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Ted Drewes

6726 Chippewa, St. Louis, MO - (314) 481-2652
Ted Drewes’ frozen custard is fresh, pure, and tons of fun. the best-known dish in the house is called a concrete, which is a milk shake so thick that the server hands it out the order window upside down with a spoon and a straw planted in it, demonstrating that not a drop will drip out!
100% Approval Rating (55 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Custard
concrete

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (2)
Roadfood.com Editor
"For anyone in search of America’s most delicious ice cream (and what roadfooder is not?), here’s a name to put on the short list of candidates for greatness: Ted Drewes. Drewes’ frozen custard is fresh, pure, and tons of fun, manufactured only as vanilla, but mixable ..."   [Read More]
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Akavar Dylutra - Photos (3)
July 30, 2006
"Within an hour of arriving in St. Louis for my first overnight stay in 35 years I was standing in line at Ted Drewes for a concrete. I had heard of this famous ice cream dessert for many years and I'd just driven over 900 miles from New Jersey, and I had to have one. ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

6726 Chippewa, St. Louis, MO
(314) 481-2652

http://www.teddrewes.com/www/home/default.aspx

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Summer, Spring
Meals Served:Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Ask them to turn your concrete upside down and they will.  This young woman was very pleased to pose so that I could take a picture.
"Ask them to turn your concrete upside down and they will. This young woman was very pleased to pose so that I could take a picture."
Akavar Dylutra





The correct way to eat a concrete is with both a spoon and a straw.  You eat with the spoon until it has melted enough for you to use the straw.
"The correct way to eat a concrete is with both a spoon and a straw. You eat with the spoon until it has melted enough for you to use the straw."
Akavar Dylutra


Ted Drewes is a beautiful sight as the lights come on at sunset.  It seems like this place is always busy - even on a cool evening in early May.
"Ted Drewes is a beautiful sight as the lights come on at sunset. It seems like this place is always busy - even on a cool evening in early May."
Akavar Dylutra


Ted Drewes originally opened in Florida, but it's the St. Louis location, on old Route 66, that has become a Roadfood landmark.
"Ted Drewes originally opened in Florida, but it's the St. Louis location, on old Route 66, that has become a Roadfood landmark."
Michael Stern


Ted Drewes' order windows are crowded all summer long.
"Ted Drewes' order windows are crowded all summer long."
Michael Stern



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