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Southwest Diner

) #59 of 2,349 Restaurants in Saint Louis $ American, ,
6803 Southwest Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63143-2625
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“sopapillas” (19 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Diner, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
6803 Southwest Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63143-2625
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a bus out back where you can sit and drink coffee while you wait for a table. The coffee is not free and there is someone manning the bus from who you can order the coffee. I had always wanted to try this...More

Thank espanolita56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the best meals and service we've ever had. Coffee was delicious too. We had the spicy scrambled eggs and goat cheese, bacon and arugula omelet. Yum. The gravy and biscuits was unique and tasty. This place is epic.

Thank Beckykasha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast and service was excellent. The food definitely has the southwest spice. Atmosphere is small but eclectic.

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The decorations and atmosphere are a 10! They usually have a long wait time but when went, we were seated quickly. The food are very good and sopapilla's are fluffy and crunchy at the same time. The only complaints we have are the cramped seating....More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 2 June 2017

If you have to wait at all, be sure to check out the bus behind the restaurant--there is a bar inside and free coffee! We enjoyed our meal here even though we had a fairly long wait. It's a nice little breakfast place--a little noisy...More

Thank MickeyLa
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Southwest Diner is not a big restaurant but the food was good. We went for breakfast and had a large group (8) so we had to wait a bit longer than the other groups as there was really only one table that could accommodate our...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Two of us split the eggs combo grande with bacon. They were very helpful splitting the dish in the kitchen on two plates. They had tasty home fries. We tried an order of sopapillas (5) as an appetizer, served with honey, which we were glad...More

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Brunch on a Wednesday - so not too busy. Delicious breakfast dishes, although a bit too spicy for me, our friends enjoyed everything. Generous portions. Excellent service.

Thank James B
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The three egg omelet with goat cheese and avocado salad are simply perfection! However I did not care for the pancake what so ever and side potatoes were not particular my favorite either. As far as environment, you could sense how well all the employees...More

Thank NWAR_Foodie
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Our son took us here for breakfast and we loved the cornmeal pancakes, bisquits, and spicy omelettes. So many great dishes and flavors. We were lucky to visit on a weekday, as I understand the lines are super long on the weekend.

Thank Trish S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6803 Southwest Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63143-2625
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: 314-260-7244
A New Mexico themed diner. Interestingly, it is on Southwest Avenue. Their slogan is something like, A taste of the Southwest on Southwest.
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