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700 W Riverside Blvd, Rockford, IL 61103-2173
+1 815-282-3033
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 13:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank Terry M
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5 of 5 bubbles 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"

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Thank Silkorage
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 

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4 Thank Lem3
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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 

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4 Thank Abate1
Janesville, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 

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2 Thank Steve M
Rockford, Illinois, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 

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3 Thank Jodi G
Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Jan B
Springfield, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank moriii2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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Thank spikeit
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

During a very large dinner event two of the guests had their purse and a cell phone stolen. After an announcement was made when they noticed they had been robbed all 100 guests stopped dinning, drinking and dancing and joined in a all out extensive search.The purse was recovered but already emptied out in the side kitchen garbage can wrapped... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 13:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 W Riverside Blvd, 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?