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801 E Wood St, Decatur, IL 62521
217-429-1122
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English first
Decatur, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Not a fancy place at all. Does not need to be. Years of good memories starting when I was a great deal younger, loading up in the car and heading out with the family to Krekel's on US RT 36 on the east side of Decatur. Bacon Cheeseburger, Fries and a large Coke ..... usually followed with a chocolate Ice... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Their burgers are like no other! Very moist and juicy. They are a must have every time I come into town. Also, I can't forget to mention their awesome lemon ice cream and lemon shakes! They are sooooooo good! Don't forget to ask for sprinkles on the ice cream!

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Decatur, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Good price, good burger, good ice cream and for something unique lemon ice cream. Not just another fast food restaurant.

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Decatur, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Krekels has the best burgers and tenderloin around. Be sure to try their ice cream and shakes too! Bring cash. They are closed sundays also

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nice place to eat burgers and fries! Throw in a lemon shake or a lemon cone with sprinkles! So delicious!

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Illiopolis, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

A delicious burger spot and great milkshake... I had a double cheese with everything and a sweetheart better than culvers

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Best double cheeseburgers in Illinois! Quick service and fairly priced. Their lemon ice cream is delicious too!

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Decatur, Illinois
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Krekel's is still an old fashioned hamburger stand. Place your order at the counter. Get your number, pay for your food and get handed a brown paper bag. Burgers wrapped in wax paper too hot to eat at first. Thin, crisp and delicious!

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Decatur, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Krekel's is a Decatur golden nugget! Awesome burgers, delicious shakes and the lemon ice cream can't be beat! Family members that have moved away ask us to bags of burgers for them when we visit! Yum!

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Decatur, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This place is always a winner best burgers, milk shakes, and ice cream around. Just make sure you have cash they do not accept debit or credit.

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Additional Information about Krekel's

Address: 801 E Wood St, Decatur, IL 62521
Phone Number: 217-429-1122
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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