Websites like Yelp! have empowered the everyday eater to become their local neighborhood’s food critic, praising and damning behind the anonymity of a computer screen.

Ever wondered if a restaurant is good or bad? can be a good indicator of whether that restaurant is worth your time and money. 

Based on Yelp!’s highest-rated star ranking, here are the top 10 restaurants in Crystal Lake:  

  1. Taqueria Las Cumbres, 93 Grant St.
  2. Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters, 5005 Northwest Highway 
  3. Benedict’s La Strata, 40 N. William St.
  4. Portillo’s Hot Dogs 23, 855 Cog Circle
  5. Pinemoor Pizza, 11 Crystal Lake Plaza
  6. Chez Pierre’s Crêperie, 246 Pomeroy Ave.
  7. Georgio’s Chicago Pizzeria Pub, 75 E. Woodstock St.
  8. Thats Amore Pizza, 5610 S. Route 31
  9. Tommy’s Red Hots No 2, 363 W. Virginia St. 
  10. Galloway’s Chicago Subs, 1295 Randall Road

Here are the top five restaurants in Cary on Yelp!:

  1. Tracks, 108 W. Main St.
  2. Kojaks, 130 Crystal St.
  3. Tapas Calpé, 133 W. Main St. 
  4. Romanesco’s Pizza, 103 1st St.
  5. Galati’s, 7 Jandus Road 

Do you agree or disagree with the Yelp! top 10 list? Let us know in the comments’ section. 

Top Yelp! Reviews for Area Restaurants

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Amie Schaenzer contributed to this article.