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Five Forks Market

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6565 Lexus Dr, Rockford, IL 61108-3015
815-229-5500
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Reservations

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Friendly, upscale bistro

Wonderful, local restaurant experience in a sea of chain restaurants. The menu is original and gourmet but not stuffy. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The wine list is definitely impressive as is the wine shop located inside the restaurant. The bar offers many fine spirits from gin to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Pam S
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Rockford, Illinois
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Rockford, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Wonderful, local restaurant experience in a sea of chain restaurants. The menu is original and gourmet but not stuffy. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The wine list is definitely impressive as is the wine shop located inside the restaurant. The bar offers many fine spirits from gin to bourbon and the bartenders know exactly what to do with them!... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Had lunch there with a friend very enjoyable.Wonderful menu and very creative . We had flat bread sandwiches and salad very pleased. Will do it again.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great atmosphere, nice upscale bistro. Expensive, about what I would pay for dinner, including drinks.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Stumbled on this place from TA; reading in the car on the road back to Chicago from Galena. Couldn't have been more pleased with the food. It is oddly tucked into a strip mall, but right on US 20 and a stone's throw from the expressway; well worth the little time it took to get off course! Great wine and... More 

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Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Wonderfully creative menu. Fresh ingredients, consistently well prepared and presented. Service is excellent. Try the bacon wrapped dates for sure. Soups are always excellent. Lunch has flat breads, sandwiches and salads. Dinner is tapas.

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Rockford, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The wait staff & food is always awesome. Great veriety of different food and appititizers. Great selection of wines!!!!

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Rockford, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A cut above the average restaurant with unique tapas dishes. Try the artichoke hearts and melted cheese dish for something healthy and fresh. You are not rushed. Cozy atmosphere.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Was recently in Rockford and wanted something different outside of the chain restaurants that litter the main roads. I gave Five Forks a try and was very happy with the selection of healthy options on their menu (I much rather eat a sandwich with fresh ingredients instead of having my food mass-produced and re-heated per order), and their service was... More 

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Denderleeuw, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very nice bites offerings a meal with a lot of variability: mix and match meat, fish and vegetables. Interesting liquor and wine offering, so definitely worth the detour.

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Farmington, MI
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

When we were here a few years ago, it was rated number one on Tripadvisor. It's still very good, but it didn't "wow" us like the first time. The biggest difference was the service. During visit number one the server couldn't do enough for us - friendly, made suggestions, described the dishes, kept checking to see how we liked the... More 

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Randy B, Owner at Five Forks Market, responded to this review

Hi Don! I am so sorry to hear that your second experience didn't live up to your first experience at Five Forks. We strive to make sure every guest has an amazing experience when they choose to dine with us, and to hear that yours wasn't wonderful is disappointing to me. I hope that the next time you travel through... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6565 Lexus Dr, Rockford, IL 61108-3015
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: 815-229-5500
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?