Downtown Springfield Association

Downtown’s largest celebration of southwest Missouri foodie culture.

Taste of SoMo is your opportunity to sample some of the region’s best flavors from Mexican food to Greek skewers and everything in between. The annual festival occurs on Park Central Square and features more than 30 of southwest Missouri’s most popular restaurants in addition to live music and beer.

Save the date for Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Now accepting restaurant applications for 2019!


2019 Participating Restaurants:

Bawi Korean BBQ ​ Best of Luck Beer Hall • Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar​ • Black Sheep Burgers & Shakes • Branson City Diner •​ Chinese Chef • Civil Kitchen • Crave Cookie Dough • Druff’s • Dublin’s Pass • El Charro Mexican Restaurant • Finnegan’s Wake •Frank ‘n’ Steins •​ Greek BellyHinode Japanese Steakhouse and SushiIguana Roja Jamaican Patty Co. • Kona Ice •​ Lost Signal Brewing Company • Mexican Villa •NoBaked Cookie Dough •​OMO Japanese Soul Food •​ Orange Leaf •​ The Order • Queen City Wine Dive • Springfield Brewing Company •​​ Tinga Tacos • Travellers House Coffee & TeaYoselin’s Mexican Cuisine and More •​ More to come!

 

Entertainment Schedule

1-1:45 p.m. — Dallas Jones and the Henderson Kids

1:45-2:15 p.m. — Women in Food Panel

2:15-3 p.m. — Brant Jester Jazz Combo (including members of Missouri Jazz Orchestra)

3-3:30 p.m. — Healthy Eating Panel

3:30-4:30 p.m. — The Good Shadows

5-7 p.m. — The Flood Brothers


SoMo Restaurant Week 2019, June 15-22

Enjoy the region’s best cuisine, support a great cause and work your way toward free food and swag with this week-long celebration prior to Taste of SoMo!

All week long, participating restaurants will offer lunch, dinner and dessert specials with partial proceeds going to Ozarks Food Harvest. Plus, work your way toward #SoMoFoodie status! SoMo Foodies will qualify for two free sheets of Taste of SoMo tickets. Plus, the first 50 foodies at Taste of SoMo 2019 will score a sweet foodie swag bag!

How to qualify:
1. Use your Restaurant Week punch card (available at all Restaurant Week participants):
• 6 punches = SoMo Foodie status

2. ‘Gram it:
• Snap a pic of your SoMo Restaurant Week meal
• Share on Instagram using #SoMoFoodie AND check in at the restaurant you’re visiting
• Be sure your profile is set to public to be considered
• Each day, we’ll randomly select one winner to qualify as a SoMo Foodie and win a food-centric prize.

Participants & Specials

Best of Luck Beer Hall — Fried Chicken Sandwich and a side, $12. (Tues.-Sun. only and not valid during brunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday); Brunch Special: Breakfast Burger, $13. (Sat. and Sun. only)

Druff’s — Two slices of pie and coffee for $10

Finnegan’s Wake — Burger & Beer special: $12 for a double patty cheeseburger with house chips and a pint of Uinta Brewing Company Beer (Tangerine Hop Nosh, Trader IPA, HooDoo Kolsch, Clear Daze IPA)

Frank ‘n’ Steins — 1/4 lb Chili Dog, Fried Taters, and a Flight of Beer for $10

Greek Belly — Gyro or Falafel Combo: One rotisserie gyro or falafel pita; 1 small fry, chips or slaw; one piece of baklava for $12

Iguana Roja — Lunch: 2 tacos, rice & beans $6.50; Margarita Special: Cabron $6.99, El Guapo $7.99 and the Perfecto $8.99, Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. $1 off; Chicken, Pork, Veggie or Bean Burriotto $10; Quesadillas — Cheese $7.99 and Chicken $8.99; Southwest Salad $8.99

Jamaican Patty Co. — Any three patties and pop for $10

Lost Signal Brewing Company — Brisket Cobb Salad for $12.99

Springfield Brewing CompanyLunch: Appetizer – Half Beer – Walnut Street Wheat; Choose one – Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Cheese Bites; Entree – choose one: Grilled Chimichurri Chicken & Avacado Salad, Beer Cheese Burger Green Ghost Chicken Sandwich – $20.00 per person

Dinner: Appetizer: Half Beer – Walnut Street Wheat; Choose one: Spinach & Artichoke Dip, Beer House Pretzels; Entree: Half Beer – Pauls Pale Ale, Choose One: Shrimp & Bacon Mac n Cheese, Beer Cheese Burger, Fish & Chips; Dessert – Choose one: Pineapple Upside Down Cake, Chocolate Brownie Sunday – $30.00 per person

Tinga Tacos — Two signature tacos, a side of rice or jalapeño corn and a drink for $8

The Order in Hotel Vandivort — Three burger options for $10 each (includes fries): The Order 2.0, Kobe Breakfast Burger and Veggie Burger

Yoselin’s Mexican Cuisine and More — One ground beef crispy taco and shredded chicken taco, with rice, beans and a drink for $6.50


GET INVOLVED

Taste of SoMo is bigger and better than ever, meaning you have more opportunities to showcase your food. Apply now for a booth and for Taste of SoMo Restaurant week, and learn more about our SoMo Foodie program!

RESTAURANT APPLICATION

Get your food in front of thousands of hungry festival-goers at this year’s festival, occurring Saturday, June 22 on Park Central Square in Springfield.

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RESTAURANT WEEK APPLICATION

Celebrate southwest Missouri’s incomparable foodie culture during SoMo Restaurant Week, occurring June 15–22. Get your restaurant on our punch card!

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SOMO FOODIE PROGRAM

SoMo Restaurant week and Taste of SoMo will be tied together with the #SoMoFoodie program. SoMo Foodies receive bragging rights, free food and swag.

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VOLUNTEER AT TASTE OF SOMO

We can’t throw great parties like Taste of SoMo without incredible volunteers. Want to help? Sign up here and get free tasting tickets and other great perks!

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FARM STAND APPLICATION

Are you a local food producer or farmer looking to get your name out there? Apply for a farm stand and get your product in front of 10,000 foodies!

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