Basil Tree Ristorante

Casual/Italian. Authentic Italian fare, homemade tiramisu. Banquet room.
123 E. 1st St., Dixon, Ill.
(815) 288-7555
Lunch, Dinner

NWQ Online Exclusive: A Night at Franchesco’s

Our mouths are still watering after this tasty dinner and tour inside Franchesco’s Ristorante, in Rockford. Explore the glitzy new building and see some of the delectable dishes we sampled, as this classic restaurant promotes its special-filled new menu.






Brandywine, The

Casual/Elegant
441 RR 2, Dixon, Ill.
(815) 284-8484
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Prairie Street Brewhouse

Live events, fuel and boat slips, plus banquet space available
200 Prairie Street, Rockford, Ill.
(815) 277-9427






Franchesco’s Ristorante

7128 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, Ill.
(815) 229-0800
Sommelier, live entertainment, weddings, banquets, Sinatra Lounge, Benny’s Bar
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Giovanni’s/Big Al’s Bar

Upscale/Casual
610 N. Bell School Rd., Rockford, Ill.
(815) 398-6411
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