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Carl's Drive In

9033 Manchester Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63144-2623
+1 314-961-9652
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Fast food, Diner
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9033 Manchester Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63144-2623
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

This place is stepping back into another time. It is an old fashion burger joint with a very simple burger that has a great taste. Nothing but time can give you that type of flavor from an old flat top. Great old fashion root beer....More

1  Thank montysean
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I went for dinner. I ordered the burger. I also ordered onion rings. I ate slowly because I wanted to savor the flavor. Every bite was paradise. I would HIGHLY recommend this establishment to any one who is in the Brentwood/ Richmond Heights area or...More

Thank traveler34343
Reviewed 17 October 2016

went with grandkids. they love it. good hamburgers and shakes. the real thing. retro plus. kelly excellent server

Thank susan T
Reviewed 25 June 2016

It had been a long time since I'd had the opportunity to enjoy a burger at Carl's. I was in the area and thought "TREAT" time. With a double cheeseburger and onion rings, I was WELL satisfied. I had some banter with the staff. They...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We picked up burgers and fries on the way to our hotel room (and if we stayed all 6 of us would have taken up half of their seating.) The cheeseburgers were very tasty. The onion rings were average, and the fries were not that...More

Thank amyw2012
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This was my high school hang out. It was good then and still is. In those days the stools were really outside and it was closed in the winter. Now it is enclosed so it can be open year around. But the inside is the...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Maybe the best burgers in St Louis, but $4.95 for a double was kind of high. I had a small (excellent) draft root beer and a small chili and it was $9.15. More than I expected and the tiny chili bowl for $3.95 was overpriced...More

1  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Great burgers. I had a cheeseburger with bacon and onion rings. All cooked amazingly. The hamburgers are the squished ones and the buns are toastes. Only about 12 seats in the very small restaurant but worth the wait

1  Thank lorinjer
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Along the lines of the "soup nazi" of Seinfeld, you better know what you want to order & don't expect many smiles. That's all part of the persona of this tiny but very very busy diner. All cooked to order. Seating is extremely limited. All...More

Thank fossil5775
Reviewed 24 February 2016

carl's is a unique place in our part of the world - a place with only 12 stools and often 36 or more customers willing to eat standing up or wait for one of those stools. on the menu is burgers, foot longs, chili dogs,...More

1  Thank jd w
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9033 Manchester Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63144-2623
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-961-9652
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