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Charlie Parker's Diner

700 North St, Springfield, IL 62704-5803
+1 217-241-2104
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (133 reviews)
“sausage gravy” (9 reviews)
“tater tots” (6 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
700 North St, Springfield, IL 62704-5803
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

They have decent food. Good servers abs fast cooks is what makes this place so very popular because their food is average at best in my opinion.

Thank Chantel M
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Known for its breakfast, which are filling and delicious. Lunch is very good also. Usually a wait to get in. 50s diner decor. Love it.

Thank Kre8vLJ_travels
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Will not go wrong with anything you order. Great food, friendly staff, fast service. Highly recommended!

Thank barbaragL7337RR
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is a place where you check in at the front door and you get put on the reservation list. It is usually pretty quick when your name is called. It is a small place so can only seat a limited amount of people. Their...More

Thank Lovetravel G
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I've never been disappointed in the quality, quantity or price of anything I've eaten at Charlie Parker's. The breakfast horseshoe is wonderful. Great for lunch too!

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy a traditional diner breakfast, this is definitely a place for you! Try the buttermilk pancake. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Don't let the outside fool you. Charlie Parkers is fantastic. The kids enjoy the huge 14" (I think) pancake.

Thank PacelliSouth
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

My family loves Charlie Parkers, especially for breakfast. The pancakes, biscuits and gravy, and omlets are a few of our favorites. I dont know where they get their wheat bread, but the toast is amazing!! Always so friendly too. Charlie Parkers is the best!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I've been to Charlie Parkers 20+ times and NEVER had a bad experience, with service or the food. The wait can be a crowded pain, but it's totally worth it. Whether you're going for the breakfast horseshoe (must have for any first timer) or some...More

Thank eputn2
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Really enjoyed the Boom Boom bagel for breakfast. The pancakes and breakfast horseshoes are awesome as well. Best breakfast in town.

Thank beerchaser68
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11 March 2017|
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Response from Bonnie R | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are until 2pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 North St, Springfield, IL 62704-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-241-2104
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1950's themed diner serving American cuisine. Famous for our breakfast Horseshoe and 16" pancake.
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