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Lily's Mexican Restaurant

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4601 S Kingshighway Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63109-2928
+1 314-352-1894
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

She is from California and needed a place to remind her of home since she was having surgery in St Louis.So we looked up places and found this restaurant and we are glad that we found this place.The food was excellent and we really liked the fact that this restaurant is ran by a family.They were friendly and the food... More 

Thank 856omark
Saint Louis, Missouri
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89 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Lily's is a little place run by husband and wife. Went in and ordered the Carnitas which is real Mexican home cooking. The Carnitas were really good, really liked the 5 salsa bar option. Want to go back and try other things on the menu.

Thank disappointed60958
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

My husband and I stopped by here last Saturday and had the best posole I ever had! They only serve it on Saturday and it's Saturday and I'm craving it. We will definitely return.

Thank Dougdirt
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56 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I wish I knew what this place was like. Only, no one ever answers the phone there, and I've driven over there three separate times, only to find them closed during their posted hours.

Thank M.A. D
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59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

ive always wanted to try this place my friend is a foodie and told me that its ran by a family and the food is phenomenal well when i arrived with my son we walked in theey werent busy at all the smell hit me immediatly but i tried to ignore it. my son said i dont like this place... More 

Thank dillansmom
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I took a mexican friend there for dinner and he said it was the most like his mothers cooking he has had in St. Louis. Very friendly. If you want full service and white tableclothes, this is not the place for you. Order at the counter and they bring it out to you. Very simple tables and chairs. The BEST... More 

Thank Bob S
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1 review
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Good food but it's not you usual Tex Mex restaurant. They have a salsa bar with 5 different salsas to try with your chips but they weren't anything special

Thank Dave P
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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397 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We discovered Lily's when travelling across the USA and we must say we absolutely love the place. The food is authentic, home-cooked Mexican food, with help yourself to salsas, jalapeno peppers, and sodas, and excellent food fresh from Mexico. The margaritas are especially good!

Thank Rob S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Lily's is a family Mexican restaurant in St. Louis. Parking can be difficult, as they do not have a lot. However, that doesn't stop people from coming. You place your order at a counter, and the cook brings it out from the kitchen (very charming). The cook is the mama, the pop is the all-around person,, and the daughter takes... More 

1 Thank Jane Y
Saint Louis, Missouri
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500 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Lily's has become a south side fixture for well over a decade. The family that runs it keeps serving the best Mexican food consistently. They have the best fajitas in town. And the owners and their children always make the diners fell welcomed.

1 Thank Lorin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4601 S Kingshighway Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63109-2928
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-352-1894

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?