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1124 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4802
217-793-9101
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery

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  • 3
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Stop for Lunch

We stopped here for lunch since it got good reviews here and we just needed something simple between stops. Sandwiches were delicious! You have to get the sweet bread, it makes the sandwich! TONS of different sandwiches to choose from, and a kids combo option as well. They also have salads and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
AubsAndSean
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Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Illinois
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stopped here for lunch since it got good reviews here and we just needed something simple between stops. Sandwiches were delicious! You have to get the sweet bread, it makes the sandwich! TONS of different sandwiches to choose from, and a kids combo option as well. They also have salads and a soup of the day.... and Jones soda-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Loved the food, atmosphere and employees. Very fresh food. And fair prices on whatever you choose at this establishment

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Central IL
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Now, I only want to eat Head West. But I live an hour away. Conveniently near two horrible subways. I try to stop by on my way out of town to pick one up for dinner as often as I can but it's rare. I get the ham & cheese. That's not their best I'm betting but I love it.... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Forget the chains, go West! This feels like shop on Maui or in LA. Massive subs (beware, they are really big); on "sweet" bread, fresh ingredients and gnarly service. Piles of meat which tasted like fresh from a deli. These guys are good.

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Anna
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I used to love Head West. However, my last two experiences were just horrible. The second to last experience the order was just minorly wrong so I figured it was an isolated incident. However, the second time, it was majorly wrong. The store had closed when I got my order so I called the day and talked to Justin. He... More 

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Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I'm super impressed with their addition of vegetarian-friendly options but when I order a vegetarian "meat" sub, go ahead and reach the conclusion I am a vegetarian. I have ordered many subs until recently I have had multiple subs in a row where roast beef (whatever real meat they use) was on the bottom of my sub (as if they... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been to a few of the Head West shops but for some reason this is the one that makes my sandwich the best!! Love the staff here too. And for anyone that hasn't tried a Head West brownie.....do it! They are life changing!!

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Eagan, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Was visiting the Lincoln exhibit and had some time to kill before our tour time. Walked down the street toward the capital and found this place (about 2 blocks away). Toasted sub was good, with plenty of meat (had a club #F). Wife needs gluten free, but there were no GF bread options. Limited seating hassles. Other than that, solid... More 

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Quincy, IL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Stopped at the Denver Drive loction about 30 minutes ago for a cold chicken salad sandwich to go. Weather bad, snow falling; went home, opened it up, and the bottom was burnt. When I called to complain, I was told I had to bring the "whole sandwich" in before he could replace it. I am 70 years old, I am... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Honestly, anything you get from Head West will be good if you get it on sweet bread, served hot with the basics (which includes their awesome bread and butter pickles and Italian dressing). My go to is the tuna and provolone, but when I was a vegetarian, I thought their veggie sub was the best around. Head West has had... More 

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Address: 1124 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4802
Phone Number: 217-793-9101
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1124 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4802
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: 217-793-9101

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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