The following are list of local area dining, winery, brewery & other options, all within a short drive.

The Bishop Hill Bakery & Eatery
A trip to Bishop Hill Bakery and Eatery is like no other. Located in the heart of a former Swedish Colony in Bishop Hill, Illinois, we strive to give you a dining experience you won’t forget!Try a made to order sandwich with our famous Spinach Bisque.  Or perhaps you would prefer the popular Swedish Meatballs.  Take home some Swedish Rye Bread, Rusks or other fresh baked goods.  It’s always the perfect time to stop in for lunch or a treat.
Bishop Hill Bakery-Facebook
106 S. Bishop Hill Street  
Bishop Hill, IL

P L Johnson’s Restaurant
P L Johnson’s Restaurant, in Bishop Hill, IL, specializes in Swedish-American cuisine served in a beautiful historic location. We are known for our delicious bread pudding and Swedish meatballs. We also offer sandwiches, soups, coffee, tea, daily specials, gluten-free options, catering and much more. Our dining room’s Victorian decor reflects not only P. L. & his time, but our dedication to give you solid turn-of-the-century values of quality and service. Enjoy a lovely view of the park and a delicious meal every day. Join us for a delightful meal that will remind you of lunch at Grandma’s! Try one of our delectable from scratch desserts. Stop by P L Johnson’s Restaurant in Bishop Hill today!
PL Johnson’s-Facebook
110 W Bjorklund St.
Bishop Hill, IL 61419

The Filling Station
Simply put, “The Filling Station” is a no-nonsense place for comfort food! Burgers, pies, pork & mashed potatoes, and much much more! Down home cooking, friendly people and tall tales! Open for lunch Mon-Fri, Dinner on Fridays and breakfast on the weekends.
The Filling Station-Facebook
307 Bishop Hill St
Bishop Hill, IL 61419

The Colony Inn
Across the Street from our home base in the “Bishop Hill Creative Commons!” A quintessential, old style, local tavern that serves cold beer & liquor, pizza, Tacos on Thursdays, local conversation, and plenty of “bull” if you know what we mean!
The Colony Inn-Facebook
208 N. Bishop Hill St
Bishop Hill, IL

Anderson Family Coffee
Just 6 miles or 9 minutes from Bishop Hill!
Coffee like your Grandparents & Great-Grandparents used to drink! Personally sourced beans, old-style hand roasted, amazing coffee! There is something special about a coffee ring on an old table… You know a great conversation took place! . We at Anderson Family Coffee believe in the magic of a great cup of coffee it starts the day with a great conversation.Slow life down and stop in. Hot and iced coffees with flavors from traditional to Salted Caramel, Strawberry Cream, Banana Nut Bread, Irish Cream, even “Tractor Fuel!” Plus, many more! Packaged coffee, mugs and t-shirts also available.
Anderson Family Coffee-Facebook
Currently located inside “Special Kneads Bakery” and soon to be moving/taking over the Galva Opera House!
326 Front Street
Galva, IL

Crescent City Tap
Just 6 miles or 9 minutes from Bishop Hill!
Saving a local historic building that, in 1870 was rebuilt (after a 3rd fire)… the building housed many families and businesses including, the first Galva Post Office, the working office of Olaf Krans a local artisan, a fancy hat factory, a grocery store, a furniture store, a local medical clinic and other businesses. Much of the original tin ceiling, plaster and other features still can be seen in this local historic landmark. Today, “CCT” brings a little taste/flair from New Orleans with a wide selection of beer and liquors and an onsite restaurant serving pub fair with sandwiches, pizza, wings and unique specials.

Crescent City Tap-Facebook
336 Front St.
Galva, IL

Special Kneads Bakery
Just 6 miles or 9 minutes from Bishop Hill!
When the local bakery in Galva closed after 80 years, a local mother decided to purchase the space and re-open a bakery to provide for her family, and provide a place for her special needs son to enter the workplace. Her goal, “use the bakery to provide educational and vocational opportunities for those students/young adults with disabilities.”
Breads, cupcakes, and new specialties popping up every day!
Special Kneads-Facebook
326 Front St
Galva, IL

Uncle Nolan’s Diner
Just 6 miles or 9 minutes from Bishop Hill!
The “classic” small town, wonderful neighborhood diner in Galva, next door to Bishop Hill. Open for all meals in the day with a full menu of sandwiches, breakfast items, catfish, chicken dinners, tacos, pizza and specialties on the outdoor grill. Also offering ice cream and desserts. Experience a lively conversation and a full stomach!
Uncle Nolan’s-Facebook
320 Main St
Galva, IL

Subway in Galva
Just 6 miles or 9 minutes from Bishop Hill!
250 S. Exchange St
Galva, IL

Mary’s Family Dining & Lounge
Just 6 miles or 9 minutes from Bishop Hill!
Offers affordable home-cooked meals served on white table cloths. Lunch & dinner specials, buffet and a salad bar are offered daily. Enjoy the friendly lounge area while you wait for your seat.
Mary’s Family Dining & Lounge-Facebook
1011 SE 2nd Street
Galva IL 61434

Knox County Brewing Company
27 miles or 30 minutes from Bishop Hill
When you walk into KCBC, you are walking into our living room. We are not a bar; we are where you want to hangout when you’re not at home. Offering a full assortment of food (including complimentary popcorn from locally owned Pilot Knob Comforts), merchandise, non-alcoholic craft beverages, and of course, beer, we welcome customers of all ages with card and board games, comfy couches, and live music.
Knox County Brewing Company-Facebook
Knox County Brewing Company-Instagram
2900 West Main Street
Galesburg, IL