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Cozy Dog Drive In

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6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
+1 217-525-1992
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08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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140 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a place you must just experience. To call them corn dogs is insulting. I don't like corn dogs but love Cozy Dogs. This is a Rt 66 Original that you just need to try. This visit the staff was not the warmest and friendliest but the Cozy Dogs and fries were great. The place does show it's age... More 

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Thank Greg G
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

At the Cozy Dog, the heyday of the Mother Road is still alive and well in the memories on the walls, the shelves and at the food counter. True, they serve a number of items, but the Cozy Dog (not, I repeat, not a corndog) is the star of the menu and the reason to go there. Pair that up... More 

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Thank Jerry M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Been eating here for over 50 years. Love the Cozy dogs and french fries. The hamburgers are good also.

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Springfield, Illinois
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stop in for the awesome Rt 66 collection and the best corn dogs around, they are the original inventors of the dog on a stick with their secret batter recipe . They also have many other items on the menu .

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Thank Debbie H
Springfield, Illinois
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Because of a Spanish houseguest, in the country to do the Route 66 odyssey, I found myself at Cozy Dog for the first time in a few decades. It was even more fun than I remembered. The walls of memorabilia were very inteteresting and entertaining. The food was as good as I remembered, the best cozy dog/corn dog around. Had... More 

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Thank Doug M
Hartsburg, Missouri
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

It's a drive in type place but it invented corndogs (so they say). what more do you need? Of course they sell other things but corndogs is their fame. I liked it, no frills, just good fast food.

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Poplar Grove, IL
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131 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Passing through town on our way to Arizona, my wife found the Cozy Dog on Trip Advisor. We had to stop in. Just as the reviews indicate, there is plenty of nostalgia here. Our family of 6 ordered the 4-pack specials - 4 corn dogs, 4 hamburgers, served with plenty of fries. Our bill was $20. Pretty cool place to... More 

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Thank adamtravels_1969
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Good old route 66 diner with a surprisingly large menu. Try a fresh batter dipped corn dog with some delicious skin on potato fries. Dont forget a route 66 root beer. Yum!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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844 reviews
393 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stopped here for the Rte 66 nostalgia but really enjoyed the corn dogs so will stop by again. The restaurant is filled with Rte 66 memorabilia and the discussion at many tables was about the history. Restaurant is not far from Interstate 55 so easy to get to the food and back out to the road. We were there... More 

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Loveland, Ohio
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Great atmosphere. Good food, although a bit on the greasy side...but that's expected from the place that invented the corn dog...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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?