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The Home of Farm to Foam

Ottawa, IL is home to The Lone Buffalo, our first restaurant and the home of our original craft brewery. It’s also home to our hops and barley farm, whose crop we use to create our authentic Farm to Foam beers. At the heart of the Lone Buffalo are the large twin copper brewing kettles, imported from Bavaria, and admired and enjoyed by fans far and wide.


Mon–Thur: 11am – 10pm
Fri-Sat: 11am to 11pm
Sun: 11am to 10pm

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808 LaSalle St.
Ottawa, IL 61350


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General Manager Corinna Ritchie of The Lone Buffalo


Corinna Ritchie

I have worked with Tangled Roots from the very beginning and have built my career in the hospitality industry driven by a passion to serve others. It brings me joy to provide each guest with an exceptional experience and I will be sure to greet you with a smile when you walk through the doors at The Lone Buffalo.

chef Jose Guerrero standing in front of variety of food dishes


Jose Guerrero

Born in Evanston Illinois, Chef Jose Guerrero was born into the food and hospitality industry. At the time he was born, his father worked as an executive sous chef for Hilton Hotels. Growing up in a family brought together by food, he was inspired with inevitable passion. Jose started his career in the restaurant industry and continued his training under a well-known North Shore Chef. In 2013, Jose was promoted to Executive Chef of Jolanes. Chef Jose will be creating dishes that will provide an incredible experience for each guest who comes through the door.

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