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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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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 via mobile

Awesome place. Had cod Orleans. So good. Family owned and friendly. This is the way restaurants are supposed to be. Elegantly historic. Hope to come back. Loved it

Thank Allan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet atmosphere, good food, great desserts! Owners and staff are very friendly and accommodating. Worth a visit

Thank The4SB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with family here. Pretty neat old building on the outside. Needs help on the inside. I felt like it needed a good update and cleaning in general. It’s fairly dank inside. But regardless the food was pretty good. We had 3 of us...More

Thank jolisa13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I recently enjoyed a leisurely lunch here between appointments. Our waiter was very friendly and attentive; and lunch was great, especially their famous Coconut Cream pie. Their home-made vegetable soup was delicious and a "souper" winner! I have eaten here several times...More

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In an old house which was cool. Smell was very musty and air was very stagnant. The food was good and the Coconut cream pie was very good and worth the trip. I would love to see them update the place just a bit.

Thank Jody L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were the first to arrive for lunch on a cold and rainy Saturday and were greeted with a smile at the door. Theresa sat us right away, went over the specials of the day and took our drink order. The hot tea collection is...More

Thank travelprincess72
Reviewed 5 March 2018

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 31 December 2017

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
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Mindy S
29 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
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
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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