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Ragin Cajun Piano Bar

210 w 3rd st, Alton, IL
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Ranked #15 of 87 Restaurants in Alton
Sun 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 5:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
509 reviews 509 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is a great place to go for great piano music and vocals and the food is good as well. My favorite thing to order is the bread pudding. I can't stand bread pudding, but theirs is to die for. So I usually get a salad or an appetizer and then have the bread pudding. They also have great Long... More 

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Godfrey, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Went to the Cajun as our second and last stop. Thank goodness if was a Friday, not too sure how many of my co-workers would have made it to work the next day. The music was lovely, loved the diversity of the music. We sang and danced almost the entire time we were there. I ended up taking the birthday... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place is so NEAT! The layout is very different and funky, bartenders were very nice! We didn't eat there, but they seemed to have quite a menu! The dueling piano musicians (along with their drummer) were awesome! We originally only stopped in for a quick drink and ended up staying a couple of hours b/c of how much fun... More 

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Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Looking for a place to eat in Alton, we went to the Ragin' Cajun on a Sunday. It was pretty quiet, but looks like the place might really hop on Fridays and Saturdays. The selection of beers was extensive, and the menu reasonably broad. The service was friendly, and the food quite good. Prices were reasonable. Overall a very good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A twist on the classic 'dueling piano bar', the twist being roughnecks and lads crowd the bar and make the place feel more like high school musical on methamphetamine.

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Tried a dozen different appetizers, entrees, and deserts. They were all good. We made these choices with the assistance of Natalie. Great service and advice; make sure to ask for her if she is available. The dueling pianos were a plus.

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Alton, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We went to this restaurant because we had heard good things about it. We had so much fun. There was no piano playing the night we were there, but another table and our table got to laughing and joking and had so much fun. The service was great. The food was the best and a lot of it. We will... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Horrible, bland food. Service ok until I got my check and was charged 20% gratuity for using a gift certificate and the waitress got snotty! We won't be back!!

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Springfield, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I have been wanting to try this place for a couple of years now, but our first opportunity came this past Saturday. We were in town to do some geocaching and to take in some of the rich history of Alton. We came to Ragin Cajun at an off-time between lunch and dinner, so we didn't get to catch any... More 

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a very lively and fun piano bar on Friday and Saturday nights. I have spent a lot of time in New Orleans, and the Ragin Cajun really does capture the feel of Bourbon Street. The food is AMAZING! The pub steak is my personal favorite, always perfect. Finally, they have a potato choice, too!! The lobster bisque is... More 

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Additional Information about Ragin Cajun Piano Bar

Address: 210 w 3rd st, Alton, IL
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 5:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 5:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 5:00 am

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