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Mary's Market Cafe and Bakery

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2636 McFarland Rd, Ste A, Rockford, IL 61107-6825
+1 815-986-3300
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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252 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Had a mid-morning snack while out running errands. Enjoyed a coffee and a pastry. Place was clean and an acceptable noise level to be able to have a conversation.

Thank Richard H
Algonquin, Illinois
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The food is a refreshing change from the standard lunch fare. I had a wonderful salad that had just the right mix of bacon, mixed greens, croutons, and a WONDERFUL dressing. Both soups, the minestrone and the seafood bisque were outstanding. Omg, the blueberry pie was so good!

Thank Lor1616
Rockford, Illinois
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Kale and potato soup was excellent! Market fresh small garden salad with pine nuts and balsamic was huge! California Pie (turkey breast wiith veggies topped with tomato slices and cheese in a pie shell) was very good! The Masterpiece, roast beef, turkey, ham, lettuce, tomato, green pepper, Colby, Swiss with a special sauce on French bread...yummm!!! Nice place to visit... More 

Thank Abe V
Janesville, United States
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

For the past several years we have been eating Saturday evening supper at Mary's. In the past, it was impeccably clean, the food was great, and the staff was the same crew of regulars were after week. In the past month, none of the familiar staff still work there. There was a completely different crew this week than last. The... More 

Thank Paula D
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

We really love going there for a Sunday breakfast and there are so many options- bagels,Danish, muffins or fancy coffees. Additionally egg omelette,potatoes, fruit cup ( my favorite!) and many more choices. Customers order at the counter and are given a number. Then you seat yourself. Food is delivered to your table. Sweet! Coffee cups are given when you order... More 

Thank Carla E
Rockford, Illinois
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This is our go to place for a great casual meal. The menu is varied and we have never had anything we did not enjoy. We often take guests there with the same satisfaction.

Thank Bob J
Belvidere, Illinois
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199 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I really love Mary's Market... Is a local chain and I never leave disappointed. I've tried several items from the menu from eggs for breakfast to my favorite: the salmon sandwich for lunch or dinner. And, I love their desert case. All and all, outstanding!

Thank robertmoffett
Bloomington, IL
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

I was visiting a friend on Saturday in Rockford and she took me to Mary's café--. The apple pie with carmel topping was the best and the even heated it for me. But the ultimate was the sugar cookies decorated with white icing in the shape of a bunny for Easter--these simply melted into your mouth. The best sugar cookies... More 

Thank MIrvinGM
Sycamore, Illinois
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I make a habit of visiting different cafes, and I stumbled on Mary's while I had some time before a client meeting. It was exactly what I was looking for. Clearly a local crowd, great pastries, and hot coffee. If you're into variety coffee, they had some unique brews like an apricot blend. I'd recommend a visit if you have... More 

Thank Josh H
Rockford, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

For breakfast this morning, I ordered the Spinach Quiche and my wife ordered the Sampler. The quiche was very tasty and really loaded with cheese. I'm a cheese lover, but it was almost too cheesy for me. As a side I chose the potatoes which were good but nothing out of the ordinary. The quiche also comes with a mini... More 

Thank Fred W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2636 McFarland Rd, Ste A, Rockford, IL 61107-6825
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-986-3300
This place serves foods with an international twist. It is similar to Panera Bread only this place offers superior foods and backed items.

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