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All Aboard Diner

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$$ - $$$
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1510B 75th St, Downers Grove, IL 60516-6209
+1 630-322-8960
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Milton, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I took our son, his wife, and their 2 young daughters here for lunch. One of our granddaughters has a dairy allergy. I have never seen a restaurant more prepared for any food allergy you can think of. They have a binder listing the ingredients of their food options. The food is very good as well. We... More 

Thank rfrisque
Western Springs, Illinois
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Jimmy and Kathleen will treat you like family and feed you the same way. Not just for kids' birthday parties, this place has adult-satisfying food and sterling service as well. Their mushroom and Swiss burger is my usual choice, but tamale boats and salads are just as tempting. Some one of us always orders corned beef and also egg salad,... More 

Thank Hwy31s
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Food is fine but it can be crowded so plan accordingly. Train delivers only to counter so remember that. Second train is up near ceiling.

Thank bertaron
Downers Grove, Illinois
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Fun place to bring young children. Eat at the counter. Good brought to you by train. Fun atmosphere. Not a lot of seating. Worth waiting for

Thank Mike S
Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is by far this best restaurant I've been in with regard to accommodating people with food allergies. Always have had good and friendly service. The train delivering food when you sit at the counter is fun for the kids. Many menu choices in a diner like atmosphere.

Thank Laura3420
Lisle, Illinois
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97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

All Aboard Diner is a wonderful place to have a bite to eat with your kids or grandkids. It is choo-choo train themed diner. The food is quite good considering the diner is geared to entertain children. On the evening we were there, the specials included Siracha wings and French dip nachos – hardly children’s fare. I had the beer... More 

Thank Rocky7149
Downers Grove, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

You get to see a bunch of happy kids and adults here. Would I go without a child? Probably not, but the food is fine for hamburger, hot dogs, and salads. The service is done with a smile and usually some chitchat. Counter service is the vip seating, so that your food is delivered by train. Yes, there are games... More 

Thank Pat K
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119 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is a small, family run diner, and each of the workers were not only polite, but worked their butts off! They literally never stopped moving! They do a great job of getting customers in and out in a very respectable way. There are 2 places you can sit, at a table/booth or at the main counter where a train... More 

Thank TLH_mom_of_3
Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Favorite place for children - especially younger ones. Train theme restaurant. Large TV showed Thomas the Train shows. Have your quarters ready for games & mechanical rides. Children fascinated by toy train set up as you enter restaurant. Food is good - burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches and salads. Fun part is counter seats have that delivers food. Counter seats are... More 

Thank JosefGP
Miami, Florida
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

The concept is great for kids but the food is terrible for adults. Anyone with taste buds can tell they are opening a bunch of frozen food bags and frying/preparing it. Just not worth the money or time.

Thank Alessandro0491

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510B 75th St, Downers Grove, IL 60516-6209
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-322-8960

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