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Welcome to Little Chef Restaurant

Family owned and a part of Historic Downtown McHenry since 1968 (Celebrating over 50 Years!)

Monday – Saturday 5:30am – 2:00pm
Sunday 7:00am – 1:00pm

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BREAKFAST

All egg orders are served with hash browns(substitute a cup of fresh fruit for 1.00) and choice of white, wheat, marble rye, pumpernickel toast or English muffin (substitute bagel or cinnamon toast for .75) Pancake or Biscuit instead of toast 1.00 each

EGG ORDERS

Breakfast Sampler for Two Four eggs, hash browns, two small pancakes, ham off the bone, two bacon, two sausage, English muffin, one full biscuit, fresh fruit, side hollandaise, side gravy 20.00One Egg 4.25 with bacon or sausage 6.25 with hash 6.50Two Eggs 4.50 with bacon or sausage 6.50 with hash 7.25
Steak & Eggs USDA Choice Sirloin steak served with two eggs 12.00
Ham off the Bone or Canadian Bacon & Eggs
Our signature breakfast ham off the bone served with two eggs 8.50
Smoked Sausage & Eggs Grilled smoked sausage served with two eggs 7.25
Chicken Breast & Eggs 6 oz. seasoned grilled chicken breast served with two eggs 7.25
Country Chicken Two eggs served with breaded chicken breast, topped with country gravy 8.25
Combo Two eggs, two bacon, two sausage 6.50
Chili Mix Two scrambled eggs with melted cheese, topped with our homemade chili 7.00
Breakfast Croissant Sandwich Scrambled egg and cheese sandwich with choice of bacon, ham or sausage on a croissant 7.50
Little Benny Two eggs and ham off the bone top English muffin with hollandaise sauce 8.50 (Half order 5.50)
Veggie Benny Two eggs, spinach, mushrooms and sliced tomato top an English muffin with hollandaise sauce 7.75 (Half order 4.75)
Two Breakfast Tacos Sausage, onion, tomato, scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, salsa and sour cream 7.50

TWO EGG OMELETTES

Choice of American, Swiss or Cheddar cheese (Three egg omelette add 1.50)

Classic Meat & Cheese Choice of ham off the bone, bacon, or sausage with cheese 6.75
Denver Ham off the bone, pepper, onion, and cheese 7.00
Swiss & Mushroom Fresh mushrooms and melted Swiss cheese 7.00
Garden Spinach, zucchini, onions, red pepper, tomato and cheese 7.50
Ham & Spinach Omelette Ham off the bone, spinach, and Swiss cheese 7.50
Fresh Jalapeño Omelette Sausage, jalapeño pepper, onion and cheddar cheese 7.75
Benny Omelette Ham off the bone, spinach, tomato topped with hollandaise sauce 8.00
Veggie Omelette Tomato, green pepper and onion and cheese 6.50

SKILLETS

Irish Skillet Hash browns topped with corned beef hash, melted Swiss cheese and two eggs 8.50
Country Skillet Hash browns topped with sausage, pepper, onion, country gravy and two eggs 8.50
Veggie Skillet Hash browns topped with pepper, onion, tomato, mushrooms, American cheese, Swiss cheese and two eggs 8.50
Denver Skillet Hash browns topped with a ham, peppers, onions, cheese and two eggs 8.50
Meat Lovers Skillet Hash browns topped with a ham, sausage, bacon, cheese and two eggs 9.50

BISCUITS & GRAVY

Biscuits & Gravy 6.50
Short Biscuits & Gravy 5.50
Biscuit & Gravy Combo Two eggs, two sausage, two bacon, hash browns and one biscuit and gravy 8.50 (add extra biscuit 1.00) (Half Biscuit and Gravy Combo 6.25)
Country Ham and Cheese omelette, hash browns and one biscuit and gravy 8.50 (Add extra biscuit 1.00)
Country Benny Biscuits topped with sausage, gravy and two eggs, with hash browns 8.50 (Add extra biscuit 1.00)

