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Our Story

The Broken Oar Marina Bar & Grill is situated on 7 riverfront acres with some of the most scenic views found on the lower Fox River. It has become a destination for customers from all over the Midwest. 

Celebrating our 38th anniversary, three generations of patrons now enjoy our panoramic views, the spacious skydeck, the Oar stage and Oar party tent, year round riverfront dining, and the largest beer garden in McHenry County with unmatched entertainment all year long. 

Broken Oar provides the best people watching around - with boaters, golfers, motorcycle enthusiasts, teams and families all blended together to enjoy the festivities. 

Come visit us and LIVE THE OAR LIFE!

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