Elements Restaurant: Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sunday Brunch is a guest favorite. Reservations are recommended.

The Back Door Lounge: A laid-back atmosphere with great food and your favorite drinks.

Outdoor Dining on the Veranda (as weather permits): The best combination around: a great view of the Illinois River Valley and great food, too!

Starved Rock Cafe: Opens early! Our specialty is Douwe Egberts Coffee, breakfast, lunch and snacks. (Plus Artisan Ice Cream & Gelato, travel supplies, books, wine, gifts and more)

Trailheads Concessions: Located in the Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center. Serving lunch and Artisan Ice Cream, fudge, funnel cakes and more (hiking supplies & souvenirs, hoodies & T-shirts, too).


Elements at Starved Rock

 As Starved Rock Lodge celebrates its 75th Anniversary, we have chosen Elements as the new name for our restaurant. Elements is a creative dining place, where our menu selections offer a twist on some of the familiar. Our chefs create new, of-the-moment dishes that keep your experience fresh…

(815) 220-7321· Reservations recommended · Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Back Door Lounge & Veranda

The Back Door Lounge is located off of Elements Restaurant and the Veranda at Starved Rock Lodge. The atmosphere is casual and fun! Our new menu has some great options including Avocado Fries and  Gorgonzola Nachos. Catch the latest sports scores while you’re there or step outside and take…

(815) 220-7322 • Great Drinks • Music on Fridays from 8-11 pm


The Starved Rock Cafe is located just off the Lobby. Open daily at 6:30 am, the Cafe serves breakfast, lunch and snacks. Don’t miss trying the fresh fudge and our ever-changing selection of Artisan Ice Cream, which is made here at the Lodge. We also have Gelato. We…

Open daily at 6:30 am · Free WIFI · Wine Tasting at 4 pm every Saturday
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Trailheads Snacks & Souvenirs

Start your Starved Rock adventure out at Trailheads Snacks & Souvenirs. Located in the Visitor Center, Trailheads offers sandwiches, hot dogs, pizza, Artisan Ice Cream, pretzels and nachos, plus gifts and great souvenirs. We also have a wide selection of Starved Rock hoodies, ball caps…

(815) 220-7360 · Located in Vistor's Center ·Sandwiches & Artisan Ice Cream