Al's Cafe & Creamery, Elgin, Illinois, wine and shrimp arrabiata

Al’s Cafe and Creamery Makes Malt Shop Memories in Elgin

When Al Berg opened Al’s Café & Creamery in Elgin in 1981, it quickly became a favorite with the locals for its hand-blended malts. Thirty years later, Al’s is still serving up the same rich malts made with high-quality ice cream, but it has also become a destination for creative cuisine made with fresh, seasonal produce.

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Elgin, Illinois: History, Entertainment and More

Located in Kane County about 40 miles northwest of Chicago, Elgin sits along the picturesque Fox River and is home to several excellent museums. stunning architecture and the popular Grand Victoria Casino.