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Around the Clock

5011 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815 459 2100
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Ranked #16 of 118 Restaurants in Crystal Lake
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Carson City, Nevada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

It was rather cool last week and a Hot Turkey Sandwich sounded good. Around the Clocks is among the best. Real roasted turkey, NOT that nasty deli-sliced stuff some places try to give you. It came on white bread and mashed taters -- smothered in graVY. jUST THE WAY IT SHOULD be. Big portions of turkey too. I wish the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We live nearby so we eat here often. Not gourmet food but good family style food with good service. Breakfast any time of day. My wife always has their French onion soup which is excellent!

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Cary, Illinois
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My wife and I dine here often. The service and food are excellent, prices are a tad higher than I'd like, but about par for other restaurants of its kind. I love the Jambalya and also the Broiled Cod. Their bakery items, especially the pies are outstanding; try the Dutch Apple. Yum!

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Columbia, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great breakfast any time of day at reasonable prices... also have really good desserts (ice cream sundaes were excellent!)

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DeKalb, Illinois, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The waitress was really nice, but that didn't make up for the terrible food. The kids had pizzas with the crust falling off of it in the bottom. You ca imagine what a mess that was. I'm fairly certain my burger was from a frozen box of premade patties. I was starving, and couldn't eat more than a few bites.... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We visited this establishment before we hit the road back to our home state. We had a bit of a wait due to the Sunday Morning rush, but it went rather quickly. The service was very good and the food was good. By the line out the door, this place seems to be the place to go for the locals.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We've given this place SO many chances, but have finally decided not to return. The food is disappointing, too greasy or flavorless. The staff treats you as an outsider if you're not a "regular", which I don't appreciate. People seem to like this place, according to reviews. I'm just not sure why. On the plus side; their bakery is pretty... More

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Fishers, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Round the Clock has been there forever, and you can see and taste why. Very economical and varied menu options. Their eggs are great. A casual dining place. It's right on route 14, so it's close to the movie theatre and shopping.

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Nashville, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Have dined here many times on our trips to IL to visit family & friends. The food is good, large variety to choose from (if you don't see something on the menu such as tuna melt they will make you one--just ask), and the desserts are out of this world. A real must made there daily true homemade banana cream... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The menu is vast and I finally settled on the fried chicken which was very good. It came with a potato and vegetable. My friend chose the Reuben sandwich and was extremely happy with her choice. Entrees come with a cup of soup. The chicken abc soup was ok but tasted starchy. The cream of mushroom soup was very good.... More

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