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102 East Main Street, Rockton, IL
815-624-8877
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Eh, not that great

I live in the relative area and sincerely want it, as well as other local businesses, to do well. But it is not that great. We went for some drinks around 10 pm. Bartender was nice. Server kind of ignored us. Crowd was irregular, kind of a really drunk crowd. We didn't order food but from the... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2014
jackie s
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Williamston, Michigan
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Roscoe, Illinois
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I'll keep it short, but one of the worst dining experiences ever. Apparently the cook was brand new... servers apologized repeatedly, but it took more than an hour from the time we ordered to get even part of our order. It came out in pieces over the next 30 minutes, and the food was awful... Burnt buns, cold sandwiches, hockey... More 

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Williamston, Michigan
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I live in the relative area and sincerely want it, as well as other local businesses, to do well. But it is not that great. We went for some drinks around 10 pm. Bartender was nice. Server kind of ignored us. Crowd was irregular, kind of a really drunk crowd. We didn't order food but from the looks of it,... More 

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Roscoe, Illinois
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

As the prievious review stated this used to be a nice affordable place to eat. And also as stated, it has changed hands. Now instead of a quality affordable dining place it is now just anothet bar serving hambugers and chicken wings. The servoce was slow. Two of the four of us were done with our meals before the rest... More 

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Rockton, Illinois
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The Rockton Inn was a treasure for a long time. We were happy to see it reopen and it was good for a while. Unfortunately, lots of internal and unfortunate problems caused the wonderful chef to leave and the kitchen now seems to be run by someone who doesn't know how to cook and flavor food. The staff (who were... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I used to go to the Rockton Inn nearly every Friday when I was much younger, and the food was fabulous. I recently returned, and was pretty disappointed. The service was horrible. They seemed to have plenty of staff (and empty tables) but it took 20 min to be seated. 3 separate waitresses tried to take our orders. Our menus... More 

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Beloit, Wisconsin
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Kind of eclectic, paninis, quiche, blackened chicken, stuffed chicken breast with crabmeat & cheese. Excellent service, and neat decor.

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This place was suggested to us by some family. We did not have a good experience at all. The food is exactly what you pay for. My husband and I both had steak, but I'm not sure it was at all a poor piece of beef. The appetizers were not good and the decor was questionable. The servie was poor... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Our visit this evening was very disappointing. We had a Groupon which they refused to accept due to the fact that we ordered the Date Night Special. I had the coupon on the table when we ordered, but they said nothing until after they brought our appetizer and then told us we would not be able to use it because... More 

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Roscoe, Illinois, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Over the past several years we have watched the Rockton Inns food go from EXCELLENT to TERRIBLE. We ate their last night and will never be back. For the second time in the past month our food was served cold. Although we tried different selections from the menu everything was tasteless and overcooked. The staff appeared to could care less... More 

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Roscoe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We hadn't been to this restaurant in several years and recently bought a Groupon to see if anything had changed since our last visit. NOPE ... it's still a dreary old building with no decor or nice seating to match the current pricing. The food was okay but nothing about this place would make me want to return. Goodbye Rockton... More 

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Address: 102 East Main Street, Rockton, IL
Phone Number: 815-624-8877
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockton
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 102 East Main Street, Rockton, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockton
  • Phone Number: 815-624-8877

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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