When you're trying to figure out where to eat with your significant other and "I don't know" and "I don't care" aren't names of Rockford restaurants, where do you go?

I think it's best to trust those that are willing to spend enough time to write a positive review about a restaurant.

Let's face it, it's so much easier to write a nasty review about a restaurant where the food is awful or the service was horrendous.

Thankfully TripAdvisor users are making our lives easier by writing positive reviews, so if you don't know where to eat in Rockford, check out one of these 10 places.

  • 10. Prairie Street Brewing Co. 200 Prairie St., Rockford
  • 9. Five Forks Market 6565 Lexus Dr., Rockford
  • 8. Franchesco's 7128 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford
  • 7. Machine Shed 7475 E. State St., Rockford
  • 6. Social Urban Bar and Restaurant 509 E. State St., Rockford
  • 5. Thunder Bay Grille 7652 Potawatomi Trl., Rockford
  • 4. GreenFire Restaurant Bar & Bakery 6795 E. Riverside Blvd., Rockford
  • 3. Stockholm Inn 2429 Charles St., Rockford
  • 2. Tavern on Clark 755 Clark Rd., Rockford
  • 1. Lino's 5611 E. State St., Rockford

[H/T TripAdvisor]

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