Ready to try something new? Our Springfield, IL branch gave us the inside scoop on their top choices of restaurants in the area.  Whether you live in Springfield or are traveling to the area, you don’t want to miss out on trying one of the restaurants listed. Don’t see your favorite on the list? Share it below!


1. D’Arcy’s Pint

Haven’t had the chance to experience a “horseshoe” before? Head over to D’Arcy’s Pint where they are known for this meal that is piled high! As they like to put it, “You’ll find the warm and charming atmosphere of an old Irish tavern without having to make a trans-Atlantic trip.” Sounds worth it to us!

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2. Lake Pointe Grill

On the hunt for a restaurant that cooks with an authentic wood burning oven? You’ve come to the right place! Lake Pointe Grill offers a wide variety of pizzas, salads, seafood dishes, and sandwiches. Be sure to save room for dessert though. In-house bread pudding is a treat you don’t want to pass up!



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3. Bella Milano

With a combination of mood lighting and intimate seating makes for a perfect date night. Whether you are wanting to try one of their brick oven pizzas or indulge in a featured entrée, you can’t go wrong!

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4. Charlie Parker’s

Guy Fieri made a stop here in October of 2007 and since then it has been winning countless awards. Between that, being housed in a Quonset hut, and having to die for breakfast food, this isn’t a stop you will want to miss!

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5. Chesapeake Seafood House

It’s not easy to find seafood in central Illinois, but if you’re in the Springfield area look no further than Chesapeake Seafood House. Whether you want to dine in at dinner or feast on their lunch buffet, you won’t leave hungry. Offering everything from lobster and crab to ribs, chicken, and steak there is something on the menu for everyone!



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6. Saputo’s

If you are on the hunt for Italian food in the Land of Lincoln, you’ve hit the jackpot! Thriving with a rich history and family recipes, Saputo’s offers a dining experience one soon won’t forget. Whether you are in the mood for some pasta or a toasted sandwich – They are sure to have what you are looking for!



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