A popular pop-up restaurant finally put down roots, another concept brings Greek favorites to town and the city got its first traditional Dutch restaurant. These are the can’t-miss spots that have opened in Springfield, Missouri, from December 2017 to October 2018.

Editor's Note: Our best new restaurants are listed in alphabetical order.

Ana Elliott is a writer and editor based in Springfield, Missouri. In her perfect world, all meals would consist of lox, bagels and coffee – lots of coffee.

Lillian Stone is a writer based in Springfield, Missouri. Her life revolves almost entirely around her next meal.