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124 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61101-1102
+1 815-965-4012
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Belvidere, Illinois
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105 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here before a recent Ice Hogs game and were lucky to get a table without a reservation. The drinks were good and service was very good as well. The waitress was great with giving us food suggestions. The menu was varied and there are enough choices for anyone with just about any food/dietary restrictions. The portions are generous... More 

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Thank ctribbs
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

I had a late lunch at Octane after it was recommended by a client. The menu was pretty expansive and had a good range of seemingly flavorful dishes. I ordered the Twisted Mac n' Cheese, which comes with chicken, along with an almond creme soda. The drink was really good - if you like creme soda, you'll very likely enjoy... More 

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Thank ViktorTrue
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Great food, very uptown kind of feel. I recommend making reservations as it does fill up fast when there is a concert in town. The BMO Harris Center is within walking distance and there is a parking garage 1/2 a block away.

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Thank Mesa O
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

well prepared, tasty. a little pricey, but most good food is. friendly staff! i liked it. noisy and crowded on Friday night with a band.

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Thank Jeff M
Rockford, Illinois
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Octane has outstanding food selection in a hip artsy setting. Friendly staff, but a bit slow during lunch rush, but a great evening place to take a date or friend. They also have a great beer section.

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Thank P8977NBjohnl
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Their menu is always amazing and so creative. The tastes they put together are so original and unsuspecting, you can't wait for your next visit!

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Thank Sheri W
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I honestly feel that this restaurant does itselfs itself a disservice calingthemsrlvesa burger bar because theithey areway way way more than a burger bar the menu is always varied and highly delicious including Comfort Foods like loaded mac & cheese. always enjoyed a number of products here from coffee drinks before symphony to martinis after symphony and lots of delicious... More 

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Thank Jon M
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We walked in, by chance, before a show at the Coranado Theater with 45 minutes to eat. We were seated immediately and everyone was wonderful. The server Josh was really personable and great at his job. The food was amazing. Everything was fresh and tasted like it had been prepared with passion for food. The burger my boyfriend got had... More 

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Thank Lindsay R
Belvidere, Illinois
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202 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We have been visiting Octane for several years and have enjoyed our selections. We have sampled a wide variety of the menu and its nice to see the menu change over the years with new additions. The Saturday brunch is yummy and the service is generally spot on. Thumbs up!

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1 Thank robertmoffett
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Just had dinner with my girlfriend here. First time here. Food was awesome. We had the fried garbanzo beans with lemon curry. And nachos with chicken. And my gf had the twisted mac. And then we had the amazing cereal milk brulee. But! I would like to see lucky charms cereal milk over corn flakes. Just sayin, cause ya know,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $19
Cuisine
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61101-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-965-4012

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