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Hoffman House

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7550 E State St, Attached to The Holiday Inn, Rockford, IL 61108-2716
815-397-5800
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6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 1:30 pm
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The last remaining Hoffman House. Stuck in a time warp. Salad bar with 1000 island. Beets and marshmallows. Broccoli raisin salad. Ribs were good, slathered in sauce but frankly overcooked. Must have had 50 items on the salad bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This always a place for a great meal, The salad bar is the best around Try their famous cheese spread, The prime rib is an excellent.choice,.

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Thank Kris P
Rockford, Illinois
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Rockford Tradition, a place of great food! The salad buffet is wonderful and the Friday night fish fry is the best in Rockford! If you like prime rib this is the place to go! I have never had a bad experience here! You have to try it when you are in Rockford!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thier food and salad bar is like no other in town. Thier steaks are cooked perfect. Thier meats are aged beautifully. Thier large prawn shrimp are amazing. Everything is excellant. We love coming here and look forward to every visit. We wish it was a little cheaper, however we understand. We will be back as this is my father's favorite... More 

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Thank XLsDADDY
Baxter, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

For years, Hoffman House has been excellent. The food was wonderful, worth the price, and served in a comfortable atmosphere. Unfortunately, things have changed. As menu prices have skyrocketed, the food flavor and quality has significantly decreased. Their popular salad well includes fewer items than ever before. Most uncomfortable though is the new, overly aggressive push by management of drinks,... More 

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Thank Irishtuna
Rockford, Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Hoffman House has been in business for a very long time in Rockford IL and it is by far one of my favorite places to eat. Love the atmosphere and the food is great. They have a super great salad bar with a soup of the day and lots of salad choices. It's a wonderful place for lunch or dinner... More 

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Minooka, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast food very basic nothing special....coffee was free that was nice. Service fast and efficient. Not many people there.

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Spent the night in Rockford, IL on our way to the Illinois Train Museum. The Friday night fish special at Hoffman House was a delicious deal. It seems to be "the place" to eat on Friday's in Rockford. The very big room filled fast and at least 50% of the tables ordering the $15.99 fish special of lightly breaded walleye,... More 

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Spring Grove, IL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We were terribly disappointed and will not be back. NY strip at $30 had no marbling or searing, was not buttery and flavorful. Looked like it was oven baked. Thank goodness they served it with au jus to give it flavor. The fried shrimp dinner at $20 tasted like previously frozen breaded shrimp. The green beans almondine also tasted like... More 

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chicago, illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Hoffman House is a Rockford landmark. Been in business providing very good food for many generations. Their forte is prime rib, but steaks, ribs, etc. get equal kudos. They are proud (and rightfully so) of their salad bar which also offers soups ala Wisconsin supper clubs, which means if you are not careful, you'll happily fill up on soup AND... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7550 E State St, Attached to The Holiday Inn, Rockford, IL 61108-2716
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: 815-397-5800

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