The Cafe

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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.

Start the Day Out Right

The Starved Rock Café is open daily and conveniently located on the west end of the property, just off the Lobby. Stop in for a breakfast sandwich, delicious coffee or a caramel latte. Place your to-go order in the Café for breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks. Try our homemade fudge or Artisan ice cream. We also have craft beer by the can and Illinois-made wines. The Cafe also carries travel supplies.

& Hours


  • Open Daily

    Monday-Thursday: 6:30am to 5pm
    Friday: 6:30am to 6pm
    Saturday: 6:30am to 8pm
    Sunday: 6:30am-6pm

  • Menu items are subject to availability.

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We make our own ice cream

Indulge in a waffle cone filled with homemade, artisan ice cream or take home a few pieces of our delicious fudge. The Cafe offers an array of specialty items including ice cream and fudge made right here at the Lodge, candied nuts, Taffy Town salt water taffy and more. Stock up on any travel supplies, medical necessities or personal care items you may have forgotten at home.

Illinois Made

Buy a bottle of our Starved Rock label table wines, made for us by Prairie State Winery and created from all Illinois grapes. Or, create your own mix and match 6-pack of Illinois-brewed craft beer. We also have a selection of locally-made specialty mustards, salsas and jams are available for purchase. For a limited time, we have keepsakes and apparel from White Pines Lodge for sale.


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