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Vickie’s Place: A Riverside Haven in McHenry, Illinois

Vickie's Place

Welcome to Vickie’s Place

Nestled on the east side of the Fox River, between the Route 120 bridge & Pearl Street bridge, Vickie’s Place is a great location for lunch & dinner by boat or by car. Since 1985, this riverside gem has been offering delicious food, refreshing drinks, and an ambiance that captures the essence of a perpetual summer vacation.

A Go-To Destination Since 1985

Vickie’s Place has a rich history dating back to 1985. Specializing in mouthwatering Ribs, Pizza, and Gourmet Burgers, this establishment has been a community favorite for decades. Boasting 20 tables inside, 28 tables outside, and a fully stocked bar with 9 HD TVs, it’s the perfect spot to catch your favorite sports event while relishing a feast. The commitment to quality extends beyond the food, as Vickie’s Place has played a crucial role in shaping the community by employing local youth and actively supporting school functions and fundraisers.

Sunset Views and Riverside Bliss

Vickie’s Place offers not just a meal but an experience. Imagine enjoying a gourmet burger or a homemade 12-inch pizza while witnessing a breathtaking sunset over the Fox River. With a west-facing patio that catches the very best sunsets, patrons can pull up on their boats or wave runners, dock, and step into a casual dining atmosphere. The ambiance is not just about the food and drinks; it’s about making memories against the stunning backdrop of the Fox River.

Healthy Ingredients and Sustainability

At Vickie’s Place, the commitment to excellence goes hand in hand with a dedication to sourcing the finest ingredients. The homemade 12-inch pizzas are crafted with care, offering options of thin or cauliflower crusts made from the best available ingredients. The menu extends beyond pizzas to buffalo wings, seafood, ribs, and a variety of gourmet burgers. What sets Vickie’s Place apart is not just the taste but the ethos – they source sustainable and healthy ingredients for all their dishes, ensuring a dining experience that’s not only delightful but also conscientious.


Create Your Riverside Memories at Vickie’s Place!

As the sun sets over the Fox River, Vickie’s Place invites you to be a part of its legacy. Whether you’re a local seeking a familiar haven or a traveler looking for a unique dining experience, Vickie’s Place promises a blend of great food, fun drinks, and unforgettable moments. Visit them at 1211 N River Road, McHenry, or check out their menu and offerings at For inquiries, call Vickie’s Place 815-385-2014 or email them at [email protected]. Make memories today at Vickie’s Place, where every visit is a celebration of community, good food, and riverside bliss.

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