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Casper's

601 West Walnut Street, Springfield, MO
(417) 866-9750
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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111 reviews 111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

If you're lucky you might even catch an insult while dining. It's just a part of the experience here. I was told by a local that their Chile was the best in town. Well it ain't bad and neither are their burgers. The Frito-Pie looked pretty good as well. This is a tiny orange Quonset-Hut building, you might have to... More

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

if you're the type who wants to avoid the national chains and experience truly local flavors when you travel, then Casper's is a must when you visit Springfield. This place is in a Quonset hut. It's old and rusty. There's limited seating. Calling the decor 'dated' is wildly understating things. But that's the beauty of it (if that doesn't sound... More

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Ontario
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196 reviews 196 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

If you've never been to Casper's..go!! I've been going there most of my life. More often when I lived close by..I live in Canada now and make sure that when I visit Springfield, Missouri each year, that I visit Casper's and usually take someone that has never eaten there before. Casper's has new owners, but the food is the same.... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

Casper's chili is phenomenal. I hate seeing the restaurant close each year and wait for them to return in the fall. Get your chili on with tons of options and toppings, but please save room for the chocolate cake!

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SGF, MO
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88 restaurant reviews
429 helpful votes 429 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Casper's is a Springfield chili institution. I remember eating as a child at Casper's at a previous location. It's in a quonset hut in the downtown area and you'll see the cars parked long before you see the otherwise non-descript building. It just depends when you hit the joint - slightly before lunchtime or after is best - because the... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Amazing place with reasonable prices. Eat their chili and you will have zero regrets. Call ahead or check their hours because sometimes they're closed early (and I believe they close in the winter). Everyone was very friendly and we had our food within minutes. I've also had their tasty burgers.

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Nixa, Missouri
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

This chili place is so quaint and cool. The staff is so persinable and friendly. The atmosphere could keep me busy for hours multiple visits. I love it. If you don't like styff on the wall, or staff with a pulse, then go hang out at a boring restaurant with no character.

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Springfield, Missouri
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

This Eclecticly decorated American cafe keeps your eyes entertained for the duration of your meal. Furthermore, they serve the best chili and cheeseburger...hands down. Messy and delicious! Don't wear white!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I thought the place was creepy and dirty I got a bit sick just trying stuff. I don't like dirty taxidermy around where my food is made. The food was greasy and nasty.

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Springfield, Missouri
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102 reviews 102 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Got some chili to go today, unfortunately because I didn't have time to stay and enjoy the atmosphere. If you haven't tried Casper's, you're missing out on a truly unique experience. The chili is always good; I think today's serving even had a little more of a kick to it, which made it that much more enjoyable!

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