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Irish Rose Saloon

519 E State St, Rockford, IL 61104-1016
+1 815-964-0480
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
“walleye” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Irish, Pub
$$ - $$$
519 E State St, Rockford, IL 61104-1016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in the Irish Rose with some friends while celebrating two friends’ birthdays. We wanted to have drinks and listen to the live music. The stuck us in a back room in the far corner and told us we should be able to her the...More

Thank frederl1071
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I was here with my sister and two friends. I ordered the Supper Club Lunch. It was a good meal for the price. The building itself was interesting, nicely renovated. Was a bit surprised to see a man and his dog sitting at the bar....More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I've eaten at so many restaurants. This is by far the best food I've had in a long time. If I lived in the Rockford area, I'd dine at Irish Rose every week. I had the Amish chicken with vegetables. It was delicious and super...More

Thank KCano
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Great find! After many attempts we finally found a terrific fresh fish restaurant in Rockford!! Wonderful selection, perfectly cooked and artfully prepared simply delicious seafood choices!

Thank Laurie A
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Walleye good, pasta okay. Friends thought their meals were good. Nice atmosphere, attentive waitstaff. Parking available nearby in the evening. Nice enough, nothing special.

Thank chicagotoots
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beer prices are fine but I can't get a cold beer or a cold beer in a frosty mug unless I dig in the back seat of my truck and bring it in! The owner has a history of making food, and he decides the...More

1  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem in Rockford . They have incredible , extremely fresh fish ! Mike goes to the market twice a week to get everything fresh , unlike anywhere else in Rockford. Appreciate the atmosphere in the restaurant , all the servers are...More

Thank ItalianAnna
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I went here because it's dog friendly and outside I could bring my dogs. On the plus side the waitress was very dog friendly and absolutely loves dogs so that is why it gets three stars. Other than that the service was slow, the food...More

Thank RknRon
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Stopped here because most everywhere else was full. I've been here before and knew what to expect, it was terrible. I have no idea how they stay open. Go elsewhere.

Thank colnbri
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The food is wonderful, ambiance is amazing, and the waiters and waitresses are so welcoming. It is pricey though so bring your wallet!

Thank ashep06
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Irish, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 519 E State St, Rockford, IL 61104-1016
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-964-0480
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