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Ted Drew's Frozen Custard

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Address: 6726 Chippewa St, on the former Route 66, Saint Louis, MO 63109-2533
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+1 314-481-2652
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30

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Heavenly

We stopped by here on the way to Louisville. It was a little out of our way but boy, was it worth it! Best frozen custard Hands down. Long lines but we didn't have to wait very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2016
Mary B
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Prairie Village, Kansas
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I "only" give this review 4 out of 5 stars because it's actually not my favorite custard. However, because it is an event to go there, even on a chilly December evening, and they still have The Great Pumpkin, my wife's favorite, I still rate it extremely high. My wife says "the only time to go to Ted Drew's is... More 

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped by here on the way to Louisville. It was a little out of our way but boy, was it worth it! Best frozen custard Hands down. Long lines but we didn't have to wait very long. Try the Crater Copernicus!!!!!

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Thank Mary B
Springfield, Missouri, United States
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Always a must visit when in St Louis. I've had custard at other places but this is some of the best. So many choices it's hard to decide.

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Thank C_Zahn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of Frozen Custard shops around these days. Each place has their own recipe and most are very good. I don't mind driving to Ted Drewes to support an old iconic business. They've made it work for a long time and I haven't been disappointed yet.

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Thank STLRoadGlide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Best custard period with lots of great combinations like apple pie custard or Strawberry Shortcake. There's a whole dizzying list of choices. Most locals end up with a favorite they stick to. The crowds wait in long lines that move quickly. Must try if you're visiting STL. Always a policeman nearby to keep things in order.

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Thank Peaprincess1972
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I heard about this place on the today show and I had to find it. It wasn't hard to find and the parking lot was small but people were coming and going. This is located on the old Route 66 road. There was a line out side the windows where you place your order. They also have a large menu... More 

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Sylva, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

What's not to like about this St. Louis frozen custard favorite. Enough choices for everyone, and a 60 cent cone for toddlers or those who just want a taste. Exceptionally friendly service.

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Thank Steve S
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stopped by here on our way down Route 66 to try the "concretes". We arrived before they opened and no one seemed to be around, but right when the "open" sign came on, people seemed to come out of the woodwork to get some famous frozen custard. Stop by here, you will NOT be disappointed.

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Thank Drew R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Please make the time to go here! You will love it! Several different things to choose from and the concretes are awesome! The atmosphere is fun too! They have reasonable prices as well!

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Thank rfleming04
Brookfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

no matter how long the lines, no matter how long it takes, we will wait forever if we have to, to order the Yummy ice cream dishes at Ted Drew's. this time we enjoyed Cardinal Sin, Turtle, Mint Oreo Sundays. So Good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PS if you see a crowd don't panic, as the service is fast and very friendly

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