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We don't get over to Kokomo very ...
We don't get over to Kokomo very often, but we were in town last week to take a look at a pop-up camper.  While that was a bust, the trip definitely was not a waste.  We decided to pop in here for a bite to eat before our drive back to Lafayette, and were pleasantly surprised.  The exterior wasn't but to look at, the the interior and ... read more
Tonya J. via yelp.com - Jul 20, 2020
The wife and I made a trip to the ...
The wife and I made a trip to the Kokomo area for a music festival and wanted to try some of the local offerings. Quick search on YELP! and I Choo Choo McGoo's caught my eye just do to the name.
A quick map search and we were on our way from the hotel. Couldn't miss it with the cool little train right outside of the building. Grea
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Scott S. via yelp.com - Jul 13, 2020
Found this little hidden gem on ...
Found this little hidden gem on our way back from Marion. Wait staff is very friendly and on top of everything. I had the tenderloin which was thick and meaty and very tasty. Ed Gaddie had the Bisket sandwich which looked good and he said it was good. Both sandwiches came with endless french fries. All in all a very nice little spot ... read more
Paul G. via yelp.com - Jun 3, 2020
Such Good Food.
I have been there sa few times and always a friendly atmosphere. Their food is served hot and very tasty. If somethiing is not on the menu, they will try to accomodate.
Rdjl3471 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 9, 2020
God Bless America and Choo Choo ...
God Bless America and Choo Choo McGoos fried green tomatoes. There are fe places in Indiana thatI am willing to drive to get a great Hoosier dinner than Choo Choo's. The menu is giant and the prices are low..Being a Fried Green Tomatoes fanatic, I can tell you they have the best I have ever had. The Breaded Tenderloin is giant and co ... read more
Blair E. via yelp.com - Dec 3, 2019
Wide variety of food
Really liked the breakfast here. Lots to choose from. All was hot and fresh. Waitress was very nice. Will definitely go again.
Gae M via tripadvisor.com - Dec 1, 2019
Nice family restaurant. Variety ...
Nice family restaurant. Variety of menu options. I had the fried shrimp dinner and it was tasty. The husband had the  beef Manhattan, he was happy. My dad got a burger, it was also tasty looking. Service was good. We went at an odd time, say around 2-3pm as we were hungry and were traveling from Indianapolis so decided to get a late ... read more
Ronee B. via yelp.com - Nov 23, 2019
Very Good Food!
Had been wanting to.come here for awhile & finally we stopped in. Excellent variety of food, but no kids menu. Husband had a patty melt w/fries, grandaughter had the fried chicken sandwich (huge!) & best onion rings around, and I had just their standard burger....More ... read more
SherrillG58 via tripadvisor.com - Nov 16, 2019
Something new
I'm glad that we stumbled upon this restaurant when looking for somewhere new to try. Great food, good service, and fair price for the amount of food that you get. We'll definitely be back!
bsb0925 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 29, 2019
The atmosphere was relaxing and ...
The atmosphere was relaxing and comforting waitress was so sweet and helpful recommended the fluffy sweet pancakes which she was right they were great tasting. My husband tried the kitchen sink omelette it is what it sounds like all but the kitchen sink, very flavorful great tasting special highly recommend both of these. When passin ... read more
Renee R. via yelp.com - Oct 5, 2019
First time visit!!
We were going home from the James Dean Car Festival and decided to make a stop here to grab a bite to eat. All 3 of us enjoyed the meal, everything was good, but notice the meat that was on my salad could have been...More ... read more
Judith M via tripadvisor.com - Sep 29, 2019
Wonderful place to eat
Once again we were in Kokomo for a Veterans event. We always go to Choo Choo Mcgoos for Breakfast. They have the greatest food you will ever want the ladies are the greatest and helps with our selection. Where else can 8 people eat for...More ... read more
John D via tripadvisor.com - Sep 28, 2019
Nice place.  The food was good ...
Nice place.  The food was good and portions were a good size.  The staff was friendly and the place was clean.  Fairly busy during a week day lunch time.
