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 have GREAT Coffee, too. It’s Douwe Egberts and once you try it, you’ll know why it’s a guest favorite here at Starved Rock Lodge. Delicious Coffeeis an art and one that Douwe Egberts has been perfecting for more than 250 years. The finest quality beans from all around the world are used to create the perfect cup for you to savor. The Cafe also has healthy, kosher and gluten free snacks. Try a freshly-baked muffin or a 100% whole-grain granola bar.
If you’re a wine lover, we have all the Starved Rock wines (Chardonnay, White Zinfandel, Merlot and more) plus, for special celebrations: Starved Rock Bubbly! Don’t miss our wine tasting every Saturday from 4 PM to 5 PM in the Hotel Lobby.
Forget your toothbrush? The Café also has a wide range of travel supplies, batteries and more.
BUY ONE POUND….GET 1/2 POUND FREE For years, Starved Rock fudge has been a homemade tradition that’s worth taking home! Many flavors to choose from, only the freshest ingredients, no preservatives, & made on-site.
PRICES 1/4 pound $3.25
1/2 pound $6.50
Fudge is also sold at:
Trailheads Gifts Concessions Shop (at the Visitors Center in the park)
Cattails (at the Starved Rock Marketplace on the corner of Routes 6 & 178)
If you’re a wine lover, we have all the Starved Rock wines (Chardonnay, White Zinfandel, Merlot and more) plus, for special celebrations: Starved Rock Bubbly! Pick up a bottle to take home or give as a gift. We also have some unique wine accessories. Don’t miss our complimentary wine tasting every Saturday from 4 PM to 5 PM in the Hotel Lobby.
Visit Cattails wine tasting room for an even wider selection. Many of the wines at Cattails are made in Illinois. Located at the Starved Rock Marketplace (at the intersection of US 6 and Highway 178 in Utica), this unique Gift Shop offers much more than wine. Home decor, seasonal florals, fashion accessories and gourmet food. Click here for more on wine at Cattails.
Customized Gift Baskets
Be Our Guest … There’s nothing more heartwarming than walking into a rustic cabin nestled in the woods at Starved Rock State Park and finding a personalized gift basket to welcome yourself, your friends or your family.
You can make it happen by calling 800-868-7625, Extension “0″ and letting our friendly, reliable staff know what you’d like to have put in the gift basket.
Is it a birthday celebration? An anniversary? A romantic getaway? Maybe it’s a family reunion, and you want to thank the organizers for all of his or her hard work in getting things together!
CUSTOMIZED GIFT BASKET OPTIONS
Avid Hiker Basket includes 1/2 pound of Starved Rock’s Homemade Fudge, Starved Rock Tour Book and 2 bottles of Dasani water for $17.00.
Sit Back & Relax Basket contains 1/2 pound of Starved Rock’s Homemade Fudge, a bag of Starved Rock specialty popcorn, and 2 bottles of Dasani water for $17.00.
Sweets & Wine Basket serves up a bottle of Illinois Wine (semi-sweet red or white), 1/2 pound of Starved Rock’s Homemade Fudge and 2 Starved Rock wine glasses. $48.00.
You may choose from the following wine selection: Starved Rock Sunset Red (a dry red), Starved Rock Pioneer Red (a semi-sweet red), Starved Rock Rose’ (a blush wine), Starved Rock Fox Canyon (a cranberry semi-sweet), Starved Rock Waterfall White (a semi-sweet white), Starved Rock White (a dry white)