If you love everything fall and pumpkin, why not try it all locally? Springfield has amazing restaurants, breweries and coffee shops with amazing fall menus. Here are 30+ fall treats you can try right here in Springfield. Did we miss one? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we may add your suggested item to the menu.
Tie & Timber Brewing
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Tie & Timber's pumpkin spice ale is brewed to bring out the caramelly sweetness of the malts. Seasonal spices are added in the boil and after fermentation to get optimal pumpkin pie spice flavor. It’s pumpkin pie in a glass!
Lost Signal Brewing
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Lost Signal Brewing is releasing its tower fest lager, a German-style Fest Bier. Usually released in late August or early September, it's released in preparation for all the fall/autumn festivals and most importantly Oktoberfest. The beer has a rich malt character with a clean light hop bitterness. There is a toasted bread and biscuit aroma and flavor. The beer finishes clean and crisp, making for a refreshing beverage to enjoy during the changing season.
Prehistoric Brewing has brewed up a Pumpkin Pachy that’s to die for. “It’s made with over 13 pounds of pumpkin per barrel, roasted vanilla beans, and pumpkin spice. It’s a 5.5 ABV, 12.3 IBU, and a 1 Trilo-Hop rating.”
Springfield Brewing Company
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Springfield Brewing Company has an array of fall cocktails making their debut such as a spicey pumpkin margarita, cranberry-ginger tom collins and an apple cinnamon daiquiri. Their 3-time award-winning Oktoberfest Beer, Mayhem Märzen, which is a malty amber lager with aromas reminiscent of toasted bread, baked crackers, and caramel. For desserts, you can enjoy root beer floats made with craft-brewed root beer with the option of: boozy pecan bourbon ice cream or vanilla bean ice cream. Try one of their ice cream sammies made with sassive chocolate chip cookies baked in house with the option of: Boozy Pecan Bourbon ice cream or Vanilla Bean ice cream in-between.
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Try Architect Coffee’s Spiced Apple Cider made with brown sugar syrup, apple cider and topped with a star anise. There's also a pumpkin spice latte made with 100% organic dark maple syrup and pumpkin pie spice.
Big Momma’s Coffee & Espresso
Big Momma’s has a big fall menu with a variety of spooky fall drinks such as the Thrilla, dark chocolate and white chocolate coffee with an Askinosie dark chocolate garnish. Then there’s the Monster Frappe, a frozen concoction full of chocolate, caramel and pumpkin spice. Also try the pumpkin king latte, caramel apple cider, C-Street zombie and pumpkin spice chai.
Cafe Dhibs on Historic Commercial Street is bringing all the favorites, such as a pumpkin date shake, pumpkin loaf with espresso glaze, pumpkin whoopie pies and cinnamon rolls.
Coffee Ethic's Maple-Pecan Draft Latte combines Remedy Cold Brew with house-made maple-pecan syrup and oat milk, so it's dairy-free. We pour this one from the nitro tap, so every sip is extra smooth.
Address: 124 Park Central Square, Springfield, MO 65806
Dancing Mule Coffee
Head over to Dancing Mule Coffee for homemade pumpkin spice syrup that’s available in regular and sugar-free options to add to your drinks.
Mudhouse's amazing autumn apple delight consists of frozen vanilla latte with apple juice, caramel, cinnamon, nutmeg and frozen sliced apples.
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Try MaMa Jean's new fall drinks such as their new pumpkin spice latte, harvest chai smoothie, and MaMa's golden milk that has incredible health benefits that reduce inflammation, soothe digestion and ease the mind.
Address: Various Locations
For all the fall feelings, Kingdom Coffee has pumpkin spice syrup and orange spice syrup perfect in hot and iced drinks.
The Press Coffee & Juice Bar
Fall isn’t complete without pecans. The Press Coffee & Juice Bar is serving up a maple pecan latte made with real maple syrup and caramelized pecans.
Roots Coffee Bar
Roots Coffee Bar has pumpkin and orange zest scones along with a pumpkin spice latte and golden milk latte made with a mix of honey and warming spices including turmeric, cinnamon, black pepper, and vanilla.
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Askinosie’s Dark Chocolate & Peanut Butter Bar is enough to make all peanut and fall lovers melt.
“We add real, natural crunchy peanut butter (from Big Spoon Roasters) to our smoothest dark chocolate for a creamy bar reminiscent of a sophisticated peanut butter cup. We handcraft a 60% dark chocolate with cocoa beans sourced directly from farmers in Mababu, Tanzania, then blend in the rich peanut butter. The taste of roasted peanuts gives way to a creamy, smooth texture with hints of velvety graham and a kiss of salt.”
Andy’s Frozen Custard
Andy’s Frozen Custard will have two fall favorites including the pumpkin pie concrete and the Words Can’t Describe It apple pie concrete made with blended pieces of apple and pumpkin pie.
Bon Bon’s Candy House Caramel Apples
For a fall favorite, Bon Bon’s Candy House has homemade caramel apples made in house with fresh melted caramel.
Try new and delicious homemade ice cream flavors at Culture Counter such as cinnamon roll and caramel apple that are perfect for fall.
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All your favorite fall smells can be found baking at European Cafe. Enjoy apple galettes, pumpkin tartelettes, cardamom buns, and pear and cream cheese kolaches.
Gailey's Breakfast Cafe
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Breakfast at Gailey's Breakfast Cafe is a breath of fall air. Enjoy the pumpkin waffle served with pecans, cinnamon brown sugar butter and your choice of eggs and pork. Pair it with a pumpkin spice white Russian, made with house-infused pumpkin vodka and an extra splash of RumChata
St. George's Donuts
Donut lovers can treat themselves to orange icing donut, apple spice donut and festive Halloween sprinkle donuts with black and orange sprinkles at St. George's Donuts.
Creamy pumpkin spice, pumpkin spice latte and caramel apple gelato can be enjoyed downtown or at the gelateria’s new location in Battlefield Mall.
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The Order at Hotel Vandivort in downtown Springfield is adding pear galette made with apricot syrup, salted caramel sauce and mascarpone to the menu.
Prairie Pie is baking up delicious pies such as potato pumpkin, caramel apple, chocolate pecan, honey sea salt and cinnamon buttermilk that are perfect for fall and Thanksgiving season.
Address: Online Only
Head to Progress for a new fall dinner menu that includes savory carrot cake, butternut squash and polenta, sweet potato toast, beet carpaccio, carrot tostones and butternut squash gnocchi.
The Urban Cup
For yummy cupcakes, The Urban Cup has fall flavors including cinnamon roll and pumpkin.
Tea Bar & Bites
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Tea Bar & Bites has an incredible fall menu with everything you can imagine. Their famous caramel cinnamon rolls, pumpkin bars and pecan chocolate squares are coming to the bakery. For the menu, enjoy hot chai lattes and hot chocolate mint as well as pumpkin basil soup, pozole verde soup and sweet potato and butternut bisque. Stay tuned for fall-themed cookies and dozens of other fall surprises.