Best American Restaurants in Central Illinois

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Best American Restaurants in Central Illinois

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Best Contemporary American Restaurants in Central Illinois

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Central Illinois's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Firefly Grill1. Firefly Grill
1704 reviews
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American | Effingham, Central Illinois

One of our favorites spots to enjoy dinner The best in southern Illinois, maybe even the state! More

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Loukinens' on 4th2. Loukinens' on 4th
200 reviews
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Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois

Spectacular! Recommend for special occasions Threw a surprise 30th for a dear friend. Laurie, the GM/owner was superb. She arranged the best table in the house for us. Invited us to arrive early to decorate & get ready. And, she continued to check in on our table throughout the evening. Waitstaff excellent & attentive. Five stars for service. They couldn't have been more accomodating. We lacked for nothing ALL night. More

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Indigo-Springfield3. Indigo-Springfield
362 reviews
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Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois

Indigo is a great place for an intimate dining experience. It's very easy to sit and converse with your companion(s). The food is always very tasteful and presentation very appealing. The first glass of wine I ordered did not taste right and I could tell the bottle had been open a little too long (the bouquet and taste were just off). They opened a new bottle for me--which I truly appreciated! More

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Nick and Nino's Penthouse Steakhouse4. Nick and Nino's Penthouse Steakhouse
1270 reviews
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Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois

I had requested a window seat for myself and my husband and our two friends for our 40th birthday celebration. The restaurant was elegant. The view of the city was awesome. The food was delicious and the waiter was on point from beginning to end. He was very attentive. The whole experience was worth the money. More

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KoFusion5. KoFusion
73 reviews
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Fusion / Eclectic | Champaign / Monticello, Central Illinois

Great service and very good food. Had a mix of sushi, Asian and American dishes. All were excellent. More

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Neil St BluesNeil St Blues
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American | Champaign / Monticello, Central Illinois

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