My Rockford-born wife has many great memories of family meals here. With their enormous menu, nobody ever left the table unhappy.

When I first moved to Rockford, anytime someone brought up grabbing some takeout, this Rockford area staple was mentioned. If you said nobody in your group could decide on where to get food, this place was the remedy. The food was always ready quickly and always delicious.

This restaurant has two locations, E. State Street in Rockford and Rt. 173 in Machesney Park. My wife and her mom would visit often and all those times she swears she never had a bad meal. You can bet the same is said by many others, including new fans to come in Loves Park.

Tom & Jerry's Restaurant To Open New Location in Loves Park

The extensive menu at Tom & Jerry's has been satisfying Stateline families for generations and more families are about to be added to the list.

Tom & Jerry's has quite a rep for their gyros. This gyro salad is fantastic.

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According to a recent (8/7/20) story at, Loves Park was expected to approve an ordinance Monday (8/8/20) that would bring a new Tom & Jerry's location to E. Riverside Blvd. in front of the Blain's Farm & Fleet. That area recently added Chipotle and Starbucks locations.

While the ordinance is on its first reading, the council is expected to suspend the rules and allow the new development to move forward.

Loves Park Mayor Greg Jury said that he believed the new location would be open relatively soon.

I couldn't agree with this little guy below, Tom & Jerry's cheese fries are amazing.

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When nothing but the best will do, you need to see this place.


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