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We are currently under Tier 3 mitigation as mandated by the Governor of Illinois, JB Pritzker. Facemasks are required in all public spaces within the Lodge. Indoor dining is prohibited but carry-outs are available. Click here to learn more about our COVID-19 policies.

Dining at Starved Rock Lodge

We’re open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Carry-out orders are available at the host stand. Please call (815) 220-7321. In-house guests, dial X321. Outdoor seating near pop-up heaters is available. Guests may also eat in their hotel room or cabin.
Please note: As of November 4, indoor dining has been temporarily suspended. Click here for more information.


  • Breakfast

    Breakfast service opens daily at 8am and ends at 10:30am.

  • Lunch

    Lunch is available from 11am until 3pm daily.
    (Lunch is served on the Veranda until 5pm daily).

  • Dinner

    Dinner is from 5pm-8pm daily in the Main Dining Room.
    Reservations are highly recommended. Call (815) 220-7321.

  • Sunday Brunch Buffet
    (temporarily unavailable)

    Hours temporarily suspended 


Holiday Dining

Due to COVID, we’ve had to change our holiday dining plans. For more information regarding our Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menus, please call the host stand at (815) 220-7321.

Award-winning Prime Rib

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. Please call for availability.


Other Dining Options

  • Back Door Lounge

    Try a signature cocktail or locally-brewed craft beer.
    Indoor food and beverage service is limited.

  • The Veranda

    Outdoor dining (11am-8pm, weather permitting)
    and handcrafted drinks with a panoramic view

Trailheads Snacks

Carry-out food and drinks from Trailheads and enjoy outdoor dining on the patio. Limited indoor seating.

The Starved Rock Café

Carry-out breakfast, lunch, snacks and sweet treats. Souvenirs, beer and wine also available. Limited seating.

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