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Sebastian's Hideout

221 S 5TH St, Springfield, IL 62701-1406
217-789-8988
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Ranked #37 of 432 Restaurants in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Monroe Street
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It's been years since I dined at Sebastian's. Happy to say that our visit tonight was absolutely delicious and very much ilved up to expectations. There's something special about visiting an old favourite for sentimental reasons, but still have deliver on every level. Great service, delicious food, relaxed dining - just perfect.

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Springfield, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We have dined often at Sebastian's over the years and the quality of the food and the service are consistently very good. The tuna is excellent although it is no longer coated with sesame seeds unless you ask and wasabe potato cakes have been replaced with other sides. My wife had the chicken dish which was delicious. The warm wheat... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

After working outside all day, went here for dinner. Small and quiet dinner. Menu not elaborate but what we had was quite tasty. Nice split dessert to top off meal was wonderful. My wife said we'll be back.

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Switzerland
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Being obvious tourists can at times be bad, as trating a tourist badly has rarely an adverse effect. They never come back anyway. Here, it was perfect. We had a nice meal, our little daughter's extra wishes were being catered for and the wine was excellent (and at half price on Thursday). What's not to like? Would we come here... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Warning!!!! This restaurant has taken away your freedom of gratuity. We were not a group of people, but only a husband and wife couple. This is a horrendous act of restaurant inconsiderateness. Please see photo of receipt with Sebastian’s red stamp on the receipt indicating “GRATUITY INCLUDED”. The receipt on the right side of the photo shows red stamp and... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went out for a romantic dinner to my husbands favorite restaurant. The lobster bisque and Caesar salad were very good. My husband had the sesame tuna and it was delicious as usual! Perfect! I had the steak and crab cake and it was also very good. The dinner was very romantic and we were able to sit in the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This meal for three cost $138.00, including a 1/4 glass of red wine for $14.00, and I ate better at the Hy-Vee grocery store cafe yesterday. No hyperbole - almost one hour wait to receive rolls and a mixed greens salad, another 30 minutes to receive steaks bathed in salty brown sauce, overdone carrots and cold, fried, and obviously frozen... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My husband and I like to go here 5-6 times a year and split the pear salad and the ahi tuna dinner. Just enough for two aging Americans. Everything I've had here has been excellent.

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Springfield, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Had the special Sea Bass and Scallops tonight. It was one the best meals I have had in a very long time. Bread was amazing and wine they suggested was a perfect match to the food. Will go again. Was a little expensive but if the food is this good it is worth it!

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Springfield, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My husband and I love to go out for a nice dinner and drinks about once each month. The place we had been going to started disappointing us so we tried Sebastian's Hideout. We had been before and I don't know why we stopped going. The staff was friendly and informative and the meal was GREAT. We had enjoyed our... More 

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Additional Information about Sebastian's Hideout

Address: 221 S 5TH St, Springfield, IL 62701-1406
Phone Number: 217-789-8988
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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