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Garrett's Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
1631 N Bell School Rd, Rockford, IL 61107-2876
+1 815-484-9473
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“salad” (12 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1631 N Bell School Rd, Rockford, IL 61107-2876
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We gathered 33 people in their back room with a specific menu which worked well. Room was large enough to spread out, service was great, they allowed our hosts to bring in their own deserts (serving fee) which worked out well. We have used this...More

Thank 692russk
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Good food. Good service. Relaxing place. Just a slight bit lacking in atmosphere or would have been a 5. Highly recommend visiting and enjoying time with friends.

Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Fish and chips didn't look like fish and chips. Dry. Seafood ravioli too cheesy. Too many French fries. Wasteful.

Thank Paula J
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience with a recent carry out order. Lobster Thermidor was on special- could not resist- dry good. I think people may not think oh this place often enough-have never been disappointed

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Our service was very good. I ordered a salad with smoked bacon and apples. It looked wonderful but was difficult to eat. The apples were sliced in quarters and arranged on outside of plate. I had to cut them with my butter knife to eat....More

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is my go to spot for business lunches. The food is varied, the staff is experienced, and the service is quick. Why not a "five," well it just doesn't seem special and I don't feel appreciated like I do in some other locally owned...More

Thank SkipperBill2
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

GrizzleBurgers!!!! What kinda meat was in these frozen pucks???? Well done or medium rare, dry grizzlePucks! Hello Dairy Queen Brazier burgers yuk...Sorry going to Hansen's in Beloit for handmade Pinnons meat!!!!!!

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We went here for the Monday night $6.95 special. Great food and service! The beer selection of draft and bottled beers is great!

Thank Ken I
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Business trip and a stop for 5 of us. Out of the 5 gentleman 4 had to pick again from the drink menu, then 2 of them picked again, due to no inventory of that beer. The food was decent. We all had different meals...More

1  Thank fishhead101
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Don't get Mac-n-Cheese on pasta night, it's not the same. Must of had a recent management change as we've eaten here many times and have never had such poor service and bad food. Removing Garrett's from the list.

Thank Michael W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1631 N Bell School Rd, Rockford, IL 61107-2876
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-484-9473
  • E-mail
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