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524 E Monroe St, Springfield, IL 62701-1505
217-544-0574
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Ranked #170 of 432 Restaurants in Springfield
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Bar, Café
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Frisco, Texas
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

At first, this place was good. The chips and salsa and atmosphere were good, and it was all downhill from here. I ordered an Asian Noodle Salad, which simply turned out to be ramen noodles with salty dressing on them. I asked the waitress what the heck this was, and she just said, "It's Asian noodles, DUH!" Super rude. I... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We come here every time we come to Springfield. Cool looking place. Service is usually good, but occasionally a little lax. Friendly people, but not always the most attentive. Unfortunately they were short staffed this trip and we didn't seem much of our waitress. The meal, as always, was great. Rotolo is always great if you can get it. My... More 

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Springfield
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have loved the food at this restaurant for years, however the service has gone downhill very fast. I went there for lunch by myself and stood at the reception desk for about 5 minutes. I was greeted several times and told to just wait a moment. Finally I was seated and sat there another 5 minutes before I walked... More 

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Springfield, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A group of friends and I were looking for a place to eat Breakfast/Brunch around 11am. After walking around the area and finding that most other places stopped serving breakfast at 11, we stumbled upon cafe brio. they indeed serve breakfast all day. We had a group of seven and everyone liked what they ordered. The service was good, food... More 

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Missouri
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124 reviews 124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went to this restaurant by default - there isn't much open in downtown Springfield on a Sunday! Once there, though, we were glad we went in. The food was quite good, service friendly and prices were reasonable.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have only one complaint about Cafe Brio, and that it's too far away from where I live. We don't get down to Springfield very often, but this is the one mandatory stop when we do. Colorful and unique, refreshing and relaxing, if this place was a block from my house I'd live there. The menu is full of clever,... More 

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Springfield, Illinois, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We work near downtown and wanted to order from Cafe Brio because their website offered delivery. I collected all of my office-mates orders and then called the restaurant to order. They, in fact, do not deliver. Ooookaaay. I can pick it up, that's not a huge deal. Gave them the office order and learned that some of the items listed... More 

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Indianapolis
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103 reviews 103 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Popped in minutes before the sign said lunch was over, but were welcomed in. Good service from a charming young gal. Tried the 18 hour chicken and jerk chicken sandwiches and both were tasty. Fries were fresh and piping hot. Decor is sort of boho with lots of windows and sun. The menu is a little hard to follow, but... More 

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Columbia, MO
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Excellent fancy lemonades. creative lunches at a fair price. across the street for Presidential library. don't think there would be a better choice for lunch on weekends if you are visiting the library (probably not for kids so much).

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Bloomington, Indiana, USA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My wife, her sister and her sister's boyfriend tried Cafe Brio for dinner. Decorated in bright colors and tribal style artwork, Cafe Brio is first a treat for the eyes. Although not extensive, the menu provides a nice variety of choices. The Tamale Cakes are a must-try. My Grilled Cheese Panini was tasty and my fries were fabulous. My wife... More 

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Address: 524 E Monroe St, Springfield, IL 62701-1505
Phone Number: 217-544-0574
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Bar, Café

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