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468 W Virginia St, Crystal Lake, IL
+1 815-459-1661
06:00 - 14:30
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Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat - Thu 06:00 - 14:30
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly, consistently delicious, and not over priced. BEST pancakes ever! Small place but quaint and clean. Table and booth seating or eat at the diner counter. Our family's favorite breakfast place in McHenry county.

Thank AABTK1
Algonquin, Illinois
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63 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have been going to Andy's for many years but never thought about reviewing it till today. The food is above average and not super large portions. The Biscuits and Gravy are great and so are the omelettes. Fried eggs get to crispy for me. Very nice people and a decent selection.

Thank Tom K
Fox River Grove, Illinois
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Great breakfast specials, excellent soups,good portions. Everything a good Greek diner should be. Go at least monthly and have never been disappointed in staff and service. Senior discounts and menu specials.

Thank Ron H
McHenry, Illinois
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

My wife and I have been going to Andy's for a couple of years. I think they have the best pancakes. The service is good. The staff is friendly, and helpful. It is your small town diner. We love it.

Thank ret5000
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Angie, the owner is always so nice to everyone. There is always something on the menu that you will like. Love the francheezie, if you like hot dogs wrapped in bacon and cheese. The also have gluten free bread that tastes great on their sandwiches. Will be back again and again.

Thank lcrib
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Andy's many times and we are never disappointed! We especially love liver and onions and they serve the best in town! Of course there are many other choices on the menu. Dinners come with a choice of soup or salad, potato, and a choice of the day's vegetable. The Greek green beans are... More 

Thank Lynda2nd
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is where the locals eat. Good food, great service, reasonable prices. I took my grandchildren there. They loved it!

Thank jelukas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Sally and Mary and all the staff are wonderful. Every body!! My husband had a stroke there during dinner, We could not have been anywhere better. Everyone jumped to make everything better, even boxing up the meal before we could get him out of the restaurant on the way to the hospital. Their soups are the best! We now live... More 

Thank Lawrence L
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Our daughter was visiting from Seattle, and we picked here for breakfast Saturday morning. We thought it would be jammed, but our (very friendly) waitress said that there was a First Communion that morning, and the crowds would probably show up after the ceremony. I had the best cinnamon French toast with frosting drizzle, the other two ordered egg plates.... More 

Thank clp2csp
Crystal Lake, United States
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Best clam chowder in McHenry County bar none. Homemade every Friday morning by original owner's son, Louie, along with his special ice tea. The chowder is thick with lots of clams. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 468 W Virginia St, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-459-1661
Great for breakfast and has lots of good local reviews

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