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My Just Desserts

31 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002-6203
618-462-5881
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Ranked #6 of 87 Restaurants in Alton
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Description: STOP IN AND HAVE LUNCH IN AN ANTIQUE ATMOSPHERE. OUR BUILDING, THE RYDER BUILDING, IS A DESIGNATED LINCOLN SITE LOCATED ON THE LINCOLN LEGACY TRAIL. OUR MENU CHANGES DAILY BASED UPON WHAT THE KITCHEN IS CRAVING AT THAT PARTICULAR MOMENT SO YOU'LL NEVER HAVE THE SAME THING TWO DAYS IN A ROW AROUND OUR PLACE. WE'RE LOCATED IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN ALTON, ILLINOIS, JUST A FEW BLOCKS FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.
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English first
Alton, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I was hungry for something sweet and stoped at Just Desserts. They had just the piece of pie I need to take the edge off along with a cup of tea. The pie was great and the service quick . I would recommend Just Desserts.

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Washington DC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Nice lunch spot, with good sandwiches and excellent desserts. Located in an historic building, built in 1837; believed to be the location of the trial of the murderer of Elijah P. Lovejoy, an early abolitionist. Also the location of a campaign speech by Abraham Lincoln in behalf of the Whig ticket - "Tippecanoe and Tyler, too" - in 1840, more... More 

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Alton, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Went here recently with my mom for lunch. Chalkboard menu with a couple of soups, several sandwich combo choices, a few warm items and lots of dessert choices. My mom had a sandwich and chips and I had a type of lasagna that was served in a soup crock with a salad. The lasagna in a bowl was ok not... More 

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Alton,il
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I visited this place with a friend visiting from out of town and it was a great experience. All of the food and service was good.

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Alton, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food at My Just Desserts is great and the desserts are better. Parking is difficult. Although the restaurant is close to downtown, it is on a hill and a corner and parking can be at a premium. But, once in the restaurant you forget all about it. The view of the river is spectacular. I only wish there could... More 

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Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I just love My Just Desserts! The food is exceptional. Their home made soups are soupendous! Home chicken salad, there is none like their chicken salad. And the home made desserts are to die for. The atmosphere and decor are so inviting. The waitresses are exceptional. If you want that nice home made taste this is your to go place!... More 

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Columbia, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My Just Desserts is a great place for lunch. Food was good and portions were plentiful. The pies were wonderful -- especially the Juneberry and the Lemon/coconut. Great view of the River while dining.

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Alton, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great pastrys. They made our son wedding cake just amazing and tastes great they even made smaller cakes for our guest.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

First off they have the RUDEST waitresses I have ever encoutered. I came in holding my 30 lb 17 month old son and had my mother with us for lunch. Their menu is a chalk board on the far wall, which has sandwhich and soup names, but zero descriptions. I let our waitress know that I had never been there... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We actually stumbled upon this place by default. We were actually hanging around, waiting for another place to open and after doing a little computer "recon", we determined that we were better off going someplace else. THIS was the someplace else. The soup, sandwiches and salad that we had were pretty good. It would be a stretch if I said... More 

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Additional Information about My Just Desserts

Address: 31 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002-6203
Phone Number: 618-462-5881
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American

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