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“Best for Breakfast”

Charlie Parker's Diner
Ranked #3 of 517 Restaurants in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: 1950's themed diner serving American cuisine. Famous for our breakfast Horseshoe and 16" pancake.
Reviewed 25 June 2018

They do a good job with breakfast. Their bacon is notable because they are using what I believe to be a higher priced cut. They also have some unique breakfast specialties. Lunch is typical diner food.

For some reason, they do not offer cream or 1/2 and 1/2 but rather the coffee mate variety of whatever they pass off as a dairy product. The butter is also fake.

Very noisy place.

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Thank Ken R
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

This place is as good as all the reviews say! We arrived around noon on a Sunday and the place was packed. However, we were seated in only about ten minutes. The decor is fun and well done. Our food was not only good (we had burgers and fries) but the service was excellent. I was impressed while observing the efficiency with which this busy restaurant is run. All the staff, both young and “more experienced” did an excellent job.

Thank kerrismom
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Not much to look at, but quirky old time trivia signs and posters on the walls. Fast casual food, nothing fancy on the menu but you will wait in line at mealtimes. Maybe that is because the counter service is excellent where you get front of the house attention, but more likely it is the horseshoe, a local artery-clogging specialty, and a full diner menu with reasonable prices and servings. A nice change from the chains we see when we travel, so worth setting the GPS.

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1  Thank Tom F
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Fast, friendly sevice and there breakfast menu is great. get the pancake the size of the pizza. moderately priced

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Thank Jeff C
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Charlie Parker's has very good food. They have large pancakes and daily specials. The servers treat you like family and know many customers as friends. Over the years I have eaten almost every item on the menu and I enjoyed all of the food I ate.

You can go in casual dress and will feel comfortable and relaxed in the place.

Good food, Good place to eat.

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Thank Joe T
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