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Unique Dining Along the Illinois River Road
Since driving America's Byways are all about getting off the beaten path and experiencing "Authentic America," there is no better way to truly experience the region than to explore its communities. Immerse yourself in all the region has to offer.
Explore the many unique dining options below that will help make your journey something special. Many of our communities have a selection of nationally recognized restaurants for you to enjoy. For a full list of options, please visit our Byway Community pages for information links.
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Ron McFarlain started Cajun Connection in 1995. Since then, his restaurant has continued to grow and it now attracts travelers from across the country. Hailing from the swam...View Details.
Located in the heart of downtown Utica, Canal Port offers fine dining in a casual atmosphere. The restaurant specializes in steak, pork chops, and seafood, but don’t count the...View Details.
While exploring Utica your tummy might start to growl. If that’s the case, maybe an ice cream cone will help you out! Country Cupboard offers a wide selection of hand-dipped i...View Details.
You don’t have to travel to Ireland to experience an authentic Irish pub. Duffy’s Tavern, a staple of downtown Utica, serves up delicious Irish favorites and compliments them...View Details.
5. Joy & Ed's113 Mill St. , Utica, IL 61373
The River Valley is known for its delicious food and Joy & Eds knows how to dish it up. Located in downtown Utica, Joy & Eds is more than just a bar, it’s a family-friendly re...View Details.
Board the LaSalle Canal Boat, and enjoy the scenery, history and relaxation of a mule pulled ride on the waterway that changed the face of the nation – the historic Illinois &...View Details.
Nonie’s Bakery & Café is open daily and serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Relax in the Norman Rockwell/Grandma’s Dining Room or outside under the gazeebo. Sandwiches, ice...View Details.
You can’t leave hungry when you visit Skoog’s Pub & Grill in downtown Utica. Since opening in 2000, Skoog’s has become well-known for their homemade entrees. “Skoog’s was bui...View Details.
Relax in the rustic beauty and comfort of Starved Rock Lodge, Cabins, and Starved Rock Inn. The historic lodge has 70 guest rooms, which include three bay-window rooms. Firepl...View Details.
10. The Bistro325 Clark St. , Utica, IL 61373
Exactly what you are thinking! “Bistro: A small restaurant serving moderately-priced, simple meals in a comfortable setting.” Enjoy breakfast, brunch, or lunch in a cozy and w...View Details.