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Blue Box Cafe Foodie Friday

Blue Box Cafe Foodie Friday

Recently, we’ve seen our community come together to support local businesses, namely our local restaurants. Tune in to our blog every Friday to see our Foodie Friday features. Where we give a shout-out to local eateries and delve into fan favorites, specialties, and more! #SupportLocalBusiness #ElginStrong

Blue Box Cafe


Start the weekend off right by ordering from Blue Box Cafe!

Blue Box Cafe is one of the most unique cafes in the Elgin area. This cafe is inspired by the long running sci-fi TV series, Doctor Who. Here you’ll find lost of fun memorabilia, and TVs playing the fan favorite series or other sci-fi favorites like Star Trek.

If you’re looking for a stop for breakfast and coffee before work, a great lunch or afternoon pick me up – Blue Box is ready for you! Hot and cold sandwiches made with fresh ingredients make a great lunch especially when paired with their homemade potato salad!

Right now Blue Box Cafe has registered to be part of Explore Elgin’s Restaurant Week! From February 1st through the 12th you can purchase the Tuner Melt or Clara’s Chicken Salad Sandwich for Carry Out or Curbside Pick Up for only $5.00. Keep in mind, this offer is not Valid with any other discounts, coupons, or 3rd party purchases.  Tax is not included in the price.

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Some popular nearby stops include The Fox River Bike Trail, Rediscover Records and Grand Victoria Casino.



  • The Elgin Club
  • The Blue Box BLT
  • The Turtle Speciality Latte

How to Get to Blue Box Cafe


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Red Poppy Bistro
Old Republic
Alexander’s Cafe
Al’s Cafe
Copper Barrel on State
Rosie O’Hare’s Public House

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Lark and Owl Eatery
River Street Tavern
Martini Room
Jimmy’s Charhouse
The Village Squire
Emmett’s Brewing Co.
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