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Lake Pointe Grill
Lake Pointe Grill

Lake Pointe Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.lakepointegrill.com
  • Phone: (217) 679-3900
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch & Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Pizzeria, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Alex Ingram
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining room can be made available Sunday through Thursday for business meetings, programs and or personal gatherings. We book parties of any size from the small birthday parties to the detail oriented business meetings.
  • Private Party Contact: Shanon (217) 679-3900

Getting there

  • Cross Street: N. Cotton Hill Road
  • Public Transit: Springfield Public Transit District provides bus service within a 1/2 block of our location at the corner of Toronto Road and East Lake Shore Drive.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Large paved lot on site with plenty of parking. We provide complimentary valet parking during any of our regular business hours.
A word from Lake Pointe Grill
Lake Pointe Grill provides a relaxed feel featuring an imported wood fired oven specializing in authentic hand extended artisan pizzas. A diverse menu including comfort foods, American Southern cuisine and local regional favorites. A comfortable atmosphere where both the trendy meet and family's feel welcomed. Full service bar featuring a variety of wines and spirits and nightly featured cocktails.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "We were very pleased with the service and the food. We have eaten there several times and have always had good service and food. They are very friendly and courteous. We will definitely return and recommend it to others. They have a menu that has such a nice selection and items that you don't find at many restaurants. The stuffed meat loaf is delicious."
    Dined on 8/28/2014
  • "really enjoyed this restaurant - menu had many choices.... everything we had was very good !! will definitely be back !!"
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "Very good food, but it is noisy due to the design of the dining area. Difficult for people with hearing aids. The outdoor dining is nice and quieter."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Food was just OK to uneatable. That might be just me as I did not like the soup of the day. The pizza was just OK."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Went here to celebrate my sister's birthday. Fries were absolutely disgusting and had a burnt flavor. Probably was my fault for picking an entrée with fries. My beef brisket sandwich was also pretty dry with barely any bbq sauce. Waiter was slow on getting check and dessert so we waited a while at the end."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "An enjoyable & friendly service for our group. adjusting the cool air over our table also. very accommodating. Food was delish. Let's do it again,soon! we all had something different-variety of pizza orders,etc...everyone very satisfied with their selection"
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "The food was very good, service was really quick, considering you had a large groups from State Troopers facility. No one complained about anything except that the blueberry bread pudding was not a great as expected. It perhaps could have been a little more gooey with some sauce. The dessert special recommended (berry cobbler with ice cream) was super. Good job. PS You may want to consider adding some cheese to your shrimp and grits. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Overall the visit was nice. We were not seated 15 minutes after our reservation was scheduled for"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "It was Mother's day... so I know they were busy. But all of our food was NOT delivered to the table at the same time. It is our believe that you do not start eating until early everyone is served... so 4 of the 5 of us SAT AND WAITED FOR CLOSE TO 10 MINUTES... before my son received his kid meal mac & cheese! By the time he got it my dinner had cooled and his was way too hot. I don't know if there was an issue in the kitchen or if our server forgot to order his dinner.... but on Mother's Day... I was hoping for me to be served a hot meal. So I was a little disappointed. Lake Point was my choice... not sure I would go again with my family."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Had a really good dinner, I had shrimp & grits, and they were awesome. My wife had the white garlic pizza and couldn't stop saying how good it was. We are looking forward to taking are friends back with us"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "My three best friends and I meet once a month for dinner. We have chose Lake Pointe Grill the last 2 months. We love the food, and the location. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Very good food with excellent service in a comfortable atmosphere. We had a table of five including two younger diners. there was something for everyone. The wood fired oven creates a very unique finish to the dough of the pizza."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "I found out about Lake Pointe just a few months ago. Since then it has become a regular spot for my wife and I. Whether it is dining in or take-out, Lake Pointe never misses. The food is great and when we dine in the service is great. The only problem is having to decide between all the awesome dishes."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Food. Just keeps getting better every time we go. Can be somewhat noisy at times. Wood fired pizzas are excellent!"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "The online reservation process was very efficient-very impressed! The only problem was the table-the very last table at the back of the room next to the hall way leading to the rest rooms & kitchen-I asked (before moving) to another table of which there were several available-my party of 4 was much happier"
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "Our dinners Saturday night were excellent. I had the special ... the 10 oz. sirloin steak with mashed potatoes and broccoli. It was terrific. My wife had a salad with shrimp, and our guests had the catfish sandwich and the pulled pork. Everyone was really pleased with their choice. The food was outstanding and so was the service. The only (slight) issue would be the noise level. There was a large table next to us that seemed to be competing to see who could talk the loudest. When the restaurant is full, it gets pretty loud in there."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The Lake Pointe Grill has a fabulous selection of menu choices that will blow your socks off! No one can walk away without loving what they order! Everyone had a great time, and will be going again soon!!!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We met friends there before a show. Great food and great service. The online reservations offered through the Lake Pointe Grill website was very convenient. I would highly recommend Lake Pointe."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Came in on a Friday. We had a reservation and the table was all set when we arrived. Drink service was a little slow for the initial order but once we were served they stayed on top of the refills. Food was good. Most of us ordered pizza. I had a chicken jalapeno pizza. Service was slow and I think they were a little understaffed. With all that said the place is still good and I would go back. It is the nicest place in the area."