The Veranda

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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are no longer valid for future punches or additional stays at no charge.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.

Outdoor Dining with the Best View

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

Open Daily

  • Food Service Open 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 on the Veranda is back every Friday from 8-11pm and on select Saturdays.

Doggie Delights Menu (special treats for our furry friends)

Just for the pups!

  • Grilled Chicken Breast $5
  • Beef Patty $5
  • Hot Dog $5

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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