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Dining in the Lodge Restaurant

We’re open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are recommended. Carry-out orders are also available. Please call (815) 220-7321. In-house guests, dial X321. Click here to see our Menus.


  • Breakfast

    8:00AM – 10:30AM Mon. – Thurs.
    8:00AM – 10:30AM Fri. & Sat.
    8:00AM – 9:30AM Sun. (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 Food Service

    11:00AM-9:00PM Mon. – Sat.
    10:30AM- 9:00PM Sun.

  • Bar

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


Delicious Dining

Holiday Menus

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffet

Our next holiday buffets will be Christmas Eve (Sunday, December 24) and Christmas Day (Monday, December 25).
Reservations and pre-payment are required. Click here to see our Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menus.
Please call 815-220-7386 for reservations.


Check back for details on our Easter Buffet.


Other Dining Options

  • Back Door Lounge

    Try a signature cocktail or locally-brewed craft beer.

  • The Veranda

    Outdoor dining is available based on weather.

Trailheads Snacks

Trailheads Concessions is open on weekends during winter months from 10AM to 4PM in the Visitor Center.

The Starved Rock Café

The Cafe is open daily for breakfast, lunch, snacks, sweet treats and more. Pick up Illinois-made wine and beer (sold by the can or mix-&-match 6-packs). We make fudge and ice cream in-house here at the Lodge. We also have pool toys, swimwear, greeting cards and Starved Rock souvenirs.

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