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Village Squire

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Greek
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4818 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7397
+1 815-455-4130
06:30 - 22:30
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Sun 06:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 12:00
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Galesburg, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I used to live here and this was one of my favorite restaurants then and it doesn't disappoint now either! Only wish they still did the roasted garlic plate the way they used to...but it was still delicious!

Thank jenna240
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

One of our favorite places to have dinner is the Village Squire in Crystal Lake. The ambiance is romantic for couples and entertaining for familys. Service is outstanding and the burgers, steaks, chicken or fish, WOW!

Thank Ryan R
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I went with a group and the service was very slow and not attentive to checking up on us. But the half price burgers on Tuesday were good, served with fries.

Thank lrizza
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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193 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This is a nice facility and live music via a single musician playing an acoustic guitar (he was good) while we dined made for a nice atmosphere. That good vibe changed when our gruff server showed up. She was either in a bad mood or just simply a bad server. The food was fair at best. For the price charged,... More 

Thank chitown73
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Good drinks- famous for rum barrels. Food is decent. Munch on freshly made popcorn while you wait! They frequently have live music. Cozy when the fireplaces are on. Surprisingly their gyros are fantastic.

Thank Brynn S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My favorite place to eat when visiting. Flaming cheese is a treat. Prime rib is yhe best. Burgers are large and juicy. Really good Mai-Tai drinks.

Thank Russ C
Cary, Illinois
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great food! Try the Prime Rib Grinder! I also enjoy the Schnitzel and the Spatzel! You can't go to Village Squire without trying a Mai Tai or a Rum Barrel! Great local musicians, food and drink specials nightly, fun funky vibe, wonderful fireplace and a nice big inviting bar that you're welcome to eat at. The staff is always helpful... More 

Thank Tracey H
Manhattan, Kansas, United States
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Love the Village Squire for it's food and drink selection. Burgers are great. I never leave hungry and have never had a bad meal. I have had many of the sandwiches and meal selections and have never been disappointed. I would recommend this place if you are looking for a good sit down meal and a reasonable price.

Thank rockabilly3259
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

First place to come to after trip to Greece to really experience the Greek food we all love!! Their flaming cheese and Greek dishes truly rival the homelands!!! Worth the visit!!

Thank Serena C
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best places to eat in Crystal Lake. I had the Greek salad and my boyfriend had a great burger. We love this place . Always good service and great atmosphere!!

Thank Dana L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
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

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
Crystal Lake, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?