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Chowdown Showdown Best Breakfast Challenge

Where is your favorite place to get breakfast in McHenry County? Let us know in the comments' section below.

We are looking for the best restaurants in McHenry County for breakfast in this round of the Chowdown Showdown. 

Let us know in our comments section which restaurant you think serves up the best breakfast in the county. 

We will take comments in this article through Tuesday, April 3. Voting will stop at 5 p.m. 

We will select the top finalists — the restaurants with the most comments — and place them in our finalists' poll. That poll will post on all McHenry County Patch sites the morning of Wednesday, April 4. 

With that said, let us get the voting started. Tell us, Patch readers, where is your favorite place to get breakfast in McHenry County?

Editor's Note: Please vote only once per survey, per Patch. Voting for finalists in the round of the Chowdown will end at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 3. .

Jeff Stanley March 28, 2012 at 12:59 PM
Cafe Olympic!
Bob March 28, 2012 at 01:02 PM
Richard Walkers!
Steve Chobanian March 28, 2012 at 01:44 PM
Brunch Cafe in Fox River Grove and McHenry. Creative Menu and great happy service. http://www.brunchcafe.com
John Thomas March 28, 2012 at 02:04 PM
Richard Walkers. No doubt!
Dana Wiley March 28, 2012 at 02:18 PM
Around the Clock in Crystal Lake on Rt 14 and Pingree.
Ed March 28, 2012 at 02:34 PM
Burnt Toast
Ed Sapeta March 28, 2012 at 03:33 PM
Burnt Toast.
Devon Hubbard March 28, 2012 at 03:41 PM
Andy's in C.L.
Bob Quinn March 28, 2012 at 04:21 PM
Burnt Toast in Algonquin is the BEST breakfast in McHenry County. Plenty of items to choose from, great tasting food, and outstanding service.
Heather A March 28, 2012 at 04:22 PM
Brunch Cafe!
Tim March 28, 2012 at 04:46 PM
C'mon people! Colonial Cafe is #1!!
Garry Ballek March 28, 2012 at 05:25 PM
Burnt toast is the BEST!
Amie Schaenzer (Editor) March 28, 2012 at 06:08 PM
From the Algonquin Facebook page: two votes for Burnt Toast in Algonquin, one for Short Stack in Algonquin and one for Around the Clock in Crystal Lake.
FrankTheFixer March 28, 2012 at 08:02 PM
Richard Walker's is by far my favorite breakfast!
Quincy Hodges March 28, 2012 at 08:26 PM
From the Cary Facebook page: I got a vote for Brunch Cafe in Cary, Benedict's in CL, Bella's Short in Algonquin and Around the Clock in CL.
Juliet Zenaty March 28, 2012 at 08:37 PM
Burnt Toast!
Jan Cherry March 28, 2012 at 09:45 PM
Brunch Cafe in McHenry and Fox River Grove
Carlitos Quiles March 28, 2012 at 10:19 PM
Burnt Toast!
John Jacobs March 29, 2012 at 03:12 AM
You are all missing the best place around..... Mama Rinis!!!!!!!! Great food Great people serving the food!!!!!
Kirk J March 29, 2012 at 11:21 AM
I was recently most impressed with Mama Rini's
Silent_Lucidity March 29, 2012 at 12:20 PM
Burnt Toast - Algonquin! Best food and the people that work there are so nice! We try to go there 2-3 Sundays a month.
Jim Steigert March 30, 2012 at 06:33 PM
For a departure from the standard breakfast fare, Mimi's is exceptional.
kris March 30, 2012 at 09:12 PM
Brunch Cafe-Fox River Grove!
Valerie Weiss April 02, 2012 at 01:31 PM
Burnt Toast is exceptional. Seafood omelet is an out of body experience!
Michelle April 02, 2012 at 07:03 PM
Georgia's on Randall has the best food and prices are great. Portions are huge.....enough to take home for a second breakfast!
Tami S. April 02, 2012 at 08:05 PM
Windhill is the best, followed by Benedict's and Brunch Cafe.
Gary Bonick April 02, 2012 at 09:15 PM
Around The Clock
Roo Roo April 02, 2012 at 09:23 PM
Little Chef in McHenry. a CLASSIC! And if you are in Crystal Lake Around The Clock
LindaMilas April 02, 2012 at 10:40 PM
I love Tony's Cafe in Crysal Lake!
Stephanie Rea April 03, 2012 at 04:46 PM
Tony's Cafe in Crystal Lake!

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