Michael J. via yelp.com - Sep 12, 2019
Good
Wanted a good lunch so I thought I would try here it was not what I expected they have a lot of choices on the menu i just got the burger and onion rings i don't like onions but I like the batter on the...More ... read more
Erik M via tripadvisor.com - Sep 8, 2019
Very nice....
We stopped in for lunch, and enjoyed the experience. The facility is a local family-restaurant, with a comfortable atmosphere. Our server, Jennifer, was friendly and attentive. Both of our opening soups were tasty homemade offerings. Our gyros and chopped steak entrees were very flavorful, and...More ... read more
RICART75 via tripadvisor.com - Aug 26, 2019
A must TRY!
I've tried a lot of tenderloins and by far this is an all time favorite. Everything was fresh and look at those onion rings! YUM! I gave 5 stars. Restaurant was cute, professional staff and our waitress Jody was fantastic.
Wendy N via tripadvisor.com - Jul 18, 2019
I love this place! Haven't had ...
I love this place! Haven't had anything bad here yet. The green beans are sooooo good too. Its nice to the the owner is always working and helping out wherever needed too. But if your looking for a good home cooked meal this is the place to go. Everything is really good.
Trent R. via yelp.com - May 26, 2019
Excellent
Menu had a lot of great sandwich options. Classic and unique options available. Ordered the brisket burger, which was excellent. Great flavor, reasonably priced. The restraint has a cute “oldies”/train theme (but not dated). Friendly staff. Have the impression of a mom n pop with...More ... read more
RebuzM via tripadvisor.com - May 4, 2019
I came in here yesterday with my ...
I came in here yesterday with my sister for lunch, as I had never tried this place before. I remember when it used to be Ducky's but other than that I had no idea what kind of food they had or anything. The inside is really cozy and the decor is really cool and "retro". The menu is HUGE. There are so many things to choose from. They ... read more
Noley G. via yelp.com - Mar 14, 2019
The Breakfast is very good I will ...
The Breakfast is very good I will be trying lunch the next time I go the waitresses are very nice great service.
Debbie H. via yelp.com - Jan 4, 2019
I wife and I stopped her to have ...
I wife and I stopped her to have lunch and we both ordered the breaded tenderloin and I have to say that this was the best tenderloin that I have ever had.  You have to try it for your self!
Terry S. via yelp.com - Dec 28, 2018
Great place to eat, great food, excellent service!!
Great place to eat, great food, excellent service!!
Jim Long via facebook.com - Dec 17, 2018
Great place to eat, great food, excellent service!!
Great place to eat, great food, excellent service!!
Jim Long via facebook.com - Dec 17, 2018
This appears to be a largely undiscovered ...
This appears to be a largely undiscovered treasure in Kokomo.I LOVE the decor.  Hey, it's trains, and I'm a train guy.  There are also some other items depicting local history, antique toys, and more.  It's pleasantly busy, and I liked it.  The service was great!  Our server was prompt and friendly, and knew the menu inside and out.Y ... read more
Rick G. via yelp.com - Oct 24, 2018
Wonderful Breakfast
This is the 3rd year we have stopped here. We were attending a military event and had breakfast for five mornings. Wonderful staff and they were so helpful. Try the #6. Great food.
John D via tripadvisor.com - Sep 21, 2018
I'll be honest, I never wanted ...
I'll be honest, I never wanted to eat here.  I drove by it many times, nothing about the place interested me enough to stop.  Alright, the train in the front is cool, but I knew nothing about the place, and wasn't going to bother.  Then one night I took a friend out to dinner (he was going through a rough patch) and I let him choose ... read more
Mark H. via yelp.com - Aug 6, 2018
Changed from Previous Owner
We had not been there for a couple of years. The new owner has a different menu. I had the BLT and onion rings. The BLT was good however the bacon was over done for my taste [other people probably like it] and the onion...More ... read more
guempelein via tripadvisor.com - Aug 3, 2018
Wonderful food & excellent service!!