PANCAKES & FRENCH TOAST

Our Pancakes are the Biggest in Town
Top with chocolate chips and whipped cream, add 1.75 Top with strawberries and whipped cream, add 2.75

1 Pancake 3.75 with Sausage or Bacon 6.00 with Canadian Bacon 6.75 with Ham off the Bone 6.70 (Each additional pancake, add 1.25)
1 Blueberry Pancake 4.50 with Sausage or Bacon 6.50 with Canadian Bacon 7.25 with Ham off the Bone 7.50 (Each additional pancake, add 1.50)
French Toast 5.00 Short French Toast 4.75 with Sausage or Bacon add 2.50 with Canadian Bacon, or Ham off the Bone add 3.50
Cinnamon French Toast 5.50
Short Cinnamon French Toast 5.00
with Sausage or Bacon add 2.50 with Canadian Bacon or Ham off the Bone add 3.50
The Mix Two eggs, one pancake, two sausage or two bacon 6.50
Big Chef Two eggs, two sausage, two bacon, hash browns and two small pancakes 8.50 1/2 Big Chef 5.50 (substitute blueberry pancakes for .75)
Big French Chef Two eggs, two sausage, two bacon, hashbrowns and two pieces French toast 8.50 1/2 Big French Chef 5.50
Big Cinnamon Chef Two eggs, two sausage, two bacon, hashbrowns and two pieces Cinnamon French toast 9.00 1/2 Big Cinnamon Chef 6.00

OATMEAL

All served with choice of brown sugar, cinnamon, raisins and milk (Walnuts add .75)
Cup of Oatmeal 3.50
Bowl of Oatmeal 4.50
Banana OatmealBowl of oatmeal topped with sliced banana and walnuts 6.25
Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Bowl of oatmeal with apple topping, cinnamon and walnuts 6.25
Blueberry Oatmeal Bowl of oatmeal with blueberries 6.25

SIDE ORDERS

Toast/English Muffin 2.00
Bowl Cheerios/Froot Loops 2.75
Sliced Bananas 1.25
Cup Fresh Fruit 3.50
Bagel 2.50
Cinnamon Toast 2.00
Sweet Roll 2.00
Hash Browns 2.50 Hollandaise Sauce 1.75  Cup of Gravy 1.75  Bacon/Sausage 3.00
Smoked Sausage 4.00
Hash 3.75
Canadian Bacon 4.50
Ham off Bone 4.50

LUNCH

All sandwiches and burgers are served with coleslaw, pickle, cup of Homemade soup or chili and a choice of French Fries,
Homemade Potato Chips, Onion Strings, Homemade Potato Salad, or Fresh Fruit.

SANDWICHES

(3 Cheese) Grilled Cheese American, Cheddar and Swiss cheese on grilled Texas bread 7.25 (Add tomatoes for .50) (Add bacon, sliced turkey or ham off the bone for 1.00)
Chef Dip Homemade sliced Roast Beef with melted Swiss cheese, peppers and onions on an Italian roll with a side of Au Jus 8.50
Malibu Chicken Seasoned Chicken breast topped with Canadian bacon and melted Swiss cheese on a Italian roll. Served with a side of honey mustard 8.50
Reuben Corned beef, melted Swiss cheese and homemade sauerkraut on grilled rye 9.25
California Reuben Turkey, melted Swiss cheese and homemade coleslaw on grilled pumpernickel 8.25
Chicken or Turkey Melt Seasoned chicken breast or sliced Turkey topped with fresh mushrooms, red pepper and melted Swiss cheese. Served on a Italian roll 8.50
BBQ Beef Sliced Homemade beef with BBQ sauce topped with onion strings on a Pretzel Roll 8.50
Benedict Italian roll topped with breaded chicken filet, Canadian bacon, sliced tomatoes, spinach and hollandaise sauce 9.00
BLT Bacon, lettuce, tomato on choice of bread 7.75
Tuna Melt on a rye or Tuna Salad on a croissant 8.00
Monte Cristo Ham off the bone with sliced turkey and melted Swiss cheese in between two pieces of Texas Toast 8.25
Sub Sandwich Turkey or ham, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, peppers, choice of Swiss or American cheese, oil and seasonings on an Italian roll 8.25
Breaded Cod Sandwich Two pieces of breaded cod on an Italian roll. Served with lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce 8.75
Breaded Veal Cutlet Sandwich breaded veal cutlet with lettuce, tomato mayo, on a bun 8.50
Half a Sandwich & Soup Choice of turkey, ham or roast beef sandwich and a bowl of soup 6.50

