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Windhill Pancake Parlor

) #5 of 86 Restaurants in McHenry €€ - €€€ American
3307 W Elm St, McHenry, IL 60050-4436
+1 815-385-1172
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (13 reviews)
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3307 W Elm St, McHenry, IL 60050-4436
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Went here and it took a long time to get seated. The service was super slow. Coffee is served in a cup half the size of other places which would be ok if the servers were around for a refill. The food came cold and...More

1  Thank Dave L
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Love this restaurant. It's always decorated for the holiday. Easter is the current theme and bunnies and Easter eggs abound. Oh, and the food. U can always get a good meal at Windhill. It's a favorite . Breakfast is our favorite with lunch a close...More

Thank lizzwh
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I was here yesterday for the first time in years, and was delighted with the experience! There is a wide variety of food, daily specials, and an incredibly friendly atmosphere. The portions are large and the wait staff frequently stopped by to fill up coffee...More

Thank Valedia
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Everything was great tasting and the service superior. Just go thereand ejoy the experience. Simply great.

Thank joeke35
Reviewed 22 March 2017

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...More

Thank G9684KXjohnk
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 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
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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...More

Thank 12grands
Reviewed 8 March 2017

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...More

Thank waynewal
Reviewed 13 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 20:00
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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