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Alton, IL Great Rivers & Routes

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From diners, drive-ins and dives to fine dining with a view of the Clark Bridge acrosss the Mississippi River—explore the diverse collection of the locally owned restaurants, wineries, brew houses, and distilleries of this incredible area.

 


Argosy Casino Alton
#1 Front St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-474-7400 or 1-800-711-4263

Choose either Hop's House or eat to your heart's content at the Captain's Table Buffet.

Bluff City Grill
424 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002
618-433-8288

Open for lunch and dinner. Crab bisque, chicken breast in sherry cream sauce and sauteed Portobello mushrooms, steaks, and burgers.

Bossanova Restaurant & Martini Lounge
112 West 3rd St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-1175

Martinis, shots, wines, beers, and fine food featuring flavors from around the world. Specialties include Beef Tender Teepee—marinated beef tenders skewered over a round of garlic roasted potatoes, and Pizzettes—specialty pizzas including Thai barbeque, philly cheese, and white clam. Sidewalk cafe' dining available in season.

Carver's Southern Style BBQ
2716 Grovelin Ave, Godfrey, IL
618-467-9999

Voted best BBQ in Madison County 2 Years in a row. Each delectable morsel is seasoned with a dry rub, then slow-cooked over a sweet hickory fire in a rotisserie wood burning pit. Enjoy it as it is when it comes out of the pit or “sauce it up” with any of a variety of different sauces.

Castelli's “Moonlight” Restaurant at 255
3400 Fosterburg Road
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-4620

“A Castelli Family Dining Tradition Since 1937.” Featuring a wide selection of chicken, steak, veal, chops, seafood and Italian specialties and their ever famous Roman Salad.

Chubby's Warehouse Bar & Grille
1022 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-8005

You're never too old or never too young for Chubby's. In addition to specials throughout the week crowd pleasing favorites include hand-battered comfort food, homemade chili, and Chubby's secret recipe hot wings.

Don & Penny's
306 State St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-465-9823

The world's first and only combination Mexican, Italian, Cajun Restaurant. Sidewalk cafe dining available in season.

Duke Bakery
819 Henry St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-2922

Treat yourself to freshly baked pastries, doughnuts, bread, cakes, pies and cookies. A neighborhood Alton, IL icon for over 60 years.

El Mezcal
705 Texas Blvd.
Bethalto, IL
618-377-8902

3034 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, IL
618-466-1604

Feeling like Mexican? Generous portions of traditional Mexican favorites.

Fast Eddie's Bon Air
1530 E. 4th St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-5532

“Beer, burgers and boogie.” An Alton, IL phenomenon. Featured on Alton Brown's Food Network program, “Feasting on Asphalt”. According to Alton Brown Fast Eddies makes the only chicken wings he's ever had that are worth eating (that's the Chick on a Stick, by the way.) Live entertainment, “the world's coldest beer,” and an assortment of grilled burgers, shish kabobs, bratwurst and boiled shrimp at incredibly low prices has made Fast Eddie's arguably the number one volume bar in the world. Standing room only many weekends. (must be 21)

G-B Grill
1858 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002
618-465-9896

A real diner serving breakfast all day, plate lunches including chicken fried steak, and great gyros (did we mention the owners are Greek?) Yes, there is even a juke box. Comfort food at incredibly inexpensive prices.

Gentelin's on Broadway
122 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002
618-465-6080

Featuring the infused cuisine of award winning chef Ryan Gentelin—the best of different ethnic flavors including Italian, French, Asian, and Southwestern. Many tables provide a river view. Recommendations includes Maryland crab cakes and toasted wild mushroom ravioli appetizers, Caesar and goat cheese salads, filet mignon, oven roasted half duck and pan seared sea scallops. Voted "Best Toasted Ravioli" —Riverfront Times "Best of St. Louis Poll"

J.J. Thermo's Barr & Grill
17 Eastgate Plaza
East Alton, IL 62024
618) 251-8039

From sports bar to sit down restaurant with private dining room and outside patio—J.J.Thermo's is a place with something for everyone.

Joe K's Family Restaurant
2530 State St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-466-9796

Popular with locals. A family diner serving breakfast and lunch. Nice size portions at reasonable prices.

Johnson’s Corner Restaurant
2000 State St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-465-5640

A local's favorite. Home of the Johnson's Corner "Famous Pork Tenderloin"—Breaded Or Grilled. Most meals under $10.

