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Krekel's Custard

2121 E North Grand Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-4234
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (23 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
“fries” (13 reviews)
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American, Fast food
2121 E North Grand Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-4234
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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

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.

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.

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.

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 11 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

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

Thank corndogsmom
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Everyone always speaks of Inn and Out or five guys as the best burger places. No. krekles hands down is absolutely the best!!! There is no comparison, we have to come everytime we are in town visiting! Their chili and seasonal lemon custard is amazing...More

Thank 606shelby
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I visited Springfield and went to the fairgrounds with my aunt who then took me here to eat. Their food was absolutely excellent and as well as the french fries. Since most places in Illinois serve pepsi I suppose, I ordered a chocolate milk shake...More

Thank chasedoney
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I enjoy custard.Krekels has more flavors than freddies.lemon,strawberry and twist. Along with chocolate and vanilla. They now have corn dogs.the burgers are similar to steak and shake.They have a wide variety of flavors for shakes and Sunday's.There is an inside dining area and a walk...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We had been told by several people that we absolutely HAD to eat at Krekel's. We ordered double cheeseburgers fries and onion rings. The edges were crispy, but there wasn't a drop of juice left in these overcooked patties. The fries were overcooked and greasy...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 E North Grand Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-4234
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
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