Is it just me, or does it feel like construction on the new Mission BBQ restaurant on E State St. in Rockford has been taking forever? Or maybe I am just too impatient?

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I have never eaten at a Mission BBQ before, but based on all the glowing reviews I have heard about these restaurants, I cannot wait to try it!

Ready for the good news? The wait for Rockford is almost over!

Mission BBQ Rockford Sets Projected Opening Date

A friend of mine was hired many months ago to be the manager of  Mission BBQ's Rockford location, and he has been keeping me up to date on the progress of this new restaurant. Back in May, he sent me a message that said;

we finally have a tentative date scheduled for opening Mission BBQ! 8/30! I will be onsite around 7/5 working out of a trailer:-)

Well, here comes the slightly bad news...that opening date, like everything else in this world right now, has been delayed a bit.

Here is the updated projected opening date for Mission BBQ Rockford that my friend posted yesterday...

We are projected to open the beginning of October , and I will be working out of an on-site trailer around the 2nd week of August!!

As soon as the trailer arrives at Mission BBQ's new location on E State St. (across from Storming Crab, kiddy-corner from Aldi and Hobby Lobby), on-site interviews will begin.

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