Downtown Springfield’s Up and Coming Dining District And Why It’s Your Next Night Out Destination

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Springfield is known to be home to dozens of amazing and eclectic restaurants. The up and coming Dining District is joined by many existing popular spots. Theodore’s, Smith’s, The Fort, Panjabi Tadka, 350 Grill, Nadim’s, Petra Lounge, and more. Keep reading to see our newcomers and start planning your next night out.




New Restaurants to Join the Dining District:

Barkaya – 278 Worthington Street

For the first time in decades, downtown Springfield finally has a sushi and ramen restaurant. Along with a full bar, delicious drinks, and Japanese inspired cocktails. Take it from us, this is some of the best sushi for hundreds of miles. Super authentic and the atmosphere is one of the coolest things about this spot. Check out their website ->


Chef Wayne’s Cajun on the Go  – 350 Worthington Street

The location, affectionately known as “the hut” continues the Big Mamou tradition of serving Cajun inspired cuisine with the addition of house made smoked meat dishes. The Cajun on the Go menu is designed with the lunch and early dinner crowd in mind – building on the convenience of delivery through Grubhub and the staff at the hut. Simply order online for delivery or pick-up and we will deliver to your door or your car. Check out their website -> 

Posted by Chef Wayne's Cajun On The Go on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Granny’s Baking Table –  309 Bridge Street – Opening Soon! Stay tuned.

Granny’s Baking Table is on a mission to get back to the basics; of welcoming folks to their table, of lively conversation, fabulous food. Come on into Granny’s, the spirit is alive and well. Granny’s Baking Table is a joint venture of Sonya Yelder, of Souper Sweet Sandwich Shop and Todd Crosset, the Sidecar Baker. They are artisan bakers, committed equally to their craft and the people who choose to live and work in Springfield. They celebrate and reflect the richness of our community. Enjoy coffee, tea, specialty pies, pastries like beignets, biscuits, croissants, scones, muffins, sandwiches, and more. Check out their website here -> 

Posted by Grannys Baking Table on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

211 Worthington Street Pub  – 211 Worthington Street 

Gastropub serving handcrafted food, 50+Craft beers, Barrel aged cocktails and a rustic but cozy atmosphere! Enjoy live music, trivia night, and more weekly events. Food specials include pretzels, burgers, oven baked mac and cheese, and more. Check out their website here -> 

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Posted by 211 Worthington St. Pub on Wednesday, May 8, 2019


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Jess Miller’s OMG Comedy Club is a pop up comedy club for the month of December inspired by the local comedian’s 12 Days of Comedy Toy Drive for Foster Kids that she’s been doing since 2013. Jess Miller’s OMG Comedy Club is across from Theodore’s on Worthington St.

They will accept toys for the ENTIRE month of December for $5 off any general admission ticket. The cut off date to get the to the kids this year is Dec 14. Toys will be going to AOK, All Our Kids, children in the custody of MSPCC for their annual Christmas Party. After the 14th toys will be given to DCF…

Purchase tickets and for more information visit -> 


The LIGHTS. Worthington Street is finally getting the attention it deserves, with the newly strung lights. Being downtown’s longtime entertainment street, the lights add an updated modern vibe to the street. Both Stearns Square, Duryea Way, and the sidewalks along Worthington Street have all gone under major renovations over the summer. With the newly renovated space, Duryea Way has become a great space to activate events such as this past summer’s What’s on Tap Wednesday.




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