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Jameson's Char House

5016 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7331
+1 815-459-4800
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (69 reviews)
“soup” (31 reviews)
“potato skins” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5016 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7331
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there on a Thursday for late lunch/early dinner after driving down from northern Wisconsin. Place was empty when we got there. Was greeted and seated promptly. Our waitress was AMAzING, always had a smile, very informative about the menu, and nice to talk...More

Thank switallawe3fish
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sun City Jameson's Restaurant Enjoyed the gathering at Jameson's to celebrate a family birthday. Always like their soups and specials. You go thru main entrance to come to the restaurant.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

12 of us had dinner to celebrate. It was a busy Friday night. Service was good. Food was good also. Multiple people got fish and chips and gave the meal positive comments.....it was a lot of food. I had Philly steak sandwich...it was excellent. I...More

Thank Jpcanderson44
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Was greeted at the door by a hostess who asked what she could help us with? Really? Then got seated and ignored by wait staff for over 10 minutes. Not even any water for the table. All other tables were being taken care of. We...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed May 18, 2017

My daughter went there and had bugs in her ask salad. Was told that just happens when the lettuce comes in.i went there for our anniversary with my husband,hair in my soup.told me didn't have any cooks with hair. And asked me if I wanted...More

Thank Bankybear245
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

I know maybe we shouldn't have ordered salads in a char house however we heard they were wonderful. Not so much, the two Crystal Lake salads we had were swimming in dressing making the vinaigrette start to be very offensive. The salmon was ok, I...More

Thank linda f
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I had the most amazing pork chops ever, was my 84th birthday and had my favorite nieces to join me.the pork chops were so large I took one home for next day and the waitress was so kind and sweet. always a pleasure to eat...More

Thank janet f
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

You get a good amount of food for your money. Entrees come with soup and salad as well as your side item. I've never had a bad meal here at any of their locations. They bring yummy, warm breadsticks too before your meal. Bring your...More

Thank sapphire2345
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

The food is good, the service was great! My husband got an aged steak that was delicious. I got the NY strip which I thought was lacking flavor and was disappointed. Overall it was a nice dinner, slightly disappointed and this restaurant would not be...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

We had an early dinner and the food was delicious, well-prepared, with good-sized portions. However, the manager saw us enter but did not acknowledge us, nor did he extend us the courtesy of telling us that someone would be right with us, as at that...More

Thank Igarontee
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Do you have gift cards available?
December 21, 2014|
Response from JamesonsCharhouse | Property representative |
Yes! We sell gift cards in any denomination. Right now we are also offering a holiday special: for every $100 purchased in gift cards, receive a $25 Holiday Bonus Card.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5016 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7331
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-459-4800
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