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R Grotto Ristorante

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710 La Salle St, Ottawa, IL 61350-5012
+1 815-431-1100
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the food and atmosphere at R Grotto! I would highly recommend the nuggets of dough with seasoning and marinara sauce. So delicious!!

Thank Rachel K
Leland, Illinois
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I was in Ottawa for a car show. I called them for a large deep dish vegetarian pizza. It was ready in 25 minutes. I picked it up and they gave me napkins, plates, forks, salt and pepper to go. It was absolutely the best vegetarian pizza I have ever had. Quick service.

Thank TiaJean
Sun City, Arizona
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204 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We were travelling from Ohio to Arizona and staying in Ottawa overnight. We wanted a good place for pizza to eat during the NBA finals. This was perfect. Of course, it helped that Cleveland won! But the pizza was outstanding. Deep dish pan pizza, nothing better.

Thank NancyBirk
Canton, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Had a good pasta meal today. Service was great. Was decorated nicely and clean and well taken care of.

Thank pstanko53
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

They have a full menu, but we are rather fond of their pizza. It is good, and you can also order "nuggets" (fried pizza dough, coated with garlic and parmesan cheese).

1 Thank Marjorie N
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

I meet my friends here for a beer & some great pizza. They have big private booths. There is a lot of variety on the menu and its all good & affordable. I've been there 6 or more times and they've always been good experiences

Thank MMNMarseilles
LaSalle, Illinois
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I love R Grotto. Everything I have tried is really good. Pizza, garlic nuggets, pasta...you can't go wrong no matter what you eat.

Thank Burklebees
Ottawa, Illinois
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Has bar area, nice booths, beer, good pizza and nuggets with marinara sauce, large menu of sandwiches and pasta dishes, wait staff very nice, we enjoy our stops here

Thank PAB62441
Seneca, Illinois
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Really the only reason we go here is for the r grotto nuggets...yumm. This time we chose to get it delivered. It took me 10 min just to get the call through. From start to finish I was on hold 4 times. Two of those were right in the middle of my order. The delivery took 55 minutes. I will... More 

Thank rachelle115
Ottawa, Illinois, United States
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

You would be hard pressed to find a better value and the food is always real good. The service is always good although there is always a new crop of waitresses all the time. Monday night is the pizza special night and the thick crust is good and very filling. The family always is up for it when I say... More 

Thank Steve C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Italian, Pizza, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
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
R. Good Food
R. Good Friends
R. Good Atmosphere

Dine in, Carry out, Delivery, Catering, Reservations, Large groups

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?