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R Grotto Ristorante

710 La Salle St, Ottawa, IL 61350-5012
+1 815-431-1100
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nuggets” (16 reviews)
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (31 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
710 La Salle St, Ottawa, IL 61350-5012
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is our go-to pizza when visiting Ottawa. Grab a table in the bar (no reservations needed), great bar, fast service, sports on TV. Always active but never too busy. Separate dining area for families and very family friendly.

Thank Jackie Z
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We spent one night in Ottawa and didn't know where to eat. We wanted pizza, but not a chain so we stopped at Bianchi's first, but decided it wasn't the place for us. The man at the counter was rather rude, the place was very...More

Thank HootieToo
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great food, variety Italian and fast food items. Atmosphere is cozy and welcoming for families. Service was good and food reasonably priced. Their appletinies are great also. Wide range of food items to select from.

Thank susanwQ84HO
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere in the dinning room is nice and comfortable. The dough nuggets are a must! The Vodka Pasta was the best I've ever had. We will definitely be returning.

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 22 May 2017

i ordered a take out of the baked mostaccioli, which was a big mistake. meat sauce is aweful and it was watery. couldnt eat it. this was my first experience with this ristorante and iam sorry but my last as well..

Thank kathyrutherford2004
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Wonderful food! You have to try the parmesian garlic bread nuggets and be sure to ask for extra dipping sauce. The pizzas and pastas are wonderful! Staff always friendly. Quick service too

Thank Cherie D
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I used to enjoy coming here but not so much now. They need to put some money into the upkeep. The service was just ok. The pizza can be great or not so great it seems to depend on the time. We had gotten take...More

Thank andipat
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Everything we had was absolutely delicious. The cheeseburger pizza was genius. Genius! The staff was welcome and very friendly. Great place!

Thank Deena H
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love their deep dish vegetarian pizza! My family loves the little nuggets that they have. Well they have loved any of the menu items that they've tried. Always have great service. The place is always clean. Never have to wait to be seated.

Thank TiaJean
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My fellow Soldiers and I used to love coming into this place and enjoy apps and pizza with our drinks in the bar area...we took up the entire bar. The owner was very kind to us and we were thankful for the kindness...he always got...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Italian, Pizza, American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 La Salle St, Ottawa, IL 61350-5012
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-431-1100
  • E-mail
R. Good Food R. Good Friends R. Good Atmosphere Dine in, Carry out, Delivery, Catering, Reservations, Large groups Call us for any occasion!
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