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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please note, effective January 1, 2023, promotional punch cards
are no longer valid for future punches or additional stays at no charge.

Live music. Great food & drinks. Stunning sunsets.

This is the #1 place to enjoy outdoor dining with a panoramic view
of Starved Rock and the scenic Illinois River Valley.

Live music returns Memorial Day weekend 2024.

Outdoor Dining with the Best View

Enjoy outdoor dining overlooking Starved Rock.

Open Daily

  • Food Service Available Daily

    11:00AM-9:00PM (Weather Permitting)

  • Bar Open Daily

    11:00AM-11:00PM (Weather Permitting)

  • Live music with the best view around!

    Live music returns Memorial Day weekend 2024.

Doggie Delights Menu (special treats for our furry friends)

Just for the pups!

  • Grilled Chicken Breast $6
  • Beef Patty $6
  • Hot Dog $6

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 daily from 10am to 5pm.

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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