Excursions from -Just off the Tracks.com

by Just off the Tracks | 09/13/2010

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Woodstock Public House

Check out www.justoffthetracks.com a guide of things to see & do within walking distance of the Metra Train Stations. We have started with the Northwest Pacific line and are expanding to include all lines. Here is a sample excursion-

Progressive Dinner in Woodstock

Start you evening at the Woodstock Public House, minutes from the Metra Station. There is a short flight of steps down to the restaurant. We suggest grabbing one of the tables in the bar area. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the servers are friendly. The menu features a nice array of starters and seasonal appetizers you will not want to overlook. There is a great selection of draft beers to choose from. The Public House also offers over 30 types of martinis. To get to the Woodstock Public House head west on West Church Street, and left on Main Street. The restaurant will be on the right.

228 Main Street Woodstock, IL 60098 815-337-9100
For dinner, Pirro's Restaurante is located across the street from the Woodstock Public House. Pirro's specializes in Italian food, however the menu is quite extensive and several items are available for the non Italian food lovers out there. Pirro's also has a child's menu available. Pirro's is also known for their pizza, you can select one of their pizza choices or create your own. Enjoy your dinner then take a walk around the square before dessert.

La Petite Creperie & Bistrot 115 North Johnson Street, Woodstock, IL 815-337-0765
Your final destination for the evening is the La Petite Creperie & Bistrot located in the old sheriff's station. This charming restaurant has number of dessert crepes or you can select one of of the other french inspired sweet treats. You may want to sit outside if the weather is nice. La Petite Creperie also serves wine so you may want to pair your dessert with a nice glass of port. To get to this restaurant from Pirro's head south on Main Street, right on Cass Street and left on North Johnson Street. The Creperie will be on your right, only minutes away.