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Nearly Famous Deli & Pasta House

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2708 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-3714
+1 417-883-3403
11:00 - 21:00
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Springfield, Missouri
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65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I had never heard of this place, I guess it;s a locals thing. It's in an old strip mall on Glenstone across from the mall. . I had the Veal Piccata, It was smothered in Lemon Juice and Capers! They are not afraid to add a little flavor here! It came with Spaghetti tossed with Parmesan, classic and very tasty.... More 

Thank G_Friedrich_M
Branson, Missouri
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107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Have eaten here now twice. What a place. I would recommend however early or late lunch because it does get crowded at lunch time. Crab bisque with half sandwich was my first experience and my wife ordered the Grilled chicken salad and coffee. She loved that salad and can't wait to return. The crab bisque was wonderful as was the... More 

Thank Jim T
West Plains, Missouri
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My family loves this place. It's my kids favorite! Always super friendly, and great memories! They always remember us:) When we make it to Springfield, we always go to Nearly Famous.

Thank DraftFarm
Glen Carbon, Illinois, United States
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298 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Had a quick business lunch at Nearly Famous. Both of us had combinations of soups, salad, and sandwiches. Very good quality and quantity. They have a full menu, so just about anything you are looking for they have. It was really busy and in fact there were people waiting for a table most of the time we ate. Prices were... More 

Thank JBretteD
Kimberling City, United States
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My sister and I stopped in for dinner before attending a concert. The restaurant was clean, staff friendly and food amazing. We have been coming to Nearly Famous for many years, our parents even came on "dates" many years ago. It is a family staple for us. We love coming wether it be for lunch or a simple dinner! I... More 

Thank Stephana B
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117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is the place where you see old friends gather and new visitors are impressed with the food and service.Their food quality is excellent for lunch or dinner.Their daily lunch specials are customer favorites. The bar is well stocked.

Thank A6848TDdavidp
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a mainstay of Springfield dining. Cozy atmosphere. Friendly, attentive service. Ordered their special, shrimp pesto... Very, very good. Planning to book their banquet room soon for a special event.

Thank jklmnop96
Rogersville, MO, USA
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I went to this restaurant with 4!friends for the first time. We arrived as the restaurant just opened at 11:00 am. First customers of the day. We were asked to move out of the aisle and wait around the cirner while our table was prepared. As soon as we saw the servers push 2 tables together we headed to the... More 

Thank gailgarrett
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I've known the owners for several years and they know their business. They purchased this cafe from the previous owner quite a while ago and have carried on the tradition and improved upon it to boot! Nearly Famous has always been known for their Deli Tomato soup and salads and pastas. However I'm crazy about their Egg Salad Sandwich, but... More 

Thank Greg M
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42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, value and quality of food. Will be back and I highly recommend if just for the friendliest staff. Just a great time.

Thank Stan O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2708 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-3714
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-883-3403

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?