Rockford Region Restaurant Week is back!
Tuesday, January 31 - Monday, February 6, 2023
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 contests, giveaways, and flavorful specials for all palates. Help our small businesses continue to grow throughout 2023 and see how you can win big!
2023 Restaurant Week Specials
8th Ward Pub
8th Ward is a cozy, urban style pub offering a unique dining experience by providing an open-air atmosphere. We offer a tapas-style menu with specialty craft cocktails and a vast craft beer selection. A great place to unwind, refresh and socialize. Specials include 20% off your food purchase for the week and offering special Craft Cocktail Drink Features for the week.
Celebrate 18 years of delicious food, innovative drink and authentic hospitality Downtown during Rockford Restaurant Week with our Abreo Favorites “Throwback” Tasing Menu. We will offer four courses for $49 including Apple Salad or Duck Nachos, Chicken Crepe or Shrimp Asiago, Korean Beef or Asian Noodles, and Chambord Crepes or Warm Chocolate Cake. These are some of the dishes that have lasted the test of time during our first 18 years.
Alchemy at Aldeen Supper Club
Alchemy at Aldeen is a bar and restaurant accompanied by Rockford’s premier public golf club that boasts the best views in Rockford overseeing the 18th green of Aldeen Golf Course. For Restaurant Week, The Alchemy Supper Club will offer a special three course menu plus dessert priced at $45 per person. The first course, Roasted Tomato and Basil Olive Oil Poached Egg Yolk served over Black Truffled Pasta followed by a Panzanalla Salad featuring Cucumber, Tomato, Basil, Feta, Kalamata Olives topped off with a Sin Zin vinaigrette, and served with bread from Wonderland Sweets. For the final course, a choice of Tuscan Short Rib served with the signature 50-50 Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Madeira served with Creamy Grana Padano Risotto, Salmon with Roasted Root Vegetables and Coconut Rice, or a Roasted Vegetable Ravioli in a Mascarpone Butternut Squash Sauce. For dessert you may choose one option - Bananas Foster Bomb, The Alexander, or the Grasshopper. More info
Your new favorite joint is stoked to join Rockford Region Restaurant Week! We just opened in November and focus on fresh and delicious food with our "baked" jumbo bone in wings being our super star. Healthy, tasty, gluten free and choose from one of our 12 signature rub dusts. We are featuring a Baked Wings Family Bundle for $29.99 that includes 20 wings, 2 sides, and 2 brownies. We also feature a full bar and dynamite bourbon selection with 5 large screen TVs and a 17-seat rail making Baked Wings a great place to catch all of your favorite sporting events! Find our entire menu at Baked-Wings.com.
Famously delicious, fast-casual restaurants offer fresh handmade meals at affordable prices. We are offering $1 off our Wisconsin Cheese Curds every day and our Happy Hour special that runs Monday - Friday between 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm is a $1.50 Onion Ring. Also, stop in and check out our new Cowboy and Logo stickers made locally. These stickers are a great way to share your love for Beef-A-Roo!
Downtown Rockford's Local Taco Joint! Fast casual, family friendly restaurant offering tacos and Mexican food with fresh bold flavor. For Restaurant Week, Cantina will be offering their newest specials Chicken Tortilla Soup and Birria Ramen.
Pastas, pizzas, sandwiches, chicken dishes and seafood. Special includes Free 10" pizza with the purchase of a 14", 16" or 18" pizza. Toppings will be an additional charge.
Detour Bar & Grill
The Detour Bar & Grill is located at 1920 E. Riverside Blvd. Loves Park, Il. We are a neighborhood bar and grill with a clean and cozy atmosphere. We have daily food and drink specials along with Happy Hour specials Monday - Friday from 4-6pm. With a great whiskey and rotating craft beer selections, finding something you will enjoy should be a breeze! Looking for something small? Stop in for our popular house made Reuben rolls. In the mood for a burger? Enjoy one of our 1/2 lb. certified angus steak burgers. Want something that sticks to your ribs? How about our house made Mac N Cheese that can be topped with several protein options along with veggies and sauces? Come out and test your skills at our Detour Tuesday Trivia at 7:30 pm with sign-ups starting at 7pm or enjoy some FREE laughs with us during our Comedy Nights featuring local comedians one Saturday a month. Thank you all for your support and we look forward to seeing you soon!