First time visiting. Great food and great service. Very comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. I had a roast beef and cheddar dip and my husband had a breaded tenderloin and onion rings. He said no other tenderloin has compared to the one he had at mcgoos...More ... read more
Cindy T via tripadvisor.com - Aug 2, 2018
We definitely enjoyed dinner at ...
We definitely enjoyed dinner at this quaint restaurant. Great, friendly service. Clean facility. Delicious food, especially the fried green tomatoes! We will definitely be back!
Brett F. via yelp.com - Jun 23, 2018
We had top sirloin and brisket ...
We had top sirloin and brisket very good. Even had the leprechaun show up with menus. The cake was really good as well.
Jonathon B. via yelp.com - Apr 12, 2018
Nice friendly place.
Choo Choo McGoo's has a wonderful story to share. Read the meny to find out. A nice home town favorite. Great food and great people running it.
dewightking via tripadvisor.com - Apr 9, 2018
The Green Fried Tomatoes are awesome ...
The Green Fried Tomatoes are awesome. I should have gotten something besides the Greek Salad.
John S. via yelp.com - Mar 25, 2018
Great place to eat
This is one of the best family owned and ran restaurants around. Everything is always hot and fresh when you order. All the appetizers are made fresh to order.
Farmboy7800 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 3, 2018
great place
Veery good ood and very good service. They have great biscuts and gravy! Very good lunch time meals also.
jerrythebarber via tripadvisor.com - Nov 23, 2017
Great service
Everything is great, the food the service espiecally when Dave and Melissa come out to see anybody that asks ... read more
AYDIN M via tripadvisor.com - Nov 17, 2017
The four star is for 1. Staff - ...
The four star is for 1. Staff - our waitress was awesome and everyone was nice with a smile 2. Chicken fried steak. It was moist inside and crispy outside flavored was spot on. The gravy was delicious also, found out their cook is from Fischer Diner so I will be coming back. I missed the way they made it 3. Biscuit and gravy it was r ... read more
Kris N. via yelp.com - Sep 14, 2017
We love this place!! The food and service is amazing!!
We love this place!! The food and service is amazing!!
Rob Calow via facebook.com - Sep 9, 2017
The food was excellent and service was great. Can't wait to try breakfast..
The food was excellent and service was great. Can't wait to try breakfast..
Sonia Poe via facebook.com - Aug 22, 2017
First time there but good experience food was delious I will go back went with our church group and
First time there but good experience food was delious I will go back went with our church group and we enjoyed our Visit great service they aimed to please ... read more
Loretta Cox via facebook.com - Aug 19, 2017
Great atmosphere and food! Can't wait to visit again.
Great atmosphere and food! Can't wait to visit again.
Michael Holbrook via facebook.com - Jul 14, 2017
First time for me and definitely will not be the last.
First time for me and definitely will not be the last.
Norma Greeno Hoffman via facebook.com - Jul 13, 2017
Home cooking at its best! You won't be disappointed. Love this place❤️
Home cooking at its best! You won't be disappointed. Love this place❤️ ... read more
Stacey Heckman Waskom via facebook.com - Jul 5, 2017
We were there at an off time so it was empty. The service was nice and fast. The food was amazing!
We were there at an off time so it was empty. The service was nice and fast. The food was amazing! I had the beef and cheddar dip. The beef just melts in your mouth. We'll be back for sure, next time we're in town!
Megan Dawson via facebook.com - Jul 2, 2017
Good old home cooking
As we were getting ready to leave after eating here (we were taking the scenic route home from an overnight getaway to Indy), I told my wife "If this place weren't 90 minutes from home, I would eat here all the time!" Ok, so honestly,...More ... read more
awcolley via tripadvisor.com - Jun 25, 2017
Good home cooked meal
My wife and I ordered take out. I had the pork chops. Meal was very good. Plenty to eat. Service while picking up was very good.
Brad W via tripadvisor.com - Jun 6, 2017
Fantastic family owned restaurant. Food and service is great with a vintage like atmosphere and so
Fantastic family owned restaurant. Food and service is great with a vintage like atmosphere and some solid golden oldies for music. We've found our eat out place for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You've got to try the rib-eye steak; best in Central, Indiana and homemade pineapple upside down cake completes the meal. Ken & Wendy Rai ... read more
Ken Rainey via facebook.com - May 22, 2017
First off, great name to attract ...
