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See you in 2023!

The Veranda is closed during winter months.

During the warmer months, it’s the perfect place to enjoy outdoor dining with a panoramic view
of Starved Rock State Park and the scenic Illinois River Valley.
The Veranda is dog-friendly (dogs must be on a leash).

Outdoor Dining with the Best View

Enjoy outdoor dining overlooking Starved Rock (during warm weather).

Open Daily

  • Monday-Friday

    Check back for 2023 Hours.

  • Saturday & Sunday

    Closed for the Season.

Click here to see all Lodge’s hours of operation

Full Bar Service

Veranda dining has ended for the season.

  • Live music with the best view around!

    Live Music on the Veranda will return in 2023 from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend.

Doggie Delights Menu (only available for Veranda Dining during regular season)

Just for the pups!

  • Chicken Filet $7
  • 1/4 lb Hot Dog $5
  • Beef Patty $7

Other Dining Options

  • Back Door Lounge

    Try a Signature Cocktail or locally-brewed craft beer.
    Indoor food and beverage service.

  • Lodge Restaurant

    Indoor dining is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations recommended.

Trailheads Snacks

Trailheads is open Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

The Starved Rock Café

Serving breakfast, lunch, snacks, sweet treats and more. Souvenirs, beer and wine also available. Check out our novelty candy. We also have swimwear.

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