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American, Bar, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
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Reviewed September 8, 2020

I wouldn't recommend this place to my worst enemy. They changed their French fries to waffle fries that are way over cooked and hard to even bite into. Screaming kids and a sausage fest make up the clientel. You might as well head down to...Best Buy with a can of beer and a lawn chair with some Fretos and watch a game there. Unfriendly staff doesn't help the overall ambiance of the place. It's underpinnings are a RED Necked hangout. The Kelsey RoadHouse is a better alternative for pleasurable dining.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed June 26, 2020

One of the best burgers I've had in my life.. and IM 53 and have had lots of burgers. Great prices for such a large burger too.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

Continues to serve great variety of burgers. Excellent selection of beers on tap or by the bottle. Service is pleasant and efficient.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 19, 2020 via mobile

Tracks is located just a few feet fro the Cary Metra train station. They always do a brisk lunch and dinner business. We love their broasted chicken with home made chips. They have a great variety of burgers with the olive and blue cheese burger...being my favorite. There is a lovelyoutdoor patio that is nicely heated for the cooler days.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Beware there is no parking for the Tracks. No handicapped spaces available, must park at the bank around the corner.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 17, 2019

Huge variety of burgers. Tried the Double Down Burger - cheeseburger between two grilled cheese sandwiches - clearly not something you'd order everyday, but it was huge and so yummy. My 12 year old and I shared it and she's still talking about it. The...salads were equally huge and delicious. Place is an easy walk from the Cary Illinois station stop.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

Excellent burgers, sandwiches and service. Nice outdoor seating area. Unfortunately the craft beer selection is pretty limited.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

Service and food was excellent. Fall off the bone ribs, juicy and delicious burgers. Ice cold beer, it’s a great place to meet family and friends.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

Stop in several times a year as "The Tracks"is always a great lunch spot. Good food and a high energy atmosphere is always a good time

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed September 28, 2019

We went for the fish fry, as we had read it was rated 'the best in McHenry county'. My opinionon this is-it must have been rated by people who frequent only this particular place. I know what I like and this was not it. The...fish was dry and parts were so tough we could not eat it all. The french fries were far from the norm--dry and old ??. The potato pancake was not homemade, but edible. My boyfriend liked the coleslaw, but I thought it was too...something, but flavorful it was not. The rolls a bit stale. On a plus side, the fish was lightly breaded, and large pieces. Maybe that is why it was cooked the way it was, thin side cooked too long so the thick side would be done?? Also, a plus it was reasonably priced. Parking was a little cryptic, as what you think is a lot for patrons is the train lot or for the bank. We parked in the street a block away. It is one of those places you like or you don't--no middle ground. The service was good, but kept being asked about another drink (about 6 times)...saw the bill and realized why--(quite high priced for the area)---cha-ching.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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