Frequently Asked Questions
What are you doing for the corona virus (COVID-19) to ensure safety?
We are committed to the safety of our staff and guests and are using the following protocols:
Reservation only (you can call from your vehicle to request a table)
Spacing all tables 6 feet or more apart
Limiting group sizes per IL Department of Health guidelines
Contactless menus available
Condiments not on tables, offered upon request and cleaned after
Strict internal standards for staff including
Employees wear face masks
Increased hand washing
Thorough wipe downs after each guest/table departs
Staff required to complete online COVID training
Ask guests with any symptoms of illness or who are immunocompromised or believe themselves at risk to stay home and utilize our delivery or curbside pick-up services
To learn more, watch our video using this link
Where can I get the best beer in Springfield, Illinois?
At Engrained Brewery & Restaurant of course!
What types of beer do you sell?
Our year-round brews are:
German Lager – our lightest beer, a traditional all barley Munich Helles German Style Lager
2018 Best of Craft Beer Silver Award
Blackberry Lager – a Munich Helles brewed with real blackberry
Hefeweizen – this classic German wheat beer is light and refreshing with hints of banana and clove
Best of Craft Beer Silver Award in 2016
IPA – India Pale Ale featuring citrus hops Cascade and Mosaic
Irish Red Ale – red ale with a complex malt forward flavor
Oatmeal Stout – bold flavor with chocolate, coffee, and roasted notes
We also offer guests a range of seasonal brews, which are very popular.
What kinds of food do you offer?
Our menu offers traditional American fare such as soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, steaks, flatbreads, desserts, and the famous Springfield Horseshoe.
We are famous for our local farm cheese curds from Ropp Jersey Cheese . They are beer battered with our German Lager and served with Sriracha ranch sauce.
We are proud to offer made from scratch flatbreads, appetizers, desserts, and more. We offer glutenfree options, and 100% of our beef, pork, and eggs come from local family farms within an 85-mile radius. We also source some of our cheese, milk, chicken, and produce locally. The ingredients we use are fresh, unprocessed, free-range, seasonal, nutritious, chemical and preservative free, and free of hormones, antibiotics, and steroids. Our livestock live in open pastures, and our local chickens are cage free year round and free range when weather permits.
Can I buy your beer to and take it home with me?
Yes, you can purchase our beer in kegs, growlers, and six-pack bottles.
Do you sell Engrained swag?
Yes, not only do we offer gift cards, but we also have Engrained Brewery & Restaurant t-shirts, key chains and logo glasses available for purchase.
We can ship our gift cards in the continental US for free via the US Postal Service if you provide your mailing address during checkout.
What times do you open?
Our opening hours are:
11 am to 9:00pm Sunday to Thursday
11 am to 10:00 pm Friday to Saturday
What days are you closed?
We close on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day so that our employees can spend the holidays with their families and friends.
Can I have my party at Engrained?
Yes, our private event space, overlooking the brewery, offers an elegant and casual atmosphere fully customizable to your party’s needs. Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, hosting your rehearsal dinner, or throwing your staff a Christmas celebration, our farm to table menu, craft beer brewed onsite, local wines, and extensive bar selection will help create a gathering to remember.
For more on our event planning options visit: Private Events
Where are you located?
We are located at 1120 West Lincolnshire in Springfield, Illinoisnext to Scheels and the city’s Tesla charging stations. We are situated off MacArthur Boulevard, which is also home to many other local businesses, and easily accessible via I55 and I72.
Where can I charge my Tesla?
Eight superchargers are available 24/7 up to 120kw at 3801 MacArthur Boulevard, sandwiched between Scheels and us.
Are kids welcome at Engrained?
Yes, we love kids and have a full children’s menu with healthy options and treats.
Can you accommodate gluten free, vegan, or other dietary restrictions?
Yes, we absolutely can. Please ask one of our servers for more information.
Can I tour the brewery?
Yes, absolutely, please ask when you book your table.
Are your meals made fresh?
We are extremely proud of the fact that we serve the freshest of food to our guests.
What is a farm to table restaurant?
Farm to table restaurants like our own source ingredients, produce, and meat without added hormones or pesticides from local farms and suppliers who we know and trust.100% of our beef, pork, and eggs come from local family farms within an 85-mile radius. We also source some of our cheese, milk, chicken, and produce locally. The meals we serve our guests are made from ingredients that are unprocessed, free-range, seasonal, nutritious, chemical and preservative free, and free of hormones, antibiotics, and steroids. Our livestock live in open pastures, and our local chickens are cage free year round and free range when weather permits.