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Italian, Pizza
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Reviewed December 9, 2020

Great food,great service.Homemade by Maria lasagne and meatballs. Love it! Nevr dissapoints!They´ll sing happy bithday and bring a cake!Lovely place!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed October 26, 2019

I don't know why this is rated 39th in Rockford, they have the best pizza. Family owned and they are all in the restaurant greeting you. Everything thing I have eaten here was excellent. Last year my daughter had a surprise , the dad of...the family came in the room that was reserved and greeted her and said Happy Birthday.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed March 6, 2019

First, this is a 2nd generation family restaurant with great staff and owners. Joe is amazing and always warm and accommodating to make our visits the best. Their pizza is always top notch and delicious. We even make our own pizza at times with our...love of pesto sauce and chicken.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Great service and great food! My son and I had pizza, and it was very good. My wife had baked cod with de jonge topping, and she loved it. We will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

I've been eating John's pizza since I can remember. I left Rockford in 1999 and every time I come back to visit, I HAVE to stop and get an XL John's Special Everything with the works. Including anchovies? Yes. Including shrimp? Yes. From Colorado to...the East Coast, I'd still take John's over anything else I've tasted out there. It is still the best pizza I've found. There have been times I've stopped to pick up a pizza before I even stopped to see anyone in my family. We stopped in last night and were not disappointed yet again. The pizza is the same as I remember. Delicious! And I have now introduced my son to anchovies and shrimp on a pizza. Another great thing about John's? It could be 2 years or more in between visits. No matter how long it is, John and Joe remember me and make a point to ask about my family. If you love pizza, want great food, great atmosphere and great people, go to John's!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed June 27, 2018

John has been providing Excellent food for many years. Great to enjoy a good meal with family recently. Very attentive staff. You will enjoy

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

From the bread to soup to linguine with clams....you can taste the homemade with Italian love Love that salad or soup comes with entree and save room for the spumoni. Chicken orzo soup is soooo good. We will be back to try the pizza

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed January 27, 2018

I really liked their pizza I had here. It's a nice family restaurant, with something for everyone. I'll keep returning.

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Whether it's pizza (outstanding), pasta or the fish fry, we've always enjoyed our dinners. This time, we went with several friends and had the fish fry, lasagna, two pizzas and their version of pasta al olio. Everyone thought what they had was excellent. My husband...thought his al olio was one of the best he'd ever had. He ordered it with prosciutto for an extra kick. And he ordered extra garlic, too. No one was able to finish their meal other than the fish fry lovers. And they were full after their first order. Our server messed up our drinks a couple times, so that wasn't good but other than that, it was top notch.More

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed October 9, 2017

A nice family restaurant with good food. I was a little disappointed they didn't have homemade meatballs but the pizza was good.

Date of visit: October 2017
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  • Yes, John's Restaurant & Pizzeria offers takeout services.

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  • John's Restaurant & Pizzeria is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5