Clarion Hotel & Aqua Lagoon Waterpark
1080 Riverdale Street
West Springfield, MA 01089-4607
Phone: (413) 781-8750
Fax: (413) 733-8652
Bars & Cafes
Cal's Wood-Fired Grill & Bar is a gem in Mill Restaurant Group's chain of successful eateries. This is a great place to gorge on tantalizing American fares. Nestled on Riverdale Road, drop in at Cal's to savor their pastas, steaks and seafood preparations. Complement your food with a wine or cocktail from their list. On Sundays, visit Cal's for a delectable brunch fare that is served till 2p; or chose from their prix fixe menu, available on Mondays as well, which is a reasonable deal at USD20.
Virtuoso is one of the hottest spots in Springfield's Club Quarter. Featuring a sophisticated yet friendly restaurant with creative, contemporary dining, Virtuoso is a great dinner option. The menu is a blend of Italian, American and Asian cuisines, blended together for a unique dining experience. Menu items include Braised Short Rib and Mushroom Ravioli, Wasabi Pea Crusted Ahi Tuna, and Ostrich Mediterranean. After dinner, you can stick around and hang in the Ultra Lounge where you can enjoy cocktails in a classy yet comfortable environment.
Located in Springfield's Club Quarter, Distil offers up an immense selection of drinks along with a diverse selection of music. The drink menu spans 20 pages, and bartenders are always creating new concoctions so you can try something new every time if you want. Be sure to stop by on Wednesdays for Martini and Massage nights.
The Fat Cat Bar & Grill is located in the heart of Springfield's Club Quarter. Featuring two floors of bar, the upstairs of which has a lounge type feel to it, the Fat Cat also has an outside area for smokers or those who just want to catch some fresh air. Featuring live music during the week and weekends, the Fat Cat is a good place to stop during a night on the town.
This restaurant's name says it all--Booze, Blues and BBQ. Theodores' was given a Keeping the Blues Alive award and named the Best Blues Club in the Country in 2004 by the Blues Foundation, so you know this is the place to come for some real, authentic Blues. But that's not all you'll find here! Make sure not to miss out on the menu, featuring everything from individual pizzas, to Gumbo, and of course, lots of amazing Barbecue. And don't skip the drinks either, try the World's Greatest Margarita or Bayou Punch. Theodores' is just a little taste of the Deep South in New England.
The Club Quarter is the center of Springfield nightlife. Located at Stearns Square and the surrounding area, the Club Quarter covers approximately 10 blocks of good food, stiff drinks, and great dancing. Home to over 40 of Springfield's hottest restaurants and nightclubs, the Club Quarter is the place to head for a fun night out.
Tucked within the Springfield Marriott, Currents offers an alluring fare of American cuisine with a contemporary twist. Visit this restaurant to taste the creative concoctions of the executive chef Bill Rounds. If you are not in the mood for a heavy meal, sit at the vibrant bar and sip on some drinks while relishing a light fare. The best time to visit this place is during the week, when it is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving hot meals.
On Springfield Street, nestled among shopping outlets, entertainment facilities and eateries, lies Casa Di Lisa. At this restaurant, you can take your pick from Italian delights or sizzling steaks and even seafood specials. Complement your meal with a wine from their collection, that has won Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence for three consecutive years. You can also choose from their martini list; every dish has a drink that can be coupled with.
After the success of their group of restaurants in Northampton, Spoleto opened their outlet in East Longmeadow in 2006. Guests can gorge on tantalizing fares of pasta, salads, linguine, bolognese and pies made in the stone hearth. The place, covered in hues of yellow and brown, offers a warm atmosphere to dine in. If you are waiting to be seated, why not relax at the bar and relish some drinks till you get your table and your order arrives.
To gorge on a tantalizing fare of steaks visit Delaney's Grill. The steaks are made from black Angus beef, which is one of the best quality meat. To relish on their best catch from the sea, choose from their daily special menu. They also have a gluten free menu to cater to those with dietary restrictions. On Sundays, they throw their doors open in the morning to offer their guests a delectable brunch fare.
The oldest operating brewpub in the northeast offering a wide variety of beers and a rooftop beer garden.
Amherst's La Cucina di Pinocchio that has been in business since 1981, has got a new location at 2054 Bridge Street, Palmer with a revamped name Pinocchio's Ristorante. The menu features a tantalizing Italian fare of salads, risottos, pasta, seafood and poultry dishes. On lucky nights, guests may have a live performer entertaining them with melodious music as they relish their meals.