District Bar and Grill
District Bar and Grill is the Premier Live Entertainment Venue in Rockford. District is located in the heart of Downtown just a block away from The BMO Center and The Coronado Performing Arts Center. We offer an amazing selection of entertainment every weekend including live music, concerts, DJs, comedy shows, and more! Our menu provides you a fresh and homemade selection of American Fare that is prepared to your liking! We have a separate banquet room for private parties, company parties, celebrations, etc. We have a large dining area to accommodate large parties. For Restaurant Week, please come in and enjoy a FREE appetizer with a purchase of 2 meals!
Ernie's Midtown Pub
Their food is all 95% fresh, never frozen, made in house items that always have their own special twist. They have a unique Rockford themed atmosphere with one of the best beer and cocktail lists in town. Ernie’s will be offering a series of special cocktails including Smokey Fool’s which includes Gold Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Fresh Lemon Juice, Luxardo Limoncello, Simple Syrup, Smoked with Hickory Wood, Garnished with Lemon, and Fresh Rosemary. Another featured cocktail will be the Pink Starburst which includes Western Son Prickly Pear Vodka, Lemonade Sprite, finishing with a Pink Starburst garnish. Ernie’s will also be including a Featured Appetizer, Menu Item, Dessert, and Special of the Week. The Featured Appetizer for the week Fried Cajun Potato Salad - Deep Fried Seasoned Cubed Potatoes, Cajun Mayo, Celery. Featured Menu Item is the Nashville Hot Chicken - Hand Battered Deep Fried Chicken Breast Fried to Perfection, Tossed in House Nashville Hot Sauce, Topped with Homemade Coleslaw, and Pickles. Ernie’s Special of the Week will be Pinnon’s Loaded Italian Sausage - Pinnon’s Italian Sausage Grilled, Topped with Ernie’s House Made Marinara, Melted Mozzarella, and Ernie’s Deep Fried Pepperoncini Slices. Ernie’s Featured Dessert will be their Funnel Cake Fries - Fry Shaped Funnel Cakes, Tossed in Cinnamon Sugar/Powdered Sugar, Served with Caramel and Chocolate Sauce.
The Filling Station
Featuring Hand-Cut & Breaded Pork Tenderloin Basket $7 (includes fries and a soft drink), Friday Fish Fry Special $11, 10 Bone-In Wings $12, and Select Appetizers $5. Specials only available to those who mention restaurant week. Dine in only.
The Fire Barn
We have brought 1982's Fire Barn back from Batavia, Illinois to Durand, Illinois. Started in 2016, our team's love of cooking and entertaining is present in our establishment. Take a drive to Durand, enjoy the scenery and eat/drink at The Fire Barn! Restaurant Week Specials will include an assortment of favorites from the menu. Appetizer: Sweet Potato Croquettes with a Dipping Sauce. Entrees: Breaded, Deep Fried and Tossed in Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos. Choice of Side. Beef Brisket Homemade Mac-n-Cheese. Served with a Breadstick. Yum! Lobster Risotto. Served with Soup or Salad. Desserts include Nancy's Homemade Peanut Butter Dessert or Homemade Layered Carrot Cake. We have a variety of craft beers and lots of awesome cocktails!
Forest City Pub
A dine-in restaurant with a wide menu featuring burgers, pizza, pasta, salmon, ribeye steaks and lots of desserts. Their special for the Rockford Restaurant Week is their amazing Chicken Quesadilla – Flour Tortilla, Chicken, Onion, Cilantro, Cheddar Cheese, Tomato, Avocado and Chipotle Ranch for just $10.
