A juicy sirloin cooked to order at The Cattle Zone Restaurant and Bar. Bill Lackey/Staff

CattleZone Restaurant & Bar in Springfield is ‘epitome of local’

Restaurant: CattleZone Restaurant & Bar

Location: 6001 Lower Valley Pike, Springfield

Telephone: 937-882-4050

Background/overview

Callie Ball is the general manager of the new CattleZone Restaurant & Bar. The three co-owners of this fresh American steakhouse and bar, with dance floor and tasting room, are majority owner Jason Ball (Callie’s husband), his brother Timothy Ball and their friend William Saunders.

When asked to describe their new dining and entertainment venue in Clark County, Callie quickly said, “Local. We live here. We’ve raised our kids here. We are the epitome of local!”

Callie and her husband are known in local food service circles because they owned a food truck named Callie’s Concession, and Jason and William are known in Springfield for being owners of a business for more than a decade called Complete Fire Sprinkler and Safety.

CattleZone Restaurant & Bar is located in a former Amvet’s building. The previous owner of the building had sold Callie and Jason the trailer for their food truck and offered them a “great deal” to purchase the old lodge.

After many modifications and renovations, the three new co-owners and Callie held their Grand Opening on May 12 at CattleZone Restaurant & Bar.

The menu

Beverages: Maxwell House Coffee-$1; Pepsi products-$2.39. The full bar features the Cow Girl Special w/Malibu and the Cow Boy Cocktail (w/Fireball & Apples)-$5.

Kid’s Menu (w/two kids sides, drink, and ice cream): Mac ’n Cheese-$4.50; Chicken Strips (three)-$6.

Appetizers: Boiled Peanuts-$2.99; Pickle Fries-$7.99; Nachos-$9.99.

Daily Specials (could be): Bourbon Chicken & sides, or Sirloin Steak (6 oz.) & sides-$9.99.

Soups (x-lg. cup only): Steak & Potato Soup, or “Soup-of-the-Day”-$3.99.

Salads: Garden Salad-$6.99; Black & Bleu (w/steak)-$12.99.

Sides: Baked Potato, or Sauteed Garlic Green Beans-$2.49.

Lunch Sandwiches (w/two sides): Burger (1/4 lb.), or Roasted Chicken Pesto-$8.99.

Dinner Entrees (w/two sides): Fair Chop-$8.99; Grilled Chicken-$9.99; Culotte Sirloin (8 oz.)-$11.99; Catfish & Chips-$12.99.

Desserts: Chocolate Cake ala Mode, or “Pie-of-the-Day” (seasonal)-$5.99; Blueberry Peach Cobbler-$6.99.

Hours

Monday and Tuesday 4-9 p.m. for dinner, and until 10 p.m. for bar food; Wednesday and Thursday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. for lunch and dinner, and until 10 p.m. for bar food; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. for lunch and dinner, and until midnight for bar food.

More information

The entrance has a small ramp to assist you. There’s seating for 98 customers indoors, and multiple covered seating areas outdoors. Same-day reservations are recommended for parties of 10 or more.

CattleZone Restaurant & Bar will be open on Father’s Day and July Fourth from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. for lunch and dinner, and until midnight for bar food.

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Look for local restaurant profiles by Glenn and Kim Creyts every other week. 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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