First off, great name to attract new customers. My colleagues and I are interns for the summer, and we were thinking of trying different restaurants in the area. Choo Choo McGoo's has a nice ring to it. The portion sizes were decent; the gyros were tasty. My colleague ordered a Snake Bite, and that looked very appetizing. I would def ... read more
Eric C. via yelp.com - May 21, 2017
I love this hometown restaurant! Fabulous food!
I love this hometown restaurant! Fabulous food!
Kim Murray Maxwell-Murdock via facebook.com - May 17, 2017
Choo Choo McGoo's was recommended to my friend and I from the people at Kokomo Opalescent Glass. W
Choo Choo McGoo's was recommended to my friend and I from the people at Kokomo Opalescent Glass. We wanted to eat at a local place - not a fast food or chain restaurant. So thankful they recommended this restaurant! Service was fantastic and the food was excellent. The cherry on top was that the waitress told us that our bill had ... read more
Susan Gollehon Cook via facebook.com - Apr 22, 2017
I almost didn't come here because ...
I almost didn't come here because it was a 3 star place. I am glad that my co work said to go. It was really good food. Everything was freshly made. French onion soup is amazing and the BLT has real bacon not the fake stuff. Definitely should go in and give it a try.
Brittany P. via yelp.com - Apr 10, 2017
Nice Surprise
We had never dined here before- we were on our way home from vacation, heard it on the radio and decided we thought the name sounded interesting let's try it. What a nice surprise! It's a small, friendly restaurant with great food. We had the...More ... read more
Jujulynne via tripadvisor.com - Mar 27, 2017
Just ate at Choo Choo's and will be back again for sure! Great food and great service! Highly rec
Just ate at Choo Choo's and will be back again for sure! Great food and great service! Highly recommended!
Todd Everling via facebook.com - Feb 17, 2017
Good food, good service, nice atmosphere! I'll definitely go back�
Good food, good service, nice atmosphere! I'll definitely go back� ... read more
Sharon Ewer Cadwallader via facebook.com - Feb 14, 2017
Great food for reasonable prices, excellent customer service and very cool atmosphere. We will def
Great food for reasonable prices, excellent customer service and very cool atmosphere. We will definitely be back!
Leysa D. Ferguson via facebook.com - Jan 17, 2017
Great food, great service
Now here is an out of the way place! On our way from South Bend, we needed a none chain lunch break. Choo Choo's is the place!!! Seriously great food and wonderful service. And no rush... great people. I will be back!
TravelingDrZ via tripadvisor.com - Dec 6, 2016
Love the 60s music& food was good. They always have specials. Today we are trying the peanut butter
Love the 60s music& food was good. They always have specials. Today we are trying the peanut butter hamburger. Yum!
Patricia M. Brinegar Kirby via facebook.com - Nov 28, 2016
I come to Kokomo often on business ...
I come to Kokomo often on business, I was looking for something local since chain food gets boring. Very cool building with lots of local nostalgia. Was seated immediately, Haily was extremely nice and provided great service. Now to the important part, the food. I ordered the big seafood platter, got everything grilled (thank you for ... read more
Scott S. via yelp.com - Nov 16, 2016
Nice place great service. Party ...
Nice place great service. Party of three. I enjoyed the chopped sirloin topped with mushrooms, onions and cheese. Very tasty. One had a Gyro he said it was "all right " Both meals came with endless fries which we could not finish. Very good. The other diner had smothered chicken which she said was excellent . Served wonderful cokes G ... read more
Charlotte B. via yelp.com - Nov 9, 2016
My wife & I were looking for a local family owned restaurant on our way home from a long weekend aw
My wife & I were looking for a local family owned restaurant on our way home from a long weekend away. A local man at a gas station made the suggestion. Great service, great food, and Dave couldn't have been any nicer. Looked at all the local memorabilia as he told about each article. Took home a couple of his wife's desserts. A ... read more
Mike Dworek via facebook.com - Nov 5, 2016
Breakfast Doesn't Get Any Better
As my wife says, it is always about the potatoes. We have not had better potatoes with onions and peppers anywhere. Her description of her over-easy eggs was "tender". They were not over-cooked to dryness, they were just delicious. My scrambled eggs are always just...More ... read more
David D via tripadvisor.com - Nov 4, 2016
Stopped in for the first time last week. Love this place! Food was excellent and the people there a
Stopped in for the first time last week. Love this place! Food was excellent and the people there are so friendly! Definitely will be back soon!
