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112 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6207
618-462-1175
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4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
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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: Late Night

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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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
Most recent review
Great little local Restaurant

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Alton, Illinois
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  • Late Night
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English first
Alton, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
2 reviews
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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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The mussels at Bossanova are fantastic. Great value. Serving size is large. Our lingurean pizzette was also very delicious. Had a good selection of beers.

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The Villages, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This great little place is located in an old storefront in downtown Alton. It sits among other restaurants and gift shops. They have seating inside and a few tables out on the sidewalk. Great atmosphere. The place is usually hopping every evening. Their menu offers salads, appetizers, full dinners and pizzettes, ( pizza) which are rather tasty. They have a... More 

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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123 reviews 123 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We chose Bossanova as it was the only place open to grab dinner on a Monday. We had heard positive reviews, so we thought we'd try it out. The first thing we noticed was the noise. If you're looking for a place that you can actually talk to the people you're with, this is not your place. The food was... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Good news it was open on a Monday. Drinks looked good; I had wine. But my pizzette was pretty gummy and for a vegetarian pizza it was mostly cheese. Won't return.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Bossanova would be a 7.72 on a 10 scale. They have a great food menu and drink selection. RATINGS (out of 10) Hospitality - 9 - Friendly and attentive staff. Music - 7.3 - Good playlist Wares - 9.3 - Great selection of drinks, good food Atmosphere - 8 - One of the few Alton bars that isn't a dump... More 

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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?