Pokanoka’s Cafe


MAY THRU SEPTEMBER – Friday Night Dinners 5PM to 8PM, featuring Baked or Fried Icelandic Cod, and Slow Cooked Hickory Smoked Ribs!
May 1st – May 22nd
Mon – Thurs 11AM – 2PM
Friday 11AM to 8PM
Saturday 11 AM – 7 PM
Sunday 11 AM – 6 PM
Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day Weekend
Monday – Thursday 11 AM – 5 PM
Friday 11 AM – 8 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 8 PM
Sunday 10 AM – 7 PM
Labor Day – End of September
Mon – Thurs 11AM – 2PM
Friday 11AM to 8PM
Saturday 11 AM – 7 PM
Sunday 11 AM – 6 PM
October 1st – Columbus Day

Saturday and Sunday 11AM – 4PM

About the Cafe

Shabbona Lake State Park is blessed to have the area’s most popular Café’ It is called Pokanoka’s Café, named after Chief Shabbona’s Wife. Pokanoka’s overlooks scenic Shabbona Lake with a magnificent view through very large glass windows. The 60 seat Café also has outdoor seating, with a decorative pergola, for an additional 40 diners.

The famous Pokanoka Burger is only at Pokanoka’s. It is two perfectly seasoned never frozen hamburger patties, two slices of cheese, grilled onions, with BBQ sauce served on a toasted Kaiser bun.

Friday Night Dinners

Pokanoka’s Café Friday Night Dinners Overlooking Shabbona Lake Are Back Starting April 19th 4PM to 8PM
New for 2013, in addition to our famous Icelandic Cod Dinners we are adding Slow Cooked Hickory Smoked Ribs covered in our Homemade BBQ Sauce. Also new this year is our homemade cinnamon butter for our rolls, and our Apple Tart Dessert topped with ice cream and your favorite toppings!
Main Entrées
Baked or Fried Cod
Half Slab of Ribs
Full Slab of Ribs
Dinners Include:
Salad, Rolls, Coleslaw and
Choice of two sides
Sides: Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Baked Potato, Freshly Cut French Fries, Applesauce, or Green Beans
Regular Menu Available As Well

For more information call (815) 824 2481

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