We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Castelli'sRestaurant at 255

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
3400 Fosterburg Road, Alton, IL 62002
618-462-4620
Website
Monday
Closed
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 33 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 10
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Listen to your friends

My wife & I were going to the Alton area around dinner time a friend suggested Castelli's . Wow ! What a place ,warm & welcoming ,very efficient and with great food & service. We Will Be Back !

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Tim A
,
Saint Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Reservations
Add Photo Write a Review

33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Saint Louis, Missouri
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My wife & I were going to the Alton area around dinner time a friend suggested Castelli's . Wow ! What a place ,warm & welcoming ,very efficient and with great food & service. We Will Be Back !

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lombard, Illinois
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you like fried chicken, this is heaven. Formerly known as the Moonlight, Castelli's still makes the most with the bird. Chicken tenders will feed a small army, and the full dinner emphasizes the full part. I have tried pasta and salad there, which don't really rate top marks, but when it comes to chicken, I don't know if anyplace... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Columbia,IL
Top Contributor
370 reviews 370 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We drive about an hour to visit with a Old Marine Corp buddy at the restaurant. The fried chicken is very good. Ohters had the fish and loved it . The sides are nothing special.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alton, Illinois
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Fried chicken is great but the cheeseburgers rock! Be sure to save room for the red velvet cake! Service is fast. there may be a wait sometimes. There is a little bar and you could sit outside while waiting. They will look for you.

Was this review helpful? Yes
illinois
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We came twice and enjoyed both times. We had the chicken both times. It is very good. The only problem we have is the seating area. We were crowded into the 2nd dining room and the tables are way too big for two people. We were practically visiting with the next table. The sides are ok. Really go for the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bunker Hill, Illinois
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Have been eating here on occasion for many years. Way back when, we considered it practically a "fine dining" establishment, but it's pretty casual nowadays. Many of us still call it Moonlight (old habits & all). Their house salad dressing has been well known for many, many years. There's times when we'll stop by just to pick up a carry-out... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tucson, AZ
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

No better chicken in the St. Louis area! Grew up with this restaurant as a special place to celebrate. Has grown to be known as one of the best places to go for chicken in the Midwest! Worth the drive!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hazelwood, Missouri, United States
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The appetizers were good the chicken was really good! Our server Debbie knew how to do her job...attentive without being a nuisance! It's an older place but warm and friendly!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alton, Illinois
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Castelli's has gotten the ways of yester-year back! Before Tracy and Matt took over the business, the food was sub-par and we had basically stopped going there to eat. When they took over, things changed and the food is as good as it was years ago...if not better. The fried chicken is very good as are all of the other... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We had the fried chicken and prime rib. Both were excellent and the service was outstanding. Highly recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Castelli'sRestaurant at 255 also viewed

 

Been to Castelli'sRestaurant at 255? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3400 Fosterburg Road, Alton, IL 62002
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: 618-462-4620

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Castelli'sRestaurant at 255 staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?