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Grizzly Jack's Remains Open for Lodging while Grand Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark is Temporarily Closed for Renovations; Re-Opening This Winter! 
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Dining On-Site at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort!

Food, Fun and Family at Illinois Hotel

Food, Fun and Family

A spectacular family getaway just beyond the natural beauty of Starved Rock State Park, Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort offers a casual and playful dining scene with a fun restaurant, bar and a convenient snack shop.
We welcome guests of the resort and the public too!

Honey Pot Sweet Shop

The Honey Pot offers a convenient place to grab a quick bite to eat. It offers variety of tasty treats, lunch options and delicious snacks to satisfy your late afternoon cravings.
  • Friday & Saturday: Open 12:00pm to 8:00pm

Jack's Place Restaurant & Bar

Hours of Operation:
  • Thursday:  Open 5:00pm to 10:00pm 
  • Friday & Saturday: Open 5:00pm to 11:00pm 
Jack's Place Restaurant & Bar is a casual dining spot serving classic American cuisine, a selection of beverages, and good times.  Jack's place also serves beer, wine, spirits, specialty drinks and frozen cocktails. 

Bear Island Outdoor Bar & Grill

Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday! (Seasonally)
Come unwind after a day of adventure in the beautiful Illinois Valley at our serene outdoor bar. Complete with frozen cocktails, beer selection and a menu fit for the occasion! This dining stop is nestled in the scenic outdoor views that overlooks the Curtis Canyon. Come enjoy a drink sitting around the bar or unwinding next to the fire pit. We welcome everyone staying with us at the resort and the general public too! 
  • Friday: Open 5:00pm to 12:00am 
  • Saturday: Open 12:00pm to 12:00am

Grand Express Breakfast Buffet 

Join us for our delicious, hot and fresh all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet served in Jack's Place Restaurant! Serving all of your morning favorites with 5 hot items and fresh fruit! We are serving up breakfast every Saturday and Sunday mornings! 
  • Saturday: Open 8:00am to 11:00am
  • Sunday: Open 8:00am to 12:00pm
We welcome guests of the resort and the public too!
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