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Corner 230

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230 W Madison St, Ottawa, IL 61350
+1 815-434-0000
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon 08:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The food here is great. My husband and I love the swordfish and scallops they've added to the menu! They recognize their regular customers making you want to return. The service is excellent. Nice atmosphere too. Casual, fun, fine food.

Thank Mommab02
1 review
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Just had the best meal of my life with the best wife. We have been everywhere and experienced some great fine dining but always come back to this place.

Thank Chris B
Hannibal, Missouri
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

After a long drive we just needed a yummy dinner. The atmosphere is nice with 1950s music and the service was excellent. We got the hummus and the spinach crab artichoke dip. The hummus was good but the dip was amazing, so yummy and cheesy and love the bread and crackers served with the dip. Staff was very helpful and... More 

Thank kleidecker
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I love to go here to meet up with friends. It has a very social atmosphere. The drinks are always good as well as the food! My favorite are the chicken skewers! Amazing flavor!

Thank Cherie D
Princeton, Illinois
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167 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

To be honest, we started our day in Chicago and hit C230 for a later dinner. ( just before 8:00 or so) DH had the salmon pasta and enjoyed it, but it was not seared and was cut into cubes rather than sliced. The portion was HUGE, but a little chopped herbs on top and a crispy crust would have... More 

Thank Tracy61356
Bloomington, Illinois
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It is a darling little eatery with delicious food. Our group had salads, sandwiches, and soup and all were very tasty. I would highly recommend the sweet potato fries. The seasoning on them is delicious. The service was quick and with a smile and willingness to give the group time about different options on the menu.

Thank Scotty908
Ottawa, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by with friends for an early dinner and drinks on a Friday night and had great drinks, service, and the food was excellent! We will be back...what a great atmosphere and right in downtown Ottawa!

Thank mzdaisysdiamonds
Chicago suburbs, IL
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stopped here for an early dinner with friends on a Friday night. We were seated right away, the service was good and most importantly everyone enjoyed their meal. However, they do not have a kids menu so you'll have to get creative navigating the menu. Pasta del sol, fish tacos and pasta w/ pesto were good. The salmon pasta... More 

Thank g246020
Peru, Illinois
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner after work with coworkers. We wanted a place with a nice patio or veranda to sit out and enjoy the beautiful weather. C230 has a very nice area with plenty of seating. The food is very good, I would highly recommend the grilled salmon with vegetables which is a special, or the stuffed chicken breast with vegetables... More 

Thank srohrdaus4
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Tapas bar with exciting menu of great food and drinks. Outdoor patio is perfect for a get together with friends. Food is always wonderful and service is top notch. The Bruschetta Dip is my favorite.

Thank Michelle D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
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
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?