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1124 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4802
217-793-9101
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Central Illinois
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Head West is on my wife's way home so once a week, she stops and picks up sandwiches and or salads. They are always great, they are always prepared the way we want them and they are always friendly providing service. We have tried almost every sandwich on the menu and have never been disappointed. The meat ball is a... More 

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Thank 1_Illinois_traveler
Peoria, Illinois
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Best sub shop I have ever been to. They have great sweet bread, and I always get "the basics". The basics includes mayo and some italian dressing, and the combo of those two things along with the other basics (and bread) really take their sandwiches to the next level. I always get the sandwich toasted, and the flavors really burst... More 

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Thank Joe J
Springfield
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Incredibly delicious! Their sweetbread sandwiches melt in your mouth. They have plenty of options from extra meat to veggie sandwiches and salads. They are always stocked up on Ben and Jerry's ice cream and Jones Soda. This particular restaurant gets extremely busy on the lunch hour. If you can, I suggest ordering ahead or waiting a bit til the rush... More 

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Thank Jonathan B
Illinois
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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Thank AubsAndSean
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Thank Luvtoeat217
Central IL
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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Thank nevergets2go
Fishers, Indiana
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165 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 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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Thank Mez1961
Anna
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Tzimisce
Illinois
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank Evrly27
Springfield, Illinois
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1124 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4802
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: 217-793-9101

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