Yelp put together a list featuring the 10 best restaurants in Rockford open on Thanksgiving including, with what some might believe to be, a surprising addition.

Truth be told, I have no idea how Yelp decides which is best or worst but the list as a whole was a headscratcher.

Before I get to the top 10, at #11 was Mrs. Fisher's Potato Chips. I love their chips like any good Rockford area resident would and should but I'm not sure I would consider it a great place for a Thanksgiving meal. If you disagree, then man, you must really love some chips.

Just missing the top 10 were Irish Rose, Izakaya 88 and Stone Eagle Tavern.

I haven't been to Golden Corral in many years. The "shared foods" idea has long been a phobia of mine and one that I don't see myself getting over, like ever, so I can't tell you if the popular chain buffet belongs on the list.

What do you think? What is the best restaurant for Thanksgiving in Rockford?

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