BURGERS

Choice of Hamburger Bun or Pretzel Roll

Hamburger Served with lettuce, tomato and onion 7.50
(Add American, Swiss or Cheddar cheese .50) (Add Bacon 1.50)
Swiss & Mushroom Burger Hamburger patty topped with fresh grilled mushrooms and melted Swiss cheese 8.50
Patty Melt Hamburger patty topped with melted Swiss cheese and grilled onions. Served on grilled rye toast 8.50
BBQ Burger Hamburger patty topped with BBQ sauce, melted American cheese and onion strings. Served on a hamburger bun 8.75
Jalapeño Burger Hamburger patty topped with jalapeños and cheddar cheese. Served on a hamburger bun 8.50
Farmers Burger Hamburger patty topped with bacon, American cheese and an over easy egg. Served on a hamburger bun 10.00

SOUPS & SALADS

Big Bowl of Homemade Chili 5.50 (Add cheese, sour cream, onions .75) (Side Garlic Bread 1.00)
Big Bowl of Homemade Soup of the Day 4.00 Side of garlic bread 1.00
Garden Salad Lettuce, tomato, onion, peppers and mushrooms, served with choice of dressing 4.00
Julienne Salad Lettuce, tomato, ham, turkey, American and Swiss cheese, cucumber, onion, peppers and hardboiled eggs 9.00 Half Salad 6.50
Raspberry Chicken SaladSliced chicken breast, lettuce, cucumber, onion, red pepper and walnuts. Served with a lite raspberry and walnut dressing 9.50 Half Salad 6.50
Lite Plate Choice of seasoned grilled chicken breast or hamburger patty or tuna salad, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, cottage cheese, fresh fruit and hardboiled eggs 9.50

TRY SOMETHING NEW

HOT SANDWICHES, NEW ITEMS

Served with cup of Homemade Soup (not available on Sundays)

Hot Beef SandwichOpen face Homemade beef sandwich served with mashed potatoes and Gravy 9.00
Hot Veal Cutlet Sandwich Open face breaded veal cutlet served with mashed potatoes and Gravy 8.50
Hot Hamburger Steak Sandwich Open face hamburger steak served with mashed potatoes and gravy 8.75
Smothered Chicken Sandwich Garlic bread topped with a seasoned chicken breast, fresh mushrooms, onions, red peppers, melted Swiss cheese. Served with mashed potatoes and melted butter 9.00
Steak Sandwich served on garlic Italian roll topped with onion strings. Served with fries and coleslaw 12.00
8 Golden Fried Shrimp served fries and coleslaw 9.00
Homemade Maccaroni & Cheese served with garlic bread 9.50
Turkey Club Turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato on your choice of bread 9.25

SIDE ORDERS

Cottage Cheese 3.50 Cup Fruit 3.50

DRINKS

Coffee or Hot Tea 2.25
Fresh Brewed Iced Tea 2.25
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice 2.50 / 3.50 / 5.00
Tomato, Apple, Grapefruit Juice 2.50 / 3.50 / 5.00
Milk or Skim Milk 1.50 / 2.00 / 3.00
Chocolate Milk 2.00 / 3.00 / 4.00
Raspberry Iced Tea 2.50
Lemonade 2.25
Ice Cold Pop 1.50
Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew

Ask about our Dessert of the Day

Children’s Menu available
Carry Out Orders available
We accept Visa, MasterCard & Discover

Thank you for choosing to dine with us!

Where can you find us?

Little Chef Restaurant
1332 N. Riverside Dr McHenry IL 60050
815 385 9752
Monday - Saturday 7:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday 7:00am - 1:00pm