• "Conveniently located in the heart of Clayton."
  • "Remember it doesn't cost any more to expect the best."
  • "We take pride in exceeding your expectations."
  • "Indoor and Patio seating available (weather permitting)"

Welcome To Cardwell's

Opened in 1987, Cardwell’s in Clayton was the first to excite the local restaurant scene. Its creative cuisine prepared by nationally recognized chefs continues to make it a St. Louis classic.

Whether it's a casual lunch or an important business meeting...a party of two, twelve, or an entire reception, Cardwell's will accommodate your personal requirements. When you're in one of the private rooms, the intimate atmosphere of the dining room, or on one of the two patios under the Clayton skyline, our professional staff takes pride in exceeding your expectations. Off-premise catering and Gift Certificates are also available.

Remember it doesn't cost any more to expect the best.

Make Your Reservations Today

While reservations are not required they are recommended.


Locator / Map on the Contact us page.

8100 Maryland Ave. Clayton, MO 63105
(314) 726-5055

Lunch Hours:

11:30am - 2:30pm, Monday - Friday

Dinner Hours:

5:30pm - 10pm, Monday - Thursday
5:30pm - 11pm, Friday - Saturday

Open Sundays for private parties and special occasions.

Catered Events:

For your convienence Off-premise catering is also available.

Gift Certificates:

Please inquire with your server, host or management staff.

We will be happy to assist you.

Wedding Rehearsal Dinners

Let us assist you in making your special days the most memorable days of your life.

Corporate Events

Many companies already know that Cardwell's is the perfect setting for corporate events.

Private Events / Holiday Events

Seating from 2 - 200 guests. We will accomodate you and go beyond expectations.