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Corner 230

230 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2819
+1 815-434-0000
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood pasta” (7 reviews)
“scallops” (6 reviews)
“whitefish” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
230 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2819
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Make no mistake; this is a bar that is serving food. The food is above bar-quilaity, but the ambience is not. It gets loud for inside seating, so be prepared. The service is average, and like most other reviews here, you have to know you...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank ItalophileTrav
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

I will say it is definitely a good place to train your patience, especially the time wait to have your food. The restaurant is not so big, the customers are not so many, wondering why I need to wait at my table for 50 minutes...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sunroofaure
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Well it was after lunch but seem to do that a lot. Was very good food and seem to give you a lot of food,, looked good and was very tasty. Very clean the people were very nice and good service. Would recommend this restaurant

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Just my husband and I there for dinner. For God's sake, at least windex the filthy front door. Atmosphere is dark and weird. I guess it's normal for a bar, but found it odd considering it's a restaurant that people give such good reviews. ??...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DandAHab
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Excellent meal, great service for a reasonable price. The seafood pasta was loaded with seafood in a tasty sauce. The tuna salad was cooked perfectly and delicious. The restaurant section was quiet and comfortable. Will definitely return the next time we're in the area.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JGS62
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Chicago-quality dining in a small town. Great prices, friendly staff, this place never disappoints. Definitely get the whitefish!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Jackie Z
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Was treated to dinner here as we travelled across the country. Friends that live nearby like this restaurant and we were lucky to have them share it with us. The appetizers were delicious as were the main courses, and the bartender made us great mixed...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank SHC5015
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Great burgers and fries. Super friendly service. I would go back next time in town without a doubt. Great prices.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Mark R
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We stopped by Ottawa to see a friend and have lunch with her. She picked this restaurant and I am so glad she did. We both had Whitefish a la Verdura and agreed that this was one of the best dishes we have ever had...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank TimMichele
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My favorite food is scallops and I have tried them at a lot of different restaurants. These were the best! I want to go back just so I can order them again. My boyfriend got the brisket. It was delicious! The pork had an amazing...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Burklebees
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6 November 2015|
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Response from AnnaNJohnny | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they do or not but they are currently closed for renovations following a kitchen fire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2819
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-434-0000
They don't seem to have a website when I tried "googling" them. Our waitress said that they've been there for 2-1/2 years, though.
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