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A Cranwill's Drive in

1713 S 2nd St, Pekin, IL 61554-5409
+1 309-346-4666
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chili dog” (3 reviews)
“burgers” (3 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
10:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Fast food
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LOCATION
1713 S 2nd St, Pekin, IL 61554-5409
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Good place to park the car and grab a bite. My favorite is the alligator basket. Fun inexpensive place!

Thank writer1969
Reviewed 17 August 2017

They aren't kidding when they say they have the best root beer! It was inexpensive and tasted delicious by itself and as a float.

Thank Olivia C
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Take a step back in time when you pull into a parking space. Order from your vehicle and the car hop will deliver the food hot and delicious to you. Be sure to bring a big appetite. The chili dogs and root beer floats are...More

Thank Niener99
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on my way to a friend's house and it was okay, but it wasn't as good as I remember it. When the parents were running it, food quality and customer service was much better.

Thank Sandi E
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Old A&W -- great root beer, dogs of many types, decent bugers and a tray in the window. Can't wait for opening weekend!

1  Thank jacee2013
Reviewed 18 January 2017

One of the few old time root beer stands left. Car hop service and excellent burgers and hot dogs! My favorite is the root beer floats!

1  Thank ConnieBoundy
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The prices are low because you get small portions. The food is good- it's a unique drive in menu. Great homemade rootbeer.

1  Thank DrivingKate
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Always a favorite of mine. The homemade root beer is always good. Mostly get the chili dogs when I'm here but most of their stuff is great. Been eating here for the last 45 years. I remember coming here when I was 5 and getting...More

1  Thank Joe S
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Cranwill's is a trip back to the 1950's when drive-ins were popular. It is as old-fashioned as can be. This isn't a recreation, it's the real deal. Ordering is done through a call box and the food is delivered on a tray that hangs on...More

1  Thank Paperclip68
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Call box to place your order and the food brought to your door. The hot dogs along with the awesome root beer makes it a place to visit. Reasonably priced and a place that the kids enjoy too!

1  Thank Ron K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1713 S 2nd St, Pekin, IL 61554-5409
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Pekin
  • Phone Number: +1 309-346-4666
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