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The Olympic Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2327 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103-4043
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. I have been here twice now and each time I am impressed by thier craft beer menu and food. This time I had thier volcano shrimp as an appitizer. Delicious. Then we had thier Monday night $5 burger special. Holy cow are they huge and juicy. They must have over 150 beers to choose from. It... More 

La Jolla, California
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Very good food, very good service and customer service, clean and friendly. Fast and reliable waitstaff

Thank Lisa R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Great outdoor seating. Menu had nice variety. Service was quick and very friendly. Beer selection lis large. Great homemade chips with guacamole. Nice gluten free options. Would love to come again but don't often travel through Rockford.

Thank Karrie S
Milton, WI
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

I like going to the Olympic. It's a bar/restaurant that is sort of in the neighborhood that I grew up in. The food isn't great but it's one of the few places, as a woman, that I can go into for a cocktail and feel okay about being at the bar by myself. I appreciate that a lot. It's definitely... More 

Thank TinaS308
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is the best! The food is always excellent and the staff are amazing. Especially kelly! The beer selection is great and they have interesting drink specials. The patio is the place to be on a summer night.

Thank mgm1031
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

We were on our way to Coronado Theatre and stopped here first to grab a bite, waitress very friendly, and helped us get in and out in time for our concert!

Mount Vernon, Illinois
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349 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

We dine here often. Great bar area and great cocktails. The large dining area seats many. Decor is cozy and comfortable. Food is always exceptional as is the service.

Thank Michael H
Rockford, Illinois
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Great northwest Rockford location with a varied menu and beer selection. Great service and friendly staff. Good for lunch or dinner

Thank Bob J
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and a couple of beers. I had a meatball sandwich that was excellent! They also have the best beer tap list in all of Rockford. I sat at the bar and the service was excellent! Must visit if your in the Rockford area!

Thank Matt T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

The building is really pretty the lighted trees outside are stunning. They have a great outside patio. We have been there about six times in the past three years. The atmosphere is fun, the service is up and down. The food has been mainly good, although I don't recomend the Ruben sandwich.

Thank Stacy Anne W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2327 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103-4043
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: 815-962-8758

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