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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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500 S Main St, Saint Charles, MO 63301-3439
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Victorian decor in this small restaurant. The salad table had some unusual salads such as sauerkraut salad, and pea salad-just like Mom used to make!The wait staff was excellent and it was just a pleasant experience. Sits in the historic district on South Main...More

Thank Janice C
Reviewed 4 days ago

While in St. Charles, my daughter and I were hoping to eat some place with a Victorian atmosphere. We finally found it at Mother in Law House, located right in the center of Historic St. Charles on Main Street. We ate lunch there several years...More

Thank Freba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is very good and the atmosphere is wonderful. Great location and great food for every day. Enjoyed the Mother In Law House very much.

Thank relldy01
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Mom took me out for lunch on Main Street. We had not been here in awhile. Great spinach salad with Russian dressing and Mom had a combo. One half roast beef sandwich and beef vegetable soup, which she said was perfect. We were not rushed...More

Thank flowergirl8591
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers outside and inside eating. My husband and I ate inside and the antique surroundings were very pretty. The food was delicious. We were offered small and large portions. I ordered the small size soup and salad. I was thrilled that the small...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I recently took my 2 granddaughters here to celebrate their epic birthdays - 13 and 16 - so it was meant to be a special occasion. We arrived before our reservation time and were seated. When the server finally came over, he took our drink...More

1  Thank Susan304
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We ate a later lunch here and there was limited service staff. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful, but he had plenty to do so it took awhile to get drinks and menus. Our specialty salad was excellent!

Thank tofte6
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Working with Donna from 600 miles away was easy and everything was takenn care of when we arrived. The salad bar was phenominal and the dinner was really good. The service from Jennifer was truly amazing and the history of the house was interesting and...More

Thank leontines302
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We had a wonderful dinner at this restaurant. The owner is a lovely woman who came over to serve hot fresh blueberry muffins and wonderful carrots as a side with dinner. There is a salad bar. The waiter we had was very knowledgeable about the...More

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We went for lunch on a Tuesday. Loved the courtyard with outdoor seating. The owner, a delightful lady, recommended the special of the day. Both of us ordered the special of the day which was described as greens with grilled chicken, blueberries, strawberries, walnuts and...More

1  Thank CarolinaGypsy
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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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