2Toots Train Whistle Grill

2Toots Train Whistle Grill – website

*** Note: There are two locations. We visited the Bartlett location so the photos and details about our experience are based on that location.

Locations: 203 E. Main Street, Bartlett and 450 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn

Phone: Bartlett – 630-213-6700, Glen Ellyn – 630-858-4300

Hours:

Monday-Saturday 11:00 am-8:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am-7:00 pm
Closed – Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Halloween at 4:00 pm, Christmas Day, New Years Day, and Super Bowl Sunday at 4:00 pm

Parking: There is free parking in the attached lot.

Bathrooms: There is a private mens’ room and private womens’ room. There is a changing table in each bathroom.

Nursing: There is no designated nursing area.

Handicapped/stroller accessibility: The restaurant in accessible.

Other amenities: 

  • Sign your child/children (ages 12 & under) up for the 2Toots Birthday Club and they will receive a free kids meal and a signature train whistle cupcake on their birthday.
  • To accommodate special dietary needs, 2Toots encourages you to bring your own food and they will even serve it on the train.
  • All seats are on the tracks.
  • Booster seats are available.

Food: 2Toots offers hot dogs, hamburgers, and sandwiches, as well as treats. A full menu is available online. 2Toots uses only 100% grass-fed, prairie raised, Tallgrass beef, which is all natural, and preservative and hormone free. Gluten free buns are available.

We paid: We received a gift card for our meal. Our total bill for dinner, beverages and dessert was about $40 plus tip.

Our experience:

2Toots Train Whistle Grill has been on my “to do” list for quite a while and we finally had a chance to visit recently. We’ve been to a few train restaurants before, but the kids were still thrilled to see the trains.

All of the seats are on the tracks, which was really cool. We sat at the counter, but there are booths available and the trains run along the booth seats too. The boys loved watching the trains, which run almost constantly rather than just when they’re delivering food. John ordered a burger, I got a hot dog, and the boys got dino chicken nuggets. While they waited for their food, the boys took turns riding on the horse. They also loved that in addition to the trains were small hand carts with Disney characters on the tracks.

The food came pretty quickly (on the train, of course!) and it was great. The wait staff was very attentive; they checked on us several times to make sure things were okay and see if we needed anything else. They also stopped by to chat with the boys a few times.

After dinner we had to try some desserts, so John and Dexter each ordered the train whistle cupcake and Cooper and I got Rice Krispie treats (with train whistles).

We had a delicious meal and dessert, got some whistles, and it was a great experience.

Looking for something fun to do in the area after your visit to 2Toots? We went to a Schaumburg Boomers game just a few miles away!

We received a complimentary gift card to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. 

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