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Ritz's Lil Fryer

700 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4830
+1 217-523-7680
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
17 Jun 2017
“Great Little Diner”
6 Aug 2017
“Quick for lunch”
Open Now
5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours
Diner, Cafe
700 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL 62702-4830
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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

My friend sugggested here for lunch during the work week. They were out of the biscuits & gravy special. I got an omelet instead. They understand how to get people in and out which is appreciated at the time we went.

Thank Marcy N
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Wife's uncle has been coming here almost daily for 30 yrs. We were visiting from Fla and had to try it. Great food, service and get there early to get a seat as it fills up quickly. Had hamburgers and they were delicious. A must...More

Thank pullitman
Reviewed April 5, 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 March 26, 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 March 6, 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 October 12, 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 October 26, 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 August 18, 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

1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed June 23, 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 January 22, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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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