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“Well run pub and eatery with a little bit of Springfield history behind it.Ghosts too.”
Review of Theodore's

Theodore's
Ranked #2 of 364 Restaurants in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Funky BBQ and Blues joint. Freshly smoked meats. Live music five nights a week. 21 plus after 9pm
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Theodore's has been know to have ghost sightings over the years. I find this entirely believable. The Worthington St. location is one of the oldest established urban neighborhoods in America. No doubt there are a lot of old spirits wandering these streets. The restaurant is on the ground floor of a large brick residential apartment building. It must be at least 120 years old. It is a bar, but it does serve food and there is occasionally music performed there. Good selection of beers, both bottled and on tap. When it comes to food, their specialty is the "burnt tips". Theodore's always has brisket in the pipeline and they serve it several different ways. You can get a brisket entree, sandwich, or just the tips. Super soft and tasty. They also have a lot of other menu items and you can have a turkey wrap if you like. Really nice waffle fries; thick. Wait staff and bar staff are all really nice. If you are coming to town for the casino (Fall 2018) bear in mind that Theodore's is on the north side of town in the old restaurant district, but I understand there will be a bus taking diners back and forth to the casino.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

I always come here when I am in Springfield for work. This place has the best burnt ends ever and really delicious cornbread. Waffle fries are awesome as well. Baby back ribs are ok and the brisket is ok, but man, those burnt ends!!!! I went there twice within 24 hours for them. Totally worth a visit.

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Thank Mike06810
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Really good, tender, moist, BBQ brisket. All my friends agreed. Very friendly service. Reasonable prices for BBQ. Not fancy but interesting atmosphere. There is a stage in the center for performances.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Our hotel gave us a list of restaurants and thankful we found this one. Our server Desiree was helpful and attentive. We ordered 3 app’s, one bbq main (pulled pork) and onion rings. They were all delicious. I wasn’t sure what beer to have and was able to try samples! When in Springfield this is definitely a place to go and eat!

Thank TifFit
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Booze, Blues and BBQ- ... love the Burnt ends.... burgers and pulled pork... excellent BBQ abd a real great dive atmosphere

Thank JJFlash7
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