Saturday, July 30, 2011

Choo Choo Restaurant

The other day for Mac's Birthday we took the 6 kids to the Choo Choo Restaurant in Des Plaines, Il.  We took the train from Fox River Grove to the Des Plaines station.  The kids were so excited!  We just had to share with you some pictures.  It is such a great day excursion with the kids. 


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How cute are they?  All six of them looking out the window, perfect.


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Talk about cute.  This place is adorable!


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I love this sign!


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We have actually never had the ice cream because the cupcakes are amazing!


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Around the counter there is a train track with a train that delivers the food.  Awesome!!  We lucked out and got a table for the kids along the track.


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Here are the Birthday Boy and Girl getting their lunch (Margaret's Bday is in early August, so we always celebrate her an Mac together).  By the way the nicest mom and daughter team, besides mom and Anne and I of course, work at the Choo Choo.   When I say nicest, I mean they were so nice and sweet you wouldn't believe.  I caught them both engaging all their small patrons numerous times.  Actually sitting down and chatting!  So nice!  


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Now for the really good stuff.  The delivery of the most cutest, sweetest cupcakes on a choo choo train.  What could be better?  How about a special train whistle and a special Choo Choo Restaurant birthday song! 


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Around the corner from the Choo Choo Restaurant is the Sugar Bowl Restaurant.  This place has been around for as long as we can remember.  Probably because our Grandma and Grandpa took us there when we were kids.  I remember how cool it was to sit at the counter and order ice cream sundae's.  They still have the counter and stools to sit at today!  So, if the Choo Choo's line is ever too long, and sometimes it will be, you could always visit the Sugar Bowl. For more information on the Choo Choo, visit them on line to plan your visit http://www.thechoochoo.com/index.html



1 comment:

  1. This restaurant was a favorite treat from my mom after taking me to the dentist!! Hamburgers were delic..have to go back to try the cupcakes!!

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