Took forever to get service. The owner gave excuses and seemed irritated that I told her what was happening. I wasn't rude. I never asked for anything free. I simply tried to let a local business owner know what happens when she's not looking. Turns out she was sitting in... More 

1 Thank portsomewhere

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 N Washington Ave, Union, MO 63084-1648
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Union
  • Phone Number: +1 636-584-0007

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