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The Root Beer Saloon

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4 Main St, Alto Pass, IL 62905-1070
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible42%
Aug 28, 2017
“Rude employees, even the owner”
Aug 22, 2017
“Go for the root beer and the ambiance”
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4 Main St, Alto Pass, IL 62905-1070
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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Me and my Wife stopped in because we knew about the inside.We decided to get a milk shake and malt big mistake. They put a spoon of ice cream if any in them. They charged 5 dollars apiece for them.We ordered them to go.My wife...More

4  Thank Ken K
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Looking for a fun quirky lunch place? This is for you. We ate at The Root Beer Saloon on a Monday afternoon. We were the only customers, but felt very comfortable there. The interior has a quirky eclectic vibe and is loaded from top to...More

Thank _sandym1725
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We have stopped at the Root Beer Saloon a couple of times while traveling the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. The owner and his lovely lady have created an environment full of treasures and curiosities. You can enjoy sandwiches and boiled shrimp while gazing at shelf...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

I`m in such a bad mood because of the way we were treated, that I don`t really want to review. They act as if your a waste of time and they don`t want you there.

4  Thank Mickey4761
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

Been waiting a number of years to visit the Root Beer Saloon. Just a little disappointed that the only had 3 root beers on tap. The food was not worth the effort. They had shrimp and crawfish boil. I got only 1 crawfish and it...More

3  Thank Max K
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

I unfortunately have been listening to people that this place is bad so havent been in ages but I, my friend and my mom just had an excellent experience. Being hungry enough to start chewing on my own arm and in Alto pass there's not...More

Thank daenergymon
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Hard to explain decor, with waterfowl,wildlife and fish mounts everywhere. Spend some time looking the place over and meeting the owners, great stories related to the their experiences.. The Food/Rootbeer is very good, all in all very well worth the visit.

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Would have loved to get the opportunity to eat here. We came by on a Sunday Twice on Monday and on Tuesday they where not open any of the times dispute their posted hours. Must be a hobby..

5  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed December 17, 2016

This isn't a restaurant, it is an attraction, a place to see and be seen in a place where there are few people. But, please, no photos. Alto Pass, Illinois, is located in the Deep South of southern Illinois, northwest of Cobden and west of...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed November 15, 2016

This place could be a gold mine, but has many strikes against it. The other reviews of the crusty owner who begrudgingly serves you are so true. We experienced the same treatment. We asked if we could take a photo of our group at the...More

4  Thank Jon W
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  • Address: 4 Main St, Alto Pass, IL 62905-1070
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alto Pass
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