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222 S 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1503
+1 217-522-4313
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
222 S 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1503
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a food snob. I like to eat at fabulous restaurants all over the World. The last restaurant before this was Extebarri. That said, this is a great restaurant. Chef Michael Higgins seems to love his job and cooking great food. So many great dishes...More

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town for a cross-country driving trip. It was about 8 pm, we wanted to have a bite to eat. Daughter had been in town a week before and recommended it. We loved it! I wish I were hungrier, because I would have...More

Thank cccarol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town with son for Hockey tournament and wanted a nice meal after spending the day in a cold ice rink. Maldaner’s had good TripAdvisor reviews (and that’s what I always look for). We were not disappointed. Hubs has seared tuna; I had...More

Thank LeBonVieTravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came at the end of the lunch time and waited about five minutes to be seated. The staff was not versed in the organic foods that are available. After a discussion with the chef we found that the only thing I could get would...More

Thank Dealia420
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Eating solo and wanting a small meal, still received good service. Refilled my water glass many times without being asked, cleared dishes as soon as finished with each one. Very attentive. The wedge salad had very nice lettuce which was crisp and tender. The dressing...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Clam chowder and dill havarti sammy were very good. The organic greens salad with goat cheese and pecans was very good. The minestrone was okay. We really liked the ambience, and the waiter was very nice and knowledgeable. We like the fact that much of...More

1  Thank Garnett C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is my favorite place to eat. In the summer you can eat at a table outside. I recommend the Salmon fantastic my favorite dish.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Many restaurants have popped up here and there as the place to go for good food. Not many have survived to tell the story of Maldaners. A little background- Maldaners is Springfield's oldest restaurant, opened in the 1880s and has been in their current location...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I like eating at Maldaner's. Linens on the tables and professional staff always make it a treat. Being short on time last week I asked for help in selecting a quick lunch. The soup and half sandwich was a terrific choice. The clam chowder was...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Having gone to Maldaner's many times. It's a great restaurant, food is excellent and the atmosphere charming. Great date night place to eat.

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No, we do not have a dress code. Come dressed comfortably!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 S 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1503
    (6th and Monroe)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-522-4313
  • E-mail
Established in 1884, Maldaner's Restaurant and Catering is one of Springfield's finest restaurants. If you have visited The Old State Capitol, Frank Lloyd Wright's Dana-Thomas House or the State Capitol, you can imagine the wonderful celebrations Maldaner's likely was a part of at the turn of the last century and to the present day. Today, under the guidance of Chef-Owner Michael Higgins, Maldaner's respects tradition while offering the best of contemporary American fine dining in our historical setting. Chef Higgins features seasonal local and regional ingredients influenced by Mediterranean composition and preparation. Heirloom vegetables, humanely raised meats and Slow Food all artistically prepared and presented. Welcome to Maldaner's in downtown Springfield. We hope you enjoy your visit each time you dine at Maldaner's.
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