Rockford Region Restaurant Week is back!

Monday, January 24 - Sunday, January 30, 2022

During the Rockford Region Restaurant Week, your favorite local restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, brewers and bars will offer unique specials, deals, packages and experiences!

There are flavorful specials for all palates, contests, giveaways and the opportunity to safely order in-restaurant or to-go! Help our small businesses continue to grow throughout 2022 and see how you can win big!

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2022 Rockford Region Restaurant Week Awards

Vote for your favorite locally owned eateries to win the new Rockford Region Restaurant Week's Best Awards for a chance to win a $100 gift card! Eligible food establishments include local restaurants, bars, coffee shops and bakeries in Winnebago County participating in the 2022 Restaurant Week.

Congratulations to our 2022 Rockford Region Restaurant Week Winners! 

Best Bite: Salamone's of Cherry Valley

Best Atmosphere and Vibes: Ernie's Midtown Pub

Best Restaurant Week Package: The Firebarn 

Best Cocktail or Brew: 8th Ward Pub

Best for All: Lucha Cantina

Category descriptions:

Best Bite: Vote for the meal that packed the most flavorful bite.

Best Atmosphere and Vibes: A food establishment that showcases the best vibes through lighting, service and overall experience.

Best Restaurant Week Package: The most creative deal, experience or package.

Best Cocktail or Brew: The most creative and tasty beverage. This category includes coffee, cocktails, smoothies, beer and other freshly served beverages.

Best for All: Your favorite food establishment that showcases a welcoming environment for all. This is defined as a venue that welcomes residents and visitors by creating a sense of belonging. 




Special Thanks!

The RACVB would like to extend a special thanks to the City of Rockford as the presenting sponsor of 2022 Rockford Region Restaurant Week. We would also like to thank our Media Partner: 13 WREX and Support Local Partners: Winnebago Buy Local and Rockford Art Deli.  



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