Eat Every Meal Of The Day At Illinois Machine Shed, A Farmhouse Family Restaurant
There’s a farmhouse family restaurant hiding in Rockford, Illinois that Illinoisans from all around will absolutely adore. Forget about Cracker Barrel when there’s a place like this in our own backyard.
Complete with plenty of seating, a friendly staff, and a charming country market filled with vintage goods, this place is the perfect place for any meal. Check it out:
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The Illinois Machine Shed Restaurant is open Monday through Thursday between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m., and Sunday between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. Get more details on its website or Facebook page.
Address: 7475 East State Street, Rockford, IL, 61108
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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