Best American Restaurants in Rockford

GreenFire Restaurant Bar & BakeryGreenFire Restaurant Bar & Bakery
(216)
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American | Rockford, Rockford
Alchemy at Giovanni'sAlchemy at Giovanni's
(100)
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American | Rockford, Rockford
Granite City Food & Brewery - RockfordGranite City Food & Brewery - Rockford
(59)
$$$$
American | Rockford, Rockford
RL RestaurantRL Restaurant
(4982)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
TemporisTemporis
(147)
$$$$
American | West Town, Chicago
Beatrix - River NorthBeatrix - River North
(2895)
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Summer House Santa MonicaSummer House Santa Monica
(2962)
$$$$
American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Little GoatLittle Goat
(3643)
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Beatrix - StreetervilleBeatrix - Streeterville
(1202)
$$$$
American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Parlor Pizza Bar - Wicker ParkParlor Pizza Bar - Wicker Park
(179)
$$$$
American | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
The DawsonThe Dawson
(1248)
$$$$
American | River West, Chicago
Beatrix - Fulton MarketBeatrix - Fulton Market
(693)
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American | West Loop, Chicago
HUB 51HUB 51
(4670)
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Best Italian Restaurants in Rockford

Franchesco'sFranchesco's
(843)
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Italian | Rockford, Rockford
Riccardo EnotecaRiccardo Enoteca
(441)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
RPM ItalianRPM Italian
(9699)
$$$$
Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Tocco Pizza e ArteTocco Pizza e Arte
(595)
$$$$
Italian | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
Siena TavernSiena Tavern
(2701)
$$$$
Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Riccardo TrattoriaRiccardo Trattoria
(1722)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Capri Ristorante - BerwynCapri Ristorante - Berwyn
(125)
$$$$
Italian | Berwyn, Near West
Viaggio Ristorante and LoungeViaggio Ristorante and Lounge
(1483)
$$$$
Italian | West Loop, Chicago
Gaetano's & Ristorantino MediterraneoGaetano's & Ristorantino Mediterraneo
(1066)
$$$$
Italian | Forest Park, Near West
Sapori TrattoriaSapori Trattoria
(3425)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Cafe LucciCafe Lucci
(1843)
$$$$
Italian | Glenview, North Suburbs
Tarantino'sTarantino's
(441)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago

Popular restaurants in Chicago

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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Oak Park
(626)
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Contemporary American | Oak Park
Gaetano's & Ristorantino Mediterraneo
(175)
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Italian | Forest Park
Posto 31
(176)
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Italian | La Grange
Maya Del Sol
(335)
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Latin American | Oak Park
La Tequileria
(33)
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Tapas / Small Plates | Melrose Park
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goosefootgoosefoot
691
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Square, Chicago
OrioleOriole
779
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Girl & the GoatGirl & the Goat
9271
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Les NomadesLes Nomades
1483
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Contemporary French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
City Winery Chicago at the RiverwalkCity Winery Chicago at the Riverwalk
99
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Wine Bar | Downtown / Loop, Chicago
AcadiaAcadia
961
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Contemporary American | South Loop, Chicago
ParachuteParachute
999
$$$$
Korean | Avondale / Irving Park, Chicago
Gibsons ItaliaGibsons Italia
513
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Maple & AshMaple & Ash
2705
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Steakhouse | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Three Dots and a DashThree Dots and a Dash
843
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Polynesian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Chicago

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
SUSHI-SANSUSHI-SAN
340
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Japanese | River North (Chicago), Chicago
MomotaroMomotaro
1648
$$$$
Japanese | West Loop, Chicago
BellemoreBellemore
552
$$$$
American | West Loop, Chicago
ProxiProxi
626
$$$$
Global, International | West Loop, Chicago
SomersetSomerset
809
$$$$
American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
The PublicanThe Publican
5859
$$$$
American | West Loop, Chicago
Swift & SonsSwift & Sons
1792
$$$$
Steakhouse | West Loop, Chicago
RPM ItalianRPM Italian
9699
$$$$
Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
EmaEma
1579
$$$$
Mediterranean | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Summer House Santa MonicaSummer House Santa Monica
2962
$$$$
American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
BlackbirdBlackbird
4225
$$$$
Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
BokaBoka
4259
$$$$
Contemporary American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Duck Duck GoatDuck Duck Goat
2286
$$$$
Chinese | West Loop, Chicago
Beatrix - Fulton MarketBeatrix - Fulton Market
693
$$$$
American | West Loop, Chicago
Little GoatLittle Goat
3643
$$$$
American | West Loop, Chicago
Mott StreetMott Street
581
$$$$
Contemporary American | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
True Food Kitchen - ChicagoTrue Food Kitchen - Chicago
1045
$$$$
American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Bar BiscayBar Biscay
130
$$$$
Seafood | West Town, Chicago
Nico OsteriaNico Osteria
1912
$$$$
Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
GT Prime SteakhouseGT Prime Steakhouse
732
$$$$
Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Chicago

