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Windhill Pancake Parlor

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$7 - $13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food is not that great. It has a family atmosphere which is nice. It is always busy but I cannot figure out why as the food is mediocre at best.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank joanbF7585FU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all this is such a unique place. Love the decor! The menus come inside actual books which is fun! There is a train that delivers food to the people sitting at the bar area. There are so many things to choose from on...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Indymom1
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The is a pretty unique place. Very busy with it's decorations... almost to the point that it's overwhelming! Makes it feel really crowded. The food is pretty darn good. The prices are also pretty high though. It's a fun experience and I recommend it... when...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Thaddeus Y
Reviewed November 17, 2018

A group of six from four cities within a hour of McHenry met at Windhill for a late breakfast/early lunch. Staff all were accommodating and pleasant. Food was good, but nothing anyone raved about. Christmas decorations created a festive atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dekalbill
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Love going here for the holidays. They always decorate for Halloween and Christmas! A train can deliver kids meals at the counter, but wish they had stools with backs to be safer for the kids. Great breakfast place, not so much for dinner. Some waitresses...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

They do Christmas decorations in a big way. We have breakfast there as an annual event to celebrate my wife's birthday with family and friends. The food is great. The menus are fun and although the wait staff is often harried they do an admirable...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank DonVeinot
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Great food, plenty of it, great staff and great prices!! You have to go here for breakfast! Parking can be a challenge, but a short walk is well worth it!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wlpz28
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A quaint restaurant on the Fox River and Main Street. They offer gluten free pancakes and other gluten free meals on their menu. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is very homey. We go there whenever we are in the area.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank gplucht
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Very good food and service.Was just a little confused about pricing on lunch item on menu.But very happy with quantity and price when understood.There is a separate dining area called the train room which has an actual train that delivers your food if you sit...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rwolfden1
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We were returning from a venue in Illinois and wanted to stop for a late lunch. As our day was celebrating my husband's birthday, he had the honor of picking whatever restaurant he wanted (yes, even his favorite burger place, if he desired). He selected...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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