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Finn McCool's Irish Sports Pub

72 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4444
+1 815-356-1155
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good21%
  • Average32%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible4%
11 Apr 2017
“Not the best service, but food was really good”
5 Nov 2017
“Tasty Burger, Tasty price”
Closes in 16 min
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
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Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
72 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4444
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Visited on Saturday during day with a bunch of friends between games. Had a lunch special, $5 for burger and fries. Must say, this was the best tasting burger I have every had. Large in size, great bun, meat was juice and prepared as ordered....More

Thank TFED7781
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Great wait staff. Restaurant, bathrooms bar area always clean. Plenty of TV's if you want to watch sports. Prices are good for the amount of food served.

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 23 June 2017

everytime I come here the service is slow and so is the wait to get food, even when there is only 1 or 2 tables.

Thank 16deemc
Reviewed 11 April 2017

went there for drinks with co-workers one night, and all of the food was good, but the staff did not come back to check on our drinks regularly, and the restaurant was not very crowded at the time.

Thank P5788EUthomasw
Ala Carte E, Public Relations Manager at Finn McCool's Irish Sports Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thanks Thomas for the review. We are glad you liked the food! And sorry we were not 100% on the service...sounds like an off night. We hope you come back and give us another try.

Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

First time here and it was terrible. Definitely more of a bar than a restaurant. I ordered a guacamole appetizer and cheeseburger with fries. The chips were stale and guac was watery. The burger was so greasy the grease soaked through the bun and the...More

Thank 283gaylek
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We stopped at Finn McCools for a quick dinner on a Thursday night. The restaurant had a good crowd and we enjoyed many of the 1/2 priced appetizers. Thursday nights they offer 1/2 priced apps and from what I could tell were full priced servings....More

Thank lckstr99
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Placed inside one of Crystal Lake's Depression era bank (closed during run on bank), this bar is fitted in the "bank's" main floor with an expansive and impressive place. I was there on a Saturday afternoon hoping to watch local football. Sure, sure ask the...More

Thank OtherBeach
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Ended up here as our 1st two restaurant choices had close to an hour wait time. Upon arrival was fairly slow, waitress was prompt and pleasant. Then it got busy and her focus shifted to larger groups. Ended up with below average appetizers, cold, and...More

Thank Rooney610
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Three of us came here for an early dinner enroute to a show at the Raue. We were seated promptly, but then waited for a waitress to appear. Our dinners were served 25 minutes after our order was taken (three other tables occupied and six...More

Thank Calmac3
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Great place to watch sports and the staff was friendly. I had the XXL Indiana style pork tenderloin. It was about half of the ones I am familiar with in Indiana and rather chewy. My husband's Rueben was okay, but nothing special.

Thank orracle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4444
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-356-1155
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