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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Steak 'n Shake

1253 Hampton Ave. Send to Phone
314-647-0834

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Steak 'n Shake Restaurant Review

: While not a strictly St. Louis chain, Steak n Shake is so different from the other burger palaces that it deserves a niche of its own. The gleaming black-and-white tile is part of a color scheme that dates to the '30s. Alas, the carhops are gone, but it's still fun to pile into a booth or sit at the counter and watch the grill guy create magic with a spatula. These are flat-grilled burgers, thin and almost greaseless, available in various permutations. Chile is another tradition here, as is chile mac, also available in styles much like its Cincinnati cousins. French fries seem to have become paler over the years, but arrive, like everything else, scalding hot. Shakes don't come out of an extruding machine, either, but we'd advise saving space for the hot fudge sundae. There are other sandwiches and salads available, but why turn from near-perfection?



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