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Cozy Dog Drive In

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6th street, Springfield, IL 62703-402
+1 217-525-1992
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Mattoon, Illinois
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good thin burgers, hand cut fries, and I think "hand beaded" cozy dogs. I'd recommend going here rather than fast food places.

Thank Carl W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved it here so much that we ate here twice during our week stay in Springfield. It is a RT 66 icon. Hot dogs of all kind.

Thank XWagonmaster
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit. The original Cozy Dog.No thrills cozy dogs. Very tasty. You'll never eat a fairground corn dog again after eating here.

Thank Stephen C
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by on a recommendation needed a quick lunch during a break in training. Got 2 cozy dogs and an order of onion rings with a soda, under 9 bucks. The food was great, in and out ( ordered to go) in under 10 minutes. Food was fresh, watched them make it, taste was perfect, the was some seasoning in... More 

Thank Ben S
Dousman, Wisconsin
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80 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our son loves corn dogs so when I saw this place we had to stop. The girl at the counter taking orders was so unfriendly! You would think if your business is on the maps for "birthplace" of the corn dog you're going to have people from all over stopping by. Why would you place someone like her at the... More 

Thank HCFamily
Des Moines, Iowa
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35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on way to downtown Springfield to tour Lincoln Historic sites. This cafe's claim to fame is that it is "birthplace" to the Corn Dog over 50 years ago. We tried them and they were good. The café has much in Route 66 memorbalia and was well worth the stop. A must if doing a Route 66 Tour.

Thank held49
Elgin, United States
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I found out I was going to Springfield I knew that I had to go get a corn dog and where better to get one than at the Cozy Drive in. Corn dog was good, and they provide vinegar for vinegar fries, which were also delicious.

Thank Angela S
Peoria, Illinois
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took my family which was visiting from overseas and they absolutely loved it! Cozy Dog is a great casual restaurant with fantastic food.

Thank Saskia C
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I never understand why people on vacation go to national chains. This was a neat little Route 66 shrine. I can't stand corn dogs but my family was in heaven. The burgers were very good. A single is small so get a double. I love any place that has vinegar with the fries.

Thank TrippinWFam
Traverse City, Michigan
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143 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fun place located on Route 66. Their battered and deep fried hot dogs served on a stick were called "Pronto Pups" at a little stand in Grand Haven, Michigan. If you are a kid, you will love them, if you are an adult, not so much. A fun place, especially if you have kids.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?