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Around the Clock

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5011 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
+1 815-459-2100
06:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 06:00 - 01:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Again maybe I'm seeking too much value for my money, but I bought breakfast for a friend and I here and it was $30 bucks with tip. That includes two coffees, a standard bacon/cheese omelet, and a half order of biscuits and gravy. That seems like a lot to me. There's got to be an equal alternative in terms of... More 

Thank Kevin A
Denver. CO
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can not go wrong here for breakfast. The plates are big enough, but not overwhelming and the food is good. The waitstaff are funny too!

Thank karlruth
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go here alot. The food is always good, price is budget friendly, and the wait staff are always nice. And the pastries?!!! Amazing!! I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Jennifer M
Fox River Grove, Illinois
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Lots of breakfast and senior specials. Always friendly and fast service. Salad and soup bar always available. Big tables and booths for visiting couples. Heating system sometimes too cold, but a bright and clean place to eat.

Thank Ron H
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 December 2016

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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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 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 12 November 2016

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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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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45 reviews
31 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

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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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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
  • 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?