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Windhill Pancake Parlor

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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3307 W Elm St, McHenry, IL 60050-4436
+1 815-385-1172
07:00 - 21:00
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Wonder Lake, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beside being a great food experience, the decorations for the different times of the year, are like none other. The kids and adults will get a kick out of the train delivery system in the rear of the restaurant. Along with all the other food selections, the fish fry on Friday is second to none.This family owned restaurant really has... More 

Thank G9684KXjohnk
Level Contributor
28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't been this year just yet, but when last there it was very good and we had the nicest waitress. The food came hot and was delicious. We all enjoyed our food that we ate for breakfast. There was 4 of us and we ALL licked clean our plates! So go and enjoy a delicious breakfast at Windhill!!

Thank Susan B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful family restaurant! Great food awesome atmosphere. Staff is very accommodating.they even have a working train to bring out food for the little ones.

Thank Mary G
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Windhill is a favorite place for our G'kids. The decorations for various holidays are "over the top' and fun! If room you can sit at the breakfast bar and have a model train deliver the food to you and yours. There is an amazing variety of breakfast dishes. Haven't been there are any other meals so I can't comment... More 

Thank 12grands
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a little out of the way, and many people pass it by. It doesn't have a glamorous entrance nor a 'specialty' to attract people but it ids a nice place, well decorated, cheery and a neat place to visit by yourself or with a few friends. Since the non-smoking policy for restaurants went into effect some years ago,... More 

Thank waynewal
McHenry, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had a great breakfast and the service was great! The people were very friendly. The décor is very nice and festive!

Thank reifer1952
Lakemoor, Illinois, United States
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Love bringing my family to Windhill. Food is excellent and no matter how busy they are we always have great service. My girls love going around the holidays, the decorations are amazing. Christmas time is our favorite time to go

1 Thank Janel J
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Food is always fresh, fast and very good. Service with a smile and very heavily decorated depending on the approaching holiday.

1 Thank Kimberly D
Alsip, Illinois
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We've been here several times, always on a Sunday morning. This is a popular "Sunday after church" place, and you have have a small wait as they do get busy. Neat old decor that is enhanced with additional decor for holidays (Xmas, Halloween, Valentines Day etc.). Menus are in old books, glued to the first few pages, novel way to... More 

2 Thank William T
Racine, Wisconsin
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Good average breakfast place. Nothing to write home about, but also no complaints. Had an omelet which was good, but i can get the same thing at several other places that are just as good. I would eat here again if in the area.

Thank kevin s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3307 W Elm St, McHenry, IL 60050-4436
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: +1 815-385-1172

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?