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Cozy Dog Drive In

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6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
+1 217-525-1992
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“corn dogs” (312 reviews)
“fries” (163 reviews)
“burger” (40 reviews)
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American, Fast Food, Diner
6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

I never understand why people on vacation go to national chains. This was a neat little Route 66 shrine. I can't stand corn dogs but my family was in heaven. The burgers were very good. A single is small so get a double. I love...More

Thank TrippinWFam
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

A fun place located on Route 66. Their battered and deep fried hot dogs served on a stick were called "Pronto Pups" at a little stand in Grand Haven, Michigan. If you are a kid, you will love them, if you are an adult, not...More

1  Thank Bob M
Reviewed April 2, 2017

This is the home of the world famous "Cozy Dog" It's called many different names around the country but this is the original!! Corn batter around a great hot dog then deep fried to perfection!! A great little stop on old "US RT 66" If...More

Thank Greg G
Reviewed March 31, 2017

I could not talk my kids into a cozy dog, but the fries and burgers were delicious. They also enjoyed the Route 66 memorabilia on the walls. As a bonus, there were some donuts still there from breakfast, so the kids had a donut for...More

Thank omahonn
Reviewed March 30, 2017

This is one of the route 66 attractions in Springfield. It has burgers, fresh cut fries, chili and other fast food type choices. They are famous for their corn dog, but don't call it a corn dog, it is a cozy dog. Made famous by...More

Thank Hickuba
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

You have to try the cozy dogs, chili and fries here! I love chili, have tried a lot and make my own. This chili was just awesome. Yes, it is greasy. This is a good thing. There's a lot of meat in it, not chunks,...More

Thank mowakey
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

This shop is only two blocks away from my hotel. I decided to try it out for lunch. The problem was that I was going North on a seven lane wide road. I needed to drive by the Cozy Dog and go up to a...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Very inexpensive meal. We tried fries, mushrooms and onion rings are all very good. Of course we had the corn dogs too being it was where the first one was made. Decor had old diner feel not sure why there were old books. It would...More

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Stopped in for a couple of Cozy Dog's and burgers. They were all very good. They fries were nice and crispy with a bit of seasoning. Great place to stop and look at the decorations.

Thank JenaJB
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I am sure one of the last operating restaurants on the old Route 66. Fun to step back and think about all of the time that has gone by since this place was hopping back in the days of Route 66's zenith. Nice looking restaurant...More

Thank Bryan W
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Hi All, I note from the website that this place is shut on Sundays, we are going to be there on a sunday so disappointed with that! Any where else as good to get a corn dog??
February 19, 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Sonic Drive In has corn dogs and they are cheap. There are 3 locations in town that I know of. They have a website and an app you can download. They serve you at your car window like the old car hop days from the 50's. They... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-525-1992
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