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American, Diner
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468 W Virginia St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-5936
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Thu 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is where the locals eat. Good food, great service, reasonable prices. I took my grandchildren there. They loved it!

Thank jelukas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Sally and Mary and all the staff are wonderful. Every body!! My husband had a stroke there during dinner, We could not have been anywhere better. Everyone jumped to make everything better, even boxing up the meal before we could get him out of the restaurant on the way to the hospital. Their soups are the best! We now live... More 

Thank Lawrence L
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Our daughter was visiting from Seattle, and we picked here for breakfast Saturday morning. We thought it would be jammed, but our (very friendly) waitress said that there was a First Communion that morning, and the crowds would probably show up after the ceremony. I had the best cinnamon French toast with frosting drizzle, the other two ordered egg plates.... More 

Thank clp2csp
Crystal Lake, United States
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Best clam chowder in McHenry County bar none. Homemade every Friday morning by original owner's son, Louie, along with his special ice tea. The chowder is thick with lots of clams. Highly recommended.

1 Thank James B
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

I've been going to Andy's for Saturday breakfast almost every week for about 15 years -- never been disappointed. Service is personal, friendly, and fast. Angie (owner/manager) took over the business from her father and makes you feel like you are part of the extended family. Lunch and dinner also served, with a wide range of selections for every meal.... More 

1 Thank Dunncomm
McHenry, Illinois
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Went for Sunday breakfast. Husband had a meat skillet with hash browns and scrambled eggs, said it was very good. I ordered the Cinnamon Roll French Toast and it was absolutely amazing. Coffee was fresh and the pot was bottomless. Only negative was sitting by the cash register at a table, I was constantly surrounded by people paying, coming and... More 

Thank Debbie O
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Food was tasty. Reasonably priced. Service was good. Friendly staff. Home style cooking. Will go back.

1 Thank Norm L
Crystal Lake
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

These folks love their clients. When you come to Andy's you're treated like family. Especially if you show your face a few times. After 25+ years of breakfasts, lunches and dinners, all I can say is that I keep comin' back. Love these guys.

1 Thank Mike F
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A very nice restaurant with a varied menu, Nicely prepared and delicious. Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank John K
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I love visiting Andy's. Their breakfast offerings are great, even for lunch or dinner. Portion sizes are very generous. Service is always friendly, and food is good. Can't go wrong at Andy's.

Thank Kathleen1605

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 468 W Virginia St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-5936
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: 8154591661
Great for breakfast and has lots of good local reviews

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