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Reviewed August 2, 2020

We ordered a house omelette to go. Average taste and size. Good place to go for homestyle meals. Omelette was around $10.00.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

I really like the philly beef sandwich served on grilled Texas bread. Good amount of beef and cheese on it along with peppers, onions, and mushrooms. The Wisconsin cheese soup is okay-lumpy and only warm, not hot. Breakfasts come with a good serving of hashbrowns....This cafe is good, overall. We like coming here when we pass through town.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 21, 2019

I love it here. They USUALLY do great , and if they fall short on either service or quality they are quick to make it up! Good food , good service.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 12, 2019

Ate there recently and my friends main meal of liver and onions was overcooked, (meat was like shoe leather), and the waitress said she would not charge us for it. And as a side note, both of our meals 'included' soup. When we got the...bill, we were charged for the soup because, as the manager dictated to the poor waitress, 'if they take something off the bill, then a charge is put into place to compensate for the loss'. Are you kidding me??!! Absolutely unconscionable, one of the worst business practices I've ever seen...ever....and needless to say, we'll never go back and will continue to spread the word. Shame on them!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 24, 2019

The Philly beef sandwich on Texas toast was very good! We also tried the chicken chipotle wrap, which was also tasty. Salads are fresh. Soups are usually very good, too. Service is fast and friendly. Food is served hot! Consistently good for breakfast and lunch....Have not tried any dinners yet.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Very clean restaurant. I ordered the country fried steak skillet with no gravy. My husband had the Mexican omelette. He said it was great. My skillet came with gravy. I decided not to say anything and try the gravy. It was way too rich for...my liking. The server was very friendly.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 1, 2019

This is a busy restaurant. When we go to Taylorville, we try to be there at lunch time so we can eat at Spring Garden. Every time I dine there, I get the fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, because they are so good and...so filling. Everything is hot. It's a lot of food for the money.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed October 18, 2018

This place is great~! Always stop here on the way to southern Illinois. Portions are large and food is excellent! Great value ~!! A must stop for breakfast or lunch~!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I am so glad I stopped in this place. The waitress was very attentive. Ordered fried chicken and I got it within 15 minutes. Everything tasted homemade. Excellent sweet tea. I am going to go back and try more menu items soon!

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have passed by this diner many times and (finally) decided to give it a try. I ordered the fried tilapia (2 pieces) which comes with a HUGE portion of fresh fruit along with your choice of soup or salad. My husband...ordered the chopped steak with mushrooms and mashed potatoes/gravy along with choice of soup or salad. The salads were a generous size and they were served with a large basket of crackers along with 2 warm rolls. The entrees were an extremely generous portions! The diner is exceptionally clean and the staff are friendly and attentive. I guarantee we will be taking many more trips over from Springfield to have future meals whether it be breakfast or lunch/dinner. You don’t want to miss this stop!!More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

The best Restorant in Taylorville by far . We eat here every day and the food is great service is great

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed November 19, 2017

I don't usually complain, but I can't recommend this restaurant. Below average food quality, mediocre service. Waitress says everything ok, we answer, well actually, since you asked, not really, and we explain. She says nothing. Silence. Then walks away. We are baffled. A little later,...Manager comes over, everything ok? Well no actually. We explain. Same response, silence. Strange smile. Walks away. We go to pay the bill. How was everything tonight. I respond, well you really don't want to know. She goes to get the manager. He offers a free dessert. My Dad says, great, a dessert I don't want to make up for a meal I couldn't eat. Never received any sort of apology for an inedible meal. We weren't looking for a discount. Just some dignity. Not many choices in this small town, but this place is no longer an option.More

Date of visit: May 2017
Reviewed October 28, 2017

We were looking for something different to grab some food. The place was busy, so that's a good sign. Food portions were good, staff was very good, clean place. We would return if we're in that area again.

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Fast service, large portions, great omelettes. Will definitely return when going through Taylorville.

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Family run restaurant. Their soups are always GREAT and included with most meals. Portions are so large that my husband and I share most of the time.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Yes, Spring Garden Restaurant offers takeout services.

Spring Garden Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4