Beauty, innovation, and culinary excellence only begin to describe Franchesco's Ristorante, one of the region's finest dining and banquet facilities. For Restaurant Week, we will be featuring a 4-course menu for $49 to include appetizer, salad, choice of entree and dessert. We are also unique in that we have some newer specials we are promoting in our Benny's room - 35% off Happy Hour specials from 3 to 5 pm and carryout specials through our drive-thru window featuring a $10 large cheese pizza on Fridays, $8 Lasagna on Saturdays and a $49 Half-pan Lasagna that serves 9 people.
Garrett's Restaurant and Bar
Established in 2000, Garrett's opens at 11 a.m. serving lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday. Their full-service bar offers 16 local and craft draft beers, a full wine list and cocktail menu. Their food menu is a fusion of fresh seafood, sandwiches, salads, house-made pastas, and fresh meats. Family-friendly and located on the Golf Shack Driving Range, the best outdoor patio in Rockford! Garrett's will be offering a guest favorite, Dynamite Shrimp for $7 all week. Celebrate Restaurant Week with our Happy Hour! Monday-Thursday from 3-6pm. Happy Hour includes $2.50 Bud Light Pints and $4 Featured Wine Glasses. For the past 22 years, our mission has been to provide the highest quality food items and service in an upscale-casual atmosphere.
Family Owned since 1978, Gerry's Pizza has nearly 5 decades of providing authentic award-winning Italian food to Rockford and the surrounding areas. Visit 7403 Argus Drive and enjoy our quality food and great family friendly ambiance. You can also call us to place your order for carryout or delivery. For Restaurant week we will be offering our Hungry Man (or Woman) special: 1 Large- 1 topping pizza, special salad for 2-3, 2 liter of pop $24.95 (Carry-out or delivery only) (limit 2). We are also offering a Dine-in, Carry out, or Delivery Special: order 1 extra-large pizza, receive a free 2 topping small pizza. (limit 1) Come and check out our Dine-in only special which includes 1 free appetizer* (*value up to $7.25) with purchase of two entrees and two beverages.
Focused on Middle Eastern Food, the specials will include several items from our menu including Falafel Wrap for $9.99 Chickpea falafel wrapped in pita and filled with hummus, lettuce, parsley, tomatoes, pickles, and tahini sauce. Egg Wrap for $6.49 with sautéed spinach, eggs, tomato, red onions, parsley, feta cheese and homemade garlic sauce and wrapped in pita. Shawarma Quesadilla for $9.99 sliced chicken marinated with herbs, spices, lemon, and olive oil. Topped with mozzarella and parsley on a flour tortilla. Chicken Shawarma wrap $9.99. Sliced chicken marinated with herbs, spices, lemon, and olive oil. Wrapped in Pita and filled with tomatoes, pickles, parsley, and garlic sauce. Ketfa Combo $13.99 Two sticks of katfa kabob. Grilled ground beef & lamb mixed with herbs, spices, onions, and parsley. Authentic Mediterranean Lentil Soup served with pita bread for $5.59.
A storefront bakery offering cupcakes, bars, cookies, custom cakes, wedding cakes and sweet tables! This year's tasting box will have a raspberry zinger whoopie pie, a pecan pie cookie, a Neapolitan cookie, and a caramel pretzel brownie, for just $14.
