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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 across the Mississippi River—explore the diverse collection of the locally owned restaurants, wineries, brew houses, and distilleries of this incredible area.


1929 Pizza & Wine
#7 Wood River Avenue
Wood River, IL 62095

Comming Fall of 2022. Woodfired pizza. Craft beer. Currated wine list.

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

Hop's House Sports Bar featuring all your favorites.


Bakers & Hale
7120 Montclaire Ave,
Godfrey, IL 62035

Farm-to-table restaurant featuring the cuisine of executive chef Kelsi Baker Walden and consulting chef Rex Hale. American cuisine with a comfort food flair. Indoor and Outdoor seating is available.


Bluff City Grill
424 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002

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

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.


CJ's Juicery
104 West 3rd Street
Alton, IL 62002

Your Alton IL Smoothie & Juice Bar. featuring coldpressed fruit/vegetable juices smoothies/smoothie bowls, and boba.


Carver's Southern Style BBQ
2716 Grovelin Ave, Godfrey, IL

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

“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 Grill & Garage
1022 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002

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

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

Since 1951. Treat yourself to freshly baked pastries, doughnuts, bread, cakes, pies and cookies. A neighborhood Alton, IL icon for over 70 years.


El Mezcal Authentic Mexican Food
705 Texas Blvd.
Bethalto, IL

3034 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, IL

Feeling like Mexican? Generous portions of traditional Mexican favorites.


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

“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)


Flock Food Truck Park

210 Ridge Street
Alton, IL 62002

The friendly food truck park where friends and families come together!


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

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 duke box. Comfort food at incredibly inexpensive prices.


Gentelin's on Broadway
122 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002

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"


Gumbo 2 Geaux
1808 Washington Ave.
Alton, IL 62002

Louisiana favorites to go.


Joe K's Family Restaurant
2530 State St.
Alton, IL 62002

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


Joe's Pizza & Pasta
17 Eastgate Plaza
East Alton, IL 62024
618) 251-8039

Pizza, pasta, salads, desserts, and full bar.


Johnson’s Corner Restaurant
2000 State St.
Alton, IL 62002

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

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

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

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


Mac's Downtown Alton
315 Belle St.
Alton, IL 62002

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.


Mr. Pancho's Mexican Restaurant and Grill
119 East Gate Plaza
East Alton, IL 62024

Mexican cuisine, prepared with the freshest produce and best quality meats. Indoor or patio dining.


My Just Desserts Restaurant
31 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002

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

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


Olga's Kitchen
Alton Square Mall
Alton, IL 62002

Gyros, salads, soups, and sandwiches.


Pink Cow Ice Cream
33 E. Elm St.
Alton, IL 62002

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


Post Commons
300 Alby St.
Alton, IL 62002

A unique, community coffee house serving all day brunch.


Ragin' Cajun Piano Bar
210 W 3rd St.
Alton, IL 62002

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

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


Santino's Steak & Pasta
180 E Center Dr
Alton, IL 62002

A purveyor of fine dining featuring the cuisine of esteemed chef Sonny Asani. Open 7 days a week—including Sunday Brunch buffet.


Shogun Japanese Steak and Sushi Restaurant
2723 Corner Ct.,
Alton, IL 62002

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


State Street Market Cafe
208 State St.
Alton, IL 62002

An intimate setting featuring an ever changing menu and theexquisite cuisine of Chef PK. Patio dining is also available in season.


Tab's Cafe
400 State St.
Alton, IL 62002

Serving breakfast and lunch. Philly steak and cheese, chicken Philly's along with other East Coast style offerings like loaded french fries, and chicken, steak, or shrimp kebabs.and more.

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

“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

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

Welcome to the Great Rivers and Routes wine country!


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For a limited time only, book a 2 night Pampered Getaway at The BEALL MANSION and receive a certificate for a FREE wine tasting for 2 at Grafton Winery & Brewhaus. Subject to availability. Check Availability & Rates or BOOK NOW!


Grafton Harbor Floating Winery
215 W. Water St.
Grafton, IL 62037

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

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 and 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

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.



Distillery 1 Link Name
City, IL 62037

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Distillery 2 Website Link
123 Main St.,
City, IL 62037

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