Restaurant Profile: Teaberries Country Café, Springfield


Restaurant: Teaberries Country Café and Heart of Country Gift Shoppe

Location: 1600 Leffel Lane, Springfield

Online: www.heartofcountry.weebly.com.

Phone: 937-325-3030

Background/Overview: Teaberries Country Café was once owned by John and Connie Tehan. Dawn Beedy was a frequent customer at the Café and its adjoining Gift Shoppe. She came to know the owners personally through her regular visits. In 2009, the Tehan’s were very eager to sell both businesses so they could retire. They persistently sought, and negotiated for months with, Dawn and her husband Bill to purchase the estate.

Bill co-owns a local custom woodworking company and Dawn assists him. Finally, Dawn and Bill acquired Teaberries and Heart of Country Gift Shoppe in September of 2009. Since then, their new domain has received many beautification awards from Clark County affiliates in favor of the well-maintained property.

The Café manager is Chef Sheila and the Gift Shoppe manager is LaTisha. They feature the popular home-cooked country menu and all the quality handmade products.

The Menu

Beverages: Gold Peak Coffee - $1.50; Coca-Cola products - $2.49; Ashby’s Hot Herbal Tea - $2.99; Beer - $3.50 to $4.50; Wine - $4.95 a glass.

Specialty Side: Orange Bread - $2.49 to $7.49.

“Little Folks” Menu (8 and under): Grilled Cheese, PB&J, or Pepperoni Pizza served w/chips and drink - $5.25.

“Special-of-the-Day” (could be): Ham & Cheddar Quiche, or Spinach & Feta Quiche, w/side

salad and Orange Bread - $7.99.

Salads: Side Salad - $3.75; Cactus Chicken Salad - $8.75; (Seasonal) Strawberry Salad-$9.25.

Soups: “Soup-of-the-Day” (could be): Cream of Mushroom Soup or Stuffed Green Pepper Soup - $3.75/$4.75. Loaded Potato Soup - $4.75/$5.75.

Soup & 1/2 Sandwich: Choice of Chicken Salad, Grilled Cheese, Honey-cured Ham, or Smoked Turkey served on croissant, rye bread, or twelve grain bread w/Soup-of-the-Day - $7.75, or w/Loaded Potato Soup-$8.75.

Specialty Sandwiches (served w/applesauce, cottage cheese with fruit, kettle chips, or Side-of-the-Day): Grilled Hawaiian Ham & Pineapple on Pretzel Bread - $9.25; Italian Panini - $9.25; Triple Decker Club - $9.25.

Desserts: Spiced “Tea Cake” w/butter cream icing is served in a tiny tea cup - $2.99;

Butterfinger Cheesecake, Kentucky Pie, or Peanut Butter Pie - $3.99; Black Forest Cake or Chocolate Carmel Mousse Pie - $4.99.

Hours

Teaberries: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Saturday

Gift Shoppe: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday

More Information

Teaberries has six inside seating areas and three outside courts for your dining enjoyment; a porch, a lower patio, and an upper patio. The staff asks for a seven-day advance notice to book any of your approaching,special events.

“Prestige Diner’s Club” is honored. Also, “Teaberries Appreciation Card” is a rewards program that allows you to purchase 10 entrees then get one entrée free.

Teaberries is a finalist for the 2015 “Best-of-the-Best Contest” sponsored by the Chamber of Greater Springfield. Vote for Teaberries at www.bestofspfld.com.

Look for local restaurant profiles by Glenn and Kim Creyts every other week in Life. For inquiries regarding this column and ideas for other restaurant profiles and suggestions for future columns, contact Glenn and Kim via e-mail at glenncreyts@att.net.


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