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Village Squire

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American, Bar, Greek
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4818 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7397
(815) 455-4130
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sun 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good drinks- famous for rum barrels. Food is decent. Munch on freshly made popcorn while you wait! They frequently have live music. Cozy when the fireplaces are on. Surprisingly their gyros are fantastic.

Thank Brynn S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My favorite place to eat when visiting. Flaming cheese is a treat. Prime rib is yhe best. Burgers are large and juicy. Really good Mai-Tai drinks.

Thank Russ C
Cary, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food! Try the Prime Rib Grinder! I also enjoy the Schnitzel and the Spatzel! You can't go to Village Squire without trying a Mai Tai or a Rum Barrel! Great local musicians, food and drink specials nightly, fun funky vibe, wonderful fireplace and a nice big inviting bar that you're welcome to eat at. The staff is always helpful... More 

Thank Tracey H
Manhattan, Kansas, United States
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the Village Squire for it's food and drink selection. Burgers are great. I never leave hungry and have never had a bad meal. I have had many of the sandwiches and meal selections and have never been disappointed. I would recommend this place if you are looking for a good sit down meal and a reasonable price.

Thank rockabilly3259
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First place to come to after trip to Greece to really experience the Greek food we all love!! Their flaming cheese and Greek dishes truly rival the homelands!!! Worth the visit!!

Thank Serena C
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places to eat in Crystal Lake. I had the Greek salad and my boyfriend had a great burger. We love this place . Always good service and great atmosphere!!

Thank Dana L
Red Bluff, California
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last minute decision to stop in. Large dining areas and castle theme decor. Very nice. Quickly greeted and seated. Jaime B our server was very attentive. And she easily read our dining pace - as no rush. Thank you. I am sure you would be pleased by the menu options and moderate pricing. We also came in on a Monday... More 

Thank Greg K
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is beautifully decorated and the food is delicious. The staff is friendly and courteous and the prices are reasonable. A fine place for a family dinner.

Thank mikemJ6272FA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Whether it's date night, dinner with family, friends or the folks this is my go to spot. The restaurant has different areas that fit the needs for the customer very well. I have never had a bad seat! They are always accommodating. They have a good menu selection and the saganaki is very good! They have entertainment on weekends and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The place has a great atmosphere decorated in medieval castle type decor. Brickwork inside and out, a large fireplace in the center, chains, lamps, high back wooden booths for privacy and some tables. The food is very good. I like the schnitzel and spaetzel and the saganaki (flaming cheese) the best, but everything on the menu is good, including ribs,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4818 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7397
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: (815) 455-4130

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?