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Burnt Toast

2492 N Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123-8032
+1 847-551-9725
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“french toast” (27 reviews)
“pancakes” (27 reviews)
“omelet” (13 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2492 N Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123-8032
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Never had poor service or food from this place in 3 years. The chicken pot pie is my go to but all the sandwiches are good.

Thank Craig A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love going to the burnt toast for breakfast if you go during the week the wait is not that long if you go on the weekend then make sure that you either call ahead for a reservation or you get there early for there...More

Thank lulagirl2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to the obviously related Burnt Toast nearby in Algonquin, and been consistently pleased. In this case I was driving by Elgin and knew that there was a Burnt Toast just off the highway, so why not? Well, it was a completely different experience....More

Thank blw_at_longwood
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Ordered two poached eggs on an English muffin with hollandaise sauce, similar to eggs benedict without meat. Was not told the sauce, a quarter cup worth, would be $2.99 extra... Not a big deal but was not told same. Extra charge was 'computer driven'....

Thank ajstrak2
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This Burnt Toast is larger than the one in Algonquin but the food is generally the same and just as delicious. Be prepared to wait on the weekends but not for long periods of time. It's pretty consistent and you get large portions. One of...More

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I had heard good reviews about this place before going. I was definitely not disappointed. I ordered one of my favorites, eggs and corn beef hash. One of the best versions of that meal I have ever had. Very large portions, very courteous wait staff....More

Thank BartlettDan
Reviewed 25 June 2018

stopped in with my son and his wife for breakfast while visiting in May. A nice family restaurant at very affordable prices, at least compared to Hawaii... I enjoyed the Benedict and pancakes just wish it was Vermont real syrup. Oh well I digress... give...More

1  Thank Marc S
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant, lots of people, Sunday morning....We got table fast, then order steak and eggs, my favorite dish for breakfast(lol). Friendly waitress, good coffee, and food is very good, and portions are huge....I recomend this place, worth to try. Did not take any pictures, left...More

Thank Darek R
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite places for breakfast. Skillets are fabulous, especially the Spanish skillet. Side of pancakes are huge. A bit noisy on the weekends. Service is good.

Thank bfitnhappy
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I am a customer relations manager for a living and I am EXTREMELY disappointed in what has been my favorite breakfast joint for many many years. I left the city of Chicago early yesterday (Sunday) morning just to have breakfast here, instead of stopping somewhere...More

Thank Jenn T
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Regina M
9 March 2017|
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Response from phrjeff | Reviewed this property |
I can't say for sure what they have but the menu is extensive and I know my wife has eaten many low calorie options at breakfast.
16 December 2015|
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Response from Kris C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Feature gluten free pancakes and waffles amongst other things.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2492 N Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123-8032
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 847-551-9725
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