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Cozy Dog Drive In

6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
+1 217-525-1992
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“corn dogs” (309 reviews)
“fries” (161 reviews)
“burger” (39 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

1945 original fast food. A hot dog on a stick. Don't call it a corn dog! Cozy dog logo had 2 cozy dogs snuggling! Cute. Good food.

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A nice stop if you are doing the Route 66 tour. Lots of interesting memorabilia inside. Stopped to try the "Original Corn Dog". My daughter and I love our corn dogs and these were different. We aren't exactly fans of these "Originals" but they are...More

Thank KevinB05
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Warm, friendly atmosphere and plenty of camaraderie to be had with fellow Route 66 trippers. Lots of memorabilia, posters, artifacts, etc, that will interest anyone doing the 66.

Thank pd7
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is the home of the "corn dog" since it was invented here in Springfield Illinois. This is a meal that is prepared very differently at this location than anywhere else. It's definitely worth a stop while you're driving through Springfield or live in town...More

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 12 October 2016

As a stop on the old Route 66 we were told we needed to try a 'corn dog' - basically a frankfurter sausage in corn batter and fried on a stick. We tried one, as did most of our group. The general concensus - that's...More

Thank grannye
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The Cozy Dog is world famous and a shrine to Route 66. I know you're thinking its only a corn dog, but its a "perfect" corn dog. Invented by World War 2 vet, Ed Waldmire, Cozy Dogs were officially launched in 1946. People from around...More

Thank Jesse R
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here after reading about it in one of our guidebooks whilst planning our 3 week road trip. Cute little place full of interesting memorabilia, we had a little wander round looking at all the things on display. The food was really nice -...More

Thank njt1993
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is a fun restaurant which offers plenty of distraction while awaiting your order. The cozy dog was terrific! I ended up ordering another, so good was it. Cheese sticks were full of creamy cheese. Both the chili and pork sandwich were just ok. No...More

Thank deb W
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

They have bad attitudes bad customer service the food is absolutely awful they don't change the grease over priced don't waste your time or money very very bad they're ruining their name

Thank erikmZ3108QQ
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We went for lunch here on our trip to Springfield to see the Lincoln sites. Had to try the cozy dog and we were not disappointed! We also had fries, very tasty and my husband had some cole slaw which he said was very good....More

Thank Toni E
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Hi All, I note from the website that this place is shut on Sundays, we are going to be there on a sunday so disappointed with that! Any where else as good to get a corn dog??
19 February 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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