Located in Town and Country, MO, Rich & Charlie’s is an Italian restaurant specializing in pizza. It offers an authentic and exciting taste experience to anyone who cares to try its delicious offerings. When it comes to picking an excellent spot for lunch or dinner, Rich & Charlie’s is a good choice. There are plenty of delicious items on the menu, and with a homely, friendly atmosphere, you really can’t go wrong.
For almost 50 years, this restaurant has been a staple in the St. Louis region, thanks to the hard work of one family. And it’s not just for family meals and comfortable dates or when you just want to enjoy someone else’s cooking for a change. There is a banquet room that offers space for intimate gatherings like bridal or baby showers, rehearsal dinners, and wedding anniversaries. Rich & Charlie’s has it for you, no matter what you need.
If you have children and you’re in the area you should check out the Myseum in Town and Country.
The menu at Rich & Charlie’s is wide-ranging but not overdone. There is enough to suit everyone’s taste (literally!), but not so much that it all becomes overwhelming, and no one can decide what to eat. Of course, this cannot be said for all eateries. The delicate balance between enough and too much is often overstepped; thankfully, that doesn’t happen at Rich & Charlie’s.
The food is Italian cuisine, as you probably expect. Although pizzas are most certainly on the menu, there are plenty of other options. Rich & Charlie’s offers everything from the toasted ravioli to the perfectly presented sandwiches (with a side of fries if you choose).
Larger plates of food include:
- The Baked Mostaccioli (baked tube noodles with their signature meat sauce and Provel cheese).
- The Chicken Oreganato (boneless chicken breast, breaded and sauteed, with green peppers, mushrooms, and a touch of oregano in a marsala wine sauce).
- The Fettuccine con tre Formaggio (fettuccine noodles with butter, cream, Parmigiano, Provel, and Fontinella cheeses, prosciutto, and peas), you’re sure to leave with a smile and a full belly.
Plus, there is usually enough to take home with you as an extra treat to enjoy the next day!
Rich & Charlie’s is a family-run restaurant with exceptional service. Everyone plays their part and ensures their guests are comfortable, relaxed, and enjoying the very best food the restaurant offers. You’ll feel like part of the family when you dine here, and the great thing is that the team leaves you to dine, not rushing you or hovering around. It’s little touches like this that make such a difference to the overall dining experience.
Rich & Charlie’s is a busy place, and the atmosphere is also busy. But that’s not a negative if you like being around people in a fun, bustling environment. The restaurant itself might be small, but it makes up for that with great food, friendly people, and the kind of vibe that makes you want to go back time and again.
Frequently Asked Questions
When was Rich and Charlie’s founded?
In 1967, Richard Ronzio and Charlie Mugavero established the first Rich & Charlie’s in St. Louis. It celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017.
How many locations do Rich and Charlie’s have?
Starting as a small deli with only 40 seats, the business has grown into a successful four-restaurant enterprise, with an estimated worth of $5 million. The restaurants are in Crestwood at 9942 Watson Rd., South County at 4487 Lemay Ferry Rd., Town & Country at 1081 S. Woods Mill Rd., and 1091 S. Woods Mill Rd.