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Benedict's La Strata

40 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4472
+1 815-459-6500
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“beignets” (7 reviews)
“cheese grits” (3 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4472
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Continue to go here for great variety of breakfast items. Lunch menu is also good. I recommend the chicken Waldorf salad for lunch. breakfast must try the Louisiana skillet or pear French toast

Thank Becky F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is undeniably the fanciest breakfast restaurant in the Crystal Lake area. The menu is very unique with options for all tastes. If you need to impress someone special then this is the place. Bring lots of cash. This place is nit cheap but is...More

Thank DrJoe123
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I really love breakfast, and this place not only does it to perfection hands down each and every time-it feels like a mini french style vacation to visit. Love everything about it- Truly done with style...selections are like no other in the area..MUST DINE HERE~~

Thank kw7140
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We love this restaurant and visit just about every month. The food is always great; the service is, too. They’ve got an extensive menu, daily specials, and a smoked salmon plate to make your heart sing. Great place.

Thank Ben R
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We always enjoy breakfast at Benedicts with our two small children. They have a diverse menu of items, more elevated than a "greasy spoon." The coffee is Intelligista brand and they give you a personal carafe at your table which I love. Same goes for...More

Thank Empowers13
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Their food is fresh and creative. I’m usually a breakfast client but I hear good things about their lunch options. Their to-go spot across the street offers a great soy latte.

Thank Barrington B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Benedict's is our go to spot for mom's breakfast out. It's always perfect! Food is delicious and fairly priced.

Thank Louise J
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Came for a birthday lunch with some family. Was wonderful! The food was hot and fresh. Tasted great all around the table. Reuben, Hearts of Benedict's, kids panini, kids mini omelet, farmers skillet and French toast sticks. They have 11 different Benedict's! Our service was...More

Thank Staci B
Reviewed 20 October 2017

While we had no issues with the choice of food options on the menu, and our breakfasts were average as breakfast foods go, we experienced a “1st ever”!! We had been at our table (outside) for approximately 1-1/2 hrs and our server asked if there...More

Thank barbarajeans
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Food is always tasty, hot and plenty in the serving. Wait staff is the best, always a warm greeting and personal service!

Thank Debra H
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Bill M
4 September 2015|
Response from babsten22 | Reviewed this property |
Only opened for breakfast & lunch so yes breakfast served anytime.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4472
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-459-6500
This is the best breakfast place in Crystal Lake. The menu is great, the food is great, the atmosphere is great, the prices are great. Please add it!! look at the google review here http://maps.google.com/maps/place?hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=benedict%27s+la+strata+crystal+lake&fb=1&gl=us&hq=benedict%27s+la+strata&hnear=Crystal+Lake,+IL&cid=6372799243711111990&dtab=2&ei=rj6rTJTCBsT_nAfvyJXEBg&sa=X&oi=local_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBoQqgUwAA
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