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Famously Delicious
Since 1967.



Our company was founded in 1967.  We started out with a Wild West theme, hence the name Beefaroo.  Our menu mainstay was freshly cooked and sliced to order hot beef sandwiches.  A lot has changed in almost 50 years.  While we still are a Northern Illinois based company, we have an extensive menu with standout salads, crispy fries and onion rings, and our very famous cheddar fries.  Of course, we still have our signature roast beef!  In a world of fine fast food, we think we stand out-from our enticing vegetarian items to our meal ending “mint” delivery!

If you are looking to add Beefaroo as a corporate caterer or to help with your next family or social event, please contact us.  Catering is delivered in our clean and speedy vans!

We are glad you have visited us on the web.  We invite you  to join us in person next time you are in the Rockford region!  If you need to take home a souvenir of your visit, or send a gift, consider looking at our merchandise page for available gear!  Unfortunately, we can’t mail Cheddar Fries!

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Our Menu


    • Classic Sandwiches

    • Wild West Beef

    • Big Roast Beef

    • Beef ‘N’ Cheese

    • Pork Tenderloin

    • Chicago Hot Dog

    • City Deli Stack

    • Avocado Turkey Jack

    • Turkey Bacon Club

    • Classic Roast Beef

    • Turkey Pretzel Club

    • Mushroom Swiss Beef

    • Fried Cod

    • Deluxe Veggie Club

    • Skinny Turkey Pita

    • Skinny Beef Pita

    • Just Chicken

    • Crispy Chicken

    • Buffalo Chicken

    • Ultimate Chicken

    • Chicken Strips

      3pc or 5pc

    • Skinny Greek Chicken Pita

    • Grilled Chicken

    • Fresh Gourmet Salads

    • Grilled Chicken

    • Chopped

    • Grilled Tuna

    • Garden

      Small / Large

    • Southwest Black Bean

      Small / Large

    • Summer Berry

    • Super Kale

    • Harvest Chicken

    • Chicken Caesar

    • Sesame Chicken

    • Santa Fe Chicken

    • Crispy Chicken

    • Baked Potatoes

    • Sour Cream & Butter

    • Broccoli with Cheddar

    • Bacon & Cheddar

    • Loaded

    • Kids Menu

    • Jr. Cheeseburger

    • Jr. Beef

    • Jr. Ham

    • Hot Dog

    • Chicken Strips

    • Jr. Fries

    • Jr. Cheddar Fries

    • Kids Yogurt

    • Fresh Fruit

    • Milk

    • Kids Drink

    • Kids Shake

    • From the Grill

    • 1/4 lb. Cheeseburger

    • 1/4 lb. Bacon Cheeseburger

    • Double Bacon Cheeseburger

    • Mushroom Swiss Burger

    • Olive Burger

    • Wild West Burger

    • Bacon Bleu Burger

    • Veggie Burger

    • Grilled Tuna

    • Signature Wraps

    • Wild West Beef

    • Turkey BLT

    • Avocado Turkey Jack

    • Buffalo Chicken

    • Southwest Chicken

    • Chicken Caesar

    • Baja Fish

    • Chili & Soup

    • Homestyle Chili

    • Soup of the Day

    • Fries & Sides

    • French Fries


    • Cheddar Fries

      Junior / Regular

    • Onion Rings

    • Sweet Potato Fries

    • Fresh Veggies with Hummus

    • Steamed Broccoli

    • Cheddar Sauce for Dipping

    • Fruit & Yogurt Parfait

    • Desserts

    • Brownie

    • Frosted Brownie

    • Big Cookie

    • Thirst Quenchers

    • Pepsi Products

    • Creamy Shakes or Malts

    • Milk

      2% or Chocolate

    • Bottled Water

    • Coffee

Gluten Free Menu

    • Sandwiches

    • Beef

      (may add Swiss, American, or Pepper Jack) on GF bun.

    • Turkey Bacon Club

      (minus mayo) on GF bun.

    • City Deli Stack

      on GF bun.

    • Cheeseburger

      (minus mayo and salt) on GF bun.

    • Olive Burger

      (minus mayo and salt) on GF bun.

    • Ham

      (may add Swiss, American, or Pepper Jack) on GF bun.

    • Grilled Tuna

      regular or blackened (minus sauce and salt) on GF bun.

    • Deluxe Veggie Club

      (minus mayo) on GF bun.

    • Dressing Choices

    • Dressing

      Balsamic Vinegar, Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette, Caesar, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Lite French, Fat Free Raspberry.

    • Salads

    • Grilled Tuna Salad or Tuna Caesar

      (regular or blackened). Omit the croutons.

    • Summerberry Salad

      Omit the chicken and nuts.

    • Harvest Salad

      Omit the chicken and nuts.

    • Southwest Black Bean Salad

      Omit the tortilla chips.

    • Super Kale Salad

      Omit the chicken.

    • Garden Salad

      Omit the croutons.

    • Sides & Soups

    • Baked Potatoes

      top with sour cream, butter, bacon, broccoli, or shredded cheddar.

    • Fries

      omit salt.

    • Sweet Potato Fries

      omit salt.

    • Steamed Broccoli

    • Yogurt Parfait

      omit granola

    • Southwest Black Bean Soup

    • Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Nutrition Guide

Come Back Soon!

Currently, our nutrition guide is being updated. Look for it soon. If you have any questions please call 815-637-1008

Weekly Specials

Weekly Specials:

Nov. 29-Dec. 5: $0.99 12oz. milkshake

Dec. 6-Dec. 12:  $1.00 off Bacon Double Cheeseburger

Dec. 13-Dec. 19:  $1.00 off Summer Berry Salad

Dec. 20-Dec. 26:  $1.00 off Mushroom Swiss Beef

Dec. 27-Jan. 2:  Olive Burger only $2.59


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To place your order, call (815) 637-1008 to speak with a catering specialist or submit your order online.


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Unless otherwise arranged, all orders will be presented in a high-quality disposable box. Condiments, napkins, and utensils will be provided. Each lunch also receives our signature chocolate mint!


A minimum order of ten lunches is required for delivery. Delivery is FREE! Please schedule your delivery at least 15 minutes prior to the time you would like your meal served. Delivery is available seven days a week.
No Fees for


There is no charge for canceling any orders if it is within 24 hours prior to mealtime.


We accept Visa, Mastercard, and AMEX payments. Business checks are accepted upon delivery. All approved accounts are due net 20 days.


In addition to box lunches, Beefaroo also offers catering trays for all of your party needs!

  • Phone and e-mail consultations are available.
  • The trays can contain your choice of sandwiches, wraps, or a combination of both. Trays are priced per quantity of sandwiches desired.
  • We also offer fresh fruit trays and fresh vegetable trays with ranch dip.
  • Dessert platters are available with our cookies, brownies, and seasonal desserts. Price is based per quantity desired.
  • We are happy to price out any special requests you may have regarding a box lunch or catering order!



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Friday and Saturday: 9:00am – 11:00pm


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Join Our Team

Employment Opportunities

Our employees have always been one of the keys to our success. As a locally owned regional chain, we consider each employee to be a member of the Beef-A-Roo family. Our employees are individuals, with unique skills, interests, and employment needs. We offer competitive wages, flexible scheduling, part time or full times hours, and a broad package of employee benefits. For the career minded individual, we offer opportunities for additional training and advancement, preferring to promote from within whenever possible.

Download and print the below Employment Application and turn it in to one of our many locations.


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