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Fun

Bear Creek Winery

1320 Keithley Rd, Walnut Shade

My Go-To: The Seasonal Option

Copper Run Distillery

1901 Keithley Rd, Walnut Shade

My Go-To: A Shine-A-Rita

Members Only

One of my favorite local bands.

The midwest’s premier 80’s tribute band playing the most bodacious hits of the decade that gave us Rubik’s Cube, Top Gun, and BIG Hair!

The Mixtapes

One of my favorite local bands.

Playing all of our favorite 90’s tunes. 

Machine Gun Symphony

One of my favorite local bands.

80’s metal tribute band

Zero Zero

One of my favortie local bands.

Playing all of your high school faves, featuring Dashboard Confessional, The Killers, Panic! at The Disco, and The Foo Fighters. 

The Rosy Hips

One of my favorite local bands.

Retro Rock n’ Soul with a modern Indie Pop flair. Sure to get you on your feet and out of your mind. 

Ozark Mountain Flower Truck

Check out Stella’s Social Media to find where she is today! 

Breakfast & Brunch

Early Bird Breakfast Pub

1717 E Cherokee St

My Go-To: The Chorizo Breakfast Tacos with a Mimosa… or a Mimosa Pitcher

Gailey's Breakfast Cafe

1717 E Cherokee St

My Go-To: Chocolate Chip and Walnut Pancakes

Morning Day Cafe

105 S Main St

My Go-To: Scrambled Egg Rolls and a Mimosa

Lindberg's Tavern

318 W Commercial St

My Go-To: The Lobster Roll and Lindberg’s Lemonade

 

Aviary Cafe

Multiple locations across the 417

 My Go-To: The Funky Monkey with Bananas and Pomme Frites

 

The Roots Coffee Bar

1645 W Republic Rd

My Go-To: The Brisket Breakfast Burrito and The Worlds Best Sweet Potato Fries. 

 

St.George's Donuts

Multiple locations across the 417

 My Go-To: honestly anything chocolate

Coffee

Architect Coffee

1604 E Republic Rd

My Go-To: The Chai Macadamia

Classic Rock Coffee

Multiple locations across the 417

 My Go-To: A Hazelnut Latte

 

Mudhouse Coffee

323 South Ave

 My Go-To: The Peanut Butter Puddle

Dancing Mule Coffee Company

1945 S Glenstone Ave

 My Go-To: A Hazelnut Latte

Lunch or Dinner

Buckingham's BBQ

2002 S Campbell Ave

 My Go-To: The Barbecue Nachos

Bair's Sports Grill

Multiple locations across the 417

My Go-To: The Ultimate Nachos with Ground Beef and The Fried Green Beans.

Big Whiskey's American Restaurant & Bar

Multiple locations across the 417. 

 My Go-To: The Loaded Fries and The Buffalo Chicken Dip

The Roost Bar and Grill

Multiple locations across the 417

 My Go-To: The Southwest Chicken Nachos

Springfield Brew Co.

305 S Market Ave

 My Go-To: The Mac and Cheese

Black Sheep Burgers & Shakes

Multiple locations across the 417

 My Go-To: The Foodie + Avocado and The Smoked Fries with Truffle Mayo.

Arris' Pizza

1332 E Republic Rd

My Go-To: The Romasil

Bambino's Cafe

Multiple locations across 417

My Go-To: The Greek

Cantina Laredo

1001 Branson Landing Blvd, Branson

My Go-To: The Chicken Nachos

Coyote's Adobe Cafe & Bar

Multiple locations across the 417

My Go-To: The Bone Yard Wings and Sweet Potato Fries

Nearly Famous Deli & Pasta House

2708 S Glenstone Ave

My Go-To: The Tomato Soup and Tiramisu

That Lebanese Place

Multiple locations across the 417

My Go-To: The Falafel and Hummus

Flame Steakhouse & Wine Bar

314 W Walnut St

My Go-To: The Lobster Mac & Cheese and The Decoy Red Blend

Haruno Japanese Sushi Bar & Grill

3044 S Fremont St

My Go-To: The Oh My God Roll and The Mozzarella Asparagus and Sesame Tempura

Jimm's Steakhouse & Pub

1935 S Glenstone Ave

My Go-To: The Steak Wrapped Asaparagus, Spinach Artichocke Dip, The Salad Bar, and The Bloody Mary

Don’t Miss: The Happy Hour

Kai

306 S Campbell Ave

My Go-To: The Oh My God Roll and the Sesame, Mozzarella, and Asparagus Tempura

Piccolo's

107 W Aldersgate Dr, Nixa

My Go-To: The Manicotti

 

Salvatore's Fresh Ristorante Italiano

1932 W Retail Lane, Ozark

My Go-To: The Baked Pasta

Hinode Japanese Steakhouse

Multiple locations across the 417

My Go-To: The Weewowow Roll

Nakato Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar

2615 S Glenstone Ave

My Go-To: The Jenny Roll

Great American Taco Company

Multiple locations across the 417

My Go-To: The Frito Pie

Iguana Roja

107 W Church St

My Go-To: The Table Made Guac, The Secret Menu Chili, or The Award Winning Wings

Imo's Pizza

Multiple locations in the 417

My Go-To: The Toasted Raviolis and The Chef Salad

Drinks

Cherry Picker Package x Fare

The best date night spot complete with a great wine selection and twinkle lights. 

Patton Alley Pub

Every craft beer lover’s dream featuring close to 30 beers on tap. 

My Go-To: The Ace Pear and Loaded Fries

Golden Girl Rum Club

A tropical inspired bar and kitchen with scratch-made tiki and classic cocktails, a large premium rum selection, as well as fresh small plate and meal options. 

Skybox Grill & Lounge

By far my favorite bar in Springfield.

Skybox is a go to for any occasion and any night of the week.

My Go-To: The loaded fries

Bugsy Malone's

Bugsy’s has drink specials every night, karaoke, beer pong, and corn hole. 

Stepchild's Lounge

Stepchild’s is the local Cheer’s. 

Recently recognized on 417’s “Top 5 places to meet new people.” They have karaoke, pool, and cheap drinks. 

Shuffle

Shuffle is a recent favorite of mine. 

They haven’t been open long but they definitely check all of the boxes. They have cheap drinks, live music 5 nights a week, and toasted raviolis. 

My Go-To: The open mic night, everyone is so talented!

 

Dessert

Andy's Frozen Custard

Multiple locations in the 417

My Go-To: A Chocolate Shake made from chocolate + Peanut Butter

Pineapple Whip

Multiple locations in the 417

Cash only

Beth's Bake Shoppe

1645 W Republic Rd

My Go-To: The Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake Cookies

AmyCakes

1108 E Walnut

My Go-To: The Truffles