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124 N Main St,

Rockford, IL


(815) 965-4012


Located *Smack-Dab* in the heart of Rockford'sRiver District, Octane offers a creative spectrum of moderately priced lunches, dinners, espresso, wines, craft brews, cocktails, and desserts in unique combinations. Since its opening in 1997, Octane has been at the forefront of merging food, fun, and technology. Coining the term "InterLounge", Octane was one of the first 5 internet cafes in the country and the first to offer free Wi-Fi in Rockford. The advent of wireless technology, combined with signature coffee blends, allows professionals and artists alike to get wired, and go wireless. Octane was honored to receive the 1998 Heart of Rockford award for "Best New Business". Nineteen years later, Octane (for the past three years!), has been honored to be voted Rockford’s Most Unique Menu and one of the Top 3 Burgers in Rockford - and best LOCAL burger. Somewhere in between, Octane was voted best coffee in the region. We love what we do, and we trust that it shows!

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Alright alright alright... we just heard that we moved to Tier 1..meaning we can have indoor dining of 25% capacity. We are still in the final stages of out bar construction until Wednesday. So we will only be doing curbside pick up Tomorrow Tuesday the 19th and Wednesday the 20th. We will open for indoor dining this Thursday for Ramen Bar day! We are still complying with the Dept of Health so Masks and 6 feet social distancing is still in effect in the restaurant. We advise to keep the mask on until you get to your table,when you guys are speaking to our serversAnd when you are going to the bathroom or anywhere that’s not your table.We cannot wait to see your beautiful faces in the restaurant again! We miss youse guys! - Pat and the Octane team

Monday, January 18, 2021

Octane Logo back bar shelf in the works! #newbar #amateuwoodworker

Monday, January 18, 2021

Bar and back wall done.. now on to bar shelves!

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Ramen Bar. All day. $9 Baos and Noods for days! Order via octanerkfd.ordereze.net!

Thursday, January 14, 2021

2 of Octanes newest heavy hitters!!!Top: Cumin Pork Nooods!Bottom : Beef Bulgogi MazemenThese bad boys are available everyday! Also could be vegetarian without proteins. Order yours @ Octanerkfd.Ordereze.net!

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

70% there.

Saturday, January 9, 2021

We can’t wait to see you guys on our new bar!We are almost there! It’s been super fun and exhausting to do this..but knowing that you guys get to enjoy being on our bar is making it soooooo worth it! Also We are open for curbside pick up and our Drive up-Dine out even in the middle of the build! come down and check our out progress in person when you pick up you food! Order via OctaneRKFD.Ordereze.net! See ya!

Friday, January 8, 2021

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Who loves shiplap? This guy ! Who doesn’t love putting it up? This guy also...! #octanerkfdnewbar #weregettinready2021!!!

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Open from 12-5pm today! Order your New years Eve Cocktails and Check out or Fam Style menu!!!And to usher this crappy year out order ourF**k 2020 Cocktail! Order via octanerkfd.ordereze.net! Happy New Year to all of youse!

Thursday, December 31, 2020