Loukinens' on 4th

4.7
200 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
We offer a balance of delicious Contemporary American fare with a twist of Classical French technique. Chef Loukinen has created a lunch menu of flavorful soups, salads, sandwiches and more. Dinner is a dining event of palate pleasing courses meant to be savored throughout the meal. Join us today and create your own memory at Loukinens' on 4th!
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JG
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

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.

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San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

This is a gem in Springfield. Menu is great and the service was attentive.

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BM
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an excellent experience. We would definitely go back and we highly recommend it to our friends. Loved the atmosphere. Food was excellent. Sea scallops were delicious

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JM
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife, daughter and grandson went to Loukinens' for dinner on New Year's Eve. My wife and I had dined there before but it was new for my daughter and grandson. It was a very nice evening for all of us. As always, both the food and service were excellent. We especially appreciated the efforts of the owner to seat us quickly rather than have us wait. This is quickly becoming one of the favorite restaurants in Springfield and we always recommend it to our friends. Keep up the great work.

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B
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Really enjoy coming here for special meals. Dinner is always excellent and even lunch is a very lovely affair. You can't go wrong coming here and the owners are lovely people that take a lot of pride in their restaurant.

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New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

We area very similar restaurant two nights before and the service, food and overall dinner was great. Tonight was a disappointment. Our waitress didn't tell us about the $5 drink special for the night, everyone around us received a bread basket, not once did our waitress ask us if we wanted one. The food was good but not great. The chef and head waiter stopped by everyone's table but ours. No we weren't dressed as hobos and didn't stink. We were dressy casual as everyone else. This won't be a restaurant we'll be returning. For the price I will go back to vele.

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EJ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

New Years Eve

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MR
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I’ve dined here many times. It was a first visit for my friend on NYE.
She thoroughly enjoyed and will return.

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NE
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food with excellent service. Chef comes to your table to check the quality of your experience.

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MW
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Exceptional all-around food and service.
I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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H
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very good. Food and wine both tasty. Was a bit noisy at times.

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ML
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for the first time on December 21st. It was a far more pleasurable experience than we had at another recently opened restaurant. The staff is excellent. The food is delicious. The wine list is great. We will be back. There was also an incredible gingerbread house as we entered the restaurant.

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Springfield
6 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service was fantastic! Manager and Chef both asked how our food was and were both very nice, professional and friendly. Will be back soon!

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p
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was prepared with care. All of the flavors really hit the mark.
The watermelon rind unsweetened tea was a very pleasant surprise.
Only negative was that the French Onion soup could have been warmer.
The cheese on top was broiled to perfection, but underneath the soup was only luke warm.

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RG
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

We went for our anniversary and walked away very disappointed. Our entrees (short rib and pork chop) were quite bland. The sides (Mac and cheese and brussel sprouts) were also bland. The Mac and cheese smelled bad and the sprouts were mushy as if they were boiled or frozen ahead of time. We only had a few bites of both sides and couldn’t eat anymore. The bread was quite stiff as if it had been microwaved to heat it up. While they gave us a free dessert due to our disappointment in the short rib, we will not be returning. We had high expectations due to other positive reviews and the nice atmosphere.

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MD
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always an excellent dining experience! As busy parents, Louikinen’s on 4th is one of our go-to places for date nights to reconnect. The food is outstanding: calamari is the best in town 👍

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JM
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have dined at Loukinens’ a few times before but this latest visit was the best experience yet. The food was outstanding, as was the service. The owners were on top of everything and it showed. Their hands-on presence was what set this visit apart.

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Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Alex is an absolutely excellent server - attentive, engaging and knowledgeable. It was my first time at Loukinen's, but it will definitely not be my last!! The food was also amazing, all the way down to the dessert. Best food in Springfield, IL!

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Austin
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and views.

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W
St. Louis
10 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for my wife’s birthday and was very pleased. I had the pan seared grouper which was perfectly cooked and my wife had the homemade ravioli which was superb. Our server, Bill, was great at anticipating our needs, but not hovering. Top notch. The owners came to see us at the table to make sure everything was satisfactory, and were cordial and delightful. Good date night.

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Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Would not change a thing. Service was “first class” and personable. The chef came to our table more than once to make sure everything was desirable. The food was excellent, from the delicately fried cauliflower, the perfectly grilled swordfish to the ice cream trio (including jalapeño infused chocolate) Ohhhh, must also try the lobster bisque!!! This lovely dining experience is Co-owned, the chef is one of the owners and the other owner served our food. The manager came to our table as well to make sure we were please and had everything we needed. Our server, Michael, perfect-ask for him. Our evening was an amazing experience all around. Please don’t change anything.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food has been exceptional every time we have eaten at Loukinens. We like that the menu changes providing new dishes to try.

You will more than likely to meet the chef/owner during your meal along with the manager. They want to make your experience as great as possible.

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Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had Alex as our waiter, he was awesome! The food was amazing and cooked to perfection. Would recommend to anyone.

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KR
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very Nice, quite setting, the food was fantastic. I blew my diet - but it was worth it.

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NE
St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Unusual items on the menu which makes ordering fun. Food is fantastic and the service is exceptional.

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BF
St. Louis
8 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow. If in Springfield, this is the place to go. Terrific service and great food. Tried them for the first time today for our anniversary. We had Short Ribs and the Filet...both were awesome. Be sure to get the Cauliflower appetizer.

Best service we've ever had in Springfield. Simply great!

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SB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Dinner was excellent. Pork chop was presented well and cooked to perfection. Bread basket was filled with nice variety of breads. The chicken dish was excellent as well. It was a bit noisy in the main dining room but not annoying. Cost was not out of line. We will definitely be back.

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Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Easily the best restaurant in Springfield!

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D
Louisville
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Beautiful place. Excellent service. So, so on the taste buds. Lots of $ for the lack of yum.

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WS
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice place, very scenic, great food and staff is extremely attentive. Loved that the chef came out to check on customers. Top notch dining in Springfield.

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DS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, excellent service, quite lovely inside! Definitely going back.

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PH
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another wounderful dinning experience, final meal in the area because of a transfer, going to miss it but good reason to visit often.

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MS
Cincinnati
11 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were out of town and wanted a local dining experience. This place is fabulous!! Food is beautifully presented, tasted out of this world, and was very nicely priced. We recommend this place to everyone!!!

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TB
Nashville
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

First time to Loukinens and won’t be the last. Excellent food and great unrushed service. A must have is the Cauliflower appetizer.

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Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another creative menu by Chef Loukinen! The food presentation is always beautiful, and the flavor never disappoints. On a Friday evening, downtown, every table in the dining room was filled. We are thrilled to see Springfield embracing this fine dining establishment. The service was excellent, as always! We love Loukinens!

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St. Louis
15 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic! New favorite place in Springfield...

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TM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cannot say enough about Loukinens’! Service has always been great. Went for our anniversary and brought our 2 year old, the staff were so welcoming and even brought toys over to keep him occupied. Kyle was an excellent waiter!! Everyone from the owners, manager and wait staff are always inviting and courteous! Love Loukinens!

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RC
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was a very nice surprise. The food and service were both excellent.

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BC
St. Louis
10 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We thoroughly enjoy this restaurant and plan to continue eating there regularly.

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D
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

The special was a roasted turkey sandwich and soup.

The turkey came cold...I expected it to be at least warm.

The soup lacked flavor in comparison to other restaurants’ French Onion soup

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