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Corner 230

230 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350
+1 815-434-0000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (8 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
“whitefish” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
230 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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.

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

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 16 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.

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 11 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 10 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
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The food and service were excellent. We had a party of 5 and everyone was very pleased with their choices. Some also ordered the souo of the day and were not disappointed. A couple of people ordered the salmon and said it was excellent. I...More

Thank gillihan989
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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, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene
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
  • 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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