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Charlie Parkers Incorporated

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700 North St, Springfield, IL 62704-5803
+1 217-241-2104
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07:00 - 14:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing diner style food. Retro atmosphere with quick and polite service. Great stop for lunch on a road trip.

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Thank Molly H
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a great place for breakfast, look no further! Charlie Parkers is a local icon and never disappoints. If you don't mind waiting awhile for a place to sit, it is definitely worth the wait! We always come here for the kids Birthday's as the kids always try to eat a 16" pancake by themselves. They... More 

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Thank Steven D
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, good food. an Iconic place to eat. Classic American dinner experience. Worth a trip. a little out of the way.

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Thank pinedent2017
Fulton, Missouri
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the place to go for Illinois' famous Horseshoe!! they come any way you want them and they are huge! you better be hungry! they have an excellent lunch menu too. well worth the stop.

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Thank robk9531
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love a greasy spoon with the best breakfast in town, THIS is your place!!!!! Even Mitt Romney loved it when he came here on the campaign trail.

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Thank Gina K
tarijacobs
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old fashioned Diner in a old Quonset hut. Lots of neat old stuff on the walls. The food is very good has the biggest pancakes you have ever seen. Any one eats a stack of four gets it for free. Serves breakfast lunch and dinner. Was featured on Tv Diners and Dives.

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Thank TarisTravels
Springfield, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great meal, as always, in a warm, friendly and casual environment! All you need is one pancake and you'll be set! I recommend the bacon pancakes!

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Thank pals042001
Decatur, Illinois
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food. Quick service with lots of staff available to take orders, refill drinks, and clear tables. I always get the breakfast pony shoe with half cheese and half gravy. Sounds weird but is a good change up for your tongue when you get tired of the gravy flavor, you switch sides of the plate and vice versa, haha.... More 

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Thank BBounce
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the vintage decor and the warm, personal service. The servers kept my husband's coffee cup filled and the meal was served promptly.

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Thank Lisa C
Springfield, Illinois
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for breakfast or lunch. There was a camera crew filming there when we were eating. My brother visiting from Georgia had catfish for breakfast! Oh well.

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Thank SirBev

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 North St, Springfield, IL 62704-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-241-2104

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