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Krekel's

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801 E Wood St, Decatur, IL 62521-2601
+1 217-429-1122
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10:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Decatur, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great cheap hometown alterative to big chain fast food. Try the chili. They also have some unique milkshake flavors. Fruit punch was one that I thought was interesting.

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Thank Krallspace
Springfield, Il.
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Best burgers in town, fast cooked right in front of you. Great ice cream too. Great fast service. Several locations and they are all excellent

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Thank Fltdck
Decatur
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

This is a great neighborhood Hamburger joint. The food is excellent, Hamburgers, fries and Shakes. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Carol G
Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The burgers, shakes, etc are great. The fries are ok. One of the best burger places around but not the #1 restaurant in the area by any means.

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Lilburn, Georgia
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178 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Know what to expect. This is an old style fried burger stand. Plenty of grease on a nice grill toasted bun. I had a double cheeseburger, fries and a vanilla shake. All made fresh on the spot. All the food was good, served up fast. There are only a couple of pick nick tables outside to eat here so this... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Big fat delicious burgers made fresh and loaded with all the fixings. It's burger heaven it's like visiting and old fashioned car hop place with out the hops.

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Thank inspectorforfun
Decatur, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I love to eat Krekles chocolate-vanilla twist cones. I try to eat them 3-4 days a week. In the summer, I especially like them after work. Usually, it's the only item I have. Once in a while I will get something else to go with it, but the cones are really filling. It's a perfect snack.

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Thank snoopysmomma
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I've yet to eat a better burger, but not a fan of the french fries. Some would say the burgers are greasy, but that's what makes them good!!! Milkshakes are great as well.

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Thank Scott A
Decatur, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Krekels does burgers and fries better than any of the fast food chains and the food is also cheaper than them.

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Thank Jeff M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Krekel Burgers are the best! Thin but still juicy and the lemon/strawberry twist cone with sprinkles. you have to try both!!

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Thank Melissa N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 E Wood St, Decatur, IL 62521-2601
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-429-1122

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?