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1204 W Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-2078
+1 847-259-2602
11:00 - 04:00
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Palatine, Illinois
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162 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

First- the place just does not seem clean. Bartender took forever to just get a beer. Burgers totally overcooked- sent back- #2 just as bad. Supposedly they have won some best burger thing...find that hard to believe.

Thank James C
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We usually go here a lot and loved the place. The last 2 times we've gone here has been horrible service from the waiter. The most recent time we ordered fish Tacos on Friday instead of the normal Cod fish fry and some chips and salsa. The chips and salsa took about 20 minutes to come out and the chips... More 

Thank Brad H
Arlington Heights, Il.
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Not fancy, lots of TVs and it gets a late night crowd starting around 10pm till 4 AM......but the secret is that it has great reasonably priced sandwiches for lunch and dinner. The hamburgers are 1/2 pounders and great even rare. I personally like the Patty Melts. Miller light bottles are $3.50....Try it for lunch or dinner.

Thank John711
Chicago, Illinois
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2,341 reviews
1,842 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

We stopped for lunch and we might have been the first ones in there on a Saturday afternoon. Lisa was our server/bartender and she was very personable and very efficient. Like any good sports bars, there are plenty of TVs above and I did not see any two on the same channel. A lot of Saturday college football games! We... More 

Thank Allen21096
Palatine, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

We've been to Crave several times and haven't been disappointed yet. Friday night they have a fish fry for $9.95, They give you 3 nice pieces of fried tilapia, really good fries & cole slaw. You get a salad or soup before that. The clam chowder is excellent. We've eaten other items also. The burgers are juicy and cooked to... More 

Thank Chargr
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

Our experience here was just fine. The food was good, ribs really good, and a good value. We did not come in late night nor did we come in to drink. We were there to have dinner, and we knew it was a dive place... It's an ok dive place. Clean, very quick and polite service, and at 6pm the... More 

Thank Trythis-maybe
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Horrible drinks and food! Beware, they will overcharge your credit card if you use it. The staff (servers/bartenders) are all trashy. The place attracts a low class and trashy crowd. Nothing to be impressed about. Bartenders are unattractive which makes you want to drink more. I mean, they are so unattractive and fat. Just say no!

1 Thank ButterflyGal1
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2010

Rip offs. I gave my credit card to start a tab ordered a miller lite bottle and was charged $20, my cell phone got an alert with the charge and i promptly complained. Bartender voided the charge. I ordered another miller light and to my surprise another $20 charge showed as a cell phone alert. I complained again and the... More 

4 Thank nocraver
Lake Forest, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2010

Food is good however there is not Jack Daniels in the Jack Daniels bottle and it was watered down on top of that.'outta be a law.Servers and bartenders are good. Burgers are great but the ribs were tough and fatty .So have a beer (bottled) and burger and you can't go wrong.

2 Thank cusineartist
Long Grove, IL
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2010

My wife and I recently joined the Palatine HOG Club (Harley Owners Group) which has their monthly meetings at Crave. Several of the reviews for Crave were not good, so my wife and I paid a bit more attention on our two visits to date. Crave is local pub with pub food. It's not Gibsons or Hugo's Frog Bar. However,... More 

Thank VintageStan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, American, Pizza, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1204 W Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-2078
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-259-2602

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