Restaurants & Dining near Carlyle Lake

With everything there is to do in Clinton County, Illinois, you’re bound to work up a good appetite. Take a break from fishing, boating, hiking, and biking to have a relaxing and well-deserved meal. Our area has a wonderful variety of restaurants and eateries from 50’s drive-ins to Chinese and Mexican restaurants, from pizza places to BBQ joints.

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If you are here for a honeymoon, anniversary celebration, or romantic weekend getaway, we have fine dining as well. Surprise your special someone with reservations for a candlelit dinner at one of our finest restaurants, then take a sunset or moonlight stroll by Carlyle Lake. It’s the perfect ending to a perfect day in Clinton County.

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Dairy King

320 W Broadway, Trenton, IL 62293

PJ’s Diner

560 N 4th, Breese, IL 62230

Dairy King

Old Rt 50 & Walnut St, Breese, IL 62230

Millside Inn

501 Main St, Germantown, IL 62245

Aviston Family Restaurant

201 W Harrison St, Aviston, IL 62216

Valbo’s Restaurant

307 Munster, Germantown, IL 62246

Wheelan’s Barbecue Shack

491 Fairfax St, Carlyle, IL 62231

Covered in Chocolate Bistro Bakery & Catering

541 N 3rd Street, Breese, IL 62230

Mexico on Main

10 S Main St, Trenton, IL 62293

Betty’s Beach House

103 Republican, Keyesport, IL 62253

Sam’s Pizza

173 North Main Street, Breese, IL 62230

Main Street Pastures

8801 Main Street, St. Rose, IL 62230

Main Street Pastures is a great way to get Farm – to – Table meats and eggs. Owned by Jill and Chad Vonder Haar. All cattle, pigs and chickens are pasture raised. No hormones are used and only non-GMO corn … Continue reading ...

Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant

807 E Hanover, New Baden, IL 62265

Trenton House

2 E Broadway St, Trenton, IL 62293

Pinball Palace

1150 12th St, Carlyle, IL 62231

Hunan House

130 N Cherry, Centralia, IL 62801

Gridiron Grill

259 N Main St, Breese, IL 62230

The Wheelhouse & Grille

5 Resort Dr, Carlyle, IL 62231

The LuBar and Bistro

911 Fairfax St, Carlyle, IL 62231

Hidden Lake Winery

10580 Wellen Rd, Aviston, IL 62216

Walk the trails around the 5-acre lake or sit and enjoy the waterfall and views of the Silent Forest. The beautiful banquet center has space for all size groups or you can book the gazebo for your group....

China Pearl

6 N 4th St, Breese, IL 62230

Wally’s Drive-In

711 N 4th St, Breese, IL 62230

Little Augies Pizza

620 N 2nd St, Breese, IL 62230

Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery

15469 State Rte 127, Carlyle, IL 62231

Not only can you sample fine local wines, but the restaurant serves first-rate barbecue. Banquet facilities are also available....

El Arado Mexican Restaurant

50 N 4th St, Breese, IL 62230

China Pearl

1150 12th St, Carlyle, IL 62231

Pizza Market

111 W Broadway, Trenton, IL 62293

Schleichers Restaurant Bar & Grill

1031 Fairfax St, Carlyle, IL 62231

Popeye’s Chop House

17910 St Rose Rd, St. Rose, IL 62230

A Fine Swine BBQ

423 West Hanover Street, New Baden, IL 62265

The Barbecue joint that prides itself in serving “championship” barbecue to the community, with fresh and high quality meats. Four types of meat are served – pork, brisket, ribs and chicken. Offering numerous fresh-made sides, desserts and Excel fountain soda … Continue reading ...

MacJenna’s Restaurant

501 Carlyle Rd, Bartelso, IL 62218

Hoffman House

100 N Broadway, Hoffman, IL 62250

The Good Ol’ Days Restaurant

5 E Hanover St, New Baden, IL 62265

Knotty Pine Inn

215 N 4th St, Breese, IL 62230

Java Joe’s Coffee House

325 W Noleman St, Centralia, IL 62801

Swamp Tales

7901 State Route 127, Carlyle, IL 62231

Cajun-themed restaurant. Classic Cajun favorites year-round, like alligator and craw-fish, Etouffee and shrimp balls. Burgers and daily lunch specials and dinner specials with steaks and prime rib offeren on Saturday and Sunday....