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397 Virginia St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 356-1776
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Ranked #7 of 121 Restaurants in Crystal Lake
Price range: $31 - $40
Mon 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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  • English first
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English first
Crystal Lake, Illinois
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We celebrated New Year's Eve here and were delighted with our meal. Other than seafood, there is a genuine effort here to source locally. We had a superb duck dish and a wonderful Zinfandel recommended by one of the owners. Long time favorite of Crystal Lake residents. Highly recommended.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This restaurant has great service and an interesting menu. The menu changes daily depending on available wild game. They also serve tapas.They feature locally procured food and they have a good bar. Might be a little pricey but worth it. https://1776restaurant.com/menus/tapas.html https://1776restaurant.com/menus/dinner.html

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Lake in the Hills, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have never had a bad meal there, and their food is a lot better than most of the restaurants in Crystal Lake.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I have been regulars for over 20 years. Never a bad meal or bottle of Wine. We are Downtown Chicago foodies and love the fact that we have this Gem so close. Inside has a country charm that you will find very relaxing with great service. The cellar beats most of the best Downtown restaurants with very... More 

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Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is an excellent semi-small town restaurant that could fit into big town without an issue. The food and service are first class. Besides the everyday menu there is a daily special menu that is very good. The "Wild Game" special was excellent as were the side dishes. The meat loaf was very tasty and Jambalaya though very spicy for... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Do you like good wines? Do you like great food? Do you like a great atmosphere? Then you have found the spot! Certainly not what you would expect in such remote location as Crystal Lake IL. You will find a great selection of wines on the standard list, but ... there is a secret ... there is a Reserve wine... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Quality top flight and consistent , the type of restaurant all towns should have, clean, neat and good service with constantly great menus.

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Chicago, IL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is by far the best restaurant in Crystal Lake. Great service, varied regular menu, reasonable prices, and innovative specials. 1776 is our go-to place for a special dinner out. We dined there most recently for our son's college graduation, and everyone thoroughly enjoyed out meals. You can't go wrong. Be sure to have the spicy peanut dressing on your... More 

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Lake Villa, Illinois
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

My wife and I had lunch here today after reading the fair reviews. We both had the prime rib sandwich and soup. Both soups, black bean and mushroom had very little taste even with the hep of lots of pepper and salt. The prime rib sandwiches were flavorless and very tough. Wish we would have gone to subway!! We cannot... More 

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Cary, IL
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77 reviews 77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Three of us dined at 1776 on a recent Saturday night and found the food to be FANTASTIC! My husband had the Jambalaya which is listed on their regular dinner menu. He thoroughly enjoyed his meal. I had the scallops and risotto and my father-in-law had a filet and potato which were both listed on the nightly “specials menu”. The... More 

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Additional Information about 1776 Restaurant

Address: 397 Virginia St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Phone Number: (815) 356-1776
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American

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