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411 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701
+1 217-788-8084
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Windham, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

According to Trip Advisor this is the best restaurant in Springfield. Went there for breakfast thinking we could get eggs cooked in different ways, i.e. Scrambled or over easy. Eggs are baked somehow in foil pans. Very disappointing. Yogurt parfait was fresh. Good coffee. Pleasant staff. Don't understand the # 1 rating.

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Thank 1karmoe
MarkF118, Owner at Cafe Moxo, responded to this review

We appreciate your visit and the time it took to review. Thank you for visiting More 

2 reviews
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Chicken pot pie was mushy, do not get it no matter the sales pitch. There was also too much sauce on the chicken curry sandwich and nothing tasted fresh. We were pretty disappointed.

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Thank Kathleen V
MarkF118, Owner at Cafe Moxo, responded to this review

We appreciate you letting us know and for visiting Springfield. We wish you the best. More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Really great food for the money. Very fresh. I didn't expect it when I looked at the prices. Three of us all had the pick 3 and we were very pleased.

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Thank mcdobos
MarkF118, Owner at Cafe Moxo, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you appreciated our quality of food as well as our pricing. We look forward to having you back and appreciate your review. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 13, 2016

A great place to visit on a Saturday morning and watch the activity on the street outside. The chicken pot pies are delicious ! Gotta have one.

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Thank Anthony W
MarkF118, Owner at Cafe Moxo, responded to this review

People watching is fun to do at Moxo.....not as fun as the fair, but on a smaller scale just as fun. We thank you for mentioning our pot pies and our location as a great place to enjoy your Saturday. We look forward to having you back and appreciate the time to review our restaurant. More 

Springfield, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I can't go to the Farmer's Market Saturday mornings without a coffee au lair from Cafe Moxo, and sometimes biscuits & gravy! The employees are great, and the food is great too. Kids are very welcome. It's also a good place to meet and work over lunch.

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Thank jedel1
MarkF118, Owner at Cafe Moxo, responded to this review

Ahh, the biscuits and gravy....my breakfast favorite as well! Thank you for visiting our restaurant often and the mention that we are close to many of the sites that Springfield has to offer. We look forward to another relaxing Sat morning again soon. More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I frequent this business if not multiple times throughout all six days they are open a week at least once a week for sure. They are a very busy and quick cafe. All the food is great but I do have my favorites. Such as the Huck Finn, tuna salad with dried but soft apricots. You wouldn't... More 

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Thank Sue S
MarkF118, Owner at Cafe Moxo, responded to this review

Thank you Sue for really enjoying what we do at Cafe Moxo. We certainly appreciate you having the confidence in what we do to return as often as you do. We look forward to your return and appreciate the feedback. More 

St. Louis
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2016

We went for lunch during a recent visit, the farmers market was also going on. We had the Tully and the Piggly Wiggly, I thought the Piggly Wiggly was the better of the two sandwiches but my hubby thought the other way around. The Tully was cold and would have been way better if the cheese was melted. The Piggly... More 

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Thank St_LouisKathy
MarkF118, Owner at Cafe Moxo, responded to this review

We are thankful that you chose to dine with us and appreciate the review. It was nice that you had a couple of different sandwiches and one of our best drinks, the chai. The piggly is on a pretzel bun which tends to be a touch smaller than our cafe breads, but good to hear that you each found some... More 

Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch and totally enjoyed the delicious food, the ambiance, and the quick service. They have outdoor seating and many cafe tables indoors. We sat inside and ate our lunch in front of the big glass windows and watched the world go by. The 'Piggly Wiggly' pulled pork sandwich on pretzel bread was awesome!!! We also ordered chicken... More 

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Thank Marianne K
MarkF118, Owner at Cafe Moxo, responded to this review

We were happy that you were not disappointed and we lived up to your expectations....thank you for noticing how hard we work to make everything as great as we can. We appreciate your visit and look forward to having you back sometime More 

Virginia, Illinois
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016

The food was great for a lunch-hour visit. It gets very busy around noon, so if you have a flexible schedule I would try to go at 11:30 or order online. The pot pies, sandwiches, and salad have all been very good with prompt service.

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Thank cme119
MarkF118, Owner at Cafe Moxo, responded to this review

Thank you for pointing out our online ordering - order for dine in/take out/delivery! We thank you for trying many of our lunch offerings and making us a go-to lunch location. If you get up early, we also serve breakfast. Thanks! More 

DARIEN
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016

This restaurant is cafeteria style but with creative food options which are brought to your table. Most people eating here were locals who gave me advice on ordering. The half sandwich (Rambo) was delicious. Good bread as well as fillings. The half and half combo also includes chips or dessert and beverage. I bought a delicious scone for later. Home... More 

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Thank STEVEN A
MarkF118, Owner at Cafe Moxo, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our restaurant and for appreciating what our restaurant is - food quality, service and value. We thank you for letting others know that a quick service style restaurant can provide a unique environment in a very old brick building in downtown. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-788-8084
Description
Cafe Moxo is a locally owned and operated restaurant passionate about our food, service, employees and our customers.

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