Irish Rose Saloon
The Irish Rose is a cozy downtown restaurant & saloon known for using only the freshest and best quality meat, seafood, & produce. These are hand-picked from the markets in Chicago twice a week, never frozen. We take pride in our all-scratch cooking and preservative-free! All the following are dine in only and require the purchase of one cocktail. Monday: Chilean Seabass Taco plate, $14.95. Tuesday: 4 Pork Chop plate with Potato Salad and Cole Slaw, $ 7.95. 16 oz PBR's, $3.00. Wednesday: Organic Chicken Thighs with Pesto Sweet Corn and Rice Pilaf plate, $10.95. Thursday: Egg Plant Parm with soup or Salad and our homemade Bread, full dinner, $12.95. Half price on Ceviche, Saganyaki and Humus apps & $4 Rose Cosmos. Friday: the "Food Truck Assassinator", 2 of our House made Polish Sausages with fresh Thyme Potatoes, Sweet and Sour Cabbage and Cole Slaw plate, $10.95. Saturday, 8 0z Bavette w Caesar Salad and Colcannon, “Supper Club Lunch" plate, $16.95. Sunday: Hamburger or Veggie Burger plate, $9.95. 5 PM until kitchen closes. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday our Brunch Menu is available from 11:30 AM until 5 PM. Come check out our Burgers for just $9.95, they are dine in only and you must purchase a drink.
Experience the first Korean restaurant in the Rockford Region here at KBQ! We offer a traditional style of dining authentic to Korea where guests grill their meat and vegetables at the table. This unique culinary experience will help you appreciate every bite as you can choose what kind of meat you want and how you want it cooked. The selection includes various cuts of high-quality steak, pork, and chicken marinated in different sauces. Korean dishes such as japchae, Korean fried chicken, and budae jjigae are also featured on the menu. Join us for our first Rockford Restaurant Week with a free mini bingsu with the mention of "Restaurant Week". Dine-in dinner only. Limit one per table with a dinner purchase. More info
Atmospheric Italian restaurant with Leaning Tower inspired decor & a menu of pizza, pasta & even more plus a new location! Our State Street location will be offering a variety of dine-in and carryout specials. Dine-In specials include a Free Gelato upgrade with every meal, free Wine corkscrew with every “Village Wine Bar” Italian wine bottle purchase, and 1/2 OFF Graze Plates. Our carryout special includes 1/2 off Graze Boxes, and $19.95 daily pizza special includes: large 1-topping pizza, special salad for 2, and a 2-liter of pop. For our new Riverside location, you will be entered to win a gift card for every order.
Los Cocos Locos of Alvarez
Los Cocos Locos of Alvarez is our local family business, located only at 205 E. Riverside Blvd, Loves Park. Frank Alvarez and now his daughters have proudly been in business for over 35 years, serving delicious authentic Mexican Cuisine. We would love to engage more with the community by offering great specials during Restaurant week! Order anything under our Mexican Favorites such as our variety of our delicious Burritos, Enchiladas, Tostadas and so on (excluding the KING BURRITO) and dessert for only $20.99 per person! We will also be offering a drink special: Sol Cerveza at $3 & Peachy Margaritas: starting at $5!
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
Every Lou Malnati’s pizza is handmade from scratch using the finest and freshest ingredients. Every year, the Malnati team hand selects California vine-ripened tomatoes for the perfect sweet and tangy taste. The exclusive sausage blend is seasoned to our exact specifications. The fresh mozzarella cheese comes from the same small dairy that has supplied Lou Malnati’s for over 40 years. And their family’s secret recipe for flaky, buttery crust has been passed down from generation to generation. You’ll know with every bite that each pizza was made with care and special attention. They are a carryout/delivery business only and do not have dine in. Specials include $10 off of $25 purchase from 1/31-2/6. The code to activate this is: RFRW23. This is available online or phone orders.
At Lucha Cantina they take the stress out of choosing where to eat by offering food, drinks, and experience that you, your family and your friends will feel good about. "BEST OF LUCHA" APPETIZER SAMPLER For Restaurant Week we thought it would be fun to give our guests a taste of a few different appetizers. Included are our Nacho Puerco, our Sheet Pan Nacho & our Chicken Flautas. Lucha will also be featuring their LUCHA CANTINA FAJITAS. Whether you choose the marinated skirt steak, the jumbo shrimp, our marinated chicken, or the surf & turf, we are confident that these will be some of the best fajitas you've had. Period. Served with fresh guacamole, our house pico, black beans, freshly cut fajita peppers & onions, and our house made morita pepper sauce, these fajitas are one of a kind. Enjoy various options including Surf & Turf Fajitas, Skirt Steak Fajitas, Shrimp Fajitas, & Chicken Fajitas.
