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The Student Prince Cafe & The Fort Dining Room

8 Fort St, Springfield, MA 01103-1208
413-734-7475
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Ranked #6 of 313 Restaurants in Springfield
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Student Prince has fabulous food, service and atmosphere. It is a wonderful experience from the moment you step in the door. I am one of many long time patrons anxiously awaiting their post-renovation reopening announcement. Hope to see many old and new friends at the Student Prince soon!

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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We found this place by accident, it was a rainy miserable day after a long day of shopping for home improvement items. Stepping through the doors is like stepping back through time. Imagine Germany pre-war, the restaurant has an eclectic mix of all things German. The bar is worth a look, just because! The week day lunch specials are an... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Currently undergoing renovations and new ownership.But it will once again be the premier meeting and dining place in Springfield (August 2014)

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springfield,ma
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I know German food isn't for everyone....or so people may think, but if you visit The Fort, there is definitely something on the menu to please everyone. It would be impossible for me to count the number of times I have eaten at this restaurant as it was my father's favorite, so growing up this was the place to celebrate.... More

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thorndike ma.
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My riend and I went there this non for lunch we were told there would be an hour before we could be seated , we went there to have their pig kuckle's we were out side and talking with someone and they said th menu was limited , so my friend went in to check the menu ,NO pig kuckle's... More

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Wyoming
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We ate great food, drank wonderful bier, were given a tour of the facility -- and loved it all. One of the nicest things about a not very nice city. Such a pleasant surprise.

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Calgary, Alberta
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My Massachusetts relatives took me to this stein-filled restaurant in east-central Massachusetts and the fare did not disappoint. Several birthdays were celebrated there, indicating a strong local following. I had the roulade with spetzel and red cabbage. It was superb. The other dishes were equally enjoyable. An (all-too brief) accordion performance make the evening even more enjoyable. The service was... More

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Dennisport
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A 'must-go' spot for great German food, beer and décor. Whether it is decorated for Christmas, May Day, Game Week - or just any day of the week it is visually interesting. The stein collect and the stain glass is beautiful; the service is spot-on and professional and the food is delicious. I especially like the house dressing (Roquefort, mixed... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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77 reviews 77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Parking is hard to find- the food is a bit pricey but it is really good. The atmosphere is cheerful & the waiters/waitresses are excellent I must say it's one of my favorite places to go when I can.

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

German food at its best. This charming old German restaurant is full of memorabilia and great food. I have been told it is great to visit at the Christmas Holiday...but have done done it yet. You will need to make reservations well in advance to get a table during the December holidays. It is also a fun place for lunch... More

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