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“Hidden Treasure Period” 5 of 5 stars
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Ray's Family Restaurant
801 Saint Charles St, Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 741-7110
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Ranked #1 of 175 restaurants in Elgin
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South Barrington, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Hidden Treasure Period”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The locals absolutely love this restaurant and for a reason. I literally went to this restaurant to prove the consensus wrong. Guess what, I was wrong. Great personal service, Great Prices and good food. While this is clearly out of the way, literrally off the expressway ramp on 20, and with tricky parking to the south, it is well worth checking out this restaurant. Great owner. Surprised that this restaurant does not have more reviews but may be due to the locals keeping a good thing to themselves!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Excellent breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Had to be in Elgin early one day last week, and stopped at Ray's for breakfast---first time here. It was absolutely outstanding, just a good down to earth diner with great food and service.

Large omelet, with serious amounts of ham, hash browns prepared perfectly with no grease, toast...all for under $6? That is enough for a great review, but on top of that everyone had smiles, coffee was filled continuously and service was great overall.

Recommend highly!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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