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Plum Garden

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3917 Main St, McHenry, IL 60050-5242
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good food, good service, good prices, and attractive decor. But they charge for hot tea. Two people @ $2.99 = $5.98 for tea (with free refills but not needed). Ive been in hundreds of Chinese restaurants and never been charged for tea. Skip the tea and use the $2.99 for a soft drink or cocktail.

Thank peterglassman
McHenry, Illinois
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch there the other day and was surprised at all the changes they've made. The place is larger and nicer menu. I had stopped going there for a few years because they had really gone downhill, but glad I went back and gave it another shot. Food was really good and reasonably priced. I will definitely go back.

Thank ppemp
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

One of the best as far as quality and quantity goes. No higher priced than any other good Asian restaurant, good service and friendly staff.

Thank William H
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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184 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Mac n cheese with bacon egg rolls - delicious! The mai tai was very good. Main dishes included hibachi chicken and Hong Kong chicken were tasty. Service was friendly and fast. Restaurant was recently remodeled and clean. Great place to eat in McHenry!

1 Thank chitown73
Antioch, Illinois, United States
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Went for a family birthday party of 10. Very clean and appealing restaurant. Had the Three's Happiness (shrimp, chicken, beef) family meal for myself and wife. Tasted WONDERFUL, but e were a little disappointed as this 'family' meal contained about 85% vegetables - about 2-3 shrimp, chicken was scarce, and beef about 10 small pieces. NOT ENOUGH MEAT in this... More 

Thank Bret R
McHenry, Illinois
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I've been going to Plum Garden since I was a little girl growing up in this town. The Hong Kong chicken is by far the best! They also have fab won ton soup, egg rolls & drinks! Honestly everything is super good and homemade. If you're in McHenry it is for sure the best Chinese food around! They do dine... More 

Thank MsOliviaMG
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

This place used to be fantastic when I was growing up. I recall the days when people came from all around the county to stand in lines that went around the corner. Then something happened about 10-15 years ago and the quality of the food dropped off significantly. Although the quality has been steadily improving over the years, it still... More 

Thank Wisconsinite0609
Germantown Hills, Illinois
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We come to McHenry to a getaway on the Fox River a couple of times a year. We almost always make time to visit Plum Garden. If you're only going once, order the Hong Kong Chicken and the Spring rolls. We've ordered other items on the menu and they've all been good. The atmosphere is unique - modern asian with... More 

1 Thank Jason M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Upscale Chinese food done VERY well. One of my favorite restaurants of all time. The egg rolls are so good, potstickers, delish and the Hong Kong chicken is my go to.

1 Thank Jennifer S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Not bad for the family since the decorations are cool and it's been around forever. A lot of options are going to be fried but that's normal for around here.

Thank Jennifer F

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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
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3917 Main St, McHenry, IL 60050-5242
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: 815-385-1530

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