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5611 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108-2424
+1 815-397-2077
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (79 reviews)
“salad” (103 reviews)
“spumoni” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5611 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108-2424
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You pretty much know what to expect here. Your typical average traditional Italian restaurant. Good service. No surprising items on the menu but reasonably priced. What they do well and a lot of is catering. Ideal for parties that you don't want to cook for....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank e1e2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

The only thing I can say is the pizza is great, the atmosphere is great, and they are always packed on Friday night and Saturday night.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank RichJ218
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On the road and looking for a place for dinner. Wife wants Italian, me too. Trip Advisor come through again! Shared the special salad, sausage and peppers appetizer and a small pizza. All were excellent. Italian sausage on the salad. Unique. Since we travel this...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Z7265UKgeorges
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this fall with my mother and brother. We ate in the dining room to the right of the fountain as you walk in - bright and cheerful but also looking just like any number of other so-so Italian-ish (and Mexican-ish for that matter) restaurants...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Muzzlehatch2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a funeral luncheon. Food served family style. Their salad was really good (even had sausage in it, which was different, but very tasty. They served 3 kinds of pasta: cheese ravioli, beef tortellini and mostaccoli. All were really good and they brought...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation for 7 people and were not seated until almost 30 minutes after our reservation. Then it took about 10 minutes to even get acknowledged by someone to get water. The pizza came out 20 minutes before others food and we were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza is top notch loaded with lots of cheese and toppings. My wife had the pasta and it was OK. Not great, not bad. Nice Italian atmosphere and good service. The bar pricing is a tad high, but food is priced just right. My...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SunBuffett1970
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We just love Lino's. We try to make it there at least every couple weeks. I have the soup and salad and my wife has the Lasagna and I have what she don't eat. Just a great place to enjoy a great meal.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 4johnrose2
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Been here 1 of a banquet, and decided to try for dinner, and very good. The special Salad, and Fish I had both were very good, was not expecting the fish to be good at itialian resturant but it was friday and wanted fish. Wife...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic veal qpiccata as good as anywhere in Chicago and special salad is fantastic as well as the minestrone . Service very good and drinks were strong

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank minnow2018
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December 27, 2018|
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Response from SunBuffett1970 | Reviewed this property |
4 Adults
Gene J
July 14, 2017|
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Response from Cheryl L | Reviewed this property |
4:30 to 6:00 pm everyday.
Eydie K
September 1, 2016|
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Response from Tricia1262 | Reviewed this property |
Linos doesn't have a salad bar. Their salad is a special Italian salad with romaine lettuce, tomatoes, sliced eggs, sliced sausage, Parmesan cheese and their special house dressing. It is the best salad! Try it you will love... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $20
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5611 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108-2424
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-397-2077
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