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112 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6207
618-462-1175
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4:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 3:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice nice place to eat, drink or socialize

If u want good food and drink in downtown Alton, this is one of many good choices. My local favorite. Menu is not huge, but entrees are well-thought out, and so delicious. From pizza to grilled chicken or fish - everything is very good. Its small and quaint, but very welcoming. Price is a lil... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

If u want good food and drink in downtown Alton, this is one of many good choices. My local favorite. Menu is not huge, but entrees are well-thought out, and so delicious. From pizza to grilled chicken or fish - everything is very good. Its small and quaint, but very welcoming. Price is a lil high, but well worth it.... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Bosanova's is our favorite haunt. We love the food but the main reason we go back again and again is the staff. The manager, Jill, has become a good friend because she listens to my stories and treats me as a friend. Steve and Kevin are awesome bartenders who know us and what we like to drink. Servers like Becky,... More 

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godrey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I liked a different offering of food, but overpriced for what you get-I usually have leftovers, but not much there.

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Alton, IL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Martini bar that offers a wide range of beers and has an excellent food menu. They offer several unique topping pizzas which are always delicious. Muted decor is complimented by dim lighting making you feel like you're in a big city establishment.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

I have been here two times and had pizza both times. The service was friendly. The pizza was great both times! I will be back soon!

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

This is my favorite spot for an evening in Alton. The food is awesome from their smallish menu. I appreciate the quality and presentation of the food here. The fish tacos are great and the chef really knows his stuff. The atmosphere is quaint with local artists work displayed and the bar is well stocked with top shelf Liquor to... More 

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Godfrey, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Mom and daughter afternoon out-had two different flavoured chocolate martinis,which were very good!Also tried smoked salmon Rangoon-yumms!!Great service.Very nice time.

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GODFREY
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

If your into Hi End Cocktails and like the menu of elclectic foods and drinks Bossanova is your place, Chocolate Martinis, and so much more the beartenders and staf are freindly and fun, good Jazz and music on weekends,

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Bethalto
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101 reviews 101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a quaint little bar/restaurant nestled in the old section of Alton. Monday night pizza's are good, but their martinis's are splendid. Our group gets together every few months here, and we try our hardest to try as many as we can. Many of them are named after James Bond Characters. good selection of beer also

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Alton, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If there's an in-crowd in Alton, you'll find it at Bossanova. Especially on Monday nights when the designer pizzas are $5.Don't miss the art behind the bar -- or the martinis. Review is based on multiple visits of various kinds over several years. Outdoor seating in season provides a good street scene.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 112 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6207
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: 618-462-1175
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 3:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?