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Tangled Roots/Lone Buffalo

808 La Salle St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2066
+1 815-324-9549
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 28 min
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
808 La Salle St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2066
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here on our way home from the State Park. Sat in the pub area to watch a football game. Server knew her stuff about the beer. Wifey got a nice glass of Pinot Noir for $5 and I had a pint for $5. Along...More

Thank Kofron
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We topped of the day at Tangleroots with buffalo chili and fish and chips with a beer from the menu. Nice atmosphere sitting upstairs.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After hiking in Starved Rock we were starving. Headed here not knowing what to expect and had our minds blown. The beer was wonderful- loved the tastings- and the food was great! The salads with crispy chicken... amazing. Also the French fry nacho thing was...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was amazing that we had. The pretzel was the best. Tasted great, cooked perfectly. We sat at the bar and the bartender was great to chat with and help us with selections.

Thank jhammerschmidt2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tangled Roots beer is a great craft to taste. The food choices are great tasting. Service is friendly and always willing to please the customer.

Thank SJSons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first dinner in Ottawa in the heart of downtown. We both enjoyed our dinners, as well as the beer selections. Nice atmostphere and excellent service.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I happened upon this place because we bought a car in Ottawa. This place was ranked high on TA so we decided to try it. We were not disappointed. We had chili and hummus to start, and we split the beef tips...More

Thank BigYellow797
Reviewed 21 August 2018

A pleasant surprise to find such a wonderful place for food and beer in a small town like Ottawa, IL. I stopped here for lunch after hiking in the nearby Mathiessen State Park and had a refreshing sampler flight of beers and a delicious meal...More

Thank Previa1994
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Burgers were VERY flavorful- maybe not as hot as they could have been but overall tasty! Many different beers to choose from, something for everyone. Will definitely be back for more food and drink!

Thank MFR50
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We received great service, as were the food and drinks. I will be going back. The buffalo burgers are great. The salmon was very good. The macaroni and cheese was a real treat. They offer tasty desserts. Very nice atmosphere.

Thank monica b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 La Salle St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2066
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-324-9549
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