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Paul Manno's Cafe

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75 Forum Shopping Ctr, Chesterfield, MO 63017-3006
+1 314-878-1274
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

When you drive into the parking lot of this strip mall, you think this restaurant isn't anything special. How wrong you will be! If you can't get to "The Hill" for the best Italian food outside of Italy, this is just as good. Excellent fresh pasta! The noise level was extremely loud for my liking and I couldn't hear the... More 

Thank tsawwassengirl
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Paul Manno's is by far the best restaurant in a city known for great restaurants. My standard order was the Veal Chop! Always extremely satisfying. Mr. Paul would regularly walk through the dining room and great guests and make sure their experience was great. This location is hidden in a strip mall but don't be fooled, it's the best meal... More 

Thank Curt D
Kansas City, Missouri
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have been visiting this restaurant for over 10 years, and I try to go each time I'm in St Louis. They frequently have off menu items, and usually I order from today's specials. Frequently I can't decide, and I've ordered on more than one occasion "Chefs choice"... (Which isn't on the menu). I've never been disappointed at telling the... More 

Thank TooMuchTrave73
St. Peters, Mo.
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This restaurant is really one of the few clubby, romantic and classic Italian restaurants left. From the pictures of the rat pack to it's unassuming location in a strip mall, it really takes you back to the supper club era. The food is outstanding--I had the special which was lobster risotto, absolutely to die for. Great service, too. I just... More 

Thank TomatoJunkie
Chesterfield, Missouri
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140 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I've been here a couple of times. It is just okay. Overpriced and too noisy. For the amount that you pay here you could have dinner at a much better place.

1 Thank Tinabear
New York City, New York
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118 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Possibly the best eggplant parmigiana ever! Incredible food, service, drinks....A+. I will be back! Sit near a window, it is a very dark restaurant.

Thank Shempie
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58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

When we pulled in to the parking lot I was a little concerned that we were in a strip mall. Once inside though you are in a very nice Italian restaurant. The eggplant salad is awesome! I enjoyed my chicken limone. One of our party had lasagna and another had one of the specials all of which were very good.... More 

Thank LeannePas
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149 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Definitely wouldn't know it from the strip mall style entrance, but we've come to really like Paul Manno's. It is like going to the Hill in West County. Food is good, place is upscale. We would recommend it

Thank elizabethf1221
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This was my fifth visit, all literally the Best Food I've eaten. I told waiter I always have Rack of Lamb or Sea Bass. I asked if there was something else I should try. He said I had chosen two of the most popular but the Lamb Chop was slightly better because of sauce finish. I'm not sure but every... More 

Thank Danny T
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Reservations are recommended.. The food along with the service is very good.. Highly recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank momkup

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Forum Shopping Ctr, Chesterfield, MO 63017-3006
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Chesterfield
  • Phone Number: +1 314-878-1274

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