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Cozy Dog Drive In

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6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
+1 217-525-1992
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This was a great place to eat. I had my fill of corn dogs and my belly hurt from all the corn dogs I ate. the diner it self was quaint for what it sold and I love the life size cutouts of Mr. and Mrs. Dog. I had good laughs at this place.

Thank nechtraver
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

I took my nephew here over the Thanksgiving break for a quick lunch. It was average fast food. From legend, this is where the original Corn Dog was born on Route 66. It's definitely a nostalgic place to visit.

Thank Robert S
Chicago, Illinois
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82 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

A delightful, plain hot dog stand with inside dining room. Serves corn dogs. Food is simple and good.

Thank chadchicago
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This is a nice and clean family owned cafe that takes you back to the 60s! Cozy dogs, hamburgers and affordable prices are to be found. Great for a family with younger or older kids. Route 66 souvenirs can be found and great post cards done by well known local artist William Crook of many old and some long gone... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

cozy dog drive in was the birthplace of the corn dog, the corn dogs taste great, the decor is very nostalgic of the route 66 era. the staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank Tracy1215
Cincinnati, Ohio
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380 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

It's still being run by the family that founded it and it's still serving up those tasty Cozy Dogs and some of the best French fries to be found.anywhere. And it's right on Historic Route 66, too.

Thank Denny G
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for fine dinning this isn't it. This little place is just a small piece of fast food history that you can find at every fair across the country now. Don't order a corn dog though, You will be corrected! They are Cozy Dogs! Good food. It's a nice place with a lot of nostalgia and you can... More 

Thank Steven F
Champaign, IL
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103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I had the special which was 2 cozy dogs and medium fries. Only $5.50! Corn dogs were cooked good. Fries were plentiful. Homemade shoestring fries were good as well.

Thank ShooterfromChambana
Kearny, New Jersey
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Fun to look at the old memorabilia. Known for the corn dogs...pretty good. Service was great. Staff also stopped to take photos. Fun time.

Thank darrn59
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133 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Travelling Route 66 from the UK this was one of those places that came up time and again in our searches. We couldn't skip it so stopped for an early dinner. There was no choice for us other than the Cozy Dog. As my first ever experience of a corndog I must say I was blown away and wanted more!... More 

Thank mjfoodlover

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?