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Starved Rock State Park and Starved Rock Lodge are open. Although the Lodge is privately managed, guests and employees of the Lodge must wear face masks in all (indoor) public areas, maintain social distancing of 6-feet and comply with all state regulations. Enjoy limited indoor dining, outdoor dining on the Veranda or place a carry-out order. The Starved Rock Cafe and Trailheads Concessions are also open daily for food, drinks, ice cream and more.

Dining at Starved Rock Lodge

Enjoy indoor dining in our restaurant.
We’re open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
You can also place a carry-out order at the host stand.
Reservations are highly recommended, especially for dinner and on weekends.
Please call (815) 220-7321. In-house guests, dial X321.
Outdoor seating is also available on our pool patio.
Guests may also eat in their hotel room or cabin.


  • Breakfast

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

  • Lunch

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

  • Dinner

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

  • Sunday Brunch Buffet
    (temporarily unavailable)

    Hours suspended 


Delicious Dining

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.


Other Dining Options

  • Back Door Lounge

    Indoor food and beverage available is available with limited seating in the Back Door Lounge. The bar is open daily.

  • The Veranda

    Lunch and Dinner are served on the Veranda with a panoramic view of the scenic Illinois River Valley.

Trailheads Snacks

Walk-up service for carry-out orders. Enjoy limited outdoor seating on the patio just steps away.

The Starved Rock Café

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

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