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Rainbow Restaurant & Pancake House

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1229 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102-2741
+1 224-678-9526
06:30 - 14:30
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 the staff they laughed and told me to take out the shells. Too many other... More 

Thank stephenwb2016
Algonquin, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

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

Thank LBexploringOurWorld
Algonquin, Illinois
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Algonquin, Illinois
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

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

Thank McB921
Lakewood McHenry County, Illinois
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 very good.

Thank Lisa D
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles 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 known by the name and the strip mall location it was not going to be... More 

Thank Chad S
Algonquin, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Algonquin, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Algonquin, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Very friendly, polite, treat you as a family member, they love kids. On weekends you get complimentary muffins, only serve breakfast and lunch but agood variety of food.

Thank margaret g
Algonquin, Illinois
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Food is always good and HOT and the service is outstanding. Breakfast skillets along with the bacon is absolutely awesome.

Thank Barry N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?