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A photo of Wine Tasting - Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Springfield restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(15)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Springfield
Booked 18 times today

Stop by our Napa-Style Tasting Room and sample one of our latest wine selections. A tasting includes seven to eight different wines. Cooper's Hawk Wines are sourced from the highest quality grapes from the best vineyards around the world has earned Cooper’s Hawk a growing list of more than 200 wine...

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4.8
Exceptional(894)
$$$$
• American • Champaign
Booked 18 times today

Hamilton Walker’s is the community’s gathering place. Founded by three long-time residents of Champaign, this modern steakhouse with a chic 1940's Hollywood vibe is an inviting gathering place and backdrop for meeting, dining, and socializing; for friends, family, and business; for toasting special...

A photo of Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Springfield restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2229)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Springfield
Booked 44 times today

At Cooper’s Hawk, the safety of our guests and Team Members is our priority, and we are adhering strictly to the Illinois safety mandates. For information on safety requirements and what to expect when you visit, please visit chwinery.com/welcome-back.Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant combines...

A photo of Firefly Grill restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2215)
$$$$
• Unspecified • Effingham
Booked 39 times today

The kitchen is the heart of the Campbell house which is why we created an expedition kitchen so customers can see all of the love and hard work that goes into our dishes. firefly’s vision is a sustainable one; the frame of the building is recycled steel, all of the barn wood is reclaimed as is much...

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4.7
Exceptional(785)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Champaign

We celebrate the true sense of the word "tavern". As the heart and soul of the community, our tavern is a warm and welcoming place bringing together visitors and locals alike. Our mission is to provide a warm and welcoming environment that allows us to treat our guests like family while also...

Discover Central Illinois

With flavors from all over the world, the Central Illinois area is home to some of the state’s most diverse dining options. For starters, you can sample some American favorites, such as chicken wings, halibut, and cream of mushroom soup, in a warm and inviting farm-to-table roadhouse. If you'd like to try some south-of-the-border flavors, you won't be disappointed. Head to one of the many nearby Mexican restaurants for authentic dishes or sample something new like octopus carnitas or black cod. There's also a selection of French restaurants that offer elegant dining atmospheres and traditional meals like steak tartare, rillette of pork, and turban of lobster.

With flavors from all over the world, the Central Illinois area is home to some of the state’s most diverse dining options. For starters, you can sample some American favorites, such as chicken wings, halibut, and cream of mushroom soup, in a warm and inviting farm-to-table roadhouse. If you'd like to try some south-of-the-border flavors, you won't be disappointed. Head to one of the many nearby Mexican restaurants for authentic dishes or sample something new like octopus carnitas or black cod. There's also a selection of French restaurants that offer elegant dining atmospheres and traditional meals like steak tartare, rillette of pork, and turban of lobster.

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