Got a train-crazy tot? Try one of these five diners where the locomotive is king and step into a nostalgic world of choo-choo kitsch.
Chicken, Mexican food and ice cream, delivered on electric trains.2115 Galena Blvd. Aurora (630) 264-0634
Have your meal delivered by electric train, or visit the ice cream counter.20831 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort Frankfort (815) 806-9005 (Frankfort)
One of the original serve-by-train diners, all entrees have railroad names. A favorite entree is the CPO--a jumbo hotdog filled with cheese, wrapped in bacon and deep fried. Never fear, there are also plenty of healthy options on the menu, says owner Carmen Perez.9144 S. Kedzie Evergreen Park (708) 423-1313
Food delivered by train. Also has an ice cream parlor, video games and an interactive train. This is a peanut-free restaurant.1510B W. 75th St. Downers Grove (630) 322-8960