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Royal Oak Farm Orchard

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15908 Hebron Rd, Harvard, IL 60033-9357
+1 815-648-4141
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Excellent Orchard

Have always enjoyed my many of trips to this orchard in the past when I lived in the area! The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tim S
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Ames, Iowa
Two years in a row...

We used to go to a competitor apple orchard every year for many years and then they got over... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
sos78
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Marengo, Illinois
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Famous for apple picking, hay rides, pumpkins, train rides, carousel, bakeshop, petting zoo
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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15908 Hebron Rd, Harvard, IL 60033-9357
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have always enjoyed my many of trips to this orchard in the past when I lived in the area! The apple cinnamon donuts are absolutely great!

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mezzoforlife, Manager at Royal Oak Farm Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! So glad you have enjoyed your time at the farm!

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We used to go to a competitor apple orchard every year for many years and then they got over crowded, over priced and customer service was lost. We went to Royal Oaks to pick our own in 2016 and 2017 and really enjoyed ourselves. We...More

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RoyalOakFarm, Manager at Royal Oak Farm Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you so much for your great review. We will try to continue to provide the type of service that keeps families coming back year after year!

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

This was our first time visiting the orchard. We went with my 3 year old son's preschool class. It is a well run farm and had wonderful property and many things to keep little ones interested. Hayrides, unique playground, animals, tractors, musical instruments Blue Man...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Several of my Red Hat chapter members went to visit Royal Oaks Orchard. We shopped in the gift store, bought apples in the barn, ate lunch in the cafeteria, went on the merry go round, visited the petting zoo and ended by taking the wagon...More

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mezzoforlife, Owner at Royal Oak Farm Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks for the great review! So glad you had a wonderful time. We actually no longer charge a parking fee on the weekends. Hope to see you out again!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We went with a few families and had no idea what to expect. First off, the people who greet you immediately are helpful and courteous. You notice the sheer size of the magnificent grounds as you pull in - it seems like apple trees for...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We drove 40 minutes to lunch at the Royal Oak restaurant after reading a review in our local paper. After waiting to place our order at the counter, we were given our pot pie and tenders almost immediately but then we had to wait again...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Went to visit the orchard after meeting people at the Woodstock farmers market, they have a booth. The restaurant uses so much styrofoam it freaked me out. Sustainable agriculture I don't think so. Will not go back.

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We went with my whole family, my parents, my sister, bro-in-law, their 2 young boys (1 & 3), my boyfriend and our 3 kids (6, 13, & 14). We had fun at the petty zoo & in the apple tree maze. Then took a tractor...More

1  Thank Jacquie H
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mezzoforlife, Owner at Royal Oak Farm Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thanks for the great review! So glad you had a wonderful time!!

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had been going to this orchard since we first moved to Illinois over 17 years ago. We would have family and friends come from out of town just to go to Royal Oak with us. Our last experience there was such a let down,...More

1  Thank David F
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RoyalOakFarm, Owner at Royal Oak Farm Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

We're so sorry you had a negative experience on your last visit. We miss the "old way" too! We now have a new generation of visitors that want more activities for their children and we have added just a few over the years, the trackless...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

My now-former wife and I started going to Royal Oak right after they opened, when they were smaller. I have taken my kids and many friends to Royal Oak. They all agree with me that it is the best orchard around. Many activities for adults...More

1  Thank TheHoff44
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