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Please note, Starved Rock Lodge was in no way affected by the fire at Grand Bear Lodge, as we are separate entities. We are thankful for those that responded to the fire and kept everyone safe. We are open, and happy to be doing what we do best.

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Three New Reasons to Dine at Starved Rock Lodge!

We are so excited to roll out three new and great reasons to head to SRL ASAP! If you’d like to make your week go faster, join us for Midwest Monday, Taco Tuesday or Burger & Beer Friday (kicking off on Monday, January 17, 2022). Check out the menus by…

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Welcome Winter!

Winter is here. Our first snowfall arrived on December 28th. The Lodge is still decorated for the holidays and families are gathering to celebrate being together. Our New Year’s Eve Party will take place in the Great Hall on December 31st. The theme is “Throwback Prom” and tickets are still…

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Getting Digital with Our Guest Book!

In order to serve our guests better, Starved Rock Lodge not only updated our Guest Book… we made it digital! You may find the Digital Guest Book located at the top and bottom of the homepage of our website. We also created QR codes and placed them on the sleeves…

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SRL: Where You’re Paid to be Family

When we recently asked our employees what they like about working here, many of them said they liked their boss. Others said they liked the flexible schedule, or their co-workers and that there is a feeling of family here. I know this is true. I’ve been here for 15 years…

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Time to Reunite!

Now that the pandemic is in our rear-view mirror, it’s time to plan a getaway with family and friends. Our calendar filled with fun things to do this summer. Land & Water Cruises run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (11am to 3pm). Tickets are $45 per person. This is a…

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Slogan Contest Winner Announced!

Remember back on January 27 (4 months ago) when it was freezing cold and we asked you to submit your best slogan idea for Starved Rock Lodge’s next winter advertising campaign? Today, we are happy to announce that the winning entry was submitted by Phil Voth. His slogan: “Use Your…

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Spring Impatience

Well, here it is May 18 and it’s damp and rainy. You may find your motivation level to be non-existent. So, here’s an idea. Plan something fun to do. This gloomy weather is going to end and the sun will be shining very soon. Thanks to the rainfall, the waterfalls…

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Illinois will enter bridge phase May 14, 2021

Illinois will enter the bridge phase – the last step before a full reopening out of the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 14, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Thursday, May 6, 2021. “The light that we can see at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter and brighter as more people…

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Bock at the Rock

There’s something new every Friday at Starved Rock Lodge called the $15 Flatbread Friday Special! Chef Steven Magnafici will be serving up a hand-made crust infused with Shiner Bock beer. Each week, this limited time offer will featuring a different topping such as Philly Cheesesteak, Chicken Fontina and Taco. The…

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