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“Awesome menu and specials!”

Mary's Market Cafe and Bakery
Ranked #55 of 352 Restaurants in Rockford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Soups
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: This place serves foods with an international twist. It is similar to Panera Bread only this place offers superior foods and backed items.
Chicago, Illinois
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94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Awesome menu and specials!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

We've tried all 3 locations. Their salads are big and hearty with unusual ingredients (grilled chicken, roasted beets & goat cheese is my fave). It's wonderful to have some unique options, delicious coffee and quality ice tea. Their mac & cheese with asparagus is no joke. It's rich & creamy, and the sauce great when you dip your fresh baked slice of sourdough in it! Their sliders were awesome too. It's not a date night place, but the food really is fantastic. Family friendly. Oh - and leave room for dessert. Their baked goods are great and there aren't too many places in Rockford that offer that.

Visited February 2013
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English first
Rockford, Illinois
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Taste Great & Good for You”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

The food at Mary's Market is always fresh and tasty. They have many heart healthy options as well. This is my favorite place to go for carry out!!

Visited February 2013
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Thank TriciaB101255
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Rockford, Illinois
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107 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Good fresh different choices.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2012

Sandwiches are very fresh and quality of food is excellent. They have lots of dessert choices and the value is very good.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Greg D
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“An upscale Panera”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

I've been to Mary's several times for lunch and the soup/salad/ sandwiches they serve are more interesting than Panera, but it has that feel about the restaurant with the bakery and fresh bread. They also have different entrees and delicious desserts. The tables are normally pretty busy at lunch time and flip quickly, so I've never had a problem getting a seat.

Visited September 2012
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Sycamore, Illinois
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217 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Tasty daily specials”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2012

Mary's Market provides a great daily special for decent value. The Fish Taco's with the bean salad are among the best I have tried. Everything is fresh and you can tell by the flavor and texture of the food. Soups can sometimes be less than satisfying as they could watery or lacking strong flavor...Overall, the food, the fact you can buy a beer or glass of wine with your meal and the baked goods make this one of Rockford's best little secrets...

  • Visited August 2012
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