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Around the Clock

5011 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7330
+1 815-459-2100
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pies” (12 reviews)
“prime rib” (11 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
5011 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7330
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for breakfast while in town on business. Portions were good and all food was freshly prepared. Service was attentive and friendly. Prices decent for what you get.

Thank Dogfather96
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Good service and many choices for breakfast. Everyone was happy with their selections. Food was served hot and coffee was always refilled.

Thank Cathy E
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Food is always good, service is great, regular home town restaurant. Clean, good food portions, reasonable.

Thank sisters2011
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for good, solid food with very friendly and efficient wait staff, most of whom have been there for years. An extensive menu for breakfast (skillets, omelettes) lunch, and dinner. We've been there for all three! There are sandwiches (my favorite...More

Thank Calmac3
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Some friends and I arrived about 12:15 and waited about 10 minutes to be seated. Not having been there in about 3 years I was happy to find it still inviting and clean, as I remembered it. Temperature was perfect - not freezing cold which...More

Thank SvenskaflickaIL
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the salad and food that we were served. Had to wait for a table for a large group. Menu has lots of dishes to choice from. Enjoy

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on a Friday night. We picked the restaurant based on TripAdvisor reviews. Terrible. We went for fries and a burger. The patties are preformed and have no flavor. You can get hand formed patties for an additional cost. Fries...More

Thank Wlh3sjh1
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had coffee and chocolate cream pie at this wonderful diner/family restaurant. Absolutely delicious, to die for freshly made each day downstairs in their bakery. Can't be beat. All the waitresses have been there for years, that's always a good sign.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

You can't go wrong with anything on the menu here. As a local family owned restaurant, quality of service is amazing and the food is great! I recommend the Blackened Catfish any day, the Yankee Pot Roast on Friday's with a cup of the clam...More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Around the Clock has an all around menu from standard breakfast dishes to lunch sandwiches to dinner entrees. One of their specials on Friday and Saturday nights is prime rib, which I thoroughly enjoyed. The dinner includes fresh baked bread, choice of soup and type...More

Thank Susan L
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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, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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