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The Grotto

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301 E Battlefield Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-4856
417-886-9600
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Their blue cheese chips!

Someone recommended these to me! I had to give them a try. Went with a friend who really doesn't like blue cheese but even she liked them. I had salmon and she had a burger. Both of us fell in love and have been back twice!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
LeAnn E
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Springfield, Missouri
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

First time there. Out of silverware, out of tea...price was high and the food was mediocre...wife had 4 oz.Steak and had to go back and get her salad dressing and they gave her less than an ounce...I had the Garlic Cream pasta...(groan) the bread I got with it was more like a crostini...more happened so i don't recommend this place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Someone recommended these to me! I had to give them a try. Went with a friend who really doesn't like blue cheese but even she liked them. I had salmon and she had a burger. Both of us fell in love and have been back twice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

New to the Springfield area the Grotto has something for everyone. I had a salmon sandwich and the salmon was fantastic. I would highly recommend this venue to all for lunch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I love that they have gluten free options. And that it's fresh, good quality food. Their salad and grilled chicken is really nice I really like their gluten free pizza too, but they don't have ground beef???? Weird. I don't do pork and prefer beef for protein so that's a bit of a drag. Overall a great place to eat!... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We are regulars here! The salmon is perfect! Chicken greek salad is amazing. Fish tacos are great! Blackbean burger is to die for! We love this place! Clean & staff is friendly!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I try to meet for lunch at least once a month and decided to try The Grotto. The menu offers a nice variety and as a vegetarian, I was pleased to see several things I could eat. I ordered a pizza and it was good, but nothing to rave about. The atmosphere was boring and industrial and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My friends had raved around this place, but I certainly won't go back. When server brought brought plates to the table he said they forget to cook mine...and they didn't bother to offer me anything while I waited. Everyone else waited to eat...and so they all ate cold food. Burgers were overcooked and dry, my fish tacos had a few... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I really enjoyed the Grotto. My family and I went on a Sunday around noon, which is usually a crazy busy time for any Springfield restaurant, but the Grotto handled the rush well. I had a Greek salad & the tomato bisque soup; both of which were excellent. Everyone else had very juicy and yummy burgers. All dishes were very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I can't believe I almost passed up the best appetizers ever! But never fear, I got the blue cheese chips! My husband is not a fan of blue cheese and while I really wanted to try them, I was afraid I was ordering too much as we both got pizza. It was a lot of food but so glad I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food was ok, the atmosphere is like a cafeteria and you stand in line and wait to order your food. Nothing outstanding at all. I had never been there and had heard people brag about how great it was. Nothing special and service was less than stellar!

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Additional Information about The Grotto

Address: 301 E Battlefield Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-4856
Phone Number: 417-886-9600
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 10
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 301 E Battlefield Rd, Springfield, MO 65807-4856
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: 417-886-9600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 10
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?