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La Familia Restaurant

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201 W 2nd St, Rock Falls, IL 61071-1247
+1 815-626-0158
11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 20:30
Sat 08:00 - 20:30
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great Food!! I love the soup!! Definitely one of, if not the best Mexican restaurants in STERLING/ROCKFALLS

Thank CJHH91
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying that there is no shortage of good, authentic Mexican food in the Sterling/Rock Falls area, but this is our favorite by far!! We have never had bad food or service here, and the prices are great. As mentioned in other reviews, the owner will make it a point to come by your table and make... More 

Thank Bud-Dog23
Rochelle, Illinois
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This was the first time I've visited this restaurant and it won't be the last! We had excellent service. I've never been to a Mexican restaurant that service soup as part of the meal, and let me tell you, it was very tasty! The Homemade tortilla chips and salsa were crispy and good (not greasy at all). I had the... More 

Thank Jennifer E
Rock Falls, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Some of the best authentic Mexican food around. The owner comes to the table to make sure you are satisfied. Love the personal touch.

Thank Jayne H
Peoria, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great food, attentive friendly service and modest prices. Some of the best mole sauce ever. The owner and his wife were so kind and friendly and made our night special.

Thank Philip N
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137 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

We ate at La Familia last night and enjoyed our entrees. We tried the fish tacos, burrito, and enchiladas with chorizo & potatoes. Also enjoyed the salsa & fried flour tortillas while we waited. All entrees had generous portions. On our way out we decided to take home one of Dave's bakery items. This morning we were rewarded with a... More 

Thank Brophman
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015

La Familia was the final destination of a whirlwind family reunion trip back to hometown, and it really "iced the cake" spectacularly. Most members of our family have lived where great Mexican restaurants are commonplace (Houston, Albuquerque/Santa Fe, Tucson, Phoenix, and Los Angeles), and La Familia was easily on a par with the best those locales have to offer. But... More 

Thank carizmas
Sterling, Illinois
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I like La Famila for its authenic Mexican food.That being said,certain menu items are only average.Good enchiladas though.Atmosphere OK as well as service at times.

Thank WJA81
Rock Falls, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Awesome food and great company. They have a variey to choose from and they also make their own coffee cakes, which are absolutly amazing.

Thank Pennie S
Rock Falls, Illinois
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2015

La Familia literally translates to "the family," and you definitely feel like part of the family when you go here! After stopping in the first time, Dave and his staff always remember us when we go back. Dave takes time out to sit down in our booth and chat with us every time we are there. The best part is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W 2nd St, Rock Falls, IL 61071-1247
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rock Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 815-626-0158

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?