In 1982, our founders set out to establish a new kind of business — a combined bakery and café built on the idea that freshness and quality do not have to be sacrificed in the name of speed and affordability. Since then, we here at Mary’s Market Café & Bakery have held fast to that founding mission, and it shows. Specials for the week will include a Specialty Drink and Breakfast Special. Special items include our Chocolate Cherry Latte- Hot or Iced made with Espresso, Milk of Choice, Cherry Syrup, Whipped Cream, Sprinkles, and Cherry Brownie Bomb and priced at $5.25 for Regular and/or $5.50 for a Large. Stuffed French Toast on Freshly Baked Challah Bread, Stuffed with Strawberry Cream Cheese Filling, Topped with Fresh Strawberries, Whipped Cream and Powdered Sugar for $8.99.
In our restaurant, you'll enjoy a dining experience that includes fresh Mexican cuisine of the highest quality. We are offering specials everyday! Monday-Tuesday our house margarita regular size (rocks or frozen) is for only $4.00. Wednesday Fresh fruit margarita (cucumber-jalapeno-lime) for $7.25. Thursday Sangria with fruit for $4.50. Friday Cuervo shot for $3.00. Saturday Mexican mule for $5. Sunday Bloody Maria for $5.00. For our lunch specials (11:00 a.m.- 2 p.m.) we offer different specials daily. Monday Steak fajitas Lunch size for $9& Chicken fajitas Lunch size for $8. Tuesday Enchiladas Rojas Lunch size for $7.25. Wednesday Burrito green chile Lunch size for $6.75. Thursday Chimichanga Lunch size for $6.75 (ground beef-Shredded beef-Shredded chicken). Friday Enchiladas verdes Lunch size for $7.75.
Mrs. Buckbee’s Wake-N-Bakery
We offer a wide variety of hot and iced drinks, and we also provide savory and sweet food options. So, whether you are stopping for your morning coffee, lunch, or an afternoon snack, we've got you covered! For Restaurant Week, we will be offering 25% off all infused cookies.
Murphy's Pub and Grill
We serve authentic Irish meals and popular local food items as wings, burgers, pizza. We do have great options for every dietary need. Family-friendly with weekend entertainment. For Restaurant Week, we will be offering our famous Reuben sandwich for $10.99 which is $2 off of our normal price.
Creative team of locals serving brunch with a Scandinavian flare, and a new dinner menu every week. They strive to be inclusive in our practices, conscious in our consumption and active in our community. For Restaurant Week, The Norwegian will be various dishes for Restaurant week including Pastrami seasoned salmon belly smørrebrød, Butternut squash fritter eggs benedict, Bacon fat Æbleskiver with bacon jam filling, a $5 Norwegian fish cocktail, and Nordic potato dumpling with celeriac stock.
For Restaurant Week, Octane will be offering a $45 package including Pork Adobo Bao Buns, Sesame Fried Chicken Rice Bowl, the featured dessert will be their Molly’s Vanilla Cheesecake w/ Orange Caramel Sauce and Blueberry Compote, and it you want a cocktail check out the Cinnamon Jungle Bird w/ Barbados Rum, Campart, Cinnamon Syrup Whiskey Bitters, and Pineapple.
Onyx Bar and Grill
Onyx is a Sports Bar and Grill with a wide selection of American Fare Food from appetizers and wings to burgers, wraps, deli subs, and more. We have daily food and drink specials as well as daily Happy Hour specials. For Restaurant Week, take an additional 10% off all food including food special prices!
