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Starved Rock State Park and Starved Rock Lodge are open. Although the Lodge is privately managed, guests and employees must comply with all state safety guidelines and social distancing rules. Guests and employees of the Lodge must wear face masks in all (indoor) public areas and maintain social distancing of 6-feet. Food & beverage service with carry-outs and outdoor dining on the Veranda, from our Cafe and at Trailheads Concessions.

Welcome to Outdoor Dining at the Lodge

Our restaurant is open daily for carry-outs. Single-use menus will used for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Please allow our staff to assist you. Outdoor dining is available on our Veranda and pool patio or you can eat in your hotel room or cabin. We also offer beer, wine and soft drinks to go.



The Area’s Best Prime Rib

This item is temporarily unavailable.
Every Saturday night we feature our unique Prime Rib special that was voted #1 in North Central Illinois. Locally raised choice beef seasoned with fresh horseradish, garlic and our secret Prime Rib Rub made with locally sourced ingredients, smoked over hickory in our own smokehouse makes for a uniquely flavored cut of Prime Rib in 12, 14 or 16oz. Served au jus. Includes vegetable of the day and side choice.


Other Dining Options

  • Back Door Lounge

    Indoor food and beverage service is temporarily unavailable in the Back Door Lounge. Please help us maintain healthy and safety protocols until further notice.

  • The Veranda

    Al fresco dining is available on the Veranda with a panoramic view of the scenic Illinois River Valley.

Trailheads Snacks

Carry-out orders are available with outdoor seating on the patio just steps away.

The Starved Rock Café

Carry-out food, drinks, souvenirs, beer and wine. Please maintain social distancing while in all public areas and wear a face mask.

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