Hermann’s Rest A While

Hermann’s Rest A While

Video Gaming at Hermann’s Rest A While in Port Barrington, IL

Hermann’s Rest A While, located right on the Fox River in Port Barrington, IL, has been family-owned and operated since the 1950s. This Illinois bar has a very northern feel with their rustic decor and small, cozy atmosphere. Get the full Herman’s experience by taking a seat and testing out the exclusive video gaming terminals!

For a premium gaming experience, Hermann’s has partnered with J&J Gaming for thrilling games brought to you by these equipment manufacturers: Scientific Games, WMS, Spielo International, IGT, Novomatic, and more. You’re sure to find your game with their diverse set of options! Plus, when you visit you can sign-up and check in on J&J’s Player PAYBACK® rewards program!

Food, Drinks, & Entertainment in Port Barrington

Hermann’s Rest A While has a perfect location to meet the needs of their easy-going clientele. Though technically located in Port Barrington, Hermann’s is actually in a small subdivision called Fox River Valley Gardens. Hermann’s draws in a large motorcycle and classic car crowd because the location is right along their route.

This small local appeal makes them an ideal hideout sanctuary to escape from the hustle and bustle. People come in for the wonderful company, and stay for the efficient staff and tasty food! This includes pizza and hot pretzels all day, burgers until 5 pm, and homemade chili in the winter so guests can warm up. The place also has a jukebox and dartboards so everyone can listen to music and toss a few darts.

Make sure to head outside for the boating, fishing, ice fishing, and snowmobiling opportunities! When the state of Illinois legalized video gaming in 2013, Hermann’s upped their entertainment and brought in five video gaming machines for their patrons to try their luck and see if they could win big!

Next time you’re in the area: come experience a true getaway with Hermann’s Rest-A-While!


(847) 639-9644


Monday: 12:00pm-10:00pm;Tuesday-Thursday: 12:00pm-12:00am;Friday: 12:00pm-3:00am;Saturday:;11:00am-3:00am;Sunday: 11:00am-10:00pm;*Closing times may vary

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