14 Lake County Bars That Are All Fun & Games

Do more than just sip at Lake County’s first-class speakeasies. It’s OK to drink and play!

There’s nothing like a little bit of competition while relaxing and enjoying a few libations with your friends.

From old bar games like pool, ping pong and darts to newer bar games like bags, arcades, Dance Dance Revolution and Whirlyball, Lake County has plenty of options for you to indulge in your pastime with a beer in hand.

Here are 14 Lake County bars that are all fun & games.

Such a savage

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1. Bill’s Pizza & Pub in Mundelein

  • Pinball
  • Video Poker

Karl vs. Crane machine

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2. Bill’s Pub North in Grayslake

  • Pinball
  • Racing Arcade Simulator

Least favorite #Pokemon. #drowzee get out of my dinner. #pokemongo #pokemon #sogoodfood #mmmmm

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3. El Puerto Mexican Restaurant in Fox Lake 

  • Video Poker

Mondays don’t always have to suck #takenyesterday

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4. Dave & Busters in Vernon Hills

  • Arcades
  • First-person shooter arcades
  • Driving Arcade Simulator
  • Skee Ball
  • Soccer Arcade
  • Basketball Arcade
  • Dancing interactive games
  • Slot machines
  • Air Hockey

5. Half Day Brewing Co. in Lincolnshire

  • Bags/Cornhole

6. Kristof’s Bar in Kristof’s Entertainment Center in Round Lake Beach

  • Pool
  • Skee-Ball
  • Darts
  • Bingo
  • Slot Machines
  • Bowling
  • Arcades
  • Pinball
  • Go Karts (weather permitting)
  • Batting Cages
  • Mini Golf


Our giant bags tournament #lindyslanding #summer

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7. Lindy’s Landing Restaurant & Marina in Wauconda

  • Arcades
  • Bags/cornhole
  • Paddleboarding
  • Hockey on the Bangs Lake ice (obviously when it’s cold)
  • Volleyball

2016 Bag Championship winners. Benefitting Three Rangers Foundation.

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8. Mickey Finn’s Brewery

  • Arcades
  • Bags

Sign in the washroom…. #bathroomencouragement #backtotrivia #stillcoloring

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9. O’Toole’s Libertyville

  • Tuesday Trivia

Jenga at Port of Blarney in Antioch

Jenga at Port of Blarney in Antioch

10. Port of Blarney in Antioch

  • Giant Jenga

11. Sidelot Brewery in Wauconda

  • Video Poker

There’s no “I” in “team”… There’s also no “I” in round 2 of #bingo tonight. #timothyotooles

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12. Timothy O’Toole’s Pub in Gurnee

  • Tuesday Trivia
  • Wednesday Bingo
  • Darts

Oldest Bar in IL. Est in 1847 #bars #illinois #longrove #villagetavern

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13. The Village Tavern in Long Grove

  • Video Poker

Boxed in, halfway down the court. Do you take the shot? #GameOn

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14. WhirlyBall in Vernon Hills

    • WhirlyBall (bumper cars meets lacrosse meets basketball)
    • Pool
    • Arcades
    • Bags/Cornhole
    • Foosball

Besides these 14 Lake County bars that are all fun & games, check out the Lake County Libation Trail. For more Lake County pub options, Click Here.




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