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1725 2nd Ave, Arts Alley, Rock Island, IL 61201
(309) 786-6262
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere, great eats.

This place is so interesting with the art work and there is something cool to look at in every direction! The staff was so friendly and the food was very good. I ordered the grilled cheese. Amazing! I will definitely be back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Amy B
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Moline, Illinois
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Moline, Illinois
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place is so interesting with the art work and there is something cool to look at in every direction! The staff was so friendly and the food was very good. I ordered the grilled cheese. Amazing! I will definitely be back!

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Davenport, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This was the third time I had eaten at Mama Compton's and I am finding it to be consistently good. I'll admit once I find a restaurant that serves a great grilled cheese sandwich, which Mama Compton's does, I'll go back there. The sandwiches are served with homemade chips, which are excellent, although I noticed there were fewer on my... More 

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Moline, Illinois
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The service was fast and the staff was extremely friendly. The restaurant itself has interesting decor - definitely a cool place. My fiance and I shared the adult grilled cheese and egg salad sandwich. Everything was delicious and fresh. The grilled cheese came with a lot of cheese (it was too much for my stomach) but well worth having one... More 

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iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I would not recommend this place! We have been there several times now and have never been impressed! There are much better places to eat at in downtown Rock Island! Don't waste your money here….

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Rock Island, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Don't waste your time with this place. I went there for a lunch with my coworkers and was sorely disappointed. The food was acceptable, but pricey for what it was. What was intolerable was the wait. We had phoned ahead to let them know that we were coming. We told them that we were a largish party of about twenty.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Was excited to try this place as it sounded interesting with the decor and menu. Didn't care for juggling around the large garbage bins on the exterior after we parked. Maybe we didn't find the front entrance? Decor was eclectic and different. We stopped for lunch around 12:30 on a Saturday because we were headed to a home show. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A trip to Mama Compton's is a must do if you're in the area. It's a family owned and operated establishment with an interesting decor and wonderful staff. Psyndi is great and the food is prepared for you as if you were a member of her family. The burgers on the menu are the best and will not disappoint.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A very good restaurant. Looks small on the outside, but quite large on the inside. If you want to get the warm home feel and get a meal "home cooked" and "just like sitting at the dinner table at home", this is it. Nothing extravagant, nothing amazing, just hearty,tasty, and good food. I went on a Monday and had the... More 

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Rock Island, Illinois, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is a cute restaurant with very good wraps, soups and salads, and great desserts. There are often community events, such as Gallery Hop artists, and massages.

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

A nice atmosphere and a friendly welcome. Our table top had been wiped, but not dried. This was addressed quickly. Mama's offers a nice menu of standards and novelty sandwiches, plus soups both hot or cold. My rueben was super, even if my request to put the mustard on the side was ignored by the kitchen. It was meaty and... More 

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Additional Information about Mama Compton's

Address: 1725 2nd Ave, Arts Alley, Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone Number: (309) 786-6262
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rock Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1725 2nd Ave, Arts Alley, Rock Island, IL 61201
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rock Island
  • Phone Number: (309) 786-6262
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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