9th Street Pub
Gathering spot for decades offering a broad American menu, a full bar, pool & shuffleboard tables.
Cindy's on 39
Cindy's on 39, located conveniently off I-39 in Oglesby, is a cozy, kid-friendly restaurant, serving up a delicious menu. You'll find everything from small plates to dessert. They also offer takeout if you're looking to have a picnic at one of the nearby parks.
The Igloo Diner has been an iconic restaurant in LaSalle County since it first opened its doors in 1934. They've even been ranked as the #1 diner in Illinois by Food Network, earning special accommodation for their enormous pork tenderloin.
Lock 16 Café
The Lock 16 Café and Visitors Center provides a quaint, vintage setting with a focus on Illinois history. The Lock 16 Café offers healthy and seasonal cuisine, as well as vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan friendly options, all using fresh ingredients and prepared to order.
Tucked away in Oglesby, this popular Mexican restaurant is serving up delicious and authentic dishes. Favorites like Tacos Al Pastor and Chimichangas, along with their oversized margarita specials, keep locals and visitors alike returning to this hidden gem.
Oglesby’s famed The Rootbeer Stand offers all your drive-in favorites, from hamburgers to malts, they have it all. You can dine in the restaurant or take advantage of their nostalgic carhop service.
Skoogs Pub and Grill
Located in Utica Illinois, Skoog's Pub & Grill is famous for their great homemade food. Opening in 2000, Skoog's has quickly become one of the most popular gathering spots for locals and park visitors in the historic Starved Rock Country region. Skoog's was built on the idea of great food, large portions, and an enjoyable dining and drinking experience.
Stone Jug BBQ
Stone Jug BBQ restaurant, located in downtown Peru, is a family owned business that makes delicious dishes with the best raw ingredients, a unique blend of spices, sauces, and smoked applewood. Together, this makes for an amazing barbeque experience in a beutiful rustic enviroment, warm and cozy for lunch or dinner with friends, a large holiday party or family get together.
The Starved Rock Lodge Restaurant
Combining a rustic setting with exceptional cuisine, the Starved Rock Lodge Restaurant is a delightful dining option located inside the heart of Starved Rock State Park. This beautiful dining room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week, and also offers convenient carryout for all your picnicking needs! Menu items range from favorites like beer-battered BlueGill FishTacos to their signature Ale Pot Roast. You’ll also find a wind selection of beer, wine and soft drinks, perfect for refreshing after a long day of hiking at Starved Rock!
Since 1985, LaSalle’s Uptown Grill has offered polished casual American for lunch and dinner, seven days a week. Uptown also offers a full bar and lounge, in addition to frequent live music events.