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Cozy Dog Drive In

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6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
+1 217-525-1992
08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Kearny, New Jersey
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Another of those iconic route 66 must visits! We'd heard about the cozy dog and it didn't disappoint. A different kind of fast food. Great nostalgia!

Thank Mandyw30
Burlington, Wisconsin
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183 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great customer service! We got a bunch of food for $25, fed the 4 of us! I'm not really crazy about corn dogs in general, but had to try one of their fresh dipped corn dogs and it was good. Their fries were delish. Very very clean!

Thank corndogsmom
Sudbury, Canada
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My entire family enjoyed this experience. Food was inexpensive and fantastic. This place is also a museum to Route 66. Great experience. Can't wait to go back.

Thank DaveBelyea
Cincinnati, Ohio
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in here to eat as part of our Route 66 road trip. Enjoyed the nostalgia of experiencing some old Americana. The corn dogs were ok and the prices were reasonable. Don't expect some mind blowing experience though ;-)

Thank kokomo27
Liberal, Kansas
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Springfield, Illinois
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 definitely worth a try. There is something on the menu for everyone.

Thank KevinB05
Essex, England
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302 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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
Springfield, Illinois
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813 reviews
522 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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 to taste a little history.

Thank Clevlander

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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?