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Carl's Drive In

9033 Manchester Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63144-2623
+1 314-961-9652
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“burgers” (34 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (7 reviews)
American, Fast food, Diner
9033 Manchester Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63144-2623
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on our way to a company party. We had heard about this old Route 66 diner that served burgers but in the 25 years that we have lived in St Louis we had not tried it. So we gave it a try....More

Thank Deana M
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I will follow up with my review and say the next time I went in the server apologized and comped my meal. Very nice gesture. Thanks.

Thank jeff s
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I have been gong to Carls for over 25 years now. I used to go there when I was in High school during our lunch break. Ive now been bringing my kids there for almost 10 years. They still have 2 of the same servers...More

Thank jeff s
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Root beer was awesome. Food super tasty everything amazing. The service was amazing. The food came out hot and spicy just like me. It was so good I wanted to get order another meal but I was too full. I really liked how to food...More

1  Thank Grapeape28
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Carl's opened in 1959 and has been slinging delicious homemade and "while-you-wait" burgers, fries and onion rings every day since then. This no-frills diner is a prominent roadside attraction in St. Louis that harkens back to when cruisin was cool and Corvette convertibles were all...More

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Wonderfully kick back throw back Great food on top of that . The real root beer float you remember from the corner drug store .

Thank rjs589
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

You have to visit this place! Only 16 barstool seats, no bathrooms, lots of noise, and it's constantly packed to capacity with people standing. Have a burger which is made only a few feet away from you plus a root beer in a frosted mug....More

Thank pmoeser
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
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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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