Learn about Lent friendly takeout options in downtown Elgin

  • Courtesy of Blue Box CafeEnjoy Lenten specials at downtown Elgin restaurants, like the Veggelicious sandwich or the Tuner Melt.

    Courtesy of Blue Box CafeEnjoy Lenten specials at downtown Elgin restaurants, like the Veggelicious sandwich or the Tuner Melt.

 
Submitted by Downtown Neighborhood Association
Updated 3/30/2020 11:05 PM

Do you have a favorite Lent-friendly meal? The Downtown Neighborhood Association offers a listing of Lent friendly takeout food in downtown Elgin at www.downtownelgin.com/lent-friendly-takeout/

• Al's Cafe & Creamery: Check out their "Gone Fishin' Specials" including Stuffed Whitefish, Tuna Steak Fusion Style, Mahi-Mahi Cajun Style and more! View the full menu at alscafe.com. Takeout and curb side pickup, and delivery available within a 5-mile radius. Call (847) 742-1180.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

• Arabica Cafe: Try the Salmon Salad & Twister for $8.25 or the Tomato Mozzarella Pesto Sandwich for $6.95. View the full menu at www.facebook.com/pg/arabicacafeelgin/menu/. Takeout and curbside pickup and GrubHub delivery. Call (224) 227-7192.

• Blue Box Cafe: Pick up the Veggielicious Sandwich topped with Roasted Zucchini and Eggplant, Swiss Cheese, Avocado, Lettuce, Tomato & Red Onion, Drizzled with Balsamic Dressing and served on Toasted Multigrain Bread for $6.99. View the full menu at www.theblueboxcafe.com/menus. Takeout and curbside pickup available, and GrubHub and DoorDash delivery. Call (847) 697-2583.

• Bricks Wood Fired Pizza: Start out with an order of bruschetta for $5 and try the Quattro Formaggi Pizza with Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella, provolone, Asiago, Parmesan and Roasted Garlic for $12. View the full menu at brickswoodfiredpizza.com. Takeout and curbside pickup and GrubHub delivery. Call (224) 268-3995.

• Danny's on Douglas: The more cheese the merrier! Pickup an order of 6 Cheese Filled Breadsticks for $8.99 and a Large Cheese Pizza on Danny's famous thin crust for $20. View the full menu at www.dannyspizzaelgin.com/menu. Or ask about the Danny's Fish Fry Special. Takeout and curbside pickup available. Free local delivery. Call (847) 742-5400.

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• Elgin Public House: Fish fry special served on Friday! For $13, enjoy beer-battered Mahi-Mahi served with Pub Fries, Black Beans, Hush Puppies, Cole Slaw and Lemons. View full menu at elginpublichouse.com. Takeout and curbside pickup available. Call (847) 468-8810.

• Jimmy John's: Friday calls for "Totally Tuna," an 8-inch on healthy whole grain is just $5.99. Round out your meal with Chips and a Cookie for $2.50 extra. View full menu at jimmyjohns.com. Takeout and curbside pickup available, and $2 local delivery. Call (847) 888-2400

• Kubo Sushi: There are so many options for lent-friendly meals! Try the Salmon Teriyaki Bento Box for $19.25 or some of their Signature Rolls starting at $11. View full menu at www.kubosushi.com. Takeout and curbside pickup and local delivery and GrubHub. Call (224) 856-5590.

• Mama Lee's Popcorn: Popcorn is always Lent friendly! Stock-up with 2 large bags for $20. View full menu at mamaleespopcorn.com. Takeout and curbside pickup available. Free local delivery. Call (847) 789-6084.

• Toom Toom Thai: Order Thai spring rolls for $5.95 a cucumber salad for $4.95 and shrimp pad thai for $12.95. View full menu at www.toomtoomthai.net. Takeout and curbside pickup available. Uber Eats, GrubHub & DoorDash delivery. Call (847) 531-8755.

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