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Ritz's Lil Fryer

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700 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4830
(217) 523-7680
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good food, great service, inexpensive

Our group of 12 to as many as 20 has breakfast here once a month. The omelettes are large, delicious and inexpensive. The service is great. All orders arrive at the same time, the coffee is refilled without asking and the waitresses are all friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
jorge007
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Springfield, Illinois
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Springfield, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Our group of 12 to as many as 20 has breakfast here once a month. The omelettes are large, delicious and inexpensive. The service is great. All orders arrive at the same time, the coffee is refilled without asking and the waitresses are all friendly.

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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

but that really isn't our type of breakfast so we didn't order any breakfast horseshoe or pony meals. Biscuits & gravy were quite good as the biscuit is very good, gravy ok (was lacking in amount of sausage present and also far too creamy/flour). Hash browns are outstanding, the perfect combo of crispy & bite. Wife's ham was not ham... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Ritz's is a family owned restaurant on the site formerly occupied by a farmer\'s market. The parking lot seems large enough but is often filed at lunch. Breakfast recently was a bit slow, that is, they didn't have a full house. We were there about 8 AM and nearly had our choice of tables. That was unusual since it has... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

You will not wait long for your food and you will be well fed! Wish they had dinner hours. I love their biscuits and gravy!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2010

The Fryer has the best staff in town! The food is always good and they usually have a special like an open faced roast beef sandwich or SOS (chipped beef on toast) that reminds me of what my Mom used to make for me. It's about the only place left in town you can get lunch for under $6.00. It's... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 700 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4830
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: (217) 523-7680

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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