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The Student Prince Restaurant

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8 Fort Street
Springfield, MA 01103
(413) 734 7475 www.studentprince.com

In 1660 on this site, John Pynchon constructed a fort to defend the tiny settlement of Springfield. In October of 1675, the town was burned to the ground by the forces of King Philip’s Pocumtuck Indians. Only Pynchon’s fort withstood the attack.

The Student Prince has been a Springfield landmark since 1935. Back then, it was just the bar and booth area with about 20 beer steins on the wall. The dining room came in 1946, followed by a young gentleman named Rupprecht Scherff who began working at the restaurant in 1949 and took ownership in 1961. Rupprecht was the heart and soul of the restaurant until his death in 1996, during which time the Student Prince and Fort Restaurant became a local institution and the stein collection grew to be one of the largest in the United States.

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December 2019

The Student Prince Restaurant, Brunch with Santa

December 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EST
The Student Prince Restaurant, 8 Fort Street
Springfield, MA 01103
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Brunch with Santa at The Student Prince - a New Family Tradition! Served from 11AM - 3PM, Santa arrives at 1:30 PM and the Fort Carolers perform at 4PM. MAKE MY RESERVATION

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The Student Prince Restaurant, New Year’s Eve

December 31 @ 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
The Student Prince Restaurant, 8 Fort Street
Springfield, MA 01103
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Reserve your table now and join us as we celebrate the arrival of 2020! We’ll be ringing in the New Year at 6pm - that’s local time in Germany!  

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