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The Row House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
728 Columbus St, Ottawa, IL 61350-5002
+1 815-434-3171
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
728 Columbus St, Ottawa, IL 61350-5002
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

We have stayed in Ottawa several times in the past while visiting family just to the north and had driven past The Row House. We thought, "we need to stop in here on one of our visits" because it looked like a nice quaint type...More

1  Thank cincytripper
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were in Ottawa over Labor Day Weekend enjoying a wonderful bike ride on the I & M trail. I love Ottawa now! So quaint and felt like we were stepping back in time. After the ride, we were looking to sit outside and enjoy...More

Thank Peggy C
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I give this place a five for the martini selection, taste and value for happy hour. We did not eat but I can say the service is somewhat slow. As long as your not in a hurry, stop for a cocktail.

Thank Cooper1982
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I like having a beverage or two here, relaxed and just a nice place to chat with someone. Martinis are good, the apps r good too. I would only go here with a friend or two, any more than that would be hard to find...More

Thank nursesrock43
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Fresh brews. Great grub. Nice staff. Very Slow service, even to get a beer. Would go back, and sit at the bar

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Just like Tracy's Boat House, Tracy's Row House has been sold and the food is much better. In and outdoor seating along a tree lined street is nice and you can bring your dog. The wine list has been severely limited featuring only one producer...More

Thank jaybee2525
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Very good bar selection with friendly staff that make you feel like a local. On Mondays they have Prime Rib with mashed potatoes. While it's not the best prime rib I've had, it was very tasty.

Thank Jake B
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I came here for a weekend meal. Food was great! We had chicken pot pie, and don't forget your favorite Martini!

Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

This was my second time here and it was just as horrible as the first time. The crab cakes and the fish tacos are both big disappointments. Three small lumps, like the size of a marble, do not make up a fish taco. This place...More

2  Thank Chelsea D
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We stopped here on the way to Starved Rock State Park. A short walk from the nearby bakery, which recommended it. Good selection of craft beer, bu the surprise was the food. I had some spicy crab cakes which were superb. Highly recommended

1  Thank Michael S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 728 Columbus St, Ottawa, IL 61350-5002
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-434-3171
Great martini's...Fabulous food...Good friends. Tracy's Rowhouse is celebrating its 10th anniversary in August. Small and intimate, like visiting an old Chicago hangout. 100 Different types of martini's, trendy yet comforting food to feed the soul, and smiling friendly staff. Outdoor patio, dog friendly.
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