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Fritz's Wagon Wheel

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2709 S Macarthur Blvd, Springfield, IL 62704-5003
+1 217-546-9888
16:30 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Red Wing, MN
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dad and sister and I went to this place for dinner while on vacation. The food was absolutely fabulous, the steak was done perfectly and the lobster was fresh and delicious. My dad had chicken alfredo and loved it. We all had a dinner roll, which I do not usually care for but they were the softest and freshest... More 

Thank lovetotravelsteph
Springfield, Illinois
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fritz's Wagon Wheel has been a Springfield tradition for many years. It has good steaks and a full bar. There is plenty to choose from the menu. The wait staff is very friendly and there was no wait time, though reservations may be need for the week end. A good place for dinner.

Thank Hickuba
Chatham, Illinois, United States
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Wanting a quality, above average dining date with my love and Fritz's has come through for us. 1st time for my wife and she was delighted. Josh, our Waiter was very good, attentive & timely to our table. The food excellent; the Chef should be proud. Start to finish, the experience of dining out was a pleasing experience. Go to... More 

Thank Kevin E
Springfield il., United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Fritz's Restaurant has a diverse, reasonably priced menu. Last evening I had a filet--cooked perfectly--with shrimp. This was the evening special for $18.95. Fritz's steaks have always been excellent, their chive cheese sauce for the baked potato is beyond good, liver and onions, seafood, and pasta are also very good. Crowd tends to be older and eat earlier---reservations can help.... More 

Thank B7364CFmarkk
springfield, illinois
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This was my third trip to Fritz's and I was disappointed in the quality of the food. The first two times we were all happy with our meals but this time, 3 of the 9 dishes were not very good. Salads, burgers and the fried chicken were excellent but the ribeye special and the BBQ ribs were both very fatty... More 

Thank shiredawn
Springfield, Illinois
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

A lot to like here: the honey butter for the bread, the steaks, the homemade soups and sauces, the friendly wait staff. This place is the epitome of local comfort food.

Thank lawfin06
Springfield, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is one of only a couple or the original back-in-the-day supper clubs remaining in Springfield. Worth a visit for that experience alone, but the food is exceptionally tasty. Highly recommend their pan-fried chicken with REAL mashed potatoes and pan gray. YUM!! Atmosphere includes linen napkins and tablecloths and their awesome, personable wait staff are an added bonus. We visit... More 

Thank jlhibbert
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Great place for Steak and Lobster. This is a very long standing local restaurant which has been around for years. Besides the Lobster which is excellent, the homemade rolls and honey butter are to die for, the homemade French dressing on the salad, and the Chive Cheese Baked Potatoes.

Springfield, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Great friendly staff ask for Tammy she's my favorite waitress. Their salads were fantastic almost all thier dressings are made in house. My personal favorite is French. It's so good I bought some to take home. I've had everything from fried chicken to the COBB salad, personally my favorite is the chef salad, you can feel the love and care... More 

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Springfield, IL
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Basic meat and potatoes restaurant food. Try their fried chicken, it's awesome. Good food, great service, nice atmosphere, family friendly.

Thank ILGrammy60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2709 S Macarthur Blvd, Springfield, IL 62704-5003
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-546-9888

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