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.While reservations are not required they are recommended. Directions and a locator map are provided in the Location section. Off-premise catering and Gift Certificates are also available.