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Village Squire

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4818 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 455-4130
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Today
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
As good as I remembered

A last minute search for a restaurant yielded the Village Squire. Hadn't been in years, so decided to give it a whirl. So glad we did! The flaming cheese was awesome, dinner great and our server Kirsten phenomenal!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
PlanetProwler4ever
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Chicago, IL
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Chicago, IL
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

A last minute search for a restaurant yielded the Village Squire. Hadn't been in years, so decided to give it a whirl. So glad we did! The flaming cheese was awesome, dinner great and our server Kirsten phenomenal!

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Village Squire has long been a "go to" restaurant in Crystal Lake for special occasions or just a night out for great dining. However, this is a fantastic spot for lunch as well! I stopped in with my son-in-law for half priced burgers Monday and what a great value! I had the mushroom swiss burger while my son-in-law had... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Village Squire is a long time locally owned restaurant. It is a little noisy but the atmosphere is one of the best of Crystal Lake's restaurants - warmth of lots of wood, fireplaces, and cozy booths. Personally, I've never had a bad meal here and service has always been good. Spanakopita is very tasty.

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Carpentersville, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

There are several locations for the Village Squire but this location is my favorite. Its been a family favorite of ours for over 30 years! Its one of our Dad's & Step moms favorite places. I go with friends on a monthly basis. Food is always top notch. Excellent steaks! Good service. They are able to easily handle & accommodate... More 

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Cooperstown, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were here with a large group on Halloween for a wedding rehearsal dinner. We thought the staff was very attentive and the food was great.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Love the popcorn on the table. Nice casual in town dining. The gyro's are great and love the fish specials. Sitting by the fireplace on a cold day is so nice.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We went to Village Squire for a friends' birthday. They had a birthday Mai Tai for her that included a lit candle in the straw. Mai Tai's tasted awesome, probably not too much alcohol, though. The Saganaki was fantastic! Fun to have flaming cheese at your table. We loved the singer that was there that night, too. The menu is... More 

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Michigan
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Stopped in for a late, casual dinner when in town, and was pleasantly surprised -- loved the popcorn on the table, and the burgers were very, very good. Made to order, very flavorful. Nice casual dining; lots of room; family friendly.

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Naperville, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Our waitress was very gracious while it took us quite a while to make our decisions. The problem was the very extensive menu. At our table one person had the prime rib grinder, one the Caesar salad with grilled chicken (large portion on top), one the blackened chicken Alfredo, one the Parmesan crusted tilapia, and one the chicken - beef... More 

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Bellevue, Iowa, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

You have to try the Saganaki (flaming cheese) Oompa! Served with pita bread and yummy,especially with a Mai Tai or Rum Barrel- House specialities. Great menu selection and great food. Can go casual or dressed up- family friendly as well. Steaks, burgers, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, pastas-great choices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4818 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: (815) 455-4130

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?