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Village Squire

4818 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7397
+1 815-455-4130
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4818 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7397
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a great atmosphere, friendly, prompt service, great bar and fireplace, never had a bad meal. Everything is good!

Thank wr0725
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went with a group of couples. We must've drawn the short straw on this night. The food was of poor quality, though we weren't hungry enough to go for their mainstays. My wife's "loaded" baked potato was dry, small, overcooked, and had barely a...More

Thank StuwArt
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a fairly regular stop for us - maybe once a month. This visit wasn't as good as usual as far as one of the food selections, but still we recommend this place. French onion soup was very good, as always. One of us...More

Thank BRIAN22Algonquin
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Village Squire is a nice family style restaurant with a great cozy ambiance. The outside is a stone mid century castle and the inside compliments the outside décor perfectly. My grandkids really enjoyed eating in our semi private booth in a jail cell. The...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Since we moved to Crystal Lake, there has been no other restaurant we have frequented more! We love the popcorn and fresh, warm bread brought to the tables before the meal. And, we have never been served bad food at The Village Squire! We go...More

Thank Amber J
Reviewed 31 January 2018

The food was just OK, but service was poor, prices were high and the atmosphere was not conducive to conversation. I will never return!

Thank BearNTrout
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We brought friends here from out of town. It was close to where they were staying so we tried it for the first time after hearing many, many good things about it over the years. What a wonderful experience! We had a great time and...More

Thank Shyla J
Reviewed 27 December 2017

This afternoon, we got together with my cousin John who now lives near Rockford, Illinois. My sister chose Village Squire in Crystal Lake as a good place to meet. We had visited the Village Squire in McHenry. Crystal Lake's is also a very charming and...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The food is always delicious. Popcorn and cocktails add to the fun vibe. Wonderful fish fry and live entertainment certain nights. Good place to meet a friend for lunch.

Thank n4o1r3m5e2
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We never hesitate to bring out of town guests here for a meal. We have always experienced excellent service.

Thank PianoTrends
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Questions & Answers
7 December 2016|
Response from Tracey H | Reviewed this property |
I know they have a party menu but I think that is for the party room. You should call them. They seem very accommodating.
Norman J
28 November 2015|
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Response from Denny R | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember seeing any reference to low sodium. Good advice from William and Jerry to call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4818 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7397
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-455-4130
  • E-mail
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