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Rainbow Restaurant & Pancake House

1229 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102-2741
+1 224-678-9526
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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1229 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102-2741
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This might be the place if you're really hungry and don't much mind what you eat. The portions are enormous, and the prices are not ridiculous. However, the quality just isn't there. I had a ham and cheese scramble - and the cheese tasted like...More

Thank blw_at_longwood
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Everyone enjoyed their meal. Kids loved their chocolate chip pancakes and adults loved their breakfasts. Our waitress was attentive and wonderful.

Thank Marjorie O
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My experience with this restaurant was not at all what we expected. First time there the breakfast food was cold and rubbery. The second and last time we will go there there were pieces of egg shells in my food. When I mentioned this to...More

Thank stephenwb2016
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Service great, food amazing, cost reasonable, less expensive than most diners... clean great for the family!

Thank LBexploringOurWorld
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Never had a bad breakfast here. Great skillets, lots of options, big portions. Servers are cheerful and food is delicious.

Thank MommyKeyes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Great local breakfast restaurant. Very easy to navigate with a wheelchair. Great for families or couples.

1  Thank McB921
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This place is pretty good if you need to get in and out quickly. You get your food very quickly after placing your order. Not a lot tastes homemade. Gravy on the biscuits and gravy was from a can. Homemade muffins upon being seated were...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Waitress is all about turning tables, so expect to be rushed. Ordered eggs benedict and the hollandaise sauce is garbage out of a can. They make up for the "free" muffins(which are horrible) by charging over 3 bucks for 4 oz of juice. Should have...More

Thank Chad S
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent breakfast. Large portions and everything is fresh and hot. The sausage is amazing and you can get your eggs from a local farm. Service was great with a friendly wait staff. This is our go to place for breakfast in Algonquin. Jim

Thank _coachrood300
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Our favorite local breakfast place. Very friendly owners and servers. Food is always excellent. Reasonably priced. This is the *go to* place in Algonquin.

Thank Karen K
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16 July 2015|
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Response from hopp13 | Reviewed this property |
I just called the restaurant and they do not offer gluten free items. So sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1229 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102-2741
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Algonquin
  • Phone Number: +1 224-678-9526
Breakfast and Lunch Restaurant - just opened a couple of months ago
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