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Windhill Pancake Parlor

3307 W Elm St, McHenry, IL 60050-4436
+1 815-385-1172
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (20 reviews)
“omelet” (6 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3307 W Elm St, McHenry, IL 60050-4436
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Thank BackPacker823962
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
1  Thank divaw0rld
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Wife had her first fish boil here and practically licked the plate clean,lol. Food was great and service was top notch. Very interesting decor. I can heartily recommend this place. Enjoy!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank William R
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a very cute breakfast/lunch restaurant with a creative menu and some good theming! The decoration inside can best be described as cluttered and homey with some nice seasonal touches, menus in assorted books (weird, but cute) and a small train display at the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank disneyfan131
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 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
  • E-mail
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