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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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First Plates up!!! It feels great to plate! #makeamericaplateagain

Friday, May 29, 2020

Rockford, Octane is ready for ya! See you soon! (Reservations are highly encouraged)

Friday, May 29, 2020

We planned Ramen Bar better this time and we almost sold out again! Thank you to everyone that noodles it up with us! We will slurp it up again next thursday!!

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Hello everyone! as we are prepping for opening our outdoor seating tomorrow I just wanted to touch base with you guys regarding our seating and protocol for waiting for your table and we are suggesting making reservations this weekend to make it easy for everyone involved. we want to make sure you guys have the safest and best experience dining out literally ( in Chris Traeger's voice from Parks And Rec)😬, we are following guidelines pretty close including Distancing tables 6 ft apart, our team is wearing masks for ours and your safety, NO BAR SERVICE or WAITING AREAS! we will take your phone number and call you when your table is ready. you are more than welcome to walk around outside or wait in your car. bathrooms are being cleaned every hour and we will have salt and ketchup packets when requested, we are handing out Paper To-Go Menus that you guys can keep, no need to give it back to your server. and if you don't want it we will have garbage cans placed outside to dispose of it. refills on water or sodas will be on a new glass everytime, we ask for you patience and understanding as we again adapt to a new normal. we will do our best to make sure your first experience dining out counts. we cannot wait to see and feed/drink you guys up! thank you for your support and continous appreciation for all of us local Rockford businesses. I lurv youse guyzzz. - Pat and the Octane Team

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tomorrow we are at it again! I will have menu available on Ordereze tomorrow morning! Pre order is highly recommended. We sold out pretty fast last week!

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

We’ll Divide you with our new dividers but be together all at the same time. We can’t wait to see youse beautiful faces in our restaurant soon! Also we are getting our patio ready for next weekend! We cannot wait to feed you all the foooooooddddsssssaaaahhh!!! - Pat

Saturday, May 23, 2020

😱😱😱😱We are SOLD OUT of ramen! (as of 5:30pm!)THANK YOU for showing up and cleaning house on the noodles! We love creating and serving up the foods you guys love. Feeling all sorts of warm fuzzies over this one.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Ok ok ok... we just heard the news! our outdoor seating will be open May 29th! I suggest you peeps please make reservations! so we can safely serve you all! we miss youse guyzzzz!!! we cannot wait to feed you in person... and we might stare at you creepily while you eat because we missed you and we're weird like that. - Pat and the Octane Team

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Here ya go fellas! Ramen Thursdays starts this week! menu available this Thursday via octanerkfd.com, octanerkfd.ordereze.net or call (815) 965-4012!

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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Saturday, May 16, 2020