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Carroll County Country Christmas Coming to Northwest Illinois!

Carroll County Country Christmas

Carroll County Country Christmas

Welcome to the Carroll County Country Christmas! (Formerly Called Great Route 64/84 Shop Hop). 

Join us here in Carroll County for the first two weekends in November. Get a head start on your Christmas shopping needs! For complete details and a printable brochure of the shops, restaurants, and events CLICK HERE!

The Inn at Molly’s

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The Inn at Molly’s
110 West Market Street
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-906-0052

www.mollysmountcarroll.com

Relax in small-town comfort in charming downtown Mount Carroll.  Our historic, restored 1865 building features two 600 square-foot suites, combining rural charm with contemporary amenities and style. Guests will find fresh fruit, yogurt, home-made granola, coffee and tea, as well as fruit juice in the kitchen. Spend the day exploring the historic buildings and architecture of Mount Carroll, antiques, and the beautiful pastoral landscape of the driftless area. Then, come home to cocktails and a delicious meal downstairs at Molly’s.

Please note: our suites in this historic building are located on the second floor, accessible by stairs only.

Streetside Suite
Get away from the everyday and relax in this spacious sun-flooded suite overlooking Mount Carrol’s historic, brick Market Street. Featuring a queen-sized bed with locally-sourced hardwood slab headboard. Enjoy the large main room with kitchen and lounge area including pull-out sofa for additional guests, heavy oak kitchen table and antique chairs, natural-edged furniture made by Ryan Bess of Singular Woodworks, and restored industrial lighting by Blubulb Vintage Lighting throughout. Full bathroom with tub and shower. Our walls are adorned with paintings by local artists Dan Brinkmeier and Kate Wood, as well as large-scale black and white photographs by Michael Johnson. Free WiFi, in-room phones, and TV with DVD.

Deckside Suite
This beautiful suite includes a large private deck off the modular kitchen and dining area, with spaces that flow into each other but feel more like separate rooms. Featuring a queen-sized bed with locally sourced hardwood slab headboard. Enjoy the lounge area with full-sized pull out couch for additional guests, burr oak kitchen table and antique chairs, natural-edged furniture made by Ryan Bess of Singular Woodworks, and restored industrial lighting by Blubulb Vintage Lighting throughout. Full bathroom with tub and shower. Our walls are adorned with paintings by local artists Dan Brinkmeier and Kate Wood, as well as large-scale black and white photographs by Michael Johnson. Free WiFi, in-room phones, and TV with DVD.

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Cafes

Bald Guyz Coffee & Bistro

 

Bald Guyz Coffee & Bistro
320 N Main St
Mount Carroll, Illinois
(815) 244-0055

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map-buttonCafe Crumbles
411 Main Street
Savanna, Illinois 61074
815-273-0210

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Great homemade food in a great atmosphere!  Serve breakfast (all day) and lunch. Open 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM Tuesday through Sunday.  Free Wi-Fi.  CLOSED December 24th, 2016 through February 24th, 2017.


map-buttonHeirloom Market & Cafe
2200 North Route 84
Thomson, Illinois 61285
815-259-0166

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Homemade soups and deserts, pastries baked fresh every day, panini’s, salads, burgers, steak, coffee, and more.  Seasonal and specialty drinks (coffee based, smoothies, etc.), craft beer, and local wine.  Free wifi.  Open Tuesday through Thursday 11 – 3 and Friday and Saturday 11 – 8.


Mount Carroll Cafe
314 North Main Street
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-244-1700

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Open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with daily specials.  Serves breakfast all day and makes their own soup.  Friendly service, great food, and lots of hometown charm!  Located across from the courthouse square in the historic district.  Open Sunday and Monday from 6:30 – 2 and Tuesday through Saturday from 6:30 – 7.


map-buttonShannon Cafe
29 East Market Street
Shannon, Illinois 61078
815-309-2233

Open daily from 6 – 2.

