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Five Forks Market

6565 Lexus Dr, Rockford, IL 61108-3015
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Ranked #3 of 313 Restaurants in Rockford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 26, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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92% Recommend
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English first
Rockford, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The tapas menu and extensive wine selection are all very good, we've visited 4 or 5 times over the last couple of years and have never been disappointed. The atmosphere is nice enough to help you forget you pulled into a small strip mall, but casual enough to avoid a pretentious feeling. We typically use it as a date-night restaurant,... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We'll come back for wine and tapas sometime in this smart-looking interior! We visited at lunch, and all enjoyed our panini sandwiches and soups. Our server David was friendly and helpful, and kept our water glasses full.

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Forreston, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

What a wonderful dining experience!!! My husband and I went here for our 23rd anniversary based on an article we read in the newspaper. It is now our favorite go to place. We were seated at the bar and could see the kitchen which was in full view (I personally like that because it shows the restaurant has nothing to... More

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Rockford, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Although everything I've ordered has been excellent, I mainly come for the soups! Choice of two daily - always creative and delicious.. Cute interior but could be more conversation friendly. Wine list for a cause.

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Byron, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is a great place to go for lunch and a glass of wine or for an evening out for Tapas. We stopped by the other night for a relaxing meal and a glass of wine. Five Forks has a wonderful selection of wine. You can browse their selection and choose a bottle to have with dinner or select one... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I ate at Five Forks for a recent business lunch. We ate outside so I can't comment on the inside atmosphere. We had great service. Our waiter was very attentive the entire duration of our visit. He was very helpful and able to give great suggestions at our request. We started our meal with the bacon dates which were fantastic.... More

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Rockford, Illinois
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This was my 2nd time dining at Five Forks. Tried the artichoke/crostini appetizer - real good, a bit too salty/oily for my tastes. My veggie Gnocchi entrée was also nicely flavored, but all the oil is a turn off for me. I had one picky eater at my table, who had a hard time choosing what to get. NOTE: if... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

had an excellent Panini and salad. the restaurant has a very nice contemporary wine bar feel. The ingredients were high quality and fresh and the two items were well prepared. There was a birthday part going on while we ordered and picked up our food.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Great meal with business associates! ALL of the small plates we tried were excellent - bacon-wrapped dates were unique and especially tasty! We also had the warm olives, the crostini, and a special flatbread with strawberries and pancetta. Very, VERY good. We tried several different medium plates for dinner - the tenderloin trio was amazing. The salmon, scallops and pork... More

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Metairie, Louisiana, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I was here for a rehearsal dinner, so we had a limited menu. But the food was very good and the staff was very accomodating of the two small children in our group - getting them mac and cheese and pizza. Yummy hors d'oeuvres (the bacon-wrapped dates were delicious),and a great selection of drinks. The service seemed a little slow,... More

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