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516 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701-1534
+1 217-528-3355
11:00 - 15:00
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St. Louis
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121 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a place where you stand in line to place your order at the counter and then wait for your number to be called when they deliver it to your table. The most popular sandwich is their chicken salad so we thought we couldn't go wrong with that choice. Both of us agreed it was not very good and... More 

Thank BeachLover2001
Mattoon, Illinois
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off, you have to order up at the front counter. My wife could only have liquids, so soup was what we're looking for while in town and I'm glad we found this place via Tripadvisor. I had broccoli soup and the upstairs downstairs sandwich (I think that's what it was called), which was turkey bacon lettuce tomato cheese. Both... More 

Thank Carl W
Normal, Illinois
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We ended up here after a long, scary drive in a downpour. We were hungry and flustered from dealing with the unforgiving weather. We thought that this place would be perfect...and it could have been... except... 1. The soup we had was really good, but most of the other choices were gone, so by default, we had to order from... More 

Thank sbrovens
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The staff was nice and talked me through how to order. There is a large selection of soup, salads, and sandwiches. The black and white cake and the carrot cake were two thumbs up from my kids. Nice atmosphere and a calm place to eat during the sightseeing day. Great location across from the Old State Capitol.

Thank omahonn
Baraga, Michigan
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We only went here because it was downtown and was the place Obama went when he came back to town after his presidency. Don't get me wrong, it's really good quality meats and good bread. It's just everything is priced separate. Like a turkey sandwich, you pay 5.50 plus .75 for cheese and .75 for bread. You do get a... More 

Thank mowakey
Springfield, Illinois
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66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The Feed Store is a great lunch stop. They are not open for dinner. They have the best soup and sandwiches in town. Barack Obama ate here the last time he was in town. They can get very busy during the lunch hour so go early. The Wisconsin cheese soup is my favorite. There chicken salad is also very good... More 

Thank Hickuba
Waunakee, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Very quaint and felt liking stepping back in time. Went when they opened and plenty of room and fast service. Turkey sandwich was good but was not asked if I wanted anything on it; so, could have been better. Cream of broccoli soup and french potato was delicious. A cup is plenty! Loved the crushed ice in pop. Lots of... More 

Thank Shannon C
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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137 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Only open from 11-3. Carry 7 soups every day, along with lots of sandwich varieties. Food delicious, great customer service, clean and popular with the locals.

Thank KJL0823
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300 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Great walk to location for a restaurant near the Lincoln Museum. However the service was slow, the meal was average and I was disappointed based on prior reviews. My heartland salad was mostly lettuce, my daughters grilled cheese was served on the wrong bread and wasn't melted. When we asked them to fix it they microwaved it and it became... More 

Fairbury, Illinois
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

After a recent conference, I stopped for lunch with three other diners. It was very busy but the service was great and the food was excellent. Their chicken salad is wonderful, but a bit expensive if you buy it by the pound.

Thank Helen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701-1534
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-528-3355

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