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The Grotto

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301 E Battlefield St, Springfield, MO 65807-5389
+1 417-886-9600
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, urban chic atmosphere, reasonable prices. For the price of a fast food meal, you can get REAL food made fast and delicious. The chicken sandwich is the best in town!! My husband knows this is my favorite spot in Springfield for casual dining. Don't miss it!

Thank Randi S
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

This place was highly rated on Trip Advisor so we tried it. It was very very good! We had blue cheese home made potato chips which I highly recommend. I had the chickpea falafal style buger and it was delicious! My husband had the teriyaki chicken rice bowl and he thought it was very good. My daughter had a cheesbuger... More 

Thank Jaqijoy
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch per recommendation from a local dentist office. I ordered (bun less)grotto burger w Jack, avocado & jalapeños & chips with warm blue cheese. The food had delicious flavor & the service was prompt. Clean but somewhat cold atmosphere...I will definitely return!

Thank tesuza
Springfield, Missouri
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Placed a carryout order at 11:43 am (I received a fax confirmation at this time), arrived at 12:28 pm and they had not yet submitted the order ticket to the kitchen. She said they just received the order when I walked in the door, because they're too young to know anything about fax confirmations and I did not feel like... More 

Thank marcusleach2016
Marionville, Missouri
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127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Grotto after church today. We had the blue cheese chips which are homemade and we also had a cheese pizza. Was a pretty decent afternoon spot.

Thank Gerry M
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stopped by on a whim and were disappointed to see the "fast food" counter at the front. We were hoping for a good sit down spot to enjoy each others company and some delicious food... And that is just what we got! Don't let the fast food feel steer you away. The food was absolutely phenomenal. We especially loved... More 

Thank AverieV
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Came across this place when visiting a friend. Loved it ever since. We are from Edmond and whenever we travel this direction, we make sure to stop. It is affordable and is better than normal fast food fare. The blue cheese nachos are a must as you wait for your food. Just enough for a family of four to split.... More 

Thank Cnieves3
Diamondhead, Mississippi
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Recently visited Springfield to see my sister we went to the Grotto twice for lunch. You place your order at counter and they bring to the table, the drinks are self serve. I enjoyed it. they have a great half pizza with salad as well as burgers and good sides. The sweet potatoes fries were really, really good!

Thank Karen G
Hollister, Missouri
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

My girl and I were looking for someplace new to eat while we were running errands in Springfield. I am glad we ran across this place. It was around 1 PM and it wasn't really all that slow. Getting through the order line was fairly fast and efficient. I got a Chicken Avocado sandwich and it was very good. The... More 

Thank DirkDMyers
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120 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

This place has a good mix of American food and pizza. Nice atmosphere and a good place to take a casual date.

Thank Novae5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 E Battlefield St, Springfield, MO 65807-5389
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-886-9600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?