Both Panino's locations for dine-in, drive-thru, and carry-out orders. 2725 North Main Street (815) 636-0036 & 5403 East State Street (815) 227-9200. Buy a 17" Panino sandwich and receive a 20 oz. beverage and bag of potato chips for free. Offer does not apply to orders placed through Door Dash & Grub Hub. Must mention Restaurant Week promotion in order to receive the free offer.
Pig Minds Brewing Co
Pig Minds Brewing Co is a pub grub inspired brewery located in Machesney Park. We have been serving house made, plant-based food and innovative craft beers for over ten years. We have been featured in the national magazine VegNews where the article states: “some of the most scrumptious vegan bar food and beer we have ever had!” VegNews currently nominated us as the Best Vegan Bar in the USA. During Rockford Region Restaurant Week, Pig Minds will be featuring the following food specials: Appetizer: Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) stuffed 3 ways. Entrees: 1. Smoked “Chikin’"Skewers over cheddar grits. 2. Classic Tot Casserole (“beefy,” mushroom filling topped with tater tots). Dessert: Winter Citrus Drop Cake. You can find photos and descriptions on our Facebook page. In addition to our food specials, we will be featuring 2 adult beverages. 1. Mangonada Gose: loads of mangos, apricots, and key limes. 2. Cupid’s Kiss: chocolate sauce, strawberry simple, Baileys Almond and Brandy. Come see us at Pig Minds!
Fresh, Italian cuisine, seafood, steaks, New York style pizza, delicious cocktails and an amazing wine selection. For Restaurant Week, we will feature our favorite cut of meat, The Beef Short Rib! Every day we will have 3 delicious ways to enjoy this tender chunk of heaven that cooks at low temp for 8 hours in a bath of red wine and beef broth. You can enjoy it as a sandwich for $14 with a side, as a pasta for $19, or our favorite, with the bone in with our house mashed potatoes and rainbow carrots for $28.
Prairie Street Brewing Co.
Historic brewpub located on the banks of the Rock River. Focused on delicious hand-crafted food and beer! They also have numerous event spaces for small meetings to large weddings. Cheers! For Restaurant Week, Prairie Street has designed a special experience that must be shared with another person. You will get to choose your menu theme from three options including Far East, Plant Based, and PSB Classics. You and your person will get to choose one appetizer to share with one another. Each person will get to choose one entrée. Choose one dessert. Decide your drink. Lastly, just sit back, enjoy your meal, and make sure to vote for Prairie Street for your chance to win a $100 gift card!
Quixotic Bakery will be creating a special package for the week. It will be a cake gift box with three of our Cakes in a Jar. We are calling the package "Tastes of Downtown Rockford". We will be collaborating with some of our neighbors to create this unique item. The cake flavors will be Quixotic Bakery Chocolate Caramel, Velvet Robot Cold Brew, and Lima Mar Chicha Morada.
Rockford Casino – A Hard Rock Opening Act
We are home to two unique restaurants offering a casual, comfortable atmosphere where Midwest hospitality and good food go hand-in-hand. Rock River Bar & Grill provides an upscale dining experience where you can indulge in a USDA prime steak and more. Specials include celebrating the nostalgia of classic Las Vegas with a $9.99 Prime Rib dinner! Thursday-Saturday from 5-10 pm. $9.99 All You Can Eat Pasta Every Wednesday from 5-10 pm. Midway Bar is a sports bar with a full menu featuring amazing burgers, as well as over 20 of your favorite beers on tap. Come out and enjoy our Happy Hour special which includes $2 Off Apps and $1 off Draft Beer on Friday-Sunday 11am-2pm.
Salamone's Cherry Valley
A locally owned Italian family restaurant providing the area with their family recipes for the past 21 years. Their specialty appetizers, pastas and award-winning pizzas are a must when dining with them. Come for the food and the experience. They pride themselves on giving the best service, making everyone feel like part of our family. For our dine in special, we would like to do discounted select appetizers and drinks from 3-5 every night. Carry out or Delivery special- we would like to do buy any 14 inch or 16-inch pizza at regular price and get a free 10-inch cheese.
