Built in 1917, 210 Broadway has been many different businesses, from a meat packing plant to a fur factory to a venue for live music. Its new incarnation is Arlington’s, a beautiful restaurant and bar blending the frame of the old factory with timeless interior decoration. The integration of the two styles combines into a place where you will feel comfortable whether you’re having lunch with the family, dinner, and drinks with friends, or a romantic date night. The menu focuses on the freshest possible ingredients utilized to create an exciting and accessible array of meal options. Complimenting the food, Arlington’s offers a wide array of craft beers and hand-crafted cocktails that will keep the taste buds excited.
At Augie’s Front Burner, we strive to provide you with a fine dining experience for the adventurous in palate and spirit. We go the extra mile to exceed your expectations. Let Chef dazzle you with innovative flavor combinations that are comfortable, yet exciting, in a vibrant & colorful setting in historic Downtown Springfield. Augie’s is conveniently located only blocks away from the Lincoln Presidential Museum & Library, the Prairie Capital Convention Center, Lincoln’s Home, & directly across from The Old Capitol Building. We offer a distinctive blend of experiences to engage all senses. Diners will be seduced by sight, smell, and taste. Treat yourself to a culinary experience second to none in Springfield.
Chef Augie keeps a watchful eye over The Front Burner with his wife, Sharon. Veterans of the food and hospitality industry, Augie and Sharon bring a lifetime of experience.
They have spent their lives learning the ins and outs of the food business and are always working to find new ways to bring innovative thoughts and ideas to the gourmet community. Augie and Sharon always want to show Springfield that they very much support the local farmers and community and want to couple this passion with their love for simple and seasonal food. They also are owners of the Front Burner’s sister restaurant, American Harvest.
Conn’s Hospitality Group started with Roy Conn’s first Springfield restaurant in 1948. More than seven decades and many successful ventures later, Roy’s son, Court and his wife, Karen, and Court’s sons, Casey and Adam, now run operations that include Inn at 835, Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery & Eatery, Wm. Van’s Coffee House, and Merchant House. Each business is located in a different historic home or building in downtown Springfield and Peoria, Illinois that has been lovingly and carefully restored by the Conn family. Several of the properties’ ownership history can be traced back through the Conn family’s lineage.
Located at the heart of downtown Springfield, La Piazza offers authentic Italian cuisine in a cozy and convenient cafe style atmosphere. Discover the amazing flavor, texture and incredible aroma of La Piazza’s authentic, world-class Neapolitan style pizza, which is baked to perfection in a traditional brick oven imported from Naples, Italy. Created by the intense heat of the oven’s classic Italian bricks, “Biscotto di Sorento,” our pizza features a crisp, handmade crust, topped with your choice of fresh ingredients.
Come experience La Piazza’s delectable, authentic Italian cuisine and and become a part of the La Piazza family!
Established in 1884, Maldaner’s Restaurant and Catering is one of Springfield’s finest restaurants. If you have visited The Old State Capitol, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Dana-Thomas House or the State Capitol, you can imagine the wonderful celebrations Maldaner’s likely was a part of at the turn of the last century and to the present day.
Maldaner’s Restaurant is Green Business Certified. With the Use of Solar Panels, a rooftop garden and bee hives, Maldaner’s is as sustainable as possible. Maldaner’s also buys fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers and Farmer’s markets.