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118 N Pasfield St, Springfield, IL 62702-2499
+1 217-523-0723
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“hamburger” (5 reviews)
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American, Fast food
118 N Pasfield St, Springfield, IL 62702-2499
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was good I had a horseshoe,my husband had a loose meat sandwich. Out of the two horseshoes I had in Springfield this was my favorite. The the meat was well seasoned. How are you However you don't get much to drink they give...More

Thank Kelley1968
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people working there were extremely friendly, and the Maid Rites were great! I also loved the homemade Root Beer, which is extremely rare these days! I really liked this place!

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Went there often when I was in high school because the food was better than the cafeteria stuff. No more. High prices for not very tasty stuff. Coasting on its spoy in history as the Oldest Drive Through in the nation.

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Sat at the counter. Ate 2 juicy, flavorful loose meat burgers. Combine this with a generous helping of fresh fries and a homemade root beer float. Simple and satisfying. If you’re like me and hadn’t been by in a while, you should return. If you’re...More

Thank kr2917
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My daughter, who lived in Springfield for four years, couldn't believe she hadn't taken me to Maid-Rite before! After eating there on our way out of town, I couldn't believe she hadn't taken me there either! The loose meat sandwiches are unique and oh-so tasty!...More

Thank Freba
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Found out about the Maid Rite from the Springfield tourism guide and looked it up. I had HEARD about loose meat sandwiches, but had never had one. I was NOT disappointed! Perfectly seasoned, nice and hot, filling! A GREAT lunch!!! I had the special of...More

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This wonderful place has been around since I went to Springfield High school - many years ago! Still just as good as I remember. Great food and service.

Thank 698tamif
Reviewed 19 June 2017

So of course this eatery is iconic in Springfield, SO good. The root beer is amazing and I love the chilled mugs it comes in. Sandwiches are to die for, greasy, but so good. Fries are decent.

Thank Erin O
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch Friday Has the special, 2 maid rites, fries and root beer for 7.99 Left full. Bring cash since I'm not sure they take debit.

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 5 April 2017

They claim to be the first business to ever have a drive-up window, in Springfield I presume. Their signature is a maid-rite, which is a sandwich made from ground beef, not a patty, loose on a bun with special spices and you can add cheese,...More

Thank Hickuba
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 N Pasfield St, Springfield, IL 62702-2499
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-523-0723
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