Happy Hour 3 -5 pm specials include half priced selected drinks and appetizers (for dine in only). The carryout and delivery special includes a Free Small cheese pizza with the purchase of a 14” or 16” pizza.
Sam’s Ristorante & Pizzeria on Riverside
Sam’s Ristorante & Pizzeria on Riverside is an intimate Italian dining experience that has been family owned and operated since 1974. The neighborhood restaurant boasts a warm and inviting atmosphere combined with simple Italian comfort food. Make yourself comfortable in one of the many booths or enjoy the private dining space for celebrations and special occasions. Sam’s Ristorante & Pizzeria is an Italian restaurant steeped with the bright and fresh flavors of Italy. Created as a nod to the owner’s Mama and Papa, Maria and Michele, guests will experience an array of signature dishes from house-made pastas, seafood, veal, and poultry and don’t forget our award winning “Stateline’s Best Pizza”. At Sam’s, our chefs combine new world culinary creativity with generations past. Daily specials, all crafted with ingredients sourced from quality artisans, and purveyors. For Restaurant Week, our promotions will include a dine-in special of 15% off of all regular priced dinner menu food items. Sam’s will be offering a 4-course meal with the choice of an Appetizer, Salad, Entrée, and Dessert for $38. Carry-out & Delivery Specials: “Stateline’s Best Pizza”, Large one topping, Italian Specialty Salad, and 2 Lt of pop $23.75. Get one free Small Cheese with any purchase over $30 on any regular priced items. Customers must mention promo at the time of ordering.
Featuring the best bar food around! Karaoke and DJ every Friday and Saturday from 9 P.M. – 2 A.M.! Stop in and try our new daily food and drink specials! For Restaurant Week, Order a Hand-Cut Pork Chop Basket $7 (includes fries and a soft drink), Fresh Ground Double Cheeseburger $6 (includes fries and a soft drink) or Mad Dog Basket $5 (includes fries and a soft drink) and get 20% off you food bill. Specials only available to those who mention restaurant week. dine in only.
Shogun Japanese Restaurant
Locally found & owned for over 23 years, you can enjoy teppanyaki favorites such as Hibachi steak, chicken, and more here at Shogun Japanese Restaurant. Our highly skilled chefs will not only cook you a meal but give you a full dining experience. Whether it’s a family outing or a date night, Shogun is the perfect place for a night out. Rockford Restaurant Week Shogun Dinner for 2 Special: Combination of filet mignon, lobster tail, & hibachi chicken for $79.95. Each dinner comes with Shogun soup, Shogun salad, hibachi vegetables, steamed rice, and yakisoba noodles. Fried rice upgrade available. $5 Happy Hour Menu 4:30pm to 6:00pm MONDAY TO FRIDAY, Izakaya dine-in only. Includes menu items such as gyoza, tacos, nested fries, select sushi rolls, and more. 1/2 off any glass of wine Tuesdays & Thursdays. Reservations made online or via phone are highly recommended.
Stockyard Rock Burger Bar
Stockyard is a Rock ‘N Roll themed burger bar with a full arcade room and classic video gaming systems to be enjoyed by kids and adults. Our burgers and sandwiches are named after local rock bands of the 815. We have daily food and drink specials and Happy Hour Specials on the weekend. For Restaurant Week, please enjoy an additional 15% off all food including our food specials!
