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Krekel's Custard

2121 E North Grand Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-4234
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“crispy edges” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“fries” (14 reviews)
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American, Fast food
2121 E North Grand Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-4234
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

This place started in Decatur, Illinois. Not far from my wife’s childhood home. Stopping here was like a pilgrimage! Burgers grilled the old fashion way on a flat top grill. Crispy edges, brought back memories! Corn dogs and fries still excellent. My wife especially enjoyed...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SJDaoust
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Will stop by again for ice cream, but not for burgers. French fries were too salty, but you got a lot of them. Burgers were not what we hoped for.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank N916DLracheld
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

On a recent visit to Springfield we had a taste for some good local custard. Our stop at Krekel’s fit the bill. A dish of chocolate custard, hot fudge shake and concrete mixer were a hit and reasonably priced. My only comment would be that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 843keng
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Krekel's is a tried-and-true burger joint. No frills, but the food is good enough to where they are not missed. Thin, home-made burgers and fries- you can't go wrong.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank cme119
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

BEST Smash Burger EVER!! Nostalgic * Unpretentious * Delicious! Get a single, double, or triple... thin and Krispy Krekel smashed beef burger with onion,pickle,mustard!! ( lettuce tomatoes mayo ketchup available too) Great shakes and ice cream! Fries! Chili! Dined here once a week in college...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Jane S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Cute little mom and pop kinda place. Nostalgic music playing in the background. Very busy little place.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Alma B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The burgers are tasty, but they are thin, so two or three are the better bet. They are not pre-made, so be prepared to wait a little for them to be ready. Nice place for a quick bite to eat.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank llomonte
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I am going to start rating any business that just carries Pepsi products to drink a three. For the money I thought it was high in price. I had a chicken sandwich, fries and a shake. It was good and the shake was excellent.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We go to Krekle's quite often. Always delicious. Their double cheeseburgers are my favorite hands down. The only place I will eat a plain cheeseburger from. You don't even need condiments. Chocolate milkshakes are incredible. Forget about Steak and Shake. Same good selection, just waaaay...More

Date of visit: April 2017
2  Thank Alaina H
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Not sure if it's custard, tasted just like ice cream The shakes are huge and they are friendly I had the strawberry lemon twist

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank corndogsmom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 E North Grand Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-4234
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
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