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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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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Ron T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Mount Vernon, Illinois
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307 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Another legacy property in Rockford, The Hoffman House always pleases. Huge salad bar and a different soup every day.

Thank Michael H
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Really great omelette for breakfast (real cheese in there)!! Prices were average. We ate there while staying at the Holiday Inn.

Thank Jenny S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I was so tired after a 9 hour drive I just wanted a nice steak. Surrounding the Holiday Inn were a number of steakhouses but I looked at the menu for the Hoffman House (connected to the Holiday Inn) and noticed they had prime rib among other offerings...NY Strip, Sirloin and Filet. My family has been in the restaurant business... 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
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
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?