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Laugh, Rock, Repeat Comedy Night

Join us on the Veranda on Saturday, June 11th for our “Laugh, Rock, Repeat” Comedy Night! Comedian Mike Cronin will be joined with three other comedians for a night of laughs, fun and even music! Sean Walsh will be performing between sets. The comedy is clean, but we do recommend an older age group attend. Free event! Mike Cronin: When it comes to comedy, Mike Cronin does it all: stand up, writing, improv, film, and sketches. Read More

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2016 Country Showdown

This year, Country Showdown has been changed to a ONE-NIGHT only event! Mark your calendars for Thursday, July 14th and join us on the Starved Rock Lodge Veranda for some great entertainment by local singers!

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Music on the Veranda – Saturday Nights

Want to enjoy the beautiful weather but aren’t sure what to do? Come out to Starved Rock Lodge for music on our Veranda! Enjoy some appetizers, your favorite cocktail, something from the grill and a view of the Illinois River Valley from the Veranda. Parties start at 8pm and lasts until 11pm. Weather permitting, Veranda Parties kick off Memorial Day Weekend and continue through Labor Day. Veranda parties start Memorial Day Weekend. Outdoor dining mixed Read More

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Music on the Veranda – Friday Nights

What better way to wind down after a long work week than by relaxing on our Veranda with some music, a cocktail or two and a gorgeous view on a beautiful summer night? Music starts at 8pm and lasts until 11, but we suggest getting here early to grab a table and experience the breathtaking sunset from the Veranda! Weather permitting, Veranda Parties kick off Memorial Day Weekend and continue through Labor Day. Veranda parties Read More

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Music in the Back Door
Lounge (8-11pm)

There’s no better way to relax on a Saturday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal beers, Starved Rock wines and specialty drinks. Or, warm up with a coffee drink after dinner. May 27: The Read More

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Music in the Back Door Lounge (Saturdays 8-11 pm)

Stop by the Back Door Lounge & Veranda for casual dining. Outdoor dining on the Veranda is available when warm weather returns! Kick back and relax with some Gorgonzola Nachos and Starved Rock Signature Ale.  Join us for live music every Friday night in The Back Door Lounge. Stop by and listen to talented, local guitarists from 8-11 pm.  Just outside the door is the Lodge Veranda where  the panoramic view is amazing. May 27: The Steve Sharp Band Read More

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Music in the Back Door Lounge

  Music moves outside from Memorial Day through Labor Day Weekend. Join us on the Veranda on Fridays and Saturdays from 8-11pm! Veranda parties start Memorial Day Weekend. Outdoor dining mixed with great music and an amazing view of the scenic Illinois River Valley is a combination you must try this summer! See you there – music kicks off at 8 pm and runs until 11 pm Friday, May 27: The Steve Sharp Band Saturday, May Read More

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Signature Ale

Starved Rock Signature Ale is our own special beer for Starved Rock Lodge. Produced by Leinenkugel Breweries, the hand-crafted beer is a cross between an English-style amber ale and a pale ale. It’s fresh and it’s on tap. Click here to read an article from Northwest Quarterly Magazine.

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Menus & Hours

Back Door Lounge Hours Monday-Thursday: 11am-11pm Friday & Saturday: 11am-12am Sunday: 10:30am-11pm Lunch Menu  |  Dinner Menu Brunch Menu  |  Veranda Menu Back Door Lounge Menu  |  Late Night Menu

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Back Door Lounge

The Back Door Lounge is located just beyond the Main Dining Room. Enter the “Back Door” from the northeast side of the Veranda and don’t miss the amazing view outside the door!  Perched on a bluff high above the scenic Illinois River Valley is this laid-back destination we call the 19th canyon (like the 19th hole on a golf course)! We’re open daily and our menu has a wide variety of choices for appetizers, lunch and dinner. We also offer Read More