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Jungle Jim's Cafe

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1923 N Peoria Rd, Springfield, IL 62702-2758
+1 217-789-6173
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07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

After years living in Springfield, I finally tried this place. I'd thought of it as kind of dumpy, but it looks like they cleaned the place up. We have been comparing breakfast spots in Springfield, and the comparison of Charlie Parkers to Jungle Jims wasn't even a fair fight. Parkers seem to live on its reputation when in reality the... More 

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Thank sgvette11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Just what sounded good for the special. Well prepared food and friendly service. Great for breakfast all during their day.

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Thank Howard C
Chicago
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I ordered the 2 egg braekfast with bacon and country fries. Fodd was good not to die for. Friend ordered chicken strips with fries and was surprosed when he plate had only 3 medium strips on it. He left still hungry. We'll know next time. Nothing special but good service and friendly customers would make me go back again.

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Thank jo1042g
Valrico, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great service, good food and clean! Would recommend and revisit. Enjoyed breakfast and lunch while visiting in Springfield.

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Thank bs11130
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I go there often. The food is tasty and inexpensive and the staff treat us great. We especially love Teresa. Jungle is a great guy. Always goes above and beyond for the kids.

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Thank Nichole R
Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great variety of choices for breakfast and lunch. Reasonable prices and great service. Horseshoe is good.

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Thank waterbearer69
Bedford, Texas
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173 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Very good comfort food at a very reasonable price. The breakfast was excellent. The service was excellent. Upon our return for the second time in as many days, the staff recognized us. The owner visited with us insuring our food met our expectations. Great food+great service=a five star rating.

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Thank sherryandgarryh
Auckland, New Zealand
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327 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We came here specifically for the diner's Route 66 connections but it seemed most of the patrons were just locals after some good food. Certainly not a ritzy touristy diner like some on R66 but perhaps more charming because of that. The staff were very friendly and the food was great. I recommend the Horsehoe! As a foreigner, it was... More 

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Thank Neil B
Springfield, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

A nice no frills diner on historic Route 66. Our take away: not the best cuts of meat, processed cheese, powdered cream for your coffee and if you remove your glasses it passes as clean. There are better choices for a diner breakfast in Springfield. But, it's not the worst.

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Thank Wanderlust_INK
Springfield, Illinois
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Had the misfortune of visiting The Jungle. Crowded tables and poor parking start the process. From there the orders take forever to fulfill and the taste is average at best with an above average price tag. Stay away from this place .....

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Thank Paul B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1923 N Peoria Rd, Springfield, IL 62702-2758
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-789-6173

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?