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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, 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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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Anniversary Dinner

We enjoyed the restaurant but did not expect garlic butter on our steaks. They gave us complimentary dessert which was delicious. The pasta looked delicious and I would try it the next time. Wait staff very professional.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Cindy K
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Morton
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Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

hated it, from when me and my co-worker walked thru the door we noticed that we weren't dressed the right way. They immediately told the seater to put us in V.I.P. so I'm like huh, we got exclusive seating! !! So as she going to seat us we are passing up booths, and we pass a meeting with other people... More 

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Morton
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the restaurant but did not expect garlic butter on our steaks. They gave us complimentary dessert which was delicious. The pasta looked delicious and I would try it the next time. Wait staff very professional.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

1st they had a new bartender on the patio side. OK she is new, but no real back up. Where is the manager !! 2nd. food is OK. the picture of the pizza is bogus...never seen one like that. It seems they are thrown together with tons of cheese...unless you like it that way. Kabobs are usually OK, BUT the... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Tony's was a nice experience. I tried their beef kabob which was good. It is a family atmosphere and everyone was happy with their dinner. Our waiter was attentive and helpful. I would recommend this as a good choice For a casual dinner.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Ever been in a restaurant and gotten the creeps? We ate a late lunch at Tony's yesterday and I will never return. I ordered the Italian Beef sandwich with fries. The meat was slimey and tasted like it had been reheated and re-purposed numerous times and it was overly salted, which as anyone knows is how restaurants keep food for... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This place is terrible...It's time to close the doors. The low quality Pepperloin is disgusting served in a pool of melted butter..I had a garlic butter taste stained in my mouth for hours..yuck!! Garlic potatoes were the same way. I eat at a lot of nice restaurants and this definitely isn't one of them. Here's a list of nice restaurants...Gentelin's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I had the Tony peppersteak. 8 oz. Baked potatoe, medley vegetables. And a bell's beer. Food hot and good quality material. cooked just as I ordered it and very tasty. $24 for the meal. $5 for the beer. Not bad at all for a very good meal. Went with eight friends and each and everyone liked their meal as much... More 

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Collinsville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I had a steak in the bar area. I bar and restaurant were busy (It was New Years Eve) and I was having an early dinner. My steak came out in a small white plate. I noticed that other tables had their steaks come out on a hot metal/wood platter which no doubt kept their steak warm. I asked to... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Been eating the pepperloin for 20 years. Still the best steak around. Never been disappointed with my meal. For under 25$ the larger pepperloin is a very good value especially compared to other similar resteraunts. The pizza is a bit too much garlic for me. Appetizers are a bit pricey. I love this place.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Pizza order was wrong, twice. Pizza was okay. Salad okay, no offer of cracked black pepper though. New waitress, nice and we tipped, just not up to speed yet. Bar side were we dined was warm and humid. Kitchen staff member was wearing an inappropriate t-shirt. Luke warm recommendation.

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?