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Hoffman House

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7550 E State St, Attached to The Holiday Inn, Rockford, IL 61108-2716
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All 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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Baxter, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank Irishtuna
Rockford, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Veronica R
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

1 Thank smbiz
Spring Grove, IL
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank DoRito11
chicago, illinois
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

Thank midwesternsojourners
Belvidere, Illinois
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This used to be a go to place for us but the prices have become so out of line that it's hard to go there more than just once in a long while.

2 Thank Ron T
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Excellent atmosphere, Food choices average to good, had Walleye coated in batter and fried, batter not too thick but could have had more flavor. I have had better Walleye.

Thank Dennis T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I travel quite a bit for work so I see many different restaurants. I would describe this place as a very high quality restaurant with great food at reasonable prices. Fantastic salad bar with a lot of fresh items. I have the lunch fried shrimp and salad bar and it was a great meal

Thank Dan G
Elmwood Park, Illinois
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254 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a light lunch and was very pleased with the soup/salad bar. The bar had a pretty fair crowd but restaurant was fairly quiet. Most soups tend to be oversalted - their vegetable soup was very good. Fine balance of veggies and seasonings. Salad bar was loaded with more choices than one could realistically try in one sitting.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?