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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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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been a staple for decades definitely one of the best hometown treasures. Family owned and operated.

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Thank Nick V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our children always make a point of stopping at Krekel's when they return home. They actually purchased a cooler of burgers and fries during their last visit, so the could take a Krekel fix back to their Illinois friends who now live in Texas. The lemon custard, is one of my favorite treats when I am under the weather or... More 

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Thank hearngolf
Decatur, Illinois
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service. Low prices. I order a #2 which is a double cheeseburger, fries, and drink. My daughter orders a tenderloin and a banana shake. Nothing else satisfies so well. You may want to ask for extra napkins.

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Thank genetrip2015
Decatur, Illinois
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For anyone who visits Decatur and wants a taste of a home town local burger joint ...Krekel's is the only place to eat. Great burgers and Ice cream. A Decatur treasure !

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Thank Michael O
Decatur, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place that Decatur people love. They have great burgers and ice cream. It is a fast food place that people have to go to when they come back to town for a visit.

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Thank 617larryw
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Krekels has great french fries and wonderfil home made burgers. You can add a shake and you won't break the bank. The service is good too.

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Thank Denise S
Kankakee, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little hamburger joint with good ice cream and shakes. I love the double cheeseburgers and "homemade" cherry cokes. I also love their lemon ice cream. Nice little joint.

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Thank BengCh001
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just amazing. If you ever get the chance to grab a burger in Decatur Illinois, grab a Krekels burger, I promise you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Erin I
Blue Mound, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place! A cheeseburger and chocolate shake and I'm a happy girl! We also love the lemon ice cream in the summer.

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Thank Julie T
Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Love this place and the food Great local dive. Burgers are grilled with a crispy edge. Milk shakes are thick and full of flavor. Chili is flavorful and a perfect treat in winter. Great staff and fast service. Love it

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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
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine
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?