La Salle is just over an hour from the south and west Chicago Suburbs, depending on traffic.  This distance allows for a slower pace of life, so don’t rush through your visit.  Check out some of our favorite restaurants in the area for an authentic taste of Starved Rock Country!


Quick Bites

Lock 16 Café

Great homemade soups, sandwiches and lighter fare. Or just grab a cup of coffee and dessert!
754 1st St
La Salle IL 61301
Phone: (815) 223-1851

The Lunch Box

Q. Do you want fries with that?  A. YES!  You do!  Great burgers and deep fried things!

135 Joliet Street
La Salle, IL 61301


Sit and Relax

Uptown Grill

Great Food! Cool atmosphere.

601 1st St
LaSalle IL 61301
Phone: (815) 224-4545

Mark Allen’s

Eclectic and Fun!

1402 Peoria St
Peru IL 61354
Phone: (815) 220-0642