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Cabana on the Loop
(6100 Delmar Boulevard; 314-875-0532)
Tues.-Thurs. 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Fri.-Sat. 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sun. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. (Closed Mondays)
Perhaps Cabana on the Loop was ill-fated from the start, the victim of larger, metaphysical forces: the location curse. St. Louis has its share of spots that cycle through restaurant after restaurant: the old Coco's on Lindbergh in Frontenac, the corner of Manchester and Sutton in Maplewood that most recently housed Blind Tiger. Add 6100 Delmar Boulevard to that list. Following in the footsteps of H2 Horseshoe House and Modai Sushi Lounge, husband and wife Wendell Bryant and Latoshia Morrow chose this storefront as the spot to plant their restaurant dreams: a family-friendly breakfast and lunch eatery (with dinner service on weekends and by reservation). Bryant says he and Morrow couldn't take a vacation, so they styled it to look like one. But after visiting Cabana on the Loop, it was quickly apparent that there is trouble in paradise.
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