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“Thrifty Thursday!”

Augie's Front Burner
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Ranked #12 of 495 Restaurants in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, International
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: E Washington St
Description: Augie’s Front Burner is a locally owned, owner operated dining establishment that has served the Springfield area since 1997. Owner August Mrozowski is committed to offering all of his guests an exceptional, casual yet elegant, dining experience. A proud supporter of local businesses and local farmers, Augie’s Front Burner also offers catering for parties and special events.August Mrozowski, owner and chef of Augie’s Front Burner, started his culinary career in Springfield at the age of 13. Following in his father’s footsteps, he developed a passion for the culinary arts and worked at the Cafe L'Europe in Sarasota Florida for 19 years. In 1992, August opened his own restaurant, and in 1997 he returned home where he opened Augie’s Front Burner in Springfield. Augie’s overriding desire is to present his guests with the freshest and most interesting products available on the market. A strong supporter of other local businesses, Augie can be spotted weekly in the local farmers’ markets; he makes a point of knowing the best seasonal items that are available and creates his menus around those products. August’s creative flair can clearly be seen when it comes to his food presentation. He believes that fine dining is a multi-sensory experience, and he ensures that each plate is constructed and garnished beautifully so that when it arrives at the table, diner’s are ready to take in a flavorful, texture-filled culinary delight.
Reviewed March 16, 2012

We had the Thrifty Thursday 3-course special. It was more than enough and a great value. Nice atmosphere and very attentive wait staff.

1  Thank DickandJane6986
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Reviewed February 15, 2012

Hidden discretely across from the Old State Capital, this cozy restaurant serves incredible meals created by an outstanding chef. From the bison burgers to goat's cheese soufle to incredible salads, foods are imaginative, delicious and reasonable priced. A great place for lunch and dinner. We enjoy this so much that we have made it a regular stop. If you only have time for one restaurant in Springfield, this is the place. Great french fries for the kids too.

1  Thank Dennis W
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Reviewed February 9, 2012

This is my absolute favorite restaurant in Springfield. The food is wonderful and the presentations are great. Lunches are reasonably priced and delicious. Dinners are a little pricier but worth it.

Thank Kathy c
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Reviewed February 3, 2012

This is a fine dining restaurant.
The food was very creative, fresh and delicious.
The service was excellent.
The prices fair.
Overall, this is a great choice for dinner when you are in the area.

Thank Tal K
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Reviewed January 12, 2012

Service can be brusque but special are interesting and the crabcakes are always delicious. Also if you're vegetarian try the blackbean cakes or even if you're not try them. Ask for extra sourcream & salsa. Good lunch spot. Interior decor interesting in an offbeat way. In downtown Springfield it's one of the best for lunch.

Thank jordanja
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