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Red Dog Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
1970 N 2753rd Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350-9703
+1 815-434-4406
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1970 N 2753rd Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350-9703
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The new management duo has done much with this venue. Featuring fresh seafood throughout the new menu with a slight Mexican twist, this results in a unique dining experience. The shrimp and guacamole tortillas appetizer shines. White fish over spinach with lemon sauce stands out....More

Thank jaybee2525
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Cozy, relaxed, and amazing food! Restaurant right on the marina. Definitely worth the drive. And the chef keeps the menu fresh with weekly specials. Homemade sangria, cuban sandwiches, homemade soups, craft beers....yum!!

Thank Jackie Z
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I have been here a few times. it is great food and awesome view of the river and boats. You can also walk around the area too.

1  Thank Shawn F
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We had a girls lunch day and we all enjoyed our meal and felt very cozy!! They have great burgers and really good deep fried fish taco!! Def would go back!!!

1  Thank Wendydes77
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Small place, large bar, good menu. Service and food were fine. But acoustics were terrible and the place was packed. We could not hold a normal conversation, felt relief when we went outside.

Thank OWJohn
Reviewed 4 October 2017

As we live in the Ottawa area, this is one of our favorite casual dining restaurants. We have been there for lunches and dinners. The last visit was to celebrate our anniversary. We had a table on the deck and watched the sun set over...More

1  Thank seagirl17
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Went to visit Heritage Harbor and stopped here for lunch. Great decision. The view of the harbor makes the day perfect. The food is very good and there is a variety for all. I had the Shrimp Margarita sandwich and want to go back and...More

1  Thank KylieChicago
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This place should be packed every night not just on weekends. The food is very good and includes enough diversity to keep it interesting. The appetizer list by itself is enough to keep you coming in to try all of the unique items, which we...More

1  Thank ice53_10
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I have reviewed Red Dog in the past, and feel that an updated review is warranted. Everything about this place has changed. The menu is amazing, the service is fast and friendly and the manager is visible and hands-on. To me, this has become my...More

1  Thank travel4funIl
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We got here on a weekend night and because of that expected to wait for a table. However, nearly half the restaurant tables were vacant. I understand they were probably short staffed, but they weren't super busy either. After putting our name in and waiting...More

Thank HuskerTriMomof3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating
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Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1970 N 2753rd Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350-9703
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-434-4406
Hi, my name is Sam and I'm a Red Rescue Dog. I'm so happy to have found a good home by good-hearted folks in Ottawa. We hope every time you see my picture it brings to mind all of the pets you love so much. For now... enough about ME....let's make your dining experience all about YOU! Cheers!
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