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The Student Prince Café/The Fort
8 Fort St.
The Valley wouldn’t be the Valley without “The Fort,” without the Student Prince, without owners Rudy Scherff and Barbara Meunier. One of Springfield’s best-loved restaurants since 1935, the Student Prince & The Fort Dining Room has long been a regular dining and drinking spot for local movers and shakers. Besides the excellent food and vast beer selection, the Student Prince, with its amazing beer stein collection, among other treasures, offers a visual and cultural experience more vivid and fun than many museums offer. And no resting on laurels, says Meunier: “Currently, we have a new flyer with such items as Beef Tournedo Florencia and Pig Wings. We try to introduce new items regularly.”