The 10 Best Restaurants In Springfield, Massachusetts

Natalie Guerrero

Springfield, Massachusetts is also known as “The City of Firsts” due to its many innovations and inventions – including basketball. After satisfying your sporty streak, satisfy your tastebuds with the top 10 spots to grab some grub.

Red Rose

1. Red Rose Pizzeria

Red Rose Pizzeria

Red Rose Pizzeria in Springfield is a pizza lover’s dream. Open Tuesday through Sunday, this pizzeria is owned by an Italian family with a passion for authentic Italian food. Get a slice of Italy at Red Rose next time you are in Springfield.

1060 Main St Springfield, MA USA +1(413) 739-8510

BBQ Sausage BBQ Sausage © April Aceto/flickr

Chef Wayne’s Big Mamou

Welcome to Chef Wayne’s Big Mamou, a finger-lickin’ good restaurant serving the best Cajun dishes from gumbo to crayfish etoufee. Big Mamou gives us a taste of New Orleans in Massachusetts and refuses to disappoint.

63 Liberty St Springfield, MA USA +1 (413) 732-1011

Ginger Blossom

Ginger Blossom is the place to get fine Chinese and Japanese cuisine in Springfield. Their food is casual and authentic to its culture. Each dish is prepared to wow their guests and give them a taste of true Asian cuisine. Try their spicy soups if you are adventurous, and you will not be let down.

1203 Parker St Springfield, MA USA + 1 (413) 783-8300

Student Prince Café & The Fort Dining Room

This German-style cafe presents German cuisine with an edgy twist. Each dish can be paired with a German beer of choice as they have an impressive assortment on tap as well as daily selections. Student Prince Café’s pre fixe menu is not to be missed this fall with incredible deals and foods combined to assure a quality dining experience.

8 Fort St Springfield, MA USA +1 (413) 734-7475

2. Max's Tavern

Bar, Restaurant, American, Vegetarian, Vegan

Max’s Tavern is part of the Max Restaurant Group but is the first to appear outside of Connecticut. The tavern’s innovative menu features classic yet incomparable American cuisine, craft cocktails, wines, and a chophouse fare. The restaurant is equipped with a full bar and is sure to satisfy your tummy with fine flavors.

3. Bottega Cucina

Bottega Cucina

Bottega Cucina has the goal of providing their guests with the most fulfilling dining experience while staying true to their Italian flavors. They allow their staff to share knowledge and make suggestions in order to do so. Their menus are designed to showcase each season’s fullest and freshest flavors as well as challenging their guests to try new and exciting pairings of wine, beer, and food.

46 Morgan Rd West Springfield, MA USA +1 (413) 732-2500

4. Theodore's


At Theodores you can find some of the best barbecue in New England. Its rich and enticing flavors complement each other and bring its guests to challenge the notion that only the south has notable barbecue food. The environment is filled with live music and entertainment daily and should not be missed.

201 Worthington St Springfield, MA USA +1 (413) 736-6000

Baked Authentic Italian MeatballsBaked Authentic Italian Meatballs © April Aceto/flickr

5. Adolfos Ristorante

Adolfos Ristorante

Adolfos, located in the heart of downtown Springfield, is a classic Italian-American synthesis with an emphasis on creativity in the kitchen, fresh ingredients and authentic Italian products. The luxurious dining area creates an ambiance that is unmatched in Springfield. It is a place to meet up, relax, and eat some delightful Italian cuisine.

254 Worthington St Springfield, MA 01103 +1 (413) 746-5000

6. Latitude Restaurant

Restaurant, American, Vegan, Vegetarian

Latitude Restaurant ensures its guests get fresh local products in order to create a farm-to-table experience with an emphasis on community. The restaurant’s owner Jeffrey Daigneau is dedicated to sharing his craft of cooking with the community he grew up in. That is what the Latitude experience is all about.

7. Storrowton Tavern

Restaurant, American, Vegan, Vegetarian

Storrowtown Restaurant and Tavern is a landmark of Springfield. With more than 40 years of experience, Storrowton has the goal to treat its guests as valued friends. The traditional New England cuisine is historic and elegant. Enjoy a holiday meal, live music, or even just summer on the patio at Storrowtown for an incredible taste of New England.

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