Nasty napkins, nasty silverware, and a really sad excuse for a Cobb Salad. Don't bother complaining, management is protected by a long term lease of a beautiful state properly.
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The Giant City Lodge is a building built by the WPA during the Great Depression. (That's the one in the 1930's, not the recent recession.) It has the atmosphere of the hotels one finds in the big national parks out west, but it's not a...More
We ate here on our last night. As other reviews have stated the chicken is awesome. Family style however was way too much food and much food was wasted. Grilled and fried catfish were both excellent. All in all a good meal except for the...More
The Fried Chicken dinner is family style and fantastic! The lodge is very nice and picturesque and is well worth the drive from Carbondale...the rest of the menu is just so-so, but the chicken is to die for!
Came there after Church for some fried chicken. The Kelley's are awesome, they make sure everything is top notch. Everything is reasonably priced, considering how much food you get, fried chicken, dumplings, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, and dinner rolls.
We actually stayed at the campground however all the cabins look well cared for. During our stay we ate at the lodge 3 times! The fried chicken was great and seems to be what they are known for. I want to add how great the...More
This Lodge is so picturesque. The dining experience is heightened by the interesting architecture of a Lodge built during the Great Depression. The food is good. We always get the fried chicken which is served family style but there are other choices such as chicken...More
The park is beautiful and a must see with the trails and such but this restaurant needs a complete revamp. I came in from Florida visiting family local to the area and was hoping to enjoy a good family style meal but instead were given...More