Addi’s Diner: Labor of Love

BOBBY STEVENS / THE CHRONICLEFarnsworth loves getting to watch the sun come up over Springfield in the mornings. It gives her the peace and quiet she needs before the diner fills up with guests. That’s her secret, she says.

With Yankees hats tacked to the ceiling, license plates covering the walls, and striking checkerboard floors, Addi’s diner guarantees a colorful and lively breakfast and lunch experience. 

The charming 1950s-themed diner sits on the corner of S. 2nd and S. A streets in downtown Springfield. You’ve probably driven past it . . .