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Benedict's La Strata

40 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4472
+1 815-459-6500
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“frittata” (8 reviews)
“beignets” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:30All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
40 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4472
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Reviewed 2 days ago

They have an OUTSTANDING MENU AND location is good also. I enjoy their brunch items the most If they were open for dinner it would be a great place for all meals

Thank ASM129
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a special birthday gathering. The menu is great. Always find a special omelette. Great for brunch.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place I look forward to going to for breakfast when I have my weekends off. The food is simply outstanding. I've never had the lunch there, but it looks great as well. My favorite is the smoked salmon Benedict. Be prepared to...More

Thank sh1520
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I know I can bring any friend here and guaranty a good breakfast! I really like the Benedict dishes. My cousin has to be gluten free and she had no problems finding something yummy. Patio is very nice. Service always excellent here.

Thank chihood
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I love it! Vegan choices! My husband eats meat and he loves the meat choices there as well! There is something for every one there!

Thank Tammy K
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Went to Benedict for dinner. We had burgers and pot roast. I have never had more tender pot roast anywhere. The staff couldn't have been better. They just serve dinner on Friday and Saturday only and it's well worth it.

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I went here today, and I was quickly reminded how awesome the food is. It has been a while since I was here. The breakfast is great, as well as the lunch. The food seems like it should be in a fancy restaurant, but the...More

Thank Brooke J
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I have lunch here whenever I visit. The food is consistently good and the service is quick and friendly. It's well worth the 4-Star rating.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of our few favorite breakfast locations for breakfast and lunch. Locally grown items and foods that fill you up naturally. Our favorite waitress Bonnie is super nice and warm, makes you feel like you are at home. One of the best in...More

Thank Christina I
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I have not been here for lunch or dinner but the breakfast is great! I love the fresh quiches and the omelettes. Don't leave without trying a beignet! It is a light puff pastry sprinkled with powdered sugar served hot. The best thing ever. This...More

Thank mbdennis
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Bill M
I would like to see a food menu and do you serve breakfast all day?
4 September 2015|
Response from babsten22 | Reviewed this property |
Only opened for breakfast & lunch so yes breakfast served anytime.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4472
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-459-6500
  • E-mail
This is the best breakfast place in Crystal Lake. The menu is great, the food is great, the atmosphere is great, the prices are great. Please add it!! look at the google review here http://maps.google.com/maps/place?hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=benedict%27s+la+strata+crystal+lake&fb=1&gl=us&hq=benedict%27s+la+strata&hnear=Crystal+Lake,+IL&cid=6372799243711111990&dtab=2&ei=rj6rTJTCBsT_nAfvyJXEBg&sa=X&oi=local_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBoQqgUwAA
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