Josephine's Tea Room & Gift Shop
6109 Godfrey Rd.
Godfrey, IL 62035
618-466-7796

A destination gathering place for a comfortable, leisurely lunch. The delightful atmosphere features a skylight ceiling and cozy brick fireplace. A ladies favorite.

Loading Dock
400 Front St.
Grafton, IL
618-786-3494

Kick back on riverside decks and enjoy music and an affordable menu of sandwiches, salads, burgers, tropical drinks, beer, wine.

Lovett’s Snoots, Fish, Chicken and More
2512 College Ave.
Alton, IL 62002
618-581-0997

The name says it all. Soul food at Alton's only soul food restaurant.

Mac's Downtown Alton
315 Belle St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-465-1006

Lunch and dinner seven days a week featuring soups, salads, sandwiches, seafood, pizzas, and Mac's signature smoked BBQ.

Morrison’s Irish Pub
200 State St.
Alton, IL 62002

Experience a taste of Ireland. Bangers and mash (similar to sausage in the U.S.), mashed potatoes, and onion gravy, cottage pie, Guinness stew, and a family recipe called Bubble and Squeak. And don't forget the Irish and local craft brews.

My Just Desserts Restaurant
31 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-5881

Enjoy some of the best sandwiches, home made breads, and home made pies anywhere while enjoying a view of the Mississippi River.

Old Bakery Beer Company
400 Landmarks Blvd.
Alton, IL 62002
618-463-1470

Microbrews, and light fare in the historic Colonial Bakery building.

Olga's Kitchen
Alton Square Mall
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-0642

Gyros, salads, soups, and sandwiches.

Pink Cow Ice Cream
33 E. Elm St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-977-7352

Old fashioned ice cream stand. Take a trip back in time.

Post Commons
300 Alby St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-433-8871

A unique, community coffee house serving all day brunch.

Ragin' Cajun Piano Bar
210 W 3rd St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-433-9119

New Orleans starters, sandwiches, and snacks. Dueling pianos start at approximately 8:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Riviera Maya
2704 Corner Ct.,
Alton, IL 62002
618-465-5000

Mexican food with a real Mexican flair. Be sure to offer their authentic fresh salsa. You will think you are in Mexico.

Shogun Japanese Steak and Sushi Restaurant
2723 Corner Ct,
Alton, IL 62002
618-468-1111

Japanese steak, seafood, and sushi. Choose from hibachi grill. table service, or sushi bar.

State Street Market Cafe
208 State St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-8800

Featuring the ever changing menu and cuisine of Chef PK. Patio and sidewalk cafe dining in season.

Tony's Steakhouse & Bar
102 W. 9th St.
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-8384

“Home of Tony's World Famous Pepper loin Steak and named an AOL City's Best Top 10 St. Louis steak house.” Fine dining specializing in steaks, seafood and pastas, salads, and pizza.

Wittmond Hotel Restaurant
108 Main St.
Brussels, IL 62013
618-883-2345

All you can eat, family style, comfort food including fried chicken, roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, green beans, dessert, and more.


Grafton Harbor Floating Winery
215 W. Water St.
Grafton, IL 62037
618-786-7678

The Key West of the Midwest. Enjoy wine tasting at its best with more than 100 wines from around the world while enjoying the natural beauty of the palisades along “The Great River Road”.

Grafton Winery & Brewhaus
300 W Main St.,
Grafton, IL 62037
618-786-3001

Grafton's largest winery. Enjoy award winning wines 7 days a week and microbrews on the weekends. Casual atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating and a view of the Mississippi River. Order at the counter menu includes hamburgers, wings and wraps as well as pasta, salmon, London Broil, and more.

Grafton Winery the Vineyards
21028 Eckert Orchard Road, Grafton
(618) 786-3004

Bring your picnic basket amd enjoy a scenic view of the lake and vineyards while sampling wines and munching on Boar’s Head meats and cheeses

Mary Michelle Winery at Pere Marquette Lodge
13653 Lodge Blvd.
Grafton, IL 62037
618-786-2331

The Mary Michelle Winery tasting room is conveniently located in Pere Marquette Lodge and features locally made, award winning Mary Michelle and Illinois Cellar wines. This delicious selection of wines is hand crafted in Carrolton, Illinois. They are excellent while enjoyed on the patio overlooking the river, next to a roaring fire or under the twinkling lights of the Mary Michelle Winery.

Winery at Aerie's Resort
600 Timber Ridge
Grafton, IL 62037
618) 786-8439

Wine, dining, and an incredible view from the bluffs along the Mississippi River.

 


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City, IL 62037
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123 Main St.,
City, IL 62037
618-555-3001

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