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320 1/2 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603-1407
+1 919-821-9020
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“short ribs” (3 reviews)
“quesadilla” (2 reviews)
Opens in 2 min
American, Deli
$$ - $$$
320 1/2 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603-1407
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Hats off to the great team at The Rockford! Our son-in-law worked with The Rockford management to plan and execute our daughter's surprise birthday part. He invited about 40 people so The Rockford allowed him to have the party in the bar and main dining...More

Thank TurksHeadGuy
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Good Music , good area good food, Good location You party your troubles!! It is very small but it is more of a nightlife for singles and young adults

Thank smithsandra1
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I had the pork chop at the recommendation of 2 of their customers walking out. I am very glad I did. Friendly staff. I haven't tried anything else but that dish was a 10.

Thank jack12534
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Careful, you may walk right past the small door on Glenwood and that would be a mistake. Rockford is a small upstairs bar/restaurant that has great food and great service. The menu is diverse and includes salads, sandwiches, burgers, full entrees and specials. The crab...More

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The rockford was so good! We always pass by here and we finally stopped to eat. It was so worth it and why did we wait!!!!!! Buffalo shrimp, wedge salad, lamb chops..... amazing!!! Also the fillmore cocktail was delicious! Dakota was the best waitress hands...More

Thank KB842010
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Rockford is always good. The hardest part is deciding which items to order! Nice location and atmosphere, although it is a bit cold in there. Service is always good, and there are old standbys as well as tasty specials. I'll be back!

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I've walked by Rockford several times and from the street I didn't know what to expect but we were up for and adventure so we took the stairs up and were pleasantly surprised. I almost thought we were underdressed it's a quaint place with nice...More

Thank paula m
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Upstairs location that overlocks Glenwood South. They have a great beer and wine selection and Wednesdays feature half off wines. I travel a lot and have a bit of a fish taco obsession. I've tried the fish tacos all over the country, including souther California....More

Thank John R
Reviewed 17 August 2016

LOVE LOVE LOVE this place.... Grilled pimento cheese with sautéed spinach absolute fave... Bartenders on point for sure!!! Hope you make it soon!!

Thank Leland W
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Visited the Rockford for dinner on Glenwood South last night. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about food and wine. Scored perfectly seared Ahi Tuna and an off-the-menu Rose from Cotes du Rhone. Fun music and atmosphere, but still quiet enough for dinner conversation. Stop...More

Thank graceasinamazing
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4 August 2016|
Response from rwalsh2432 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure it was very hot the two times we ate there. Did not inquire. The restaurant is on the 2nd floor. Suggest you call 919-821-9020.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 1/2 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603-1407
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-821-9020
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