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Richard Walker's

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5680 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-8017
+1 815-479-9000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (16 reviews)
“pancake house” (5 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
5680 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-8017
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Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great coffee and great food, especially their eggs. A popular spot, so be prepared to wait 15-20 mins on weekend mornings!

Thank Al P
Reviewed August 1, 2015

I decided to try this place out one day and boy! was I glad I did! The food was simply amazing! The Corned beef hash was creamy not made chunky as I have been used to. They grill the outsides to make it crispy. The...More

Thank Eunice_Ziyad
Reviewed May 20, 2015

It's a really good breakfast place. I wish they were just opened later than 2 o'clock . They restaurant business is crazy, and i like to eat breakfast at like 3 pm.

Thank Renee B
Reviewed May 19, 2015

The number one place to get authentic potato pancakes! All of the rest of the food is good also and the service is the best!

Thank CrystalLake36
Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Needs work on the food. I have been coming here for years and can see a slow degrading of the food. This is not the Richard walkers of 10 years ago. Get back to basics and look at what your serving.(hash browns, Swedish pancakes look...More

Thank mikechn1
Reviewed September 30, 2014

At first glance, this restaurant looks too upscale to be a pancake house, but that's exactly what it is. Lots of wood and cozy booths invite you stay awhile. They have a great menu of all things breakfast and brunch. I had the spinach crepes,...More

Thank jrm45014
Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is a very nice place for a breakfast. The service has always been top notch and the food is great. Their bacon is thick slab and very good. The coffee had been a little below par the last few times we were there but...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Sometimes there's a wait, but that means it's good, right? Occasionally we visit here. Love the atmosphere; sometimes their fireplace is on and it's all warm and cozy.... And even if you're not seated near the fireplace, this restaurant has an upscale almost elegant feel....More

Thank brendajills
Reviewed June 23, 2014

I've been here a few time's over the year's and have never been unhappy! This time no exception! Had a craving for Buckwheat pancakes which you can't find very often anymore!!! Which is unfortunate. But here they make them just right!! The coffee is delicious!!...More

Thank Cliff S
Reviewed May 28, 2014

The menu is extensive and you can't go wrong with any of the choices. The are daily specials as well but that stay pretty much the same week to week. Omelets are very large and comes with a choice of toast or pancakes. The apple...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5680 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-8017
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-479-9000
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