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La Familia Restaurant

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201 W 2nd St, Rock Falls, IL 61071-1247
+1 815-626-0158
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Today
08:00 - 20:30
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 20:30
Sat 08:00 - 20:30
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Rochelle, Illinois
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time I've visited this restaurant and it won't be the last! We had excellent service. I've never been to a Mexican restaurant that service soup as part of the meal, and let me tell you, it was very tasty! The Homemade tortilla chips and salsa were crispy and good (not greasy at all). I had the... More 

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Thank Jennifer E
Rock Falls, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Some of the best authentic Mexican food around. The owner comes to the table to make sure you are satisfied. Love the personal touch.

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Thank Jayne H
Peoria, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great food, attentive friendly service and modest prices. Some of the best mole sauce ever. The owner and his wife were so kind and friendly and made our night special.

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Thank Philip N
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119 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We ate at La Familia last night and enjoyed our entrees. We tried the fish tacos, burrito, and enchiladas with chorizo & potatoes. Also enjoyed the salsa & fried flour tortillas while we waited. All entrees had generous portions. On our way out we decided to take home one of Dave's bakery items. This morning we were rewarded with a... More 

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Thank Brophman
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

La Familia was the final destination of a whirlwind family reunion trip back to hometown, and it really "iced the cake" spectacularly. Most members of our family have lived where great Mexican restaurants are commonplace (Houston, Albuquerque/Santa Fe, Tucson, Phoenix, and Los Angeles), and La Familia was easily on a par with the best those locales have to offer. But... More 

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Thank carizmas
Sterling, Illinois
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

I like La Famila for its authenic Mexican food.That being said,certain menu items are only average.Good enchiladas though.Atmosphere OK as well as service at times.

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Thank WJA81
Rock Falls, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Awesome food and great company. They have a variey to choose from and they also make their own coffee cakes, which are absolutly amazing.

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Thank Pennie S
Rock Falls, Illinois
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

La Familia literally translates to "the family," and you definitely feel like part of the family when you go here! After stopping in the first time, Dave and his staff always remember us when we go back. Dave takes time out to sit down in our booth and chat with us every time we are there. The best part is... More 

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Thank Janel S
Rock Falls, Illinois
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I ate at La Familia tonight for Cinco de Mayo. Both the atmosphere and the food were excellent, as always. I don't think I've personally ever had a negative experience here. When the owner brought our check tonight, he noticed that I was wearing a Northern Illinois University jacket. He started talking about his children previously attending... More 

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Thank Josh P
Sonoma, California
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106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

So let's say you find yourself on I88 outside Chicago and you are looking for a place to eat other than a truck stop. Well this place is worth the diversion off the highway to downtown Rock Falls. They have some of the best pulled pork I have ever had. The spinach and mushroom quesadilla was outstanding. We are from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W 2nd St, Rock Falls, IL 61071-1247
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rock Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 815-626-0158

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