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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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We are super proud to launch these locally made products to you guys! Check em out on our website @ octanerkfd.com or stop in by at the restaurant to see in person yo self! #bisonbabe

Saturday, February 27, 2021

T-Dawg is ready!!!!! Featured all weekend! Happy Friday! Panko fried hot and spicy hotdog, black pepper adobo sauce, horseradish ginger garlic mustard , Gochujang Mayo and our house kimchi!

Friday, February 26, 2021

Beaks Beer Pick Pics!... try saying that 10 time fast! Left to right to top : Vanilla River, Pog mo th oui ( Kiss my a** in Gaelic ) Irish Ale, G.F.Y. Stout, Full Contact Imperial Hazy IPA and Sipping Pretty Fruity sour beer. All Beak Approved!

Friday, February 26, 2021

We are Beta- testing a new dish. The T-Dawg!Background on this dish.My sister Theresa used to make this when I was a kid and it was my favorite thing to eat in the summer time when I was growing up in the Philippines. It’s a hot and spicy hotdog wrapped in white bread, tossed in egg wash and Panko breadcrumbs!We will serve it wit black pepper adobo mayo, spicy gochujang sauce, and horseradish mustard this weekend!

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Ramen Bar in full swing all dang day.Kitchen open 12–9pm bar open until 10pm.Order online for curbside pickup @octanerkfd.com!

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The Octane House Blend. doesn’t get enough shout out.So here it is. One of the best dark roast coffee blend in town. #javamania #matteblackcoffeecup

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Celebrating tonight's balmy weather with this delicious Cran Apple Bubbly

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Cocktail Feature tonight! Along with our Lent feature: Atlantic Salmon and Green bean Risotto!Left: Galaxy MuleRight: the Beast!

Saturday, February 20, 2021

New bowl. Same noods.Ramen bar all day! Kitchen open until 9pm.Or see via octaneRKFD.com or call (815)965-4012.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Bison Babe Books and Goods and Octobot Shirts and Hoodies available on-site and online @ OctaneRKFD.com!

Thursday, February 18, 2021