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All Aboard Diner

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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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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our time to have lunch here with our almost 3 year old girl. We came in at 11:50 on a Saturday and as expected, there was a line to sit at the "bar" area where the train is. We only waited for 10 minutes before we were seated, just enough time to use the rest room and have... More 

Thank Tonifaj
Bolingbrook, IL
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143 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I love bringing the kids to All Aboard. Outside of all the trains games, and tv shows going on, the food is really good. They have an extensive kids' menu and even the adult menu is pretty appealing. They also serve beer and wine for the adults. This is a family owned business, and it shows. You see the same... More 

Thank Virginia A
Milton, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

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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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 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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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
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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125 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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130 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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 

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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, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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?