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Onyx Bar and Restaurant

1001 W Lane Rd, Machesney Park, IL 61115-1622
+1 815-904-6842
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
1 May 2017
“Bad Food and Rude Staff”
16 Nov 2016
“Wide variety of food at this bar”
Closed Now
Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
1001 W Lane Rd, Machesney Park, IL 61115-1622
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Waitstaff were hired for their attractive look, but they are conceited, rude, and disrespectful. We had the Friday fishfry, and it was bad. The fish still had the skin on it, it was sticky and dry at the same time. Do not recommend.

Thank mcdermott61111
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I stopped by in the afternoon for a late lunch and was surprised by the range of menu options available. I decided to go with the baked mac n' cheese with chicken and chose the soup of the day (cream of mushroom). The soup blew...More

Thank ViktorTrue
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Food was not cooked well at all and staff would not take it back to make it different. They were very rude.

Thank Kari K
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We thought we would give Onyx a try because we heard the food was good. My husband ordered the Mac and cheese. The top was ritz crackers. Pretty expensive at $12.00. I ordered the fajitas. They were ok. There was about a tablespoon of lettuce...More

Thank Bradbury777
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner tonight. My DH and I had draft beer from the wide selection and my son has a kiddie cocktail. For dinner I had the seared blackened ahai tuna salad, DH had the build your own chicken sandwich, and son had the...More

Thank Kristi H
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Love the food and drinks here. Wait staff is friendly. Tends to be a younger bar crowd at night And a mixed crowd for lunch. Friday fish fry is delicious.

Thank ani8301
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Stopped in with my father during the Stanley Cup playoffs. Great atmosphere but the food was over priced. My father ordered a burger which was alright and I ordered a panini which came out very greasy, but still yummy. The only issue is I believe...More

Thank SummerVedder
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Food very good. Management always walked around making sure everyone is happy. We had a new waitress but she worked thru it. We will be back!

Thank Rhonda A
Reviewed 10 January 2013

I will start by saying that the whole Rockford area has very little to offer dining wise. For the most part, you might just as we'll hit subway or McDonald's rather than spending more money at a sit down restaurant. Having said that, the wife...More

Thank Jeff0155
Reviewed 23 December 2012

This is an absolute "go to" place when my husband and I want to relax and get a nice bite to eat and a cocktail! We have had many of the items on the menu, and have never been disappointed. The garlic and olive oil...More

Thank reyes4818
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, American
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 W Lane Rd, Machesney Park, IL 61115-1622
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Machesney Park
  • Phone Number: +1 815-904-6842
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