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The Olympic Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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2327 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103-4043
815-962-8758
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Milton, WI
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank TinaS308
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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Thank mgm1031
ILLINOIS
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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!

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Thank MUSHBUB
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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307 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Michael H
Rockford, Illinois
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars 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

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Thank Bob J
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars 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!

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Thank Matt T
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Stacy Anne W
Rockford, Illinois
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I have eaten here many times, and what is remarkable is that their food is consistently always wonderful. Everything on their menu is superb. For me, one of the only places in Northen Illinois that has deep fried clams that are terrific, baked onion soup, and steamed mussels Italian-style. That's just for starters. Then, their entrees are very nice and... More 

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Thank Italiangrandpa
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here with a large group to pass some time prior to an event. Some of us had never been here before and man were we shocked at how we had missed out. This place was wonderful. The place is a big resturant. Clean atmosphere, awesome bar with lots of micro or craft beers to choose from. They... More 

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Thank XLsDADDY
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Visiting from out of town and Olympic tavern was recommended. Or server Erin, was very pleasant, friendly and extremely efficient. I had the poor man's lobster and it truly was incredible! I'd have a hard time ordering anything else if I was to return. Even the steamed vegetables are done perfectly. The atmosphere was nice and it looked like on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
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?