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Toom Toom

23 S. Grove Ave, Elgin, IL
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Ranked #16 of 175 Restaurants in Elgin
Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Excellent Thai food, especially Masaman Curry. BYOB and now has Sushi.
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Nicollet, Minnesota, USA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I arranged a business meal for 8 from another state. Toom Toom, the chef here, was very helpful. She let me call my order in early, before they opened, so it would be ready in time. Everyone enjoyed what they ordered. The Pad Thai was especially delicious. Their summer roll in rice paper was really interesting and fresh. And you... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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180 reviews 180 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I usually order ahead and pickup the order or when we want to celebrate a special occasion we will reserve a space ahead of time and give Mama Toom the parameters (food allergies, protein preferences, number of people). Our favorite is the green papaya salad (for this you should call in advance as she makes it special)

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Phoenix
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Had a great dinner with a lot of spice at Toom Toom. The server is the daughter of the owner/chef and is very nice. She suggested the a special desert that was purple rice with banana pudding. Recommend this restaurant when in Elgin on a cold winter night.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

The only way to describe our experience at Toom Toom was unmemorable. When we arrived our first view was the bar. It was cluttered with junk. The hostess ushered us into the dining room which had the ambiance of an opium den. She informed us that they don't have a liquor license so my wife and I had hot tea,... More 

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Chicago, Il
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74 reviews 74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant has potential, but ..there are some cons.Firstly, they have no liquor license and i like a glass of white wine with my Thai food. The vegetable egg rolls were good, but tiny and the dipping sauce was less than a skimpy portion. My husband and i both ordered pad thai with chicken. It was good, but not memorable.... More 

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Sycamore, Il
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Have eaten at this restaurant in the past and it has been pretty good. Ate there last evening and was highly disappointed...Portion size for price especially for appetizers was poor. Vegetable mix was odd-couldn't even offer green or red bell peppers-only banana peppers. The standard mix is cabbage, carrot, pea pods, thin sliced zucchini (took a while to figure this... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

The place really has potential. Not that long ago, this place had a sensible BYOB policy. My friends and I would come here quite a bit for dinner to try out different white wines and pinot noir with their unique dishes. This was one of the appeals of Toom Toom, but then the policy vanished without an explanation. It's too... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

I LOVE Toom Toom Thai! I go frequently and I am NEVER disappointed. The food is always WONDERFUL! Fresh, large portions and they are always willing to make substitutions. The BEST part of this quaint little restaurant is the service and people. Chef Mama Toom is the sweetest lady in the world and her daughter, Tik Tik, always serves you... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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180 reviews 180 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Updating from my last review - I incorrectly thought it was BYOB. It would be incredible if it can eventually be BYOB as sweet white wines would go great with this delicious food. Toom Toom and Tik Tik treat you like you are guests in their home. Call ahead (at least one day) and you can special order the tom... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

If you like an amazing Thai meal, don't miss this jewel in downtown Elgin. Just don't be in a big hurry, food is made to order. Love it.

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Additional Information about Toom Toom

Address: 23 S. Grove Ave, Elgin, IL
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elgin
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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