Quality Inn & Suites
4313 N. Bell School Road
Loves Park, IL 61111
Phone: (815) 282-9300
Fax: (815) 986-1060
Bars & Cafes
Along the cobblestone streets of Rockford, there stands the opulent Franchesco's Ristorante.The amber interiors embellished with purple lights, and furnished with dark sienna tables with fancy silverware resonate the affluent motto of the restaurant. The food served is predominantly Italian from pastas, salads,paninis and mouth watering pizzas A fully stocked bar with a notable wine list is a special feature. Catering and banquet facilities for business meetings, weddings and other private events are also available.
A petit cafe in downtown Rockford, Katie’s Cup is named after the wife of Martin Luther, Katharina Luther, and was founded with help from the Rockford Area Lutheran Ministries. The decor is charming, with the menu being written on blackboards, with bare brick walls lining most of the cafe. Besides the sumptuously fresh coffee and baked delicacies, the cafe also sells crafts handmade by local artists. Katie’s Cup also rents out its premises for a range of events. See the website for more information.
This local bagel store offers a variety of bagels and other pastries.
Soak up the local music scene and blend with the friendly locals at the Back Bar. With live music playing most of the night, this establishment offers a fun and casual atmosphere to its patrons. Talented bands/artists from cand surrounding towns stage their performances here. A mix of regional and international music is played, thereby covering different genres. At the Back Bar, everyone bonds over drinks and entertainment sans any dull moment. For concert schedule, check website or call ahead.
Open 365-days a year, at Citrus Cafe you get a little bit more for a little bit less. Their coffee is ground fresh daily, orange juice squeezed fresh by the glass, and the bacon cut special from a local butcher. The staff will greet you with a smile making your breakfast or lunch visit a happy one.