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White Oaks Mall

2501 Wabash Avenue, Springfield, IL 62704
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Ranked #5 of 6 shopping in Springfield
Type: Malls
Most recent review
- Jun 23, 2014
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Springfield, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

On bad weather days the mall can be a nice outing. There is a child's soft play area, carrousel and train. The train is located at the opposite end of the playground. There is a glow in the dark mini golf course. The mall has most national brands. It isn't as big as huge malls in big cities but it's... More

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Springfield, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Two stories, nicely laid out, lots of shops and employees were very nice. We bought some shoes and clothes.

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Springfield, Illinois
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

If you're used to shopping in big malls in big cities, prepare be to disappointed. Pretty small, only 2 floors. All the stores are pretty cheap retail stores, none of the higher end stores you'll find in big cities. They had an Abercrombie and Fitch for awhile but even that got closed down because it was too expensive. Food court... More

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Moline, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

I used to work at the Cookie Factory store so my review might be biased. Our family actually had a good time there. We ate at the food court, with a good variety to choose from. My husband had a sub and my son and I had Chinese. We loved the food. Then I bought my son a cookie at... More

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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169 reviews 169 reviews
52 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

We expected more from this mall once we saw the review. The food court options were very limited and we had to leave to eat dinner. They are doing a renovation, maybe this will help.

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84 reviews 84 reviews
32 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Local nickname: "White Folks Mall." That's because they built it as far from the "colored" section of Springfield as they possibly could. This limited mall is sort of a junior version of most large city malls. If you're accustomed to Los Angeles or Phoenix malls, you're going to walk in, take one look at the small place, and walk back... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

They are going to update the mall and the food court soon with better choices. I like the stores and the staff. Sometimes there are questionable people hanging around, but it is there mall too. -Daughter

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Danville, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

the stores and everything are good, but the food joints in there arent very good. theres only like 5 options. The outside was a little ruff, you had hoodlems just hanging outside.

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