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“Excellent burgers in family friendly atmosphere”
Review of Krekel's Custard

Krekel's Custard
Ranked #80 of 485 Restaurants in Springfield
Cuisines: American, Fast food
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Jackson, MS
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent burgers in family friendly atmosphere”
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Kreckle's is famous for fresh cooked to order burgers. It's thin, similar to Steak n Shake, with crispy edges. My friends had the double which is about a quarter pound and raved about the flavor. This time I tried the breaded tenderloin. It was a disappointment--didn't taste homemade but like the frozen pork tenderloin you can but at the grocery. But the Heath concrete was delicious and my friends enjoyed their chocolate malts. There were a number of families, inside the dining room and out at the picnic tables. For a taste of Springfield, try this northside favorite.

Visited July 2014
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English first
Springfield, Illinois
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

If you want a good old fashioned cooked on a grill cheeseburger, one that has just enough grease to leave spots on the take out sack, this is the place. You're not going to get a behemoth super duper thick burger here, if you want a bigger burger, get a double or triple. What you will get is a cheeseburger made the way they should be made. They're flavorful, you pick the toppings and there's no surprise. Cooked fresh when you order them.

The restaurant itself is nothing fancy. Good value for your money and a good place to get a burger. The fries are good and the soft serve ice cream is a great way to top off the meal.

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank Jim M
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Burlington, KY
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183 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Great ice cream, fried food.”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We stayed near here and saw the ratings on Tripadvisor so gave it a try. The ages of our group were 60-89 so the food was too greasy for us, but tasted delicious. Burgers are small, so adults should go for a double or triple. I had the lemon custard and it was wonderful.

Visited June 2014
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Springfield, Illinois
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“for a burger, you can't beat it”
Reviewed 7 March 2014

They cook your burgers on a grill and they are some of the best burgers in town. The price is average. You can eat in, but I always take mine to go. If you go later in the evening, you'll have to order outside because the inside is locked. If you are hungry for a burger, go for it.

  • Visited March 2014
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Riverton, IL
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Best Hamburgers in Town!”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Krekel's beats all chain fast food restaurants hands down! Their burgers the thin type but are perfect - they make great chili, and their French fries are good, too. I highly recommend Krekel's for the casual lunch or even evening meal. On a cold blustery winter night, a bowl of chili and a burger from Krekel's is divine.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank DMGRiverton_IL
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