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Fox Hole Tap and Pizzaria

$$ - $$$
Pizza, American, Bar
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3308 W Elm St, McHenry, IL 60050-4469
+1 815-385-6710
16:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon 16:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 16:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gotta go here and experience their pizza. It is a thin crust and you can actually see the toppings. It isnt slobbered all over with the usual "WAY TOO MUCH' mozzerella. LOVE IT !

Thank waynewal
NE Illinois
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110 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Although the bar/restaurant looks just like it did back in the day...somehow it's been updated...thinking it's the paint! Looks really sharp! Went for dinner on a Friday night and they were pretty busy...would have been 10 minutes for a table, but once we got sat at the bar, we were very comfortable! Super nice bartender! We had the bruschetta appetizer... More 

Thank JFLovestravel51
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Used to go there frequently but it had changed a lot after the fire upstairs and the prices are up. Specialty pizza and different changes in menu. Otherwise the change was well needed for it and came out beautiful

Thank Heather P
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's hard to find good pizza in McHenry, but the Fox Hole is the place for excellent pizza, I just hate that they over charge for beer.l

Thank Leon A
Cary Illinois
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is our fall back Friday night pizza restaurant. The pizza is a thin crust with onions and green peppers and is just always good. Lite crust good mixture of toppings and great tomato sauce not too filling but always just enough. The sandwiches are generous and the garlic bread is a good starter. We had the all you can... More 

Thank martypaul1946
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Small basement level pizzeria , cozy bar, and great atmosphere for the food served. Been a fan for 40 years, through 3 different owners however pizza is still best McHenry for thin crust. I have had pizza from about every restaurant that offers it in 25 mile area and FOXHOLE is the best for me in the thin crust category.

Thank paulfO9595FX
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

You need to walk downstairs, the restaurant is not a high end place. The decor is simple so are the tables, quiet atmosphere you can have a conversation. The Philly steak sandwich was big good amount of meat and cheese, good size slices of green peppers. Only thing is beef needs a little more flavor.

Thank Patrick P
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Been a long time residents and also lived upstairs. The other renters of the restaurant and especially the owner of the building never change anything, looked like a dungeon. New renter (even some set back from a fire upstairs) made great choice of brighten up the place and new options of food.

Thank Heather P
Richmond, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The BEST thin crust pizza in McHenry county! The crust is crisp and "crackery", the sauce not too sweet and all ingredients are super fresh. They have a good selection of appetizers. My favorite is the fried veggie combo-basket. The interior was a little drab, but has since been renovated and is now really pretty nice.

Thank SolonMiller
McHenry, Illinois
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places. The food is always good and service is always friendly. Have a bloody mary,they're great

Thank ppemp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, American, Bar
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3308 W Elm St, McHenry, IL 60050-4469
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: +1 815-385-6710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?