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468 West Virginia Street, Crystal Lake, IL
+1 815-459-1661
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Open 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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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Angie, the owner is always so nice to everyone. There is always something on the menu that you will like. Love the francheezie, if you like hot dogs wrapped in bacon and cheese. The also have gluten free bread that tastes great on their sandwiches. Will be back again and again.

Thank lcrib
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Andy's many times and we are never disappointed! We especially love liver and onions and they serve the best in town! Of course there are many other choices on the menu. Dinners come with a choice of soup or salad, potato, and a choice of the day's vegetable. The Greek green beans are... More 

Thank Lynda2nd
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 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 bubbles 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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126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, 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 West Virginia Street, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-459-1661
Great for breakfast and has lots of good local reviews

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