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Backyard Grill & Bar

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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6473 N 2nd St, Loves Park, IL 61111-4109
+1 815-636-9430
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the food is good and the staff are very friendly the kitchen is slow getting food out to customers for at times we waited as long as 40 minutes for our food. The place has nice decor and the atmosphere is great to sit with friends and family without load noises overpowering the conversation

Thank Jeff L
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I had the New York Strip. It was cooked perfectly. Very flavorful. The baked potato was fluffy with a generous amount of butter and sour cream. The bread was to die for. Crispy on the outside, warm and soft in the middle, brushed with garlic butter. I recommend this restaurant.

Thank Bonnie R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The service was friendly and good. It was packed but we got right in and served pretty quickly. We both had steak dinners which we very good and filling. Everything that we saw come out of the kitchen looked very good. The prices were I thought very reasonable. The waitress was very attentive. The manager stopped by the table to... More 

Thank rdtripmn
Loves Park, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

food has good done just the way I like it, service is good and attentive. and seated me rite as soon as we entered, it was not a Fri. or Sat. when they are most likely to be busy. Over all a good experience.

Thank 902jason
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I love this place. The $5.50 lunch specials are always top notch. The onion rings are some of my favorites anywhere!

Thank jgjg730
Rockford, Illinois
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We've always gotten great service here! I've only had the all you can eat cod and I tasted the pulled pork sandwich and both were delicious! I can't say enough about how pleasant and attentive the people are that work here!

Thank liquidphoto1
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Food is awesome, service was wonderful! Very family friendly, very pocketbook friendly too! I eat there regularly.

Thank Reynrap
Rockford, IL
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We love the Loves Park Backyard Grill and Bar! They have the greatest burgers and onion rings in the Rockford area! It is a family favorite!

Thank profakaz
Lynchburg, Virginia
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The Backyard Grill is not a bad place to eat. We were there with a group of long-time friends and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Of course, the food, while not bad, was secondary to spending time with friends we've known for 40 years, but only see occasionally since we've moved from the area.

Rockford, Illinois
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

All you can eat FISH on Fridays for $10.50. Service was good considering there were no open tables when we came in, and no empty tables when we left full of FISH! This fish was the best I have had in a very long time. It's worth the money, and if you didn't call ahead, it's worth the wait! I... More 

Thank Daniel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6473 N 2nd St, Loves Park, IL 61111-4109
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Loves Park
  • Phone Number: +1 815-636-9430
Phone 815-636-9430

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