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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Little Augies Pizza

620 N 2nd St, Breese, 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 ...

Betty’s Beach House

103 Republican, Keyesport, IL 62253

Dairy King

320 W Broadway, Trenton, IL 62293

Pizza Market

111 W Broadway, Trenton, IL 62293

Wheelan’s Barbecue Shack

491 Fairfax St, Carlyle, IL 62231

Wally’s Drive-In

711 N 4th St, Breese, IL 62230

El Arado Mexican Restaurant

50 N 4th St, Breese, IL 62230

Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant

807 E Hanover, New Baden, IL 62265

China Pearl

1150 12th St, Carlyle, IL 62231

Millside Inn

501 Main St, Germantown, IL 62245

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

Gridiron Grill

259 N Main St, Breese, IL 62230

The LuBar and Bistro

911 Fairfax St, Carlyle, IL 62231

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 ...

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....

Trenton House

2 E Broadway St, Trenton, IL 62293

Valbo’s Restaurant

307 Munster, Germantown, IL 62246

China Pearl

6 N 4th St, Breese, IL 62230

PJ’s Diner

560 N 4th, Breese, IL 62230

Sam’s Pizza

173 North Main Street, Breese, IL 62230

Aviston Family Restaurant

201 W Harrison St, Aviston, IL 62216

Silver Spoons Catering

8793 Old US Hwy 50, Breese, IL 62230

Meet Wes Ronan, founder and head chef of Silver Spoon Catering. He has been in the food preparation industry for over 10 years and is continuing to fine tune his craft as a professional chef. So far in his career, … Continue reading ...

Covered in Chocolate Bistro Bakery & Catering

541 N 3rd Street, Breese, IL 62230

Hoffman House

100 N Broadway, Hoffman, IL 62250

Popeye’s Chop House

17910 St Rose Rd, St. Rose, IL 62230

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....

Wessel’s Corner Market

17909 St Rose Rd, St Rose, IL 62230

Wessel’s Corner Market is your hometown mom and pop grocery store and gas station.  We are located in beautiful downtown St. Rose, Illinois. We hope to serve you with that hometown hospitality while you pick up those few items you … Continue reading ...

Schleichers Restaurant Bar & Grill

1031 Fairfax St, Carlyle, IL 62231

Pinball Palace

1150 12th St, Carlyle, IL 62231

Duey’s on Fairfax

1028 Fairfax St, Carlyle, IL 62231

Chef/Owner Johnathan DuHasek, born and raised in Carlyle, brings twenty years of restaurant experience. A graduate of Kaskaskia College’s Culinary Arts program, John has experience in every facet of kitchen management and has worked in many of the area’s finest establishments. … Continue reading ...

Hunan House

130 N Cherry, Centralia, IL 62801

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....

Mexico on Main

10 S Main St, Trenton, IL 62293

Dairy King

Old Rt 50 & Walnut St, Breese, IL 62230