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“Outdoor ambiance with top notch food and service”

Bradden's Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 265 Restaurants in Saint Charles
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: This building is a historical site on South Main St in Historic Old St Charles. It's been a variety of restaurants over the years. It's a prime location tho.
Oregon, WIsconsin
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Outdoor ambiance with top notch food and service”
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We were drawn to Bradden's Restaurant on the cobblestone streets of old St Charles by the pleasant music and inviting shaded garden area. We were even happier with the menu choices, excellent service and great food. Our waiter arrived promptly to greet us. He gave us great guidance to help us make great menu choices. The Turkey burger and the buffalo burger were both excellent. To top it off, don't miss the home made desserts are incredible. We loved the snickers gooey butter cake. Portions are large, so be sure to take home a dessert if you are too full to indulge at the moment.

  • Visited September 2013
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Poor service the last 2 visits”
Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

Have been going to Bradden's at lest once every 4 to 5 weeks for the last three years. The food is great and the service is usually very good but the last 2 vists the service has been terrible!!! They have blamed it on the kitchen however on our last visit the waiter messed up our order and failed to bring out the side salads we ordered but was able to remember to charge us for it!! I will say the manager did apologize and did take about 30% off of our bill. Like I said the food is great but they are dealing with some major service issues!

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Jeff R
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Dallas, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Possibly Overrated”
Reviewed 11 August 2013

This restaurant receives high ratings for food quality, but that was not our experience. We came for wine and appetizers and opted to stay for dinner. We were two couples and enjoyed a bottle of wine and shared a delicious appetizer -- lightly fried wontons stuffed with spicy guacamole with a sweet pepper dipping sauce -- outside on the patio until we had to flee the bugs by going inside. We'd selected the restaurant based on the TripAdvisor reviews, but our dinners were somewhat disappointing. The food was ordinary, our steaks overdone, everything was, well, nothing special.

Visited August 2013
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3 Thank Steve S
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Wentzville, Missouri
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“Best Food and Atmosphere on Main Street”
Reviewed 6 August 2013

The food is so delicious, served by very helpful, friendly staff. The atmoshere was the perfect place to relax and enjoy a meal after sightseeing all morning. The homemade pie was awesome! We will be back again!!!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Linda J
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Saint Charles, Missouri
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Not Bad, Just Not Great”
Reviewed 6 August 2013

We celebrated our anniversary at the top Trip Advisor restaurant in our hometown. This was a first-time visit, and the place and staff were welcoming and friendly on a rainy Friday night. The steak fajita soup was very good and the house salad was good, but the entries (or parts of the plate) were disappointing. My steak was cooked right, but my wife's tilapia had very salty glaze and that needed to be recooked. The baked potatoes and the green beans arrived lukewarm, and we asked for new portions. Hot potatoes were brought back some minutes later. The dining room was less than half-full, so the chef was not being overworked. In fact, he came out and took some of the dirty dishes away at another table. Maybe another evening and outside on the patio, the total experience would be better. We will see.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank m71fland
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