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Family Restaurants

Part of the brunch buffet served every Sunday at Brothers Inn Family Restaurant in Savanna

map-buttonBear’s Drive Inn
1905 Route 84
Thomson, Illinois 61285
815-259-2586

Soft-serve ice cream, milkshake’s, burgers, sandwiches and more.


map-buttonBella’s Pizza
119 North Broad Street
Lanark, Illinois 61046
815-493-8003

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Family run establishment offering home made pizza and Italian specialties, as well as appetizers, sides, and baskets.  Limited seating within Bella’s, but patrons next door at Dave’s Place can order Bella’s food through their (Dave’s Place) bartender.  Carry-out and delivery available.


map-buttonBrothers Inn Family Restaurant – Lanark
103 Route 64
Lanark, Illinois 61046
815-273-2955

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Large breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus.  Pie and homemade soups.  Open everyday from 6:00AM – 9:00PM.


Brothers Inn Family Restaurant – Savanna
502 N. Main St.
Savanna, IL
815-273-0220

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Open Tuesday through Thursday 4 – 9, Friday and Saturday 4 – 10, and Sunday 10 – 3.  On Sundays they serve a fabulous brunch buffet for $9.99.


Bald Guyz Coffee & Bistro
320 N Main St
Mount Carroll, Illinois
(815) 244-0055

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Panini’s, sandwiches, “Beefs” (Italian, Chicago, etc. style beef sandwiches), hot dogs, soup, salads, pastries made by “Gramma’s Goodies”, ice cream, and of course, coffee.


map-buttonDusty’s Pizza Plus
817 Main Street
Thomson, Illinois 61285
815-259-4511

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Full menu serving breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays. Lunch and Dinner Daily. Homemade sweet dough pizzas you really need to experience. Dinners include salad bar with homemade macaroni salad, potato salad, coleslaw, and many more.


map-buttonKountry Kettle
1811 Chicago Avenue
Savanna, Illinois 61074
815-273-2700

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Great family restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Weekend specials.


map-buttonManny’s Pizza
211 Main Street
Savanna, Illinois 61074
815-273-4259

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Open Monday through Thursday 11-10, Friday and Saturday 11-11, and Sunday 11-10.


M & K of Chadwick
20 E 2nd St
Chadwick, Illinois
(815) 684-5700

Open Thursday-Saturday.  Family restaurant serving a full menu of burgers, pizza, broasted chicken and more!  Daily specials posted on their Facebook page.

Nana’s Pizzamap-button
14 South Washington
Milledgeville, Illinois 61051
815-225-5365

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Open 11:30 am – 10:00 pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday; 11:30 am – 11:00 pm Friday-Saturday; and 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Sunday. Lunch and supper specials. Featuring pastas, sandwiches, deli subs, everything Italian-style, real hand-tossed pizza, Taco Thursday, soups 11:30 am – 2:00 pm Monday-Friday (seasonal). Dine in, carryout, and drive-through.


map-buttonNew China Restaurant
112 Chicago Avenue
Savanna, Illinois 61074
815-273-1688

Features Mandarin, Hunan, Szechuan, and Cantonese style Chinese food.  Dine in or carry out 7 days a week.


map-buttonPoopy’s Pub & Grub
1030 Viaduct Road
Savanna, Illinois 61074
815-273-4516

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Serving delicious food breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Famous for our BBQ and prime rib. Also offering shrimp, catfish, smothered chicken, sandwiches, and burgers Unique motorcycle atmosphere, but suitable for all ages. Outdoor patio. Live music every weekend Memorial Day – Labor Day.


map-buttonSievert’s Steaks ‘N’ Stuff
121 West Market Street
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-244-7553

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Casual family dining, famous for thin-crust pizza, appetizers, char-broiled steaks, chops, broasted chicken and fish, seafood, tacos, spaghetti, soups, and sandwiches. Children’s menu and reasonable prices. Closed on Mondays.

Fine Dining

Molly’s Kitchen & Bar Mahi Mahi Special

 

map-buttonLake Carroll Clubhouse
23 Lake Carroll Blvd
Lanark, Illinois 61046
815-493-2810

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Full-service clubhouse, restaurant, and banquet facility.  Full bar, dining room, and outdoor seating overlooking the golf course. Open to all.  For up to date bar and restaurant hours, please click the link above.


