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Mary's Market Cafe and Bakery

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$$ - $$$
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2636 McFarland Rd, Ste A, Rockford, IL 61107-6825
+1 815-986-3300
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Belvidere, Illinois
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a chain... But good food, nice employees and fast service keeps us going back for more. As usual it's a bit pricey, but you get little extras that place it above other similar restaurants.

Thank Rebecca O
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Who even does Swedish Pancakes any more. EXCELLENT!!! Bakery is amazing. Staff were great, happy and helpful. I love going somewhere that the staff are happy, it says a lot about the establishment and the management. Breakfast was amazing. Decor was wonderful and clean.

Thank CMoosWork
Northern Illinois
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194 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Mary's has been around the area for a long time and experienced an ownership change a few years ago. While the food is decent the restaurant is tired. The tables are packed tightly and hard to get around. It is always a mess. The feeling is more like a cafeteria but it could be so much more. We pick up... More 

Thank bclarke292
Tucson, Arizona
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263 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Had a mid-morning snack while out running errands. Enjoyed a coffee and a pastry. Place was clean and an acceptable noise level to be able to have a conversation.

Thank Richard H
Algonquin, Illinois
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The food is a refreshing change from the standard lunch fare. I had a wonderful salad that had just the right mix of bacon, mixed greens, croutons, and a WONDERFUL dressing. Both soups, the minestrone and the seafood bisque were outstanding. Omg, the blueberry pie was so good!

Thank Lor1616
Rockford, Illinois
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Kale and potato soup was excellent! Market fresh small garden salad with pine nuts and balsamic was huge! California Pie (turkey breast wiith veggies topped with tomato slices and cheese in a pie shell) was very good! The Masterpiece, roast beef, turkey, ham, lettuce, tomato, green pepper, Colby, Swiss with a special sauce on French bread...yummm!!! Nice place to visit... More 

Thank Abe V
Janesville, United States
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

For the past several years we have been eating Saturday evening supper at Mary's. In the past, it was impeccably clean, the food was great, and the staff was the same crew of regulars were after week. In the past month, none of the familiar staff still work there. There was a completely different crew this week than last. The... More 

Thank Paula D
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We really love going there for a Sunday breakfast and there are so many options- bagels,Danish, muffins or fancy coffees. Additionally egg omelette,potatoes, fruit cup ( my favorite!) and many more choices. Customers order at the counter and are given a number. Then you seat yourself. Food is delivered to your table. Sweet! Coffee cups are given when you order... More 

Thank Carla E
Rockford, Illinois
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This is our go to place for a great casual meal. The menu is varied and we have never had anything we did not enjoy. We often take guests there with the same satisfaction.

Thank Bob J
Belvidere, Illinois
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211 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I really love Mary's Market... Is a local chain and I never leave disappointed. I've tried several items from the menu from eggs for breakfast to my favorite: the salmon sandwich for lunch or dinner. And, I love their desert case. All and all, outstanding!

Thank robertmoffett

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2636 McFarland Rd, Ste A, Rockford, IL 61107-6825
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-986-3300
This place serves foods with an international twist. It is similar to Panera Bread only this place offers superior foods and backed items.

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