Music and outdoor dining with a great view! Weather permitting, enjoy great music in the great outdoors every Friday and Saturday night from 8-11 pm on our Veranda. The parties start on Memorial Day Weekend and continue through Labor Day! It’s the best view in the area with he scenic Illinois River Valley serving up a sunset and panoramic view that is truly photo-worthy! Join us on the Veranda from 8-11 pm.
Join us for some laid-back music in the Back Door Lounge every Friday night from 8-11 pm. Click here to see the line-up. No cover. Great drinks. Try a pint of Starved Rock Signature Ale with some Gorgonzola Nachos. Bring your friends and family and spend an evening at the Rock!
Music in the Back Door Lounge Meet your friends or relax during your stay with music in the Back Door Lounge every Friday from 8-11 pm. Enjoy Starved Rock Signature Ale and some Gorgonzola Nachos. Or, stop by after dinner at Elements and we’ll make your favorite autumn-inspired hot coffee or specialty drink. We also have great desserts! October 24th-Steve Sharp Rock, Country & Originals October 31st-John Baize Country Music LEINENKUGEL DINNER Read More
Acoustic music in the Back Door Lounge adds so much to an already relaxing way to spend an evening. You’ll hear tunes that vary from Classic Rock favorites to wonderful, original songs. There’s no cover so stop by and have a cocktail, dinner, late-night coffee drinks or your favorite craft beer. Music runs from 8-11 pm with no cover charge every Friday night. Here’s the line-up for October: October 4th-Jeff Manferdini Laid back acoustic Read More
We have our own special beer and it’s called Starved Rock Signature Ale. 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. “You can’t buy it in a store,” said Food and Beverage Manager, Andrea Yeruski, “You can only get this at Starved Rock’s Back Door Lounge.” The last time we counted, Starved Rock sold 7,582 pints of Signature Ale! Read More
CLICK TO SEE MENU Open Daily for lunch and dinner! Monday – Thursday Bar 11AM-11PM Food Service 11AM – 9PM Friday & Saturday Bar 11AM – 12AM Food Service 11AM – 9PM Sunday Bar 11AM-11PM Food Service 10:30AM – 9PM (Sunday Brunch is available from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm) CLICK HERE TO SEE BRUNCH MENU
The Back Door Lounge is located just beyond Elements Restaurant. 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)! Outdoor dining is available on the Veranda (weather permitting). We’re open daily and our menu has a wide variety of Read More
Beginning at 4:00 p.m., on Saturday, November 8th, enjoy the Leinenkugel Pub Crawl to all local bars in Utica. Have one of your favorite Leinenkugel Beers (which have become a true favorite here in LaSalle County) or try something new. Start at any bar listed on the crawl to get your passport, bring it (filled out) to Starved Rock Lodge’s Back Door Lounge by 8:00 p.m. to qualify for giveaways! Be back at the Back Door Lounge by Read More
If you love Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Patsy Cline and performers from yesteryear, you’ll love our Tribute to the Stars series. Each musical tribute show includes lunch or dinner, entertainers that take you back in time as you relax and enjoy the show in a memorable setting of the historic Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge. Here’s a great tip: tickets to a show makes a great holiday, birthday or anniversary gift for parents or grandparents. Seniors Read More
There are several dining options at Starved Rock State Park (near North Utica, IL). Within the Lodge, you’ll find historic ambiance at Elements Restaurant, where the atmosphere is friendly and casual. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sunday Brunch is a guest favorite. Reservations are recommended. The Back Door Lounge is located on the east side of Starved Rock Lodge and has a laid-back atmosphere with great food and your favorite drinks. Just outside The Back Door Lounge, Read More