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Iron Horse Grill

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499 Railroad Ave, Round Lake, IL 60073
(847) 740-9336
Today
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Boys day out

Great little place. Good greasy-spoon food. Nuttin' fancy, but plain ol' nice solid choice. Friendly service and typical morning and lunch only diner. Easy on the wallet too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
ScottH-BigHoss
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Round Lake, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It tends to be very busy. Prices are good and service also. I have been coming here for about 15 years. Very comfortable environment and good coffee while you wait for your food.

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Round Lake, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great little place. Good greasy-spoon food. Nuttin' fancy, but plain ol' nice solid choice. Friendly service and typical morning and lunch only diner. Easy on the wallet too.

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Round Lake, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Every time my dad comes to visit me, he always stops here for breakfast or lunch. The prices are reasonable, the food is served hot and fresh. The decor is old and tired but I think that blends in with the homey atmosphere. People are always nice and friendly too.

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Round Lake, Illinois
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This place has like five tables and is too crowded. They burnt all three of our meals and the waitress forget all of our toast and drink refills. She didn't even care how she served so I assume she is a friend of the owner. Clearly no one there has restaurant experience. I like a dive breakfast place and I... More 

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Round Lake Beach, Illinois
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Good breakfast/lunch place. Great food, served with a smile! They are right across from the train station. Next time I am taking the train I will leave early to stop in here.

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Round Lake Beach, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Nice homey atmosphere, and good food! We ate here for breakfast, and I know someone might say it's hard to ruin breakfast, but it arrived hot, coffee and service are great!

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Fox Lake, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Great food and great service. The only draw back is the size of the restaurant however that adds to the charm. I stop by at least once or twice a week for breakfast. The IRON HORSE Country Fried Steak is my favorite choice. Portions are big so you won't leave hungry. Just a great place to eat.

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Round Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Great food priced right homey suroundings (greasy spoon ) but recomend highly the help is frindly and make you feel right at home

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

Cool little place, but the coffee was weak and the food was just ok. You can tell it's a local favorite place, but nit mine.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2009

499 Railroad Ave. [--] Round Lake, IL 60073 Located across from the Metra station. A wonderful diner celebrating railroad life and Chicagoland culture. The service is fast and very friendly. A superb Reuben sandwich is found here-- one of the best. The Big John, two large hamburger patties with cheese and extras is excellent. Unparalleled egg dishes (breakfast served all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 499 Railroad Ave, Round Lake, IL 60073
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Round Lake
  • Phone Number: (847) 740-9336

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Grill
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 2:00 pm

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