Molly’s Kitchen & Bar
110 West Market Street
Mount Carroll, IL 61053
(815) 906-0052

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Chef Molly McDonough uses the freshest ingredients possible, many locally sourced.  Focusing on a small menu ensures that great care is taken with every dish.  The bar uses freshly squeezed juices and high quality spirits to make delicious and complementing cocktails.  Open Wednesday through Saturday 4:30 – 9 and Sunday 10 – 2.

 

Grills & Pubs

Uncle Seans

Charlies II
123 W. Market Street
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-244-0777

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Burgers, sandwiches, homemade pizza, and a full bar.  Open mic every Sunday night at 5:00, plus live entertainment some weekends.


Crooked Roof Bar & Grill, The
109 East Carroll Streetmap-button
Lanark, Illinois 61053
815-493-6838

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map-buttonHenry’s Double K
834 South Jackson Street
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-244-0181

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Your go-to place for drinks, dancing, live music and a good time! We can also host your meeting, banquet, reunion or reception. Check them out on Facebook for updates on live music events and more.


map-button Iron Horse Social Club
314 Main Street
Savanna, Illinois 61074
815-273-2600

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Located right along main street, this unique establishment caters to bikers and others who enjoy motorcycles, good food, and cold drinks. Along with the bar and grill, a vintage racing and motorcycle museum is on-site plus a tattoo parlor and a wedding chapel. Live bands and other events.  Open during the summer only.


map-buttonMill Wheel Tavern
335 Main Avenue
Milledgeville, Illinois 61051
815-225-7714

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Welcome to the Mill Wheel Tavern, home of the best pork tenderloin and the birth place of Mill Wheel Chicken. Originating in Milledgeville IL. Est. 2017 Occasional live music on weekends.


Poopy’s
1030 Viaduct Road
Savanna, Illinois 61074map-button
815-273-2363

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Poopy’s is considered one of Illinois’s biggest biker destinations complete with a merchandise store, tattoo parlor and full service pub. There is outdoor seating with a stage featuring live music every weekend from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Special weekends include: Club Night, Fight Night, Bike Night and Cruise Nights. Camping and showers are also available. Merchandise includes a wide variety of “Poopy” themed T-shirts, jackets, bandanas and more. This is definitely a stop not to be missed.


map-buttonSievert’s
121 West Market Street
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-244-7553

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Uncle Sean’s Bar and Grill
421 Main Street
Savanna, Illinois 61074
815 565-7052

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Restaurants

Lake Carroll Clubhouse’s Corned Beef & Cabbage

 

The communities of Carroll County feature a wide variety of epicurean delights that vary from fast food to fine dining. From great steak and seafood places to grills and pubs, it’s all here! Additionally, you’ll find establishments specializing in Chinese, Italian, and Mexican cuisine. Needless to say, a number of nationally franchised eateries, such as Dairy Queen, Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonalds, Subway, and Taco Bell, are always an option.

Whatever your palate desires, Carroll County has what you need for an Illinois weekend getaway vacation. So bring your appetite and cruise on into Carroll County to enjoy the delicious things in life!

Fast Food

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DQ Grill & Chill
401 South Clay Street
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-244-2760


McDonalds
12040 Chicago Avenue
Savanna, IL
815-273-7771


Route 84 Dinermap-button
1865 Route 84
Thomson, Illinois 61285
815-259-2705

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map-buttonShivers Ice Cream Parlor
720 Main Street
Savanna, Illinois 61074
815-273-2824

Open in the summer only.


Subway
855 S. Mill Street
Mount Carroll
815-244-3739

Inside Land of Oz gas station, convenience store, and craft mall.


Subway
44 Main Streetmap-button
Savanna, Illinois 61074
815-273-7821


map-buttonTrailside Inn
21-78 Lake Carroll Blvd
Lake Carroll, Illinois 61046
815-493-8484

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Chicken strips, fries, soft serve ice cream, slushies, Bloody Mary’s to go, and more.

Wineries

Silver Moon Winery

map-buttonSilver Moon Winery
21305 Zier Road
Lanark, Illinois 61046
815-493-6888

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