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Big Easy Grill

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3641 E Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65809-2821
+1 417-832-0040
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Michigan
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297 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

This restaurant has a couple of things going for: its name, and some framed photos of famed Cajun chef Justin Wilson. That's where the positives end. The gumbo, although it appeared to be based on a roux, was very greasy, and the sausage was insipid. The liquid for the crawfish gumbo appeared to have been made from Campbell's tomato soup,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

The pork tenderloin sandwich with chips is wonderful!!! We visited 2 times in a week for this. The fish po-boy is also great, The chips are freshly made and so delicious.

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Thank Joanne B
Eminence Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We absolutely enjoyed The Big Easy Grill! Happy, friendly employee's and the closest to New Orleans Cuisine that we have found. My Husband is from new Orleans and is delighted at the prospect of enjoying some authentic cuisine from home. (Spices are toned down from original Cajun cooking). The Muffalatta is excellent!

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Thank LadyCaptain
Springfield, Missouri
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Not on the menu, but I'm telling you the Dirty Rice is the BEST! Sausage and shrimp with just the perfect spice. Dirty Jambalaya is on the menu, it is good too. We love the Crawfish Etoufee, the Catfish Poorboy, ....Just wonderful food. This location is larger and nicer, and they have room for larger groups.

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Thank Dede V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Loved everything we had. I had the shrimp gumbo & a side of okra both were super good. We also got the bread pudding to share & it was amazing as well. The price for everything was pretty great too! I will definitely be back!

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Thank Tiffany D
Walnut Grove, Missouri
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Seems that food at both locations is still pretty good but new location service needs to be brought up 2 par!

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Thank Michael Q
Silver Dollar City
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

But I'll have to say this "Tenderloin" is one at the top. Best I know in Springfield! Ideal meal, Tenderloin Sandwich and a cup of Gumbo! Yum yum.. I usually get Jambalaya. I trade off now. Making me hungry thinking about it.

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Thank Dean G
Springfield, Missouri
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

First time there and won't be our last. The food was wonderful and price was very affordable . We were very full . We have found our favorite restaurant !!!!!!

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Thank ifonlyicoulddoitall
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

We saw this restaurant reviewed on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. Food was awesome, very authentic and wonderful flavors. Service was a little slow but our server apologized that it was his mistake. Tried the shrimp po'-boy and jambalaya both were good. I would definitely come back for this food!

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Thank tw0travels
Missouri
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

The staff are the most helpful and courteous in town! They are always eager to please. Best Cajun food around! From their fried okra, to jambalaya everything is amazing!

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Thank Ashley B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3641 E Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65809-2821
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-832-0040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?