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Cozy Dog Drive In

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6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
+1 217-525-1992
08:00 - 20:00
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Defiance, Missouri
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
Belleville, Illinois
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 with old and new wall signs, books and memorabilia from Route 66. Cozy dogs and... More 

Thank Bryan W
Tilton, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy Dog has the best french fries and coney dogs I've ever had. Vinegar provided for the fries and the portions are generous. Part of the Route 66 experience!

Thank Angie S
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't understand what all the celebration is about. I have been in Springfield several times working and decided today to give it a try. WAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY Overrated! The corn dogs were completely worthless, the chili cheese dogs I wouldn't feed my dog and the fries I have to say we're the best thing. Overall I'm extremely dissapointed with this establishment... More 

Thank Kfrog3
Springfield, Illinois
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a place that has been around for decades. It is worth the stop just to experience some of springfield's past.

Thank illinoisfriend
Springfield, Illinois
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176 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing we are here are good. Hot dogs look like cadaver fingers. Plenty of nostalgia inside but doesn't make up for horrible food. I ate here once before, maybe 18 years ago. Just as bad as i remember. Will never go back

Thank BenNic02
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Cozy Dog since I was a child. The cozy dogs have the best batter and their fries are handcut and delicious. You don't have to waste your money at the high-priced fair when you can get the best fair food at Cozy Dog!!

Thank Julezz1108
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103 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

The home of the Cozy Dog. A great collection of memorabilia to enjoy while you wait for and enjoy your Dog.

Thank bubble323
Sherman, Illinois
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

The Cozy Dog are the best anywhere. The fries are great and the service good. It is a great place to catch up on some of Route 66 memories.

Thank Donna T
Springfield, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This was a great place to eat. I had my fill of corn dogs and my belly hurt from all the corn dogs I ate. the diner it self was quaint for what it sold and I love the life size cutouts of Mr. and Mrs. Dog. I had good laughs at this place.

Thank nechtraver

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?