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318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107-1035
+1 815-316-2256
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107-1035
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresco at Anderson Gardens offers extremely delicious and nutritious food. Although the gardens aren't open year round, thankfully, Fresco is. It has become my place to go whenever friends and relatives come to town. I highly recommend a wonderful brunch at Fresco's.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nomad828185
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We were seated promptly, only to be seated and forgotten. Server did greet us for at least ten minutes and it wasn’t even busy! The view from our table was breath taking-The Japanese Gardens of Rockford. When our server finally came to our table and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We stopped here for lunch after touring the gardens what a great decision! I would usually stay away from restaurants at attractions due to standard boring burgers and greasy fries - but that is not the case here! Fresh ingredients and wonderfully prepared food -...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dasco474
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Food is great and they have a nice variety. Their bloody Mary's are a little pricey, but they're delicious and the main reason for my visits!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Yami G
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Was looking forward to a lovely stroll around the Anderson Japanese garden...decided we were hungry when we got there and snagged a beautiful table outside on the patio. Little did we know the brunch would be just as gorgeous...lobster Caesar salad and a scallop Caribbean...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dee M
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We just hosted a Bridal Shower at Fresco At The Gardens this past weekend. The food was delicious and the service outstanding. Andrea and Kevin made our event run smoothly and we were able to enjoy ourselves without worrying about a thing. Would highly recommend...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Hawkeye079
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Had lunch here after touring the gardens. Very busy and loud by noon on a weekday. Had apple chicken walnut salad and rustic prosciutto flatbread with tomatoes asparagus and mint pesto. Both were very fresh and tasty. Chicken was a little on the dry side....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank James S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We were there for lunch and ordered three entrees with soup of the day. Soup of the day was a pretty thick slightly hot cheesy tortilla soup. If you like southwest cuisine like me, I would think this would please you. But I did not...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank WheelingTraveler
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful botanic garden well worth the visit. But forget eating at the restaurant. We were treated rudely and had an unpleasant experience. The waiter we had did not seem to grasp the concept of “service” though he’s in the service industry. Note to management. ......More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tripforfun
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The view divine; location & parking fabulous, food great, juice bar ++, & dessert/bread pudding incredible. This is the place to go to impress your boss, friend, or family/guest.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Sarah R
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William T
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I can't say for sure because I was only there once. All you can do is ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107-1035
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-316-2256
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