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201 E Center Dr, Alton, IL 62002
618-462-4600
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 6
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Awesome Ribs

The waitress was very nice and on the spot when we needed something, and the ribs were fantastic not over smoked if you like a heavy smoke this may not be your spot but I had Kansas city style ribs and fries and slaw and I thought it was great

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
steve w
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Branson West, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We have been at Rib City numerous times and the food and staff are always the best. The ribs are melt in your mouth. The owner has many times stopped by our table to make sure we are happy and every tastes great. The wait staff go out of their way to make sure you are happy with your selection... More 

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Litchfield, IL 62056
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This restaurant practices portion control, so the menu items are overpriced. If you order garlic toast as a side item by itself, you get 3 slices, BUT if you order garlic toast with your meal you get 1 slice. Service was mediocre, bordering on indifferent. I will not be back.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Ordered 3 slabs baby backs, 1 qt slaw, 2qts baked beans, 1lb beef, 1lb pulled pork, $101, prices must have went up since web takeout prices posted. Extremely small racks even for baby backs, tender but slightly dry, beef and pork, good quality meat but overcooked, dry, all had good flavor just too dry, slaw good, beans very good just... More 

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Branson West, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The waitress was very nice and on the spot when we needed something, and the ribs were fantastic not over smoked if you like a heavy smoke this may not be your spot but I had Kansas city style ribs and fries and slaw and I thought it was great

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My fitness center is nearby, so after my gym time my wife & I went to Rib City. We were seated immediately , our server pointed out specials and even some nice deals . The food was great ( except for the green beans, my wife said they tasted funny) but over all a good time and good food.

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Bethalto, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

You get a fair amount of food here. But, the bar-b-que is not equal to home cooked bar-b-que. Good, but not great.

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Alton, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I had the special, which was the pork ribs with your choice of a second meat, I chose beef. The sides were baked potato and sliced tomatoes. The ribs could be torn apart by hand and there were several styles of sauce to choose from (sweet, tart, etc.) at table, others available on request. The tomatoes may have been a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We eat at Rib City several times a year. Excellent food, large portions and tasty sauces. Friendly service and great prices.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The food was very good, but we waited a long time for our main course. Others who came in after us were served before us.

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Godfrey, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I love Rib City Alton! My husband I seem to eat here at least once or twice a month. The ribs are absolutely fall-off-the-bone delicious and their garlic toast is amazing! The atmosphere is always super friendly and the management and wait staff are great! If you are thinking about trying it out I say go for it!

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Additional Information about Rib City

Address: 201 E Center Dr, Alton, IL 62002
Phone Number: 618-462-4600
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 E Center Dr, Alton, IL 62002
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: 618-462-4600
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?