Lodge Restaurant

White Pines Inn, located near Rockford, is home to one of northern Illinois' landmark restaurants. The home-style cuisine blends perfectly with the log cabin decor. Generous portions of mostly homemade dishes fill the menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner, six days a week. Each  Sunday the area's largest breakfast buffet is offered up with its spread of hearty home cooking from 8am til noon.  Every year the regional  Sauk Valley Newspaper runs a contest and every year White Pines wins - Best Buffet bragging rights!  During the afternoon and evening on Sundays there's a special menu with a salad bar and during the summer months it includes outdoor grilling under the adjoining garden canopy along with live music.

Enjoy White Pines' famous Paul Bunyan Breakfast served family style: large platters filled with eggs, buttermilk or blueberry pancakes, American fries, toast, sausage, and bacon. Still hungry? Just ask for more and we'll keep it coming!

Lunches range from homemade soups and hearty sandwiches served on home-baked breads, to more substantial entrees like our famous chicken Pot Pie. The Sweet Tooth Sampler is always a favorite for guests of all ages!

Our menu expands at dinner offering steaks, lake fish and seafood. Save room as you’ll find it hard to turn down dessert. The White Pines chef takes great pride in his creations, especially his Pine Creek Peach Cobbler, and our signature Red Raspberry Pie.

The tradition of good food, generous portions, and friendly service extends to business meetings, seminars, retreats, wedding receptions, anniversary parties, memorial celebrations, picnics, Christmas parties, banquets and family reunions.


Open daily March 3rd thru December 24th, 2017

Monday - Thursday 8 am - 8 pm

Friday & Saturday 8 am - 9 pm

Sunday: Buffet 8am – 2:00pm Sunday Menu 2pm-8pm. (In the month of December Sunday Buffet is 8am - 2pm and Sunday Menu 2pm-5pm)

Monday -- Saturday Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner 

Sunday Breakfast Buffet 8am – 11:30 am

Adults: $12.95, Children (12 and under): $6.48, Seniors (over 65): $11.66

Sunday Brunch Buffet 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Adults: $14.95, Children (12 and under): $7.48, Seniors (over 65): $13.46

Sunday Menu 2pm-8pm.

(In the month of December Sunday Buffet is 8am - 2:00 pm and Sunday Menu 2pm-5pm)

Easter, Mother's Day & Father's Day: Breakfast Buffet 8:00am - 11:30 am, Lunch Buffet 11:30 am - 4pm (On Easter & Mother's Day the restaurant closes at 4:00 PM. On Father's Day Lunch Buffet ends at 4:00 PM followed by the Sunday Menu from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

Thanksgiving Day: Regular Breakfast Menu 8am-10am, Lunch Buffet: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Holiday Breakfast Buffet Prices: Adults: $13.95, Children (12 and under): $6.98, Seniors (over 65): $12.56, Children 3 and under are free.
Holiday Lunch Buffet Prices: Adults: $15.95, Children (12 and under): $7.98, Seniors (over 65): $14.36, Children 3 and under are free.

Prices do not include Beverages, Taxes or Gratuities

Reservations Recommended and Encouraged!

Call Us At 815.946.3817 To Reserve Your Table(s)!

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