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1776 Restaurant

397 W Virginia St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-5754
+1 815-356-1776
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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16:30 - 23:30All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
397 W Virginia St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-5754
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1776 has always been a favorite spot for us for a great dinner. When the owner retired after many years and sold the restaurant, we had wondered if it would be what we had always enjoyed...And it is!! The menu continues to be creative with...More

Thank Lyn C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great food and wine. Service was fast, friendly, and accurate for our 14 strong group. Dining area was very intimate so our large group quickly filled up the space. We're eager to go back with a smaller group and sample from more of their farm...More

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Food remains top tier! Dining environment is superb; 24 years sharing the talents of chef Santiago and we plan to keep coming back for more!

Thank RickBlues1026
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Wanted to go here for a special occasion. We came to Crystal Lake from New York and Florida and were treated royally on this special occasion. The wine list is excellent and the menu that evening was superb. I recommend this restaurant to anyone in...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My love and I had a wonderful, romantic dinner here a few weeks ago. Her mushroom soup and my salmon entree were both spectacular. The salmon was perfectly cooked and the flavors were lovely. We also very much enjoyed an appetizer and dessert but I...More

Thank Skidad_11
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to try this restaurant for awhile so we finally did. I ordered the crab cakes and they were very good ordered mash potatoes and was beautifully presented. My husband ordered the lamb chops and was very happy as they were...More

Thank Sweetie333
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

New owners are doing a great job in Crystal lake, cozy and welcoming atmosphere along with great food and a knowledgeable bar tender, don't miss this gem in the northwest suburbs.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We both went with fish! Salmon, on the menu, and Mahi, on the specials. Both were fantastic. The Mahi came with a sauce that I ordered on the side. The fish & mushrooms had so much flavor, I never even thought to add the sauce!...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We've enjoyed our dinners at 1776 every time we come. It's definitely a local favorite. The small plate appetizers are a great size for getting several to share and still walk away fully satisfied and the entrees are unique and always tasty. The small bar...More

Thank Annette Y
Reviewed 25 February 2017

For Valentine's Day my wife and I made our first visit to 1776. Service was excellent from the get go. Smaller dining area made for more intimate ambiance. Liked it alot. I ordered the special which was a mix of game meats: buffalo, kangaroo, and...More

Thank John F
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helga s
10 April 2016|
Response from murphy1211 |
We always go through planitsave for the dinning discounts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 397 W Virginia St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-5754
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-356-1776
  • E-mail
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