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312 Piasa St, Alton, IL 62002-6233
+1 618-462-8384
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: OPENED IN 1954-BEST KNOWN FOR OUR SIGNATURE PEPPERLOIN STEAKS- AUTHENTIC...
OPENED IN 1954-BEST KNOWN FOR OUR SIGNATURE PEPPERLOIN STEAKS- AUTHENTIC ITALIAN PASTAS- 30 CRAFT BEERS-PROHIBITION LOUNGE-5 DINING ROOMS-CATERING-PRIVATE ROOMS-TAKE OUT.
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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful Dining Experience

HIdden in what looks like an old 'brownstone' type array of buildings, when you step inside, you'll be amazed by just how old-school excellence this building is. They did have issues with the long lines, as there were somewhere around 7 or 8 groups waiting at the same time at the reservation... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Mark S
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We visited Tony's this Saturday for a family reunion. I had a large group of 40 coming from all over the country. We called to set up the event with Tori. She walked through every step with us and through my 20+ calls remained sweet and helpful! Each time I spoke with her it was always "absolutely! Of course! Sure!... More 

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Alton, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is the third trip that I have been extremely disappointed with service and getting our bill wrong within the past year. This past visit we went for pizza and beer. Took 20 min to get our first drink, and mine was red wine instead of white, the waitress took it back and it took almost another 30 min to... More 

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Glen Carbon, Illinois
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138 reviews 138 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We have gone to this restaurant for many years,and it is nothing like it once was. The beef medallions were chunks of tough steak. The baked potato was over cooked. Although the waitress was very nice, the service was terrible. She had too many tables to take care of.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

HIdden in what looks like an old 'brownstone' type array of buildings, when you step inside, you'll be amazed by just how old-school excellence this building is. They did have issues with the long lines, as there were somewhere around 7 or 8 groups waiting at the same time at the reservation desk, and only one or two personnel to... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Pop by this mainstay of Alton. Woodfire stove for pizza. Known for pepperloin and it is wonderful. Banana fosters was delicious too.

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Alton, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A nice clean restaurant in Alton that can provide for large parties and really deliver on delicious Italian fair. I have eaten here several times and must say I never have had a bad meal. I especially like the Caesar Salad, but why is the catch. Tony's has the know how to use real anchovy dressing. It's just a small... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I was excited to take my friend there for dinner after having a cocktail there and appetizers just a month earlier, and hearing good things about the food there. The restaurant was packed and we did not have reservations, but we were happy to sit at the bar where they have a full dinner menu. Maybe it was just a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Have loved the food here for years. Slowly the rising food cost passes on to consumers is starting to out way the food.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

i along with my wife and her coworkers attended an annual employee safety dinner on 13 December 2014. We were seated in the VI P Room with 20 or more guest. This location had previously been known as one of the best Italian steak houses in Alton. But on this night in my opinion it just didn't go well for... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Tony's is a must if your in the St Louis area, Tony's offers a "Pepperloin" 6, 8 or 12oz this Tenderloin is mouthwatering and always done to perfection. The atmosphere is warm and inviting a place for the family to enjoy a very very good dinner. Tony's is broken up into several dinning areas but I prefer the main dinning... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 312 Piasa St, Alton, IL 62002-6233
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-462-8384

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

OPENED IN 1954-BEST KNOWN FOR OUR SIGNATURE PEPPERLOIN STEAKS- AUTHENTIC ITALIAN PASTAS- 30 CRAFT BEERS-PROHIBITION LOUNGE-5 DINING ROOMS-CATERING-PRIVATE ROOMS-TAKE OUT.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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