1776 has been a McHenry County favorite for over twenty years. Since our beginning, we have embraced the farm to table philosophy, using locally sourced and organically grown food products.  

We make our own cured bacon, nitrate free.

Gluten-free breads and pot-pies are baked daily. 


PICA (Pride in Crystal Lake) Award Winner

2017 Best New Restaurant - Open Table

2017 Award of Excellence - Trip Advisor

Zagat Rated for 19 years (since 1997)

Northwest Herald’s Best of Fine Dining Award winner for 10 years

One of the Chicago Sun-Times’ Top 10 Best Restaurant Award winners.


Owned and operated by Rhienna McClain Trevino since the end of 2016. Purchasing the restaurant from original owners Andy & Terry Andresky. The American Dream has become a reality. Being able to provide a comfortable and safe place to dine for everyone. 


1776 has been a Wine Spectator National Award winner for 20 consecutive years, (since 1995) and has an incredible, comprehensive wine selection.