Cathy Harmon via facebook.com - Oct 27, 2016
They made an honest mistake and immediately fixed it. Great customer service. Very pleased.
They made an honest mistake and immediately fixed it. Great customer service. Very pleased.
Laura Anne Timmons via facebook.com - Oct 25, 2016
Wonderful food- service not so great
We went as a group of 6 with 2 teenaged boys, on a Saturday evening. There weren't many customers so we got a table immediately. It took a few minutes for a waitress to get to us for drink orders. Then there was a very...More ... read more
Manddymill via tripadvisor.com - Oct 1, 2016
Best meal ever
They have the best Breakfast ever. #6 with Hash browns, Sausage Gravy bisquits and add whatever. The girls was the best. Good conversation and Veterans love it. I will be there on my next visit.
John D via tripadvisor.com - Sep 23, 2016
Lasagna I will put up against anyone else's
To be fair, Choo Choo Magoo's is an American diner. You can't miss it on Markland Avenue: It's the one with the choo-choo in front. It seems rather nondescript, but that's only because you haven't tried the food yet. I went a little crazy on...More ... read more
wkyken via tripadvisor.com - Sep 17, 2016
Great menu
Amazing food and great menu. Homemade soups, burgers, comfort food, excellent chili and great diner, hometown feel to the dining area. Clean place and the restroom was spotless. Definite must try!
JewelryTraveler via tripadvisor.com - Sep 15, 2016
Choo Choo's is our fave. Dave and Melissa and crew do their very best to keep the customers coming
Choo Choo's is our fave. Dave and Melissa and crew do their very best to keep the customers coming back again and again..the food is excellent ALL the time. The daily specials are home made goodness and the desserts are yummy!! This is a GREAT FAMILY RESTAURANT.
Robert Lee Graf via facebook.com - Aug 26, 2016
Wonderful people. Food was so flavorful. Thank you
Wonderful people. Food was so flavorful. Thank you ... read more
Tonya Wells via facebook.com - Aug 25, 2016
I did not like the server . the food was good & the decor is very nice .
I did not like the server . the food was good & the decor is very nice .
Candi Riefle via facebook.com - Aug 14, 2016
So much better. Service improved so much! Glad we gave them another chance a few weeks ago. Sunday
So much better. Service improved so much! Glad we gave them another chance a few weeks ago. Sunday regulars now!
Melissa Copp via facebook.com - Aug 14, 2016
Just what we were looking for! Good home cooking & reasonable prices & not a chain restaurant! Fish
Just what we were looking for! Good home cooking & reasonable prices & not a chain restaurant! Fish & clams was delicious as was chicken & chop dinner. Loved it & great, friendly service!
Linda Lijewski Andersen via facebook.com - Aug 12, 2016
The breakfast here is awesome, I highly recommend it to anyone
The breakfast here is awesome, I highly recommend it to anyone ... read more
John Nahodil via facebook.com - May 28, 2016
Excellent food and service! Atmosphere is really cool too!
Excellent food and service! Atmosphere is really cool too!
Amanda Dibble Flick via facebook.com - May 27, 2016
Tried this restaurant for the first time over the weekend. It is now my local favorite. I'm from
Tried this restaurant for the first time over the weekend. It is now my local favorite. I'm from Indianapolis but visit a friend frequently in Kokomo and we are so glad we stopped in. Not only was the food delicious and fresh and reasonable priced, but the establishment was spotless! And I can not say enough about the professiona ... read more
Helen Vaughn via facebook.com - May 9, 2016
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