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A Cranwill's Drive in

1713 S 2nd St, Pekin, IL 61554-5409
+1 309-346-4666
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chili dog” (4 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1713 S 2nd St, Pekin, IL 61554-5409
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cranwill's Drive-In in Pekin, Il. is the old A and W Root Beer Stand. This place is an iconic landmark among central IL. locals. Rather than submit to A and W franchise-forced changes in food and root beer items and menu choices, the owners have...More

Thank BHappy2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cranwills is a step back in time. A honest to goodness drive-in. Great Coney dogs , fries, barbeque. I love there coleslaw. Great root beer they even have diet

Thank Dori F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered several items from back.Burgers are good and so are the chili dogs. Average.good Root beer but got stuck with a paper cup.guess you have to go inside to get a mug.I will eat here again

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drove 1-1/2 hours to Pekin just to sample the food here. We were not disappointed. The fish sandwich is delicious, the onion rings...oh, the onion rings are outstanding. The brat was respectable. We both had the 99 cent special of small ice cream treat. The...More

Thank Lainie L
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Drive through thorough and pretty fast. Great Chili Dogs. employees are nice and helpful. Great Rootbeer!

Thank SoccerMom1966
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Good place to park the car and grab a bite. My favorite is the alligator basket. Fun inexpensive place!

Thank writer1969
Reviewed 17 August 2017

They aren't kidding when they say they have the best root beer! It was inexpensive and tasted delicious by itself and as a float.

Thank Olivia C
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Take a step back in time when you pull into a parking space. Order from your vehicle and the car hop will deliver the food hot and delicious to you. Be sure to bring a big appetite. The chili dogs and root beer floats are...More

Thank Niener99
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on my way to a friend's house and it was okay, but it wasn't as good as I remember it. When the parents were running it, food quality and customer service was much better.

Thank Sandi E
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Old A&W -- great root beer, dogs of many types, decent bugers and a tray in the window. Can't wait for opening weekend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1713 S 2nd St, Pekin, IL 61554-5409
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Pekin
  • Phone Number: +1 309-346-4666
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