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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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Our block is again on Boiling order because of a main break on West Side of State Street. However we will still be open for lunch and dinner service sans coffee,soda gun,espresso martinis. We will have bottled water, canned sodas available all day. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. But you know? It frickin 2020 so.... -Pat

Friday, September 25, 2020

Ramen Bar!!! Also we running Salmon fried rice with Sweet Corn Cucumber Relish, Garlic Chicken Bao: Garlic butter Ponzu,scallions and Octane pickled radish.We gotchu!

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Due to a Boiling order by the Rockford Water District we are unable to have coffee drinks( espresso ), soda from our soda gun and drinking water. We will have bottled water and canned sodas available until the Boil order is lifted. We appreciate you and a your understanding. - Pat

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Who doesn’t love a free wine tasting!!Tuesday Sept. 29th

Friday, September 18, 2020

Ramen Bar!!!Left: Ginger Pig Bao! Chimichurri pork, pickled red cabbage and octane yella sauce!Right: Fried Chicken Ramen.House fried Chicky, spicy tonkotsu broth, vanlaars corn, Tamago, house ramen Noods, !Order online @ Octanerkfd.ordereze.netAvailable all day!

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Featured all week!Basil Pesto Atomic Grape Tomato and Pickled Red Beet (Powers Produce)Flatbread w/ herbed goat cheese and Parmesan,El Tapatio: roasted Ancho Spiced Chicken, red rice, Van Laars Nirvana Sweet Corn, Mushrooms, housemate Chorizo Sauce.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Feelin’ sooooo extra spicy today! Thai noodles with all the goods...and that lil bit of serving 5-9pm stop down and see us for all your many noodle needs #octanerkfd

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Atomic Grape Tomato Flatty. W/pickled red beets,herbed goat cheese spread,parm, onions. ( Tomatoes and Beets from Powers Produce) available all weekend.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Atomic Grape Tomatoes from Powers Produce marinated in our house basil pesto. Ready to be featured this weekend!

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Fall Sangria, perfect for these cool evenings. A tasty blend of red wine, booze, all spice, fresh fruit juice, honey and brown sugar. Available all weekend

Thursday, September 10, 2020