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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please note, effective January 1, 2023, promotional punch cards
are no longer valid for future punches or additional stays at no charge.

Dining at Starved Rock Lodge

Reservations are highly recommended in the Main Dining Room. Enjoy appetizers, cocktails, lunch and dinner in the Back Door Lounge. The Cafe is open daily. Click here to learn more about our special dining events.

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Lodge Restaurant

  • Breakfast

    8:00AM – 10:30AM Mon. – Thurs.
    8:00AM – 10:30AM Fri. & Sat.
    8:00AM – 9:30AM Sunday (Sunday breakfast buffet only)

  • Lunch

    11:00AM – 3:00PM Mon. – Sat.

  • Brunch

    10:30AM – 3:00PM Sun. (Buffet only)

  • Dinner

    5:00PM-9:00PM Daily

  • Lounge Hours

    Open until 11:00PM Mon. – Thurs.
    Open until 12:00AM Fri. & Sat.
    Open until 11:00PM Sun. (12:00AM if there is a wedding)

Are You Hungry?

For decades, our Lodge Restaurant has been the serving up mouth-watering meals to our guests and local community. See what our chef has in store for you…

  • For Reservations and Carry-outs

    Please call (815) 220-7321.

  • Back Door Lounge

    Try a Seasonal or Signature Cocktail or a locally-brewed craft beer.

  • Entertainment

    Live Music every Friday on the Veranda from 8-11 pm (Memorial Day to Labor Day).

  • The Veranda

    Outdoor dining will return in late May of 2024. See you then!

  • Trailheads Concessions

    Open daily from 10am to 5pm. Snacks, corn dogs, ice cream, fudge, souvenirs and more.

  • The Cafe

    Open for breakfast, lunch, snacks and sweet treats. Souvenirs, swimwear, beer and wine also available.

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