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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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Today
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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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Great, fresh food. Gluten free options

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
Jbgrace
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Chariton
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Carl Junction, Mo
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Springfield, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There is a nice variety of items to choose from whether you want something heavy or light. The music reminds me of Starbucks. Relaxed atmosphere. Tomato bisque soup is wonderful!!

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Springfield, Missouri
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

When in Springfield try the Grotto. Been going for a few years now as part of what I do when in Springfield. I can feed three very health conscious people outstanding quality food for about $40. Their homemade Blue Cheese Chips is an appetizer not to miss. My daughters might accuse me of coming into town just for the "BC... More 

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