Thrive Café is a fast-casual dining experience where everything we serve is made fresh from scratch with the highest quality nutrient-based foods around. Our cold-pressed juice, smoothies, salads, wraps, and hot bowls are easily customizable to fit your needs! We have designed our plant-based menu to appeal to anyone who walks through our doors with numerous options for our vegetarian, paleo, gluten-free, and whole food loving friends…because after all, you were made to Thrive! For Restaurant Week check out our specials including our Steak Fajita Bowl with grilled steak, bell peppers, onions, garlic, and seasonings over black beans, brown rice and topped with corn pico, cheese and avocado chimichurri sauce. Also be sure to stop and try the Strawberry Chocolate Smoothie w/ chocolate covered strawberry, almond milk, almond butter, vegan chocolate chips, cacao nibs, & choice of chocolate vegan protein. As a smoothie bowl: bottom with granola, & drizzle of almond butter, and top with granola, strawberries, cacao nibs, almonds, with a drizzle of vegan chocolate sauce!
TNT Funnel Cakes
TNT Funnel Cakes began serving the Rockford community their explosive treats in 2020. They have taken a large selection of your favorite desserts and turned them into funnel cakes! The best part of their funnel cake is the flavored batter. With over 10 batter flavors, they have come up with more than 20 funnel cake desserts. You can find flavors such as Banana Pudding, Cheesecake, Red Velvet, Cinna'fun and Oreo to name a few. You can also find the best traditional funnel cake with TNT as well; just ask for the Classic! However, they did not just stop at desserts, TNT has found innovative ways to use their delicious batter! With an awesome breakfast menu that consists of a Breakfast Sandwich (sausage, egg and cheese), Funnel Cake & Gravy and a French Toast Funnel Cake that is served until 11:30am. On their lunch menu, they serve a Chicken & Funnel, Funnel Dog, Crispy Chicken Sandwiches and even a House Salad. Stop by their store at 201 W. State Street, Rockford, IL to see all of the explosive treats that they have to offer. For Restaurant Week they will be offering a buy one get one 50% off funnel cake deal for you and a friend to enjoy! (Available Wednesday only) They can also be contacted for catering and vending at firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting their website at www.tntfunnelcakes.com. Check out the Facebook page to see how it all comes together @tntfunnelcakes.
The Top Rooftop Bar & Lounge
Experience panoramic views of historic downtown Rockford, Illinois, and the Rock River from 12 stories aloft. Featuring an inviting and modern atmosphere with an indoor lounge and seasonal two-tiered outdoor deck, The Top Rooftop Bar & Lounge is the only one of its kind in Rockford. For Restaurant Week, The Top will be offering $4.00 Can Selections, $2 Off Signature Cocktails, and 20% Off Bottles of Wine.
Tower Kitchen & Bar
Be inspired by their unique menu and industrial chic décor. Located in the Embassy Suites by Hilton Rockford Riverfront, this American style kitchen and bar is the perfect place to sit back, relax and unwind. Their will be special offers available all week including The Tower Italiano Sandwich Feature with Housemade Kettle Chips for $12, $2 Off Any Pizza, $8.50 Local Beer Flights, $5 Rail Cocktails, and $4 Root Beer Floats. More info
Velvet Robot Coffee Lab
Although we offer a wide variety of hot and iced drinks, we also provide savory and sweet food options. So, whether you're stopping for your morning coffee, lunch, or an afternoon snack, we've got you covered! During Restaurant Week come check out our huevos rancheros featuring a blue corn waffle and cold brew flight featuring 4 winter flavors.
Located in Downtown Rockford, the Wired Café will be offering a free homemade cookie with each lunch purchase during Restaurant Week. More info
Wood-fired pizzas, handmade pastas, and rustic Italian small plates. For Restaurant Week, Woodfire will be offering two new pizzas and a new cocktail! Their new Pizzas will be a Garlic Rose pizza w/ Garlic aioli, fresh mozzarella, garlic, Havarti, bacon grana padano, parsley. Also, the Pickle pizza w/ Garlic crème fraîche, fresh mozzarella, dill pickle, red onion, bacon, grana padano, fresh dill. The special cocktail will be the Berry Mint Sangria.
Yumberry Frozen Yogurt
For Restaurant Week we will be offering 10% of food purchases. Deal is available at both locations: Rockford and Machesney Park. Not valid with other discounts.