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Charlie Parker's Diner

700 North St, Springfield, IL 62704-5803
+1 217-241-2104
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (144 reviews)
“sausage gravy” (9 reviews)
“tater tots” (6 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
700 North St, Springfield, IL 62704-5803
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Reviewed yesterday

We heard about this place from Guy on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. We were not disappointed. Food was Fantastic and if you left hungry it was your own fault. Cool decor and building.

Thank Chrishawn G
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank LTMCQ95
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Liz E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank gabby560
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Barb F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Carolene L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank john e
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11 March 2017|
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Response from Bonnie R | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are until 2pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 North St, Springfield, IL 62704-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-241-2104
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1950's themed diner serving American cuisine. Famous for our breakfast Horseshoe and 16" pancake.
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