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3917 W Main St, McHenry, IL 60050
815-385-1530
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very large portions - make sure you are hungry

Nice atmosphere, although the "cool jazz" background music was incongruous for a Chinese restaurant. The portions are very big, one order is really enough for two. The staff are very attentive and even anticipated my drink reorder. I'm going to be in McHenry for the next year, on and off, so I'll... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Bristol, Wisconsin
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My family and I have been visiting Plum Garden since 1992. We don't live nearby, so we make a trip once a year in November for my birthday. Plum Garden is beloved to me. The food is great, and the portions are family-sized for sharing. I've never ordered something I didn't like. Always friendly, quick service. Recently Plum Garden expanded... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Nice atmosphere, although the "cool jazz" background music was incongruous for a Chinese restaurant. The portions are very big, one order is really enough for two. The staff are very attentive and even anticipated my drink reorder. I'm going to be in McHenry for the next year, on and off, so I'll be coming back.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

So a friend and I visited Plum Garden in McHenry the other night and had dinner. We both had Hong Kong Chicken, one of their signature dishes. While I found it to be delicious, I also found it to be quite salty yet my friend was putting salt on hers so I guess it's different tastes for different folks. Along... More 

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McHenry, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Always excellent! We've been going here for years and have never been disappointed. The food is delicious and the staff is friendly and welcoming.

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Mchenry
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

What's not to like about Plum! Great food and beer's on tap!!! There's the famous yummy stand by the Hong Kong Chicken ( THE MCHENRY FAVORITE) but there's So Much More, you can't go wrong with No Matter what you order, for Real, try anything it will be good;) Now let's talk beer cuz if your serious about beer, good... More 

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McHenry, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Have been a customer for many years. Perry has turned it over to the sons and expanded the dining area. Food is still great but sometimes the food portions are smaller. Very unique dinner entrees and drinks. Well worth the trip.

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Hot Springs National Park
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We've gone here for decades and it is always wonderful! Mr Wonderful loves the Hong Kong chicken and I am a fool for the sweet/sour shrimp. Portions are generous and well prepared. Décor is old timey Chinese restaurant but the food! We moved out of the area 30 years ago but whenever we get back to the Chicago area we... More 

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McHenry, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My wife & I have lived in McHenry for 38 years and have patronized this family restaurant for almost all those years. When we want oriental food we go no where else; truly a tasty gem tucked away in a beautiful small town. Go ahead, start with egg drop soup! My favorite...Hippie Bob

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Northern Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place! Newly expanded and lovely. Service always good and food is amazing. Large portions at good prices. The best egg rolls!! Note....carry out portions are smaller than eat-in.

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McHenry, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The atmosphere of the restaurant since remodeling is beautiful. We usually get take-out but it looks great. We've been coming to Plum Garden for years. Every dish is delicious but the Hong Kong chicken is a favorite for the entire family. It is a little more expensive than the average take-out but well worth it, as you would actually want... More 

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Additional Information about Plum Garden

Address: 3917 W Main St, McHenry, IL 60050
Phone Number: 815-385-1530
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3917 W Main St, McHenry, IL 60050
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: 815-385-1530

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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