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D & J Cafe

915 W. Laurel St., Springfield, IL - (217) 753-1708
D&J is an inconspicuous cafe that serves one of the best horseshoe sandwiches in Springfield, Illinois. Regular shoes as well as breakfast shoes are available for three meals a day.
50% Approval Rating (2 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Horseshoe

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Michael Stern - Photos (2)
Roadfood.com Editor
"The D&J Café is a downstate diner that serves the best horseshoe around. One of the most regionally-focused of all local specialties – you won't find it anywhere outside Springfield, Illinois – the horseshoe is a hodge-podge plate that traditionally holds bread, French ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

915 W. Laurel St., Springfield, IL
(217) 753-1708

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
If you have time to eat only one horseshoe when visiting Springfield, Illinois, I suggest it be the heavyweight breakfast shoe at D&J: a beautiful expanse of hash browns, cheese sauce, gravy, and (buried below) eggs, toast, and sausage.
"If you have time to eat only one horseshoe when visiting Springfield, Illinois, I suggest it be the heavyweight breakfast shoe at D&J: a beautiful expanse of hash browns, cheese sauce, gravy, and (buried below) eggs, toast, and sausage."
Michael Stern





This picture was taken just after dawn on a weekday -- a good time to assure yourself of a seat in the small cafe. Later in the morning and especially on weekends, D&J's overflows with hungry customers.
"This picture was taken just after dawn on a weekday -- a good time to assure yourself of a seat in the small cafe. Later in the morning and especially on weekends, D&J's overflows with hungry customers."
Michael Stern



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