Built in the early 1800’s Old Bridge Tavern has stood in the heart of downtown Mchenry for centuries. This old town bar has been serving the thirsty patrons of Mchenry since the 1950’s and it’s popularity hasn’t let up since! Recently falling under new ownership, the Archos family of both Bimbo’s and The Hickory Pit in Mchenry have revamped this iconic establishment into a modern haven for locals and non-locals alike.
Recent renovations have given Old Bridge Tavern quite the face-lift. Putting a new spin on the term “dive bar” Old Bridge Tavern ditched their wood paneled walls for a crisp blue and white look. Historic images of downtown Mchenry line the walls giving us a glimpse into the past. Their new state-of-the-art bar is stocked with something for everyone – whether it be beer, cocktails, or martinis, they’ve got you covered! Mchenry’s favorite dive bar still possesses the same warm and welcoming atmosphere people have loved for decades. Although Old Bridge Tavern may have changed their look, the heart of the establishment remains the same. Known for their attentive and personable staff, you’ll always feel like part of the family while here.
Numerous flat screen TVs throughout the venue make Old Bridge Tavern the ideal atmosphere for guests to catch their favorite sporting events. Enjoy the game while sipping a beer at the bar or with some friends at one of their many high top tables. Looking for some friendly competition? You’re in luck! Old Bridge Tavern now features two dart machines for endless fun. And for all you gamers out there – Old Bridge Tavern is home to five video gaming terminals. Located in the rear end of the bar, gamers can comfortably try their luck while enjoying a scenic view of Mchenry’s Fox River. Next time you find yourself in Mchenry, make sure to stop by Old Bridge Tavern for friends, fun, and libations!