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Brunch Cafe

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Mchenry 414 South Route 31,, McHenry, IL 60050-5419
(815) 344-4055 ‎
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a huge group--14 people--during a family reunion. Staff was outstanding and super-accommodating. Everyone of us were delighted with our meals--try the apple ham and Gouda melt and the ham and cheese crepes for sure. A must visit, especially if you are staying nearby -- e.g. At the Hampton Inn.

Thank starbuck1111
McHenry, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have so many yummy things on their menu its so hard to choose just one! I have not had one bad thing here! So good! Always busy on the weekends!!

Thank kilgore584
Illinois City, Illinois
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a change from a traditional menu then this is a must visit eatery. You get ALOT of tasty food at a reasonable price in a nicely decorated restaurant. The only drawback is deciding what to order; the selection is huge. The daily recommendations are shown on plates near the entryway.

Thank MaxieandLucy
Spring Grove, IL
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are greeted as family by the host, Patrick! The food is amazing and portions are large enough to split. We love the the omelets and crepes for breakfast, and you simply cannot beat the apple Gouda melt sandwich! Wonderful addition to the McHenry restaurant scene.

Thank mombork
Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love their stuffed potato pancakes and their banana pancakes! A little pricey but so worth it. Their coffee is showing as well. Gets super busy on weekends so be prepared to wait. If you have a large group they will take reservations.

Thank jess9667
Lake Villa, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is always crowded for lunch. The food is great and varied. Every day they have one or two specials in addition to a large breakfast & lunch menu. Great place to meet with friends.

Thank bem73
McHenry, Illinois
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A favorite of mine! Every waitress is wonderful, friendly, knowledgeable, and right on top of things. You never feel rushed here! Great place to meet friends, but please don't hold a table for hours if there is a huge waiting line. Yummy food and specials make any wait worthwhile. The manager Patrick, is friendly and wants to make your dining... More 

Thank _smilin45f
McHenry, Illinois
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

The food is very good for a once in awhile treat. If your on a diet or health conscious probably not the best place to eat. I also think it's way over priced for breakfast. But once in awhile it's a nice treat

Thank ppemp
Rockford, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I was very surprised at this lovely restaurant. The menu items were unique and everything we ordered was excellent. They even did a great job accommodating my odd diet needs. The server was also extremely polite and professional.

Thank michaelrH6811NJ
Prague, Czech Republic
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71 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Went there as a group of 16, many of us were leaving back to Europe later in the day. Waitress coped well with the orders, food was uniformly good but surprised many of us with the portion sizes so "doggy bags" were needed to take the extra back. I had the Berry Berry crepe which was delicious as I didn't... More 

Thank diver8264

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mchenry 414 South Route 31,, McHenry, IL 60050-5419
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: (815) 344-4055 ‎

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