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2492 N Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123-8032
847-551-9725
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pretty good breakfast

The food and service was good. The breakfast menu could be expanded a bit. The atmosphere was okay, but loud. The open floor plan really lets noise travel

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Kathleen E W
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The food and service was good. The breakfast menu could be expanded a bit. The atmosphere was okay, but loud. The open floor plan really lets noise travel

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Crystal Lake, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

For breakfast and lunch you should try this place on Randall Road just north of I(90). Great specials and service. Top quality ingredients assure great meals. Everything is just a little better than normal. Giardelli chocolate products are the best. French Toast, pancakes and omelettes. You have to try to believe. Family owned and operated.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Food has always been good here. There is a charge for sharing (silly) and they may ask if you want cheese on that (costs extra). If you can get around the upselling, it's a good place with decent size portions. It's on the pricier side, but good food.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I go to Burnt Toast quite often. The breakfast is fabulous. I am working my way through the omelets and I love the pancakes. The hot chocolate is to die for! I always take one of their large and tasty salads home for dinner. The service here is as wonderful as the food. It's busy especially on the weekends but... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excellent service, food is a step above the ordinary, plenty of options. And the hot chocolate is wonderful. It's always busy on the weekends but they move people through without making you feel rushed. Highly recommend any of the multiple combinations of omelettes.

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Algonquin, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

After reading and hearing from several people I had to find out why this place has so many loyal patrons. It is a very easy relaxing and clean restaurant with excellent breakfast food. I have not tried lunch yet. The prices are no different then the little diners in town I had expected to pay much more. Service was outstanding... More 

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Rockton, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A friend and I went to Burnt Toast today for my birthday. I live approximately 50 mile away and will go there for breakfast because it is so good and the service is outstanding. I probably should be a food critic because I have been in the food service Industry all my life and will travel to wherever it is... More 

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Goshen
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I go to Burnt Toast often for breakfast and I've never had a bad meal. They have a lot to choose from and in our weekly advertizer they always have a 10% off coupon, so that is helpful. It has an open feel to the restaurant, wait staff is nice and love to take my girl friends there for a... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Burnt Toast is one of my "go to" places for breakfast. I don't think that I have ever been disappointed. I especially recommend the steak and eggs with skirt steak. There are long wait times on the weekend, so it is best to plan visits carefully.

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Elgin, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Burnt Toast combines a great breakfast with a great atmosphere. You may have to wait for a table on the weekends, but it is well worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2492 N Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123-8032
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: 847-551-9725

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?