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Around the Clock

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5011 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7330
+1 815-459-2100
06:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 01:00
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Johnsburg, Illinois
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love this restaurant and especially the prime rib served on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Price is reasonable for everything. Restaurant is crowded on the weekend but worth the short wait. The menu is quite extensive and there is something for everyone. Every food I have ever tried has been excellent. They also have a bakery but plan to take... More 

Thank PattiM13
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89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner on a week nights. It was not busy. Ordered blackened catfish and Patty melt. French onion soup was one of the soups of the day, ordered French onion soup and wanted it baked, I was told there is extra 60 cents. Loaf of bread comes with dinner and we waited a long while for the bread. Wife... More 

Thank Travelprn
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Customer Service (although there's no To Go ordering spot and that would be my only service complaint); food was fantastic (although prices are a bit pricey for the quantity of sides you get. I ordered a cheeseburger and requested the fries & drink sides which was an extra $1.99 (the side I requested was onion rings and only got... More 

Thank Kristen-Diane P
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

They've been around for a long time because they do a good job of casual eats - from breakfast to dinner. Bakery counter is very good.

Thank 440lmc
West Chicago, Illinois
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Busy on a Saturday morning. Plenty of parking. Seated immediately. Quick friendly service. Had Breakfast which was standard GFS. Overall good restaurant.

Thank Jerry P
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

One of the staples of Crystal Lake's dining opportunities with great meals anytime of the day. Breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a dessert. Stop in. And take home a pie!

Thank mikemJ6272FA
Round Lake, Illinois
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

No matter what time of day, the food here has always been good. Nice family friendly place to eat. Bakery is a major tempting plus!

Thank Ashoken
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Round The Clock Restaurant is a great place for lunch and it even offers a senior discount. Their menu offers a wide variety of choices at reasonable prices. The service is terrific.

Thank Ryan R
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Around the clock is a staple here in CL. Normal diner food. Breakfast is a huge hit so be prepared for a wait. Really good eggs Benedict.

Thank Brynn S
Huntley, Illinois
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This was our fifth or sixth time to have lunch at Around the Clock. Always a pleasure as the food is freshly prepared and with generous portions. I enjoyed the Reuben sandwich and my wife loved her chicken salad sandwich. Kippy, our server, was prompt and courteous throughout. Would definitely recommend breakfast or lunch there. Will try dinner sometime soon.

Thank John F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?