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Princivalli's Cafe

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602 E 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6317
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery, Seating, Takeout

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    4 of 5 stars

Small neighborhood restaurant with casual atmosphere. Food was good, staff was friendly & helpful. We had a large group and no complaints.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Marcia K
Dallas, Texas
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Small neighborhood restaurant with casual atmosphere. Food was good, staff was friendly & helpful. We had a large group and no complaints.

Thank Marcia K
Chicago, Illinois
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163 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Small thin crust pizzas would be the most popular item but the salad was good once you dug the greens out from under all the creese. I really liked the meatball sub sandwich.

Thank Bryan Y
Litchfield, Illinois
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Visited for lunch with senior BUS trip. Servers really great,food excellent! I had the thin crust pizza, it was great, side salad, drink, under $10. Others had BLT's, mostacollli, eggplant Parmesan, spaghetti, a varying array. All were pleased, EXCEPT that they were a bit overwhelmed with the bus and regular customers. Then someone in our party ordered Cheesecake!!!! I split... More 

Thank Betty Z
Godfrey, Illinois
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This locally owned pizza place is one of our regular places to eat, there pizza is thin crust and is very good. The also have the best garlic cheese bread in town. Service is always quick and the food is consistently good quality.

Thank John R
Flint, Michigan
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Maybe it was because I had been working hard all day, the pizza here was exquisite. I ate much of the cheesy bread on my own as well as are much of the deluxe pizza and even helped devour the meat lovers. The food was all delicious and made me want to continue eating Only issue is for the lactose... More 

Thank Troy R
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Awesome food, and awesome prices-eggplant parmesan is the best anywhere-even better than the hill in st louis. Prices are very reasonable. Personal pizza 2 toppings, salad and drink-$9-and i usually take some home-chicken parmesan and lasagna awesome-salads are delicious. Hours are not the best-close earlier than most restaurants.

Thank nancy m
Bluffton, South Carolina
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109 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

Pleasant ambiance. Noticed a lot if people in there so we popped in. Sandwiches were more bread than meat, salad was okay, toasted ravioli was over-cooked. Service was disappointing, others came in after us and were served before us. It was crowded, so maybe just more people than they are accustomed to serving for lunch.

Thank PetedeltD
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Great service. Good food. No complaints here. The staff were friendly, willing to help us quickly. Food was pretty good. Soda cups were great in size.

Thank j1069fm
Alton, Illinois
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I had been to this establishment before, and I was excited to meet friends there during the holidays. I was truly disappointed when my Chef Salad arrived with lettuce, cheese, a tomato, and a bit of meat. The dressing was good, so that made up for the minimal salad. Since I have enjoyed this place in the past, I will... More 

Thank kebodec
Hannibal, Missouri
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A local enthusiastically recommended this place for a carryout pizza, as there were no pizza places where we were staying about ten miles away. Took about 15 minutes for a thin-crust 16" pizza, pretty tasty, $14.95 for ours with toppings requested. Friendly service in this family-owned restaurant. Recommend you use the parking lot on the south side of the building.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 602 E 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6317
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: 618-465-3255

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Italian


Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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