Kief’s Reef

Kief’s Reef

Video Gaming at Kief’s Reef in McHenry, IL

Count on Kief’s Reef in McHenry, IL for video gaming excellence and a family-owned and -operated bar experience. Since 1987, this mom-and-pop tavern has done everything in their power to keep the prices low and the food exquisite. Judging by their loyal following, they do more than just deliver. After all, Kief’s Reef is full of locals and regulars who all know one another.

The same video gaming crowd tends to come in around the same time every day, but they love newcomers. We bet the reason they frequent Kief’s Reef as a popular video gaming location is because of J&J Gaming. They’ve brought in high-quality video gaming terminals manufactured by the likes of Scientific Games, WMS, Spielo International, IGT, Novomatic, and more.

Food, Drinks, & Entertainment in McHenry

People love the food, drinks, and video gaming at Kief’s Reef so much, they even come by boat. That’s because they’re located right on the Fox River, and have numerous boat slips for their customers’ convenience. Guests love enjoying their meals out in front of the water. Seasonally, apart from their outdoor seating area, Kief’s Reef opens up a food shack along with sand volleyball courts. They’ll even host live music on select nights outside.

The menu at Kief’s Reef includes classic bar food such as homemade pizzas and sizzling wings, but the real star of the menu is their seafood. They use only fresh fish served fried or pan-seared. If you can’t decide, check out the bar specials or ask the exceptional staff for more ideas. Servers at Kief’s Reef are always knowledgeable on the menu.

It’s nice outside of Kief’s Reef, but the real party is on the video slot machines inside. They have six video gaming machines for you to pull off the big win you’ve always dreamed of. Level up your experience by gaming during one of Kief’s Reef’s famous black-light parties, where guests dress in neon colors and play water pong under the light of glowsticks. See how far your luck takes you at Kief’s Reef today.


(815) 455-1444


Sunday-Thursday: 11:00am-1:00am; Friday-Saturday: 11:00am-2:00am

Gaming Promotions:

Learn More:

Comments are closed.