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7728 US Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2916
+1 815-455-3494
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
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“mai tais” (4 reviews)
“chinese food” (4 reviews)
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7728 US Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2916
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sat nite, date nite with my wife. We were very impressed with the food and service. There was also live music in the lounge, Joe Denton, excellent! Met the new owners, Jason & Arian. They bought this place in Dec '16. They're...More

Thank TimmyPeter1955
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and food. Nice change of pace from the chain restaurants. Nice portions of food. Servers are always courteous. Large menu selection.

Thank richardvv2016
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Just had carry out. It was terrible, the egg rolls used to be good. They are like mush now. The beef pepper and tomato had very little tomato. The sauce was like fast food. We will never go back. Learn from the previous owners how...More

Thank Bankybear245
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We loved The Breakers for many, many years & encouraged others to go there for the best egg rolls ever & very tasty menu options. Always high quality and great taste. No longer - apparently there are new owners (which we were not aware of)....More

Thank janet20172017
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This used to be one of our favorite places to go for Chinese for over 30 yrs they are under new ownership So disappointed the egg rolls were bad the shrimp was bad and the sweet and sour sauce that used to be the best...More

Thank Claygoddess
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Another wonderful New Years Eve Dinner with friends. The food was excellent and the service was great. The new owner introduced himself to us and said he was keeping everything the same . Tradition It was fun to see some of the staff still around...More

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 29 August 2016

A bit pricey for my family but a great fun time for all. The food is great. Especially the Shrimp and Lobster sauce and the egg rolls. And the Mai Tai is a fave for me.

Thank Mommaof5kiddos
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have made this a family tradition for many years. Great Chinese food and service. Live music on Fri & Sat nights.

Thank Jim1008
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The food is good (very salty) but it is hot and cramped inside the restaurant. You are on top of each other which makes it hot and uncomfortable in there. I would get take out but i would not eat at the restaurant. there egg...More

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Whenever I visit Crystal Lake, I make a point of getting dinner at the Breakers. I love this place, home made sweet and sour sauce and the best shrimp with lobster sauce I've ever had. It's old school and I like it that way. If...More

Thank US2Europe
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7728 US Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2916
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-455-3494
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