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Williams Street Public House

83 N Williams St, Ste A, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4481
815-479-1010
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Ranked #12 of 118 Restaurants in Crystal Lake
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 28, 2014
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English first
Michigan
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73 reviews 73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Went for dinner with friends and love, love, loved it! Nice, warm atmosphere; plenty of room. Waiter was fun, funny, informative and helpful, very accommodating. Clam chowder was the BEST I've ever had...only problem is cups and bowls are not large enough!!. Cobb salad delish. Very reasonable.

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zarkster
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My fiancee and I went here with a group of friends and family for dinner this past Saturday, and all of us enjoyed the food and atmosphere immensely. Our food choices included burgers, fish tacos, a Reuben, French onion soup, lobster Cobb salad, and more. Everything was hot, delicious, and served with good cheer. There's an extensive beer list, and... More

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

Although I've never had a meal here, I can say that it's a common place I get together with my friends for drinks. We love to make it our first stop and it's definitely our favorite downtown bar.

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Berea, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I meet friends on occasional Saturdays at Welcome Stitchery down the road and spend oodles of money on stitching stash, and then we walk to this restaurant to look over our new hoard and have lunch. I am addicted to their chicken salad sandwiches - so very yummy! The service is spotty - sometimes, it is excellent. Other times? Well.... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

I believe everything on their menu must be fab...everything I had so far has been. The cream of mushroom soup is amazing, the chicken salad is amazing, on and on...

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Crystal Lake, IL
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

This was my first visit. All of our food was fresh and super hot. The skirt steak chorizo risotto was creamy and wonderful. The service we had was outstanding. I do not say this casually. We always seem to get mediocre service where ever we go. We were blown away. I will definitely be back.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a cozy place to dine. Reminds me of some of the places downtown Chicago. Plan on taking your time with your meal to soak up the atmosphere. The steaks are outstanding!

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Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Excellent personal service from the chef patron Dominic who was attentive without being overly so and let his cuisine do the talking.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I go to this restaurant about once every few months because the food is generally consistent, the portions are adequate and the service is prompt and friendly. The menu is American fare with typical burgers, salads and sandwiches. The food is good, but is nothing spectacular. The one thing about this restaurant that makes it different are the soups. They... More

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Cary, Illinois
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Nice decor, interesting offerings. Some specials can be pricey and portion size varies. The steak sandwich is tasty with a great dipping sauce. Some good drink specials..a lemonade pomegranate martini was very tasty.

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