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Windhill Pancake Parlor

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3307 W Elm St, McHenry, IL 60050-4436
+1 815-385-1172
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Lake Villa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the Breakfasts are amazing and delish, I recommend to all. Friendly and courteous staff, waitresses are lovely.

Thank Georgann S
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here one morning for breakfast and was not dissapointed. Very good Egg white omelet and hash browns. Very interesting decor and good friendly service. Will definitely go back on our next trip.

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

My husband and I love their biscuits and gravy omelette!!! So recommend it!!!! YUM! They also have a little train that goes around the back dining area for the kids! They have there menus in old books, cool idea.

Thank kilgore584
Olive Branch, Mississippi
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very impressive, large portions and great prices. Will eat here again, they were quick and accurate with our order. ALL the staff is friendly and outgoing.

Thank DenaCox
McHenry, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Windhill is a family owned business. They have friendly staff and good food. There is a train in the back that delivers food. Kids love it. They decorate (a LOT) for every holiday.

Thank camaske
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food, great service, great atmosphere. FUN and interesting. Almost like a museum with all the decor. Also have a train that will bring food to kids at the counter. VERY NICE place.

Thank Geri G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

They have great food, you will find wonderful breakfast foods that you won't find at very many other places. The place is always decorated for every holiday the old fashioned way. Hi can spend the whole time just looking around looking at all the new and old fashioned decorations.

Thank llucas425
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We visited twice while on vacation. If you want the kids to have the train experience of their food being delivered by the train I would suggest you make a reservation. There are about 10-12 spots at the bar (which isn't really a bar) the train area. Great food, fun décor and wonderful servers.

Thank susant5002016
Round Lake, Illinois, United States
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Superior food and the portions are most excellent. Lots of antique pictures and collectors plates adorn the walls. Service was a little slow, and we had to ask for coffee twice. Might have been a staffing issue. Regardless, we were very satisfied and would definitely go there again.

Thank ScottH-BigHoss
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We were brought here by a local family member. Such a charming little place and the food was WONDERFUL! Cute doe children as well with the little train that delivers food and drinks to them. Enjoyed watching how exciting the kids became. Friendly and prompt service. Definitely will be back!

Thank Amec02

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3307 W Elm St, McHenry, IL 60050-4436
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: +1 815-385-1172

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