About Us

Located Downtown in one of Hinckley’s oldest buildings. J&K’s Half Moon Tavern provides an inviting small town atmosphere, family friendly dining experience and daily lunch/dinner specials. Joe and Kathy Rissman have always had a love for engaging with customers and creating a friendly atmosphere. That is what you can find at J&K’s Half Moon! We are a small town bar/restaurant with a high priority on customer satisfaction. You can watch all of your favorite Chicago sports team here while enjoying your favorite beverage along with lunch and dinner specials that are available throughout the week.


Monday-Thursday 10am – 1am 11am – 2pm 5pm – 9pm
Friday 10am – 2am 11am – 2pm 5pm – 10pm
Saturday 10am – 2am 11am – 5pm 5pm – 10pm
Sunday 12pm – 12am 12pm – 4pm No Dinner Service


Daily Food Specials

Week of: 2-12 Week of:  2/19 Weekly:
Monday Cheddar Melt ComboSandwich $2 Burger, Hot Dog,Sloppy Joe, Tuna boats
Tuesday Chicken & Biscuits ReubenSandwich 60¢ Wings, Pork Chop Dinner Plate, Reuben
Wednesday Spaghetti & Meatballs or Chicken Parmesan Spaghetti&Meatballs BBQ Ribs, Homemade Pastas, Spaghetti, Fried Chicken, Chicken Parmesan
Thursday Mexican Special Mexican Special Mexican Special
Friday Tilapia Augratin Shrimp Creole Fish Fry (Cod, Walleye, Tilapia, Catfish, Shrimp, Salmon)
Saturday Steaks, BBQ Ribs, Homemade Pastas,
Sunday No Dinner Service

Oyster Sunday Dates

–September 24th 2017–
–October 22nd 2017–*Footstompers Live Entertainment*
–November 19th 2017– *Paul & Jay Live Entertainment*
–December 17th 2017–*Footstompers Live Entertainment*
–January 21st 2018–*Paul & Jay Live Entertainment*
–February 25th 2018–*Footstompers Live Entertainment*
–March 25th 2018–
–April  29th 2018–*Footstompers Live Entertainment*

Oysters, Shrimp, Crawfish served once a month (Sundays) starting September through April . Every “Oyster Sunday” runs 12pm-5pm. They sell quick, so first come, first serve!


Reservation Request

*Party Reservations Only*

We have a large back room able to be reserved
for special occasions


120 W Lincoln Ave, Hinckley, IL 60520