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Grizzly Jack's Remains Open for Lodging while Grand Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark is Temporarily Closed for Renovations; Re-Opening November 2018. 
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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.

Jack's Place Restaurant & Bar

Hours of Operation:
  • Friday: Open 4:00pm to 12:00am 
  • Saturday: Open 4:00pm to 12:00am
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! 

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 11:00am

We welcome guests of the resort and the public too!


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