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Ritz's Lil Fryer

700 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4830
+1 217-523-7680
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
“cheese sauce” (2 reviews)
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700 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4830
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

They are popular for breakfast and lunch. They are not open for dinner. They have a good breakfast menu and your typical burgers and fries type food for lunch.

Thank Hickuba
Reviewed 26 March 2017

They have the best horseshoes in town. Great breakfast, fast service and friendly staff. We have been going to the original Ritz's on North Grand for over 20 years. We still love it.

Thank Jeri M
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This is the only place to ever have a horseshoe!!!! The cheese sauce borders on miraculous. The fries are crispy and plenteous. I prefer the hamburger horseshoe but they have a large variety to choose from including breakfast shoes. Nothing out of the can here!...More

Thank 2812ri
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The wife and I have gone here for lunch for years. The food is good and served fast. We really like the Pony shoes. the cost for us and drinks out the door was less than $17.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is a popular place in my hometown. It is not fancy, but the food is good for the price. The service is fast and friendly. They are open for breakfast and lunch. I often order lunch for my office because lunch service begins early....More

Thank jije
Reviewed 18 August 2015

You gotta love a place that just doesn't really go for that flair that has nothing to do with providing a great product and a great service at a great price. Not the flashiest place in town but certainly one of the best bargains. Breakfast...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 23 June 2015

I have been to Ritz's many times for breakfast and lunch. They have real good breakfasts. Everything is always hot and their home fries are excellent. Also, if you are looking for the signature Springfield dish, the horseshoe, you will find one of the best...More

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Our group of 12 to as many as 20 has breakfast here once a month. The omelettes are large, delicious and inexpensive. The service is great. All orders arrive at the same time, the coffee is refilled without asking and the waitresses are all friendly.

Thank jorge007
Reviewed 23 November 2014

but that really isn't our type of breakfast so we didn't order any breakfast horseshoe or pony meals. Biscuits & gravy were quite good as the biscuit is very good, gravy ok (was lacking in amount of sausage present and also far too creamy/flour). Hash...More

Thank SweetWillie
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Ritz's is a family owned restaurant on the site formerly occupied by a farmer\'s market. The parking lot seems large enough but is often filed at lunch. Breakfast recently was a bit slow, that is, they didn't have a full house. We were there about...More

Thank Les E
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Diner
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Open Hours
Monday
05:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 14:00
Thursday
05:30 - 14:00
Friday
05:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4830
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-523-7680
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