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Cozy Dog Drive In

6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
+1 217-525-1992
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“corn dogs” (312 reviews)
“corndogs” (36 reviews)
“fries” (161 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great Route 66 diner. We went mid afternoon so it wasn't crowded. The cozy dog and cheeseburger were good. Prices are low and the atmosphere is authentic.

Thank raebuch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Creator of the real Cozy dog. Food cooked fresh. Great fries. Lot of Rote 66 items. Had lunch with my 12 year old grandson. He is a fan of their hamburgers.

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty food and interesting décor. Cleanest bathrooms we've ever seen. Friendly staff. Appears to be a local favorite and that says a lot.

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit Springfield you haven't seen it all until you've eaten a real Cozy Dog from the original spot! cozy Dogs were invented here. Mr. Ed Waldmire creator of the Cozy Dog is from a little Village outside Springfield called Rochester. Cozy Dogs are...More

Thank Trish A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take me back to the good old days!!! I looked on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives for dining suggestions for my road trip and found Cozy Dog... the birthplace of the Corn Dog on Route 66. I rarely eat fried food, but couldn't pass this...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a regular place for us when we go to the car show every September for the past 16 years, we get 2 cozy dog baskets and root beer on Saturday night after the car show then head to the Route 66 drive in.

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best corn dogs around. Great food and reasonable prices. If you're passing through Springfield and are looking for an original corn dog, then this is the place. The kids love this place as much as we do. If you wNt something...More

Thank SSPigboat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

French fries were fantastic—a 5 for sure!! Hubby had burger and I had tenderloin sandwich—both ok but not exceptional. Famous for corn dogs—maybe we should have tried that. Lots of Route 66 nostalgia—some back to beginning of business. Found that interesting to look at!

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After researching until my eyes bleed for our Route 66 trip and seeing Cozy Dog on the Travel Channel, we knew this had to be a must stop. Sure glad we did. Delicious corn dogs but AMAZING onion rings. The onion does not fall out....More

Thank Princeton1212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fan of Route 66, I had to try the Cozy Dog Drive-In! My wife and I each had 2 cozy dogs and shared an order of fries. The cozy dogs were ok. I don't particularly care for corn dogs but these were certainly acceptable....More

Thank SGMTommy
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19 February 2017|
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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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