Columbian Grand Hall
2200 Meadowbrook Rd., Springfield
Kitchen hours: Tue.-Sat. 11am-8pm (excluding Friday, March 26 after 4pm due to fish fry).
Finish the meal with fried ice cream for $5. Enjoy a refreshing $2 Corona/Corona Premier or a $5 el Jimador pineapple jalapeno margarita.
3219 S. Sixth Street Road B
Mon – Thu: 11am-2pm and 5-9pm; Fri – Sat: 11am-9pm; Sun 11am-7pm
House-made potato chip or tator tot nachos
Served with your choice of BBQ pulled pork, garlic butter pork or taco meat. Dine in or to go, no problem. Just tell us what you want on them — diced tomatoes, green onions, jalapenos, feisty cheese sauce, black olives, sour cream and salsa. Drink specials include the Corona family for $3.25 or $4 El Jimador margaritas. Order from the full menu
Chadito’s Mexican American Grill
3030 S. Sixth St., Springfield
Mon.-Sat. 10am-8pm. Closed Sundays.
Sweet Carolina Tacos – Two smoked pulled pork tacos served with sweet Carolina BBQ sauce and topped with a corn salsa.
Blue Margaritas Mexican Bar & Grill
3151 Horizon, Springfield
Mon.-Tues.: 11am-9pm, Fri. & Sat. 11am-10pm, Sunday 11am-9pm
Blue Margaritas’ Nachos Supremos – A bed of fresh chips covered with white cheese sauce and topped with guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo and jalapeños. Served with your choice of ground beef or chicken. How can you resist a cold, mouthwatering margarita made with our homemade margarita mix and el Jimador tequila?
The Taco Joint
230½ South Grand Ave. East
Hours: Mon – Fri 11am – 8pm, Saturday 11am – 4pm
Nachos Libres (top pic): Carnitas, smoked brisket and grilled chicken topped with queso, pico de gallo and chipotle BBQ sauce!
Vampiro – Slow-cooked, tender brisket thrown face down into a blend of cheeses and grilled ‘til crusted, then served in a corn tortilla with black bean dip and cilantro.
Main Gate Bar & Grill
2143 N. 11th St. (across from Illinois State Fair main gate)
Hours: Breakfast 6am-11am, 11am, Lunch and dinner menu 11am-midnight.