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700 West Riverside Boulevard, Rockford, IL 61103-2173
+1 815-282-3033
10:30 - 13:30
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Sun 10:30 - 13:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Terrible. The food was barely edible and I felt sick afterward. To give you an example, the chicken looked like frozen, breaded chicken you would find at a grocery store in a Banquet box. The potatoes and vegetables were so over cooked that they were pure mush. It was by far the worst meal I have ever had and it... More 

Thank jgreening
1 review
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This was the worst dining experience I have ever had. Every Friday my family will try a different restaurant in Rockford and so far all of them were a great experience. I ordered the fish and what a joke, it was swimming in grease and I could not eat it. When I told our server she shrugged it off .... More 

Thank Terry M
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This was by thee best breskfast ive had @ any hotel ive been to. Adam's food was amazing. When ever our company is the area The Cliffbreaker Riverside Resort is highly recommended. I may have to reconsider if i Chef/Cook adam isnt cooking my food. "Great Service"

Thank Silkorage
Level Contributor
23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We live in Wisconsin and hadn't been to Cliffbreakers in 15 years. We wanted to take my mom & dad out for brunch and thought the view would be nice. The view was the only good thing. Selection was minimal at best. Ham and turkey at the carving station, no beef what so ever. Fruit bowl seemed old and none... More 

4 Thank Lem3
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Will never go here again. Waited in line 20 minutes with a reservation then waited 20 minutes for a waitress who never came. Went up to the bar to order instead. There was very little choices of food and it was barely warm. Then when we wanted to pay for our meals we had to wait another 25 minutes because... More 

4 Thank Abate1
Janesville, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Hardly any variety, the smallest salad bar I have ever seen. Food was way over cooked. The price was outrages ... could have gone to the Abbey and had a wonderful, brunch for $1.50 more. Service sucked....had to go to the bar to finally pay for the meal as the waitress who was a sourpuss to begin with came to... More 

2 Thank Steve M
Rockford, Illinois, United States
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I have not been to Cliffbreakers in years. While driving by the other day I noticed on the sign that they were advertising a new Pub Menu. My husband I and I were looking for a new place to eat and thought we'd try it out. We should have known, when there were only a half dozen cars in the... More 

3 Thank Jodi G
Rockford, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 20 January 2016

I have not eaten at Cliffbreakers in years. I know they are under new management and we decided to try them out for Friday fish fry. I'm glad we did. The restaurant was cozy. No television to distract from family conversation. The view onto the river is always beautiful. Our waitress (sorry, I forgot her name) was prompt and courteous.... More 

Thank Jan B
Springfield, IL
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

My wife and I had dinner at Cliffbreakers and had great food, drink and service. Recommend getting a table that overlooks the river.

1 Thank moriii2
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We live in Rockford and had friends from New York book this hotel as it was near our house. I was a bit skeptical as I had heard some comments from the locals. I personally visited before their visit and knew they would be pleased here. I was not wrong. They were very happy with the room facing the river,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 West Riverside Boulevard, Rockford, IL 61103-2173
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-282-3033

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