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Corner 230

230 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2819
+1 815-434-0000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood pasta” (7 reviews)
“scallops” (6 reviews)
“whitefish” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
230 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2819
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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.

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!

Thank Jackie Z
Reviewed 23 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

Thank SHC5015
Reviewed 9 October 2017

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

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 11 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

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

Thank Burklebees
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We started with the Caprese Dip, which my husband liked (for the most part), but I did not like at all. It was served with very hard pita chips and tortilla chips, which neither of us liked. He liked the dip itself, but I thought...More

Thank Karen Z
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Reasonable prices and large portions. Seafood pasta was incredible. Giant scallops, shrimp,calamari and mussels in a butter sauce. Fish tacos are huge and spicy. Very nice salads too and a great drink menu. Service was fast and friendly.Would definitely eat here again.

1  Thank Sara M
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We met friends here for our first visit. We were very pleased with the food: salmon specials and chicken pear salads. We had a blue cheese guacamole appetizer, which was great. They had a wide selection of speciality drinks. Prices were reasonable. Our only complaint...More

Thank Northernillgirl
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I was at the Riverfest/Lobster outting when I stopped to park and noticed Corner 230. Thought I would stop in for lunch I'm so elated I did. Loved the Chipotle Brisket it was excellent along with fries. They need to work though on the Bloody...More

Thank Cindy B
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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, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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