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Charlie Parker's Diner


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Lunch Special
Mashed potatoes & gravy vegetable of the day, fruit & roll
Shoe $6.95
Pony $5.95
Hamburger Hum Bacon Sausage, Turkey, Chicken Breast, Pork, Tenderloin, Walleye or Buffalo Chicken Topped w/ Fries or Tater Tots
Shoe $7.95
Pony $6.95
Chili Cheese Burger
Chef Salad
Grilled Chicken Salade
Salad topped w/ grilled chicken
Side Salad
Topped w/ tomato, onion & cheese
Salad Dressings
ranch, French, honey mustard Italian, poppyseed raspberry venerate or thousand island
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Cottage Cheese
Hash Browns or American Fries
Side of Cheese Sauce
Tater Tots
Side of Gravy
French fries
Cole Slaw
Baked Beans
Spanish Rice
Loaded Tots
Tater tots topped w/ bacon & cheese sauce
Fried Cauliflower
Served w/ ranch sauce
Mozzarella Sticks
Served w/ mainara sauce
Onion Straw
Served w/ boom-boom sauce
Buffalo.​ BBQ or plain
1950's themed diner serving American cuisine. Famous for our breakfast Horseshoe and 16" pancake.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Diner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a classic. Building is a 70's era farm shed. The food is classic diner fare taken to the extreme. 16 inch pancakes. Eggs, hash browns, bacon, cheese sauce and gravy over toast. Amazing! Decor is music and route 66 themed. Staff was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jimpT7897JI
Reviewed October 7, 2018

When in the area, we had to check this place out as it had great reviews. First, it was a little difficult to find. Second, when we saw the building, we sat in the car deciding if we were brave enough to enter. Not very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LTMCQ95
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Whenever in the area I will stop into this place. Wait staff are so friendly and attentive. Food is great and the portions are huge. This time I had the pecan waffle and it was all I could eat. Crispy on the outside, soft in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We always enjoy eating at Charlie Parker's. The wait staff are all very friendly. The food is your down home good cookin' fare. The atmosphere is unique. The building is an old Quansit structure, so the interior is curved as well. The decor features old...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Liz E
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Good food, good service and good prices; Charkie Parker's for any meal; takes you back to the 1950s with its decor

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank gabby560
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I had been to Charlie Parker's a couple of weeks ago for breakfast and had a senior omelette. Cooked perfectly. Today I had my Mom with me for lunch and both had the Fried Chicken special. 2 pieces of perfectly fried lghtly battered chcken, mashed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Barb F
Reviewed October 2, 2018

During a busy time our food was delivered hot andbfreshh. So good looking and tastjy upon delivery but a server that was business, friendly and courteous. She made sure our meals where exactly as we ordered. Was attentivebto makebsure our beverages were topped off. N

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carolene L
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The food is great, you get plenty, very large servings, coffee is the best, the staff is always friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cindy W
Reviewed September 17, 2018

saturday, 9/15/18 if you're not familiar w/ the area you may struggle to find it, but it's worth the effort. Springfield icon that hasn't lost it's charm. casual comfort food that is served by a pleasant staff used to many regulars but welcoming to anyone...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank thejohne
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We eat here once in a while for great, greasy, all-American diner food. You can't go wrong with their awesome food and friendly service! No matter what you order it's great!

Date of visit: July 2018
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