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5611 East State Street,

Rockford, IL


(815) 397-2077

Enjoy the gracious atmosphere of Old Italy; sit in the Leaning Tower, the Casa Royal or if your not in good graces with our Uncles, the Jail. Families have made us their "tradition" spot for their family life events since 1971!

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Explore the Battista Family’s hometown region of Italy at our first private wine dinner. Taste and learn about five hand-picked premium wines from the Puglia region, paired with five custom courses featuring traditional southern Italian cuisine prepared by Joe himself. Take advantage of special discounts when purchasing wine at the event.

Monday, September 14, 2020

Our family is looking for hardworking individuals to join our team. With over 3,000 5-Star reviews (Google, Yelp, Tripadvisor, Facebook) we need a staff that can meet the standards the community has set for us.WaitstaffBanquet / Catering PhonesCarryout BusserIf you're up to the challenge, please apply IN PERSON, 7 days a week: 4:30PM-9:00PM (applications via email will not be accepted).Experience is NOT needed as long as you are willing to work hard to get up to speed (Many of our best waitstaff started with little-to-no experience).

Friday, September 11, 2020

If you haven’t been already, our dining room is looking a lot different lately. We’ve removed 26 tables to make sure we are socially distanced. (But boy do we miss the feeling of an overly packed restaurant). Thank you to all those that have supported us the past 6 months through Curbside, Pantry Pick ups, “Dine Under the Sign,” indoor dining, banquets and catering. You mean the world to our family and staff. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Here is to 48 more years!

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Celebrate 815 Day with us! We will be here selling our iconic Lino's t-shirts for only $8.15! Stop in any time after 11:00 a.m. to grab yours. #RockfordDay2020

Saturday, August 15, 2020

We are excited to be one of the 10 local restaurants hosting guests for United Way of Rock River Valley ReUnited 8.15 banquet!Re United - An Event For the Ages is taking place all around Rockford on Saturday, August 15, connecting every location through livestream. The restaurants and venues are taking part so 500+ people can come together safely and within the guidelines set by the State of Illinois.There's still spots available at Lino's! Join us on 8.15 in a spirit of celebration and community and let’s Live (RE)UNITED. Tickets can be purchased here: https://unitedwayreunited815.eventbrite.com/

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

This is Guido displaying our new t-shirts. For Father’s Day only, all shirts are $10! Call and order or stop by and pick them up.

Sunday, June 21, 2020

We know Covid-19 changed your plans. Let our family help you make new ones. Banquets, Events, Catering. 815-397-2077

Thursday, June 18, 2020

The weather has been absolutely perfect this weekend. Tonight is no exception. See you soon. #WineandDineUnderTheSign

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Wine & Dine Under the Sign -The first weekend serving our customers at our table was such a great feeling. Seeing people enjoying their families around our food is what gets us going. Although we are not under the Leaning Tower, we are under our iconic sign. Thank you to all of those that have supported us since the start of this pandemic. Curbside will continue as it has. For more information on Curbside or Wine & Dine Under the Sign call us here at Lino's 815-397-2077.

Monday, June 1, 2020

Cat’s out of the bag.. WINE & DINE UNDER THE SIGN! Starting Tomorrow May 29! Reservations accepted for under the tent and the rest is first come first serve. 815-397-2077

Thursday, May 28, 2020