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Around the Clock

5011 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7330
+1 815-459-2100
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pies” (13 reviews)
“prime rib” (11 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5011 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7330
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When you enter, the first thing you see is a display case featuring their in-house bakery products, filled with pies, cakes, pastries, cookies, etc. There is also a tall case with sliced servings. Our waitress assured me that their baker keeps both cases filled with...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't get out as often as I used to but when I do I always head there for great meal and company..Patti is always great to see as my favorite waitress Cindy.who if I asked would bring me meal to my home..all great bunch...More

Thank janet f
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Good home cooked meals. Bacon cheeseburger was good. The bacon was very good. The broiled catfish was great and so was their tartar sauce. We haven’t been here for a couple of years, but we’ll be back much sooner this time.

Thank lcrib
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Great place for casual dining, just bring your appetite. Breakfast selections are many but go for their belt buster special which includes juice. Dinner specials nightly, the turkey dinner is large, good for the hungry person.

Thank Gerald Z
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Average diner type food, above average price and service times. Can definitely tell very little made absolutely fresh. Gravy for sure out of a Sysco can. Hashed Browns, some over and some under cooked. Fried cod very overdone, was like biting through a large, thick...More

Thank Love L
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Great local establishment. The very best pies we've ever had. Family owned and it shows. Everybody is pleasant and great service. Our waitress said she worked there "forever". Food was fresh and served quickly.

Thank DrJoe123
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We love this place, wonderful Prime Rib and sides! Try the Greek Pork chop too, very tasty! Never had a bad meal there! 2 thumbs up! :-)

Thank BearNTrout
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Around the clock is our go to diner when we just want some good food at reasonable prices and great service. The menu is complete with a little of anything. Very good variety. I usually get the turkey dinner or patty melt for dinner, both...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 13 November 2017

As soon as you walk in, you know you are in the right place. You are welcomed and made welcome. The menu has a great variety of food so there will be something for you. The service is excellent, service is great and food is...More

Thank HaroldHagan
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food reasonably priced. Nice decor and friendly staff. Also some of the most delectable baked goods to take out.

Thank n4o1r3m5e2
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2 June 2017|
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Response from Travelprn | Reviewed this property |
They do have a dinner menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 1:00 am
6:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5011 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7330
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-459-2100
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