You’ll Love Visiting Lindberg’s Tavern, A Missouri Restaurant Loaded With Local History

Bartenders were serving cocktails at what was Lindberg’s Tavern just a few years after “Wild Bill” Hickok’s infamous shootout in the town square. Lindberg’s Tavern first opened in the 1870s and since that time has had many names. Today, Lindberg’s Tavern is the oldest tavern in Springfield and serves stiff drinks along with burgers, sandwiches, and a hearty Sunday brunch.


In the 1870s, the railroad was constructed, passing through the town, and bringing in even more colorful characters. A decade later, the building was listed as a brothel. An arrest warrant from 1872 is shown on the restaurant’s website. Years later, liquor was served here during Prohibition. The history of scandal and intrigue makes the tavern a hot spot for locals and tourists alike. The owners can tell you various legends about the bar– stories of shootouts and infamous criminals. 

If you want to remember your visit to Lindberg’s Tavern, they sell swag in the form of sweatshirts, hats, and T-shirts. 

View the Lindberg’s Tavern website to see the live music calendar or the Lindberg’s Tavern Facebook Page. There is a lot to do in Springfield, Missouri. The city is not too far from Lake of the Ozarks and less than an hour’s drive from Branson, a town famous for live music and outdoor activities

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Address: 318 W Commercial St, Springfield, MO 65803, USA