Area Attractions & Dining


Springfield is the center of one of the most culturally rich and historic areas in the country as well as the crossroads of New England, making it an ideal setting for your event. Start your experience at the MassMutual Center, where the 8,000-seat arena is the site of concerts, family shows and sporting events.  The MassMutual Center is the home arena of two hockey tenant teams, The Springfield Thunderbirds, an American Hockey League team and primary affiliate of the National Hockey League’s St. Louis Blues and American International College Division 1 Men’s Hockey Team.  The historical, cultural and entertainment options are vast, ranging from a world-class casino, colleges and universities, art exhibits, multiple museums, antique shows, parks and recreations, and more.


Springfield has many exquisite dining options that accommodate everyone from American food to International cuisine, with most restaurants in walking distance from the MassMutual Center.

​MGM Springfield Dining 

The Chandler Steakhouse

MGM Springfield has raised the bar for fine dining in downtown Springfield. The beauty of the historic Union Building atmosphere is complemented by a sophisticated food and drink menu. Featuring the finest in fine wines and aged cuts of meat, bringing Vegas level cuisine right to your door.


Everyone's Favorite Italian Classics are coming to MGM Springfield. Costa will bring you back to Grandma's kitchen as you indulge in traditional antipasti and pizza.

TAP Sports Bar

While rooting for the home team, eat, drink and take in the ultimate sports experience. TAP Sports Bar will showcase the greatest in professional and college sporting events while serving up fan-favorite food and an extensive beer selection. 

South End Market

The new culinary trend on a casual dining experience with a taste for everyone. Gather with friends or family to fill your appetite. MGM Springfield offers five unique venues that all connect into one vibrant and lively restaurant hall.

The Roasted Bean

Linger over your morning paper with a hot cup of coffee and a warm breakfast sandwich. Enjoy a light lunch or take a break from all the fun and excitement with fresh pastries. All that and more at the Roasted Bean!