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Augie's Front Burner

109 S 5th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1216
+1 217-544-6979
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
109 S 5th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1216
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Located in historic downtown area. We walked from our hotel. Dinner on a Friday evening. Service was slow as they had a wedding rehearsal dinner going on in the basement. Food was good. Facility was clean. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Iluv2travel059
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Our waiter was good. When I asked for the daily special flatbread, but with the removal of meat, he said the flatbread was already made but he asked the chef to make me a custom flatbread with goat cheese, balsamic vinegar, pepper, etc. It was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Trixie61
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Our meals were absolutely perfect! The server was top-notch!! Everything from the greeting to the wave goodbye was delightful. Thank you, Augie & co!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mommajopo
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We had a lovely evening here. The service was thoughtful, and the menu was great! We loved the Faroe Island Salmon, and the Sirloin Tips. The atmosphere is casual, this prices are moderatel and the food is very good!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TravelMom1108
AFBDDY, Owner at Augie's Front Burner, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review you gave Augie's Front Burner. We will be changing our menu soon to our Fall/Winter Menu. We hope you can join us again soon and try some additional items. Thanks Again.

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

With low expectations from experience lobbying a quarter century ago, we were wowed by this place. It appeared pricey though appealing from the exterior-posted menu opposite the old State House of Lincoln’s day. Once inside and without a reservation—but early—we also were handed at the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Art169
AFBDDY, Owner at Augie's Front Burner, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are thrilled you stopped by to join us for Dinner while you where in town last night. On Tuesday, we offer 50% selected bottles of wine and as you know, every Thursday, we offer a Thrifty Thursday Meal...More

Reviewed May 29, 2018

Had a ribeye on the special menu and it was $45. It was good but certainly not $45 good at barely 3/4" thick and I lost 1/4 of it cutting off the fat.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank stevedH2243EK
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We stopped in on a Saturday evening as we were passing through town. The restaurant was far from full, but the man who greeted us was very pretentious -- asking if we had a reservation and then seeing if "we can fit you in." We...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank keebella
AFBDDY, Owner at Augie's Front Burner, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hello Keebella, Thank you for the reply. I do apologize on the confusion on availability on Saturday. We had a new host working with a new reservation system so I will follow up and make sure he is better trained for the future. Thank you...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018

Excellent atmosphere. Excellent service. Excellent food. Very happy to see that the chef has finally moved beyond mashed potatoes to help with presentation. Had the ribeye special and it was wonderful.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LAB2013
AFBDDY, Owner at Augie's Front Burner, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for the joining us and giving us a wonderful review. We hope you can dine with us again soon.

Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

While staying in downtown Springfield on business we were looking for someplace close on this 10 degree evening. The reviews seemed positive enough so we ventured over. It was early and quite empty but we did not let that stop us. Not high marks for...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Monique R
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Looking for an authentic, quick grab, good food place and never knowing who you’re going to run into.... the make sure to add Boone’s to the list of places to eat, especially during session. Summer patio is a great addition and best of all, not...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank IllinoisNomad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 S 5th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1216
    (E Washington St)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-544-6979
  • E-mail
Description
Augie's Front Burner is a farm to table restaurant located downtown Springfield that offers a large section of wine along with a fabulous bar.
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