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2824 Plaza Dr, Springfield, IL 62704-6524
+1 217-546-4660
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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“pao chicken” (5 reviews)
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
“filet” (8 reviews)
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Sushi, Asian
2824 Plaza Dr, Springfield, IL 62704-6524
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

We have not been here for several months. We were surprised by all of the empty tables for prime time Saturday night. In the past it was near impossible to get a table on Saturday night. Perhaps it is the high prices. Food was "ok",...More

1  Thank Thomas E
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Party of 6 and have to say excellent food all around. Filet was awesome. Sea bass was perfect and appetizers spot on. Service was really great. Our server took time to make suggestions which I always appreciate. Will be back and recommend if you haven't...More

Thank shapeshifter2016
Reviewed November 13, 2017

To the Manager of Pau Restaurant, Springfield, Il: (Sent 10/30/17) I am writing this to you personally instead of posting a review online. Perhaps you were not made aware of what we experienced in your restaurant. I believe if you had, you would have made...More

1  Thank creampuff315
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We tried out Pao's recently, and found it quite satisfactory. The filet mignon was cooked properly and tasted good. The service was acceptable. We ate outside on a pleasant evening with a gentle breeze.

Thank Ghost
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times with my family and this restaurant has always been consistent with great food and service! My family and I were there tonight celebrating my Dad's birthday and everything was absolutely amazing. We started off with shrimp cocktail, Caribbean shrimp...More

Thank John B
Reviewed July 22, 2017

On a busy Saturday night, our party was seated quickly after a poor experience with another restaurant. The food was excellent. The salmon and the pork chops were terrific. Can't beat the service!

Thank bowenls
Reviewed April 10, 2017

First time there. I tried the Ribeye, which had excellent flavor but was rather chewy for the price. Garlic mashers were divine and asparagus spears were delicious. Coconut creme pie was very good but at $7, this tiny piece was way overpriced. Friends opted for...More

Thank tlawrick
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Delicious strawberry pineapple mojito! I had the pao chicken. It was good, kind of tasted like a Chinese dish. My husband had the pork. He said it was just ok. The park was breaded and fried, served with mashed potatoes and asparagus. The asparagus was...More

Thank Lovetravel G
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Couldn't make it for our friend's special night because we were out of town. We called the restaurant to pay for her dinner and was told that we should pay her back tomorrow because they were too busy.

1  Thank Rimas N
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

This has been a local sushi restaurant for many years. The food is good and the service is typically average. On Mondays they have drink specials that are four dollars a drink and they try to keep some specials going to keep the menu more...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2824 Plaza Dr, Springfield, IL 62704-6524
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-546-4660
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