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Arrived minutes prior to reservation & we were seated immediately. Service from the time we were seated until we left was excellent. Overall experience for my party of 4 was superior. I rate the food a 4.5 out 5."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "We made reservations and when we arrived, there were a whole bunch of open tables. I was out for a date night with my husband and we were set on the bar side with the big screen TVs and a whole lot of noise. They set in a back corner at the smallest table i have ever seen literally a foot away from the people next to us. So much for a romantic evening. At least the food was good."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Our party of 8 including 2 children ate here recently on a Saturday night. We had a reservation, booked through Open Table, and we were seated promptly. Our waitress was attentive and offered suggestions. The appetizers were wonderful. I think all 8 of us ordered something different, from pizza to salmon to pasta to meat loaf. it was all tasty. Would definitely eat here again."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Had a great dinner with friends. This was out first time at Lakepoint and we will definitely be going back. The food was very good and our waiter wad awesome."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "The only thing about the seating that I really don't care for is how close you are seated next the the other tables. It makes it difficult to have a private conversation. Our waitress was decent, she was friendly but did not check back on us enough to keep our drinks filled and half way through the dinner she disappeared and another waiter took over. She did reappear after we finished our meal and made sure we were given our check, maybe she had something personal she had to take care of, I am not sure but both were friendly."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "We were disappointed in that we had a reservation but it took 1/2 hour to seat us. Even worse was that they were seating walk-ins before us. The food was good and came out quickly but I would NOT recommend going here before a show. Again, we were very disappointed with the way out reservation was treated. We would have been better not making a reservation."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Very glad we had reservations as it was a very busy night and many people had to wait for a table. Glad we did not have a table by the door since so many people standing in close proximity to those tables. Food was great and we dined with friends."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Everything about our visit was flawless. We made reservations, so no wait. We had quick service, a great waitress, and the food was amazing. Will definitely be returning!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "I've been here several times and never been disappointed. Variety and something for anyone! Wood fire pizzas are excellent."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "We're always satisfied with Lake Pointe Grill. Great food and terrific service. See you again soon."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "This is our second time choosing this spot for our February Birthdays. We love the food and the great service. The prices are right and it a fun time all around."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Went because they could accommodate a large group. Food and service was very good, however the noise level made it somewhat unenjoyable - could not talk to anyone and we had to park across the street due to the limited parking situation. Said they had valet - but nobody was working the valet!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The food here is some of the best in down state Illinois! Nothing fancy about the place or the service, but it was clean and well staffed. Everything we ordered (pork enchiladas, stuffed meat loaf and pecan encrusted trout) was a culinary delight. We got blueberry bread pudding to go and had them later in the evening and the were also delicious. A MUST try is the Mac and cheese. Located in a small strip mall with a few other storefronts so parking is a premium. U will enjoy!"
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "Food preparation was excellent, presentation was very of a very high quality. Several of our party had the meat loaf, it had been recommended to us. I would second that."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "Lake Pointe offers a wide variety of choices on their menu. From Asian-inspired to new American to wood fired pizza. My wife and kids love to go there. My favorite menu item is their beef and Italian sausage meatloaf that is stuffed with white cheddar and smoked gouda and wrapped in bacon. My wife loves their sesame crusted ahi tuna. The service has always been top notch."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "What a great experience! Took my wife here because it was close to home. The place was full at 6:30 but they held a table per my reservation. Everything that came out of the kitchen looked amazing. We had salmon and meatloaf. Both were fantastic. The wait staff made special efforts to check on us. We seldom have dessert but this time we just couldn't help ourselves. The lava cake was the best I've ever had."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Took my wife here for pre concert dinner on our anniversary. We both loved the relaxed but classy atmosphere. But more importantly the food was extraordinary! Both the presentation of our meal and the taste assured we would be returning. Great wine selection along with a diverse menu sure to capture everyone's tastebuds. I highly recommend the ahi tuna entree as well as the blueberry bread pudding for dessert. This place is sure to please."
    Dined on 12/16/2013
  • "After reading rave reviews, a co-worker and I tried this place for dinner. The staff was friendly. The atmosphere had a very corporate/chain feel. The food was ok. Clearly a place that is simply a business that happens to sell food rather than a place that is all about the food. That said, it seems to be popular with the locals. So I guess the owners are making money, which appeared to be their only goal."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "This is a fantastic place for good food and.wonderful service. I would always recommend this place to family and friends."
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "The quality of food & service are excellent. My wife and I enjoy this restaurant for it quality and menu variety."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "My wife and I decided to have steak for the first time at Lake Pointe. Although quite pricey, they were excellent rib-eyes. They were cooked just right (rare and med rare) and were excellent cuts. We recommend them to other discerning beef eaters. Also, we appreciated the attentive service from our waiter, Ben. We hope we can experience that again! The restaurant can be quite noisy at times, but last Saturday was ok, actually quite comfortable (my wife is rather soft-spoken and sometimes I cannot hear her due to the acoustics.) Overall we had a very enjoyable experience and will be back, both as a couple as well as with family and friends."
    Dined on 10/26/2013