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Starved Rock Lodge has moved to the Bridge Phase of Illinois Governor J.B. Pritkzer’s re-opening plan. Capacity for dining, weddings and meetings is up to 60 people or 60% (whichever is lesser). We are currently adhering to all CDC guidelines regarding face masks and social distancing. Book your getaway to Starved Rock Lodge today and make the most of this lovely spring we’re having. Click here to see all the details from IDPH.

Outdoor Dining with a View

The Veranda is open (weather permitting) during warm weather. It’s the perfect place to enjoy outdoor dining with a panoramic view of Starved Rock State Park and the scenic Illinois River Valley. Live music kicks off May 7. Click here to see the schedule.
The Veranda is dog-friendly (dogs must be on a leash).

Outdoor Dining with the Best View

Join us for outdoor dining on a bluff overlooking Starved Rock.

Open Daily
(Weather Permitting)

  • Sunday-Thursday

    Hours of Operation: 11am-9pm (weather permitting)
    Lunch Menu: 11am – 5pm
    Dinner Menu: 5pm – 8pm

  • Friday & Saturday

    Hours of Operation: 11am-10pm (weather permitting)
    Lunch Menu: 11am – 5pm
    Dinner Menu: 5pm – 8pm

Click here to see all Lodge’s hours of operation

Full Bar Service

When the Veranda is open for outdoor dining, food and beverage service is on a first-come-first-served basis. Please maintain social distancing from other tables. We are currently following all CDC guidelines regarding face masks and social distancing.

  • Live Music Every Friday from 8-11pm.

    Live music is back on the Veranda starting May 7, 2021. Steve Sharp will perform your favorite Classic Rock hits and some sentimental oldies from 8-11pm. We’ll have a Shine Bock tap takeover and new special on the menu: $15 Flatbread Friday (while supplies last).

Doggie Delights Menu

Just for the pups!

  • Chicken Filet $3.95
  • 1/4 lb Hot Dog $3.95
  • Beef Patty $3.95
  • Collapsible Drinking Bowl $9.99

Other Dining Options

  • Back Door Lounge

    Try a signature cocktail or locally-brewed craft beer.
    Indoor food and beverage service. Seating capacity: 60%.

  • Lodge Restaurant

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

Trailheads Snacks

Trailheads is open daily from 10:00AM to 5:00PM

The Starved Rock Café

Carry-out breakfast, lunch, snacks and sweet treats. Souvenirs, beer and wine also available. Seating capacity: 60%.

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