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“Great Breakfast Place”
Review of Whistle Stop Cafe

Whistle Stop Cafe
Ranked #1 of 45 Restaurants in Fox Lake
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe
Restaurant details
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoy this restaurant for breakfast.

The food is good and homemade with quality ingredients.

They also have daily specials which
offer great variety.

It is a regular stop for us.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

The place to have breakfast, brunch, or lunch! We've been there before, but it was packed! They are popular. This visit was during the slow season and had a better opportunity to review. The food and the service is top notch - prices are reasonable. Ambiance captures the location close to the train station with model trains and pictures.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

I feel you get a lot of food for your money. Reasonable prices for good fresh food. For those that are gluten free (please ask the waitress about cross contamination) but they do have gluten free bread for french toast and sandwiches. They have gluten free pancakes and waffles as well. The diner is clean with a nice train decor. You are right by the Metra tracks. Everyone is pleasant that works there, efficient and knowledgeable. Popular place to eat in Fox Lake. My husband loves the pie. Two people can eat breakfast with flavored coffee of the day for about $22.00 not including tip to give you an idea. You can eat as simply as a nice bowl of oatmeal, to specials of the day. Highly recommend to give it a try. .

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Thank Mica_10
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Haven’t been to fax like in years took my grandkids for breakfast on a Sunday morning. The place is very cute seems like a neighborhood restaurant. A lot of locals food was good not great service was excellent overall a nice place to go on a Sunday morning with kids.

Thank Kathy O
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I can't think of enough good things to say about Whistle Stop. Great breakfast, great staff, yummy homemade pies, trains. The only thing I really wish for that would make the experience perfect would be freshly squeezed grapefruit juice. A minor imperfection I'll just have to deal with.

Thank scott1588
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