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you're after, here are the best places.
BlackbirdBlackbird
4225
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Nico OsteriaNico Osteria
1912
$$$$
Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
The PublicanThe Publican
5859
$$$$
American | West Loop, Chicago
Swift & SonsSwift & Sons
1792
$$$$
Steakhouse | West Loop, Chicago
SUSHI-SANSUSHI-SAN
340
$$$$
Japanese | River North (Chicago), Chicago
GT Fish and OysterGT Fish and Oyster
3290
$$$$
Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Dos Urban CantinaDos Urban Cantina
558
$$$$
Mexican | Logan Square, Chicago
Margeaux Brasserie - Waldorf AstoriaMargeaux Brasserie - Waldorf Astoria
405
$$$$
French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Duck Duck GoatDuck Duck Goat
2286
$$$$
Chinese | West Loop, Chicago
EmaEma
1579
$$$$
Mediterranean | River North (Chicago), Chicago
ProxiProxi
626
$$$$
Global, International | West Loop, Chicago
ParachuteParachute
999
$$$$
Korean | Avondale / Irving Park, Chicago
Jaipur - Permanently ClosedJaipur - Permanently Closed
248
$$$$
Indian | West Loop, Chicago
Bar BiscayBar Biscay
130
$$$$
Seafood | West Town, Chicago
HerbHerb
235
$$$$
Thai | Uptown, Chicago

Chicago's 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

Fall in love with these longstanding local favorites.
BokaBoka
4259
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
SepiaSepia
3474
$$$$
Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone CrabJoe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
11510
$$$$
Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
The GageThe Gage
7523
$$$$
American | Downtown / Loop, Chicago
Le Colonial - ChicagoLe Colonial - Chicago
3963
$$$$
Vietnamese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
RL RestaurantRL Restaurant
4982
$$$$
American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Shaw's Crab House - ChicagoShaw's Crab House - Chicago
9675
$$$$
Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
HUB 51HUB 51
4670
$$$$
American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Mon Ami GabiMon Ami Gabi
4262
$$$$
French | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Shanghai TerraceShanghai Terrace
1242
$$$$
Chinese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Treat your taste buds: Explore Rockford restaurants.

Specials at top restaurants in Rockford

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Livia Italian Eatery - GenevaLivia Italian Eatery - Geneva
378 reviews
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Italian | Geneva, West Suburbs

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This is one of my FAVORITE restaurants in the world! Super consistent service, top notch food creations - which are More

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Balmoral RestaurantBalmoral Restaurant
200 reviews
$$$$
Scottish | St. Charles, West Suburbs

Scottish Afternoon Tea...best scones ever, fresh from the oven, plus more than ample variety & quantity of sweets & savories. Perfect service, fine china... Great! More

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Gia Mia - GenevaGia Mia - Geneva
194 reviews
$$$$
Pizza Bar | Geneva, West Suburbs

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Diners' Choice Winners: Most Booked

Rockford's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Franchesco's1. Franchesco's
843 reviews
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Italian | Rockford, Rockford

Great food, wonderful pianist and bass player, top notch waiter! More

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GreenFire Restaurant Bar & Bakery2. GreenFire Restaurant Bar & Bakery
216 reviews
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American | Rockford, Rockford

The bruschetta was the best I've ever had, and the bison burger was incredible. Service was friendly and attentive. More

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Granite City Food & Brewery - Rockford3. Granite City Food & Brewery - Rockford
59 reviews
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American | Rockford, Rockford

There was a large group of us. Granite staff were great. Food great More

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Legacy by Giovanni's4. Legacy by Giovanni's
15 reviews
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American | Rockford, Rockford

The food was absolutely delightful. The private side room was great for our party of 10. Quiet and intimate. More

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Fresco at the Gardens5. Fresco at the Gardens
57 reviews
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Contemporary American | Rockford, Rockford

Great service and great food Super recommend to everyone! More

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Discover Rockford

Looking for the perfect place to dine out in Rockford? You won’t be disappointed with the wide range of restaurants available. Rockford is a bustling suburban community that is home to the popular Discovery Center museum. The town is also well known for its American fare and popular local restaurants featuring an impressive selection of steaks and burgers made from Midwest beef. Seafood dishes at local cafes feature menu options with ingredients sourced from the local lake, including oysters on the half shell. Chicago-style pizza, as well as meat and vegetarian Italian dishes, are found in truly charming restaurants throughout the area. Visit their unique Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and then try some Swedish or other Scandinavian cuisines to wrap up the day.