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Cozy Dog Drive In

6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
+1 217-525-1992
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“corn dogs” (300 reviews)
“fries” (158 reviews)
“burger” (38 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting Springfield to do the Lincoln sites, but I had also been looking forward to coming to the Cozy Dog! I wasn't disappointed! I went around dinner time on a Friday night, and they weren't too busy. I ordered two Cozy Dogs and...More

1  Thank 596Smokey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a quick lunch while in town, exactly what we expected. The homemade cheese sauce was great for 80 cents. Fresh cut fries. Very cute Route 66 decor. Definitely feel like you stepped back in time.

1  Thank Liz91274
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the Cozy Dogs!!! And the fries are amazing too! If you like nostalgia, this is a great stop. Route 66 history galore.

1  Thank Pam B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was cheap but not very healthy. We ate here since it was a Route 66 site and popular online. It was nice to sit and look at all the memorabilia the restaurant had.

Thank tricialynn1111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good thin burgers, hand cut fries, and I think "hand beaded" cozy dogs. I'd recommend going here rather than fast food places.

1  Thank Carl W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved it here so much that we ate here twice during our week stay in Springfield. It is a RT 66 icon. Hot dogs of all kind.

1  Thank XWagonmaster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. The original Cozy Dog.No thrills cozy dogs. Very tasty. You'll never eat a fairground corn dog again after eating here.

1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by on a recommendation needed a quick lunch during a break in training. Got 2 cozy dogs and an order of onion rings with a soda, under 9 bucks. The food was great, in and out ( ordered to go) in under 10 minutes....More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Our son loves corn dogs so when I saw this place we had to stop. The girl at the counter taking orders was so unfriendly! You would think if your business is on the maps for "birthplace" of the corn dog you're going to have...More

Thank HCFamily
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We stopped here on way to downtown Springfield to tour Lincoln Historic sites. This cafe's claim to fame is that it is "birthplace" to the Corn Dog over 50 years ago. We tried them and they were good. The café has much in Route 66...More

Thank held49
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Hi All, I note from the website that this place is shut on Sundays, we are going to be there on a sunday so disappointed with that! Any where else as good to get a corn dog??
19 February 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Sonic Drive In has corn dogs and they are cheap. There are 3 locations in town that I know of. They have a website and an app you can download. They serve you at your car window like the old car hop days from the 50's. They... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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
  • E-mail