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Gentelin's on Broadway

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122 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002-6217
618-465-6080
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Springfield, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Because our guide book rated this restaurant as $$$, I was expecting it to be pricier than it actually was. Our meal was delicious and I actually found it to be quite reasonably priced for the quality! I would love to dine at Gentelin's again if we return to the area.

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gentelin's was recommended by the hosts at the B&B we were staying at. It was excellent! There is a wide menu. The food was excellent and moderately priced. Combined with the view of the riverfront created an excellent first experience in Alton!

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Thank Chuck B
Alton, Illinois
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10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall the restaurant is great. Nice decor, very clean, good servers. The food is very good. The desserts are hit or miss and too pricey to waste money on. Overall nice place to go without kids!!

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Thank rknmom4
Salt Lake City, Utah
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I saw all of the rave reviews about this place, so I decided to book it for our anniversary. I had the portobello mushroom appetizer filled with cheese and very little flavor. The goat cheese salad had two pieces of cut up pear in it and three cranberries, if they didn't have enough pears then it shouldn't have been on... More 

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Thank Penelope2013-16
Illinois
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94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Our latest visit to Gentelin's was great. Reservations are almost a must when dining here. The river view is wonderful. Everything we enjoyed, from mixed drinks to desserts were delicious. Nice atmosphere and attentive waitstaff.

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Thank LucyLucerne
St. Louis
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Everyone recommended this place for fine dining, but the locals kept saying, : it's a little pricy" Well my husband had Lobster tempura and I had the roasted duck, a shrimp bacon wrapped appetizer drinks, the food was wonderful and the bill was only $88 really?? We thought this to be reasonable...

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Thank nursegraf
Alton, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Great Food --- Ryan Gentelin is a great chef and knows how to keep a menu alive and interesting, Sarah's wine picks are spot on. The staff is courteous and there table timing is always perfect and never overbearing. So lets re-cap , the food is perfect , the menu is lively, and the presentation is so good that maybe... More 

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Thank 391kente
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We were refereed to this restaurant When we arrived at 630pm on a Saturday you could see they were busy. We were standing by the hostess desk waiting because no one was there. At one point a server walked past us without even a hi We stood there for at least five minutes then two yes two persons came to... More 

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Thank Steph51175
Alton, Illinois
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We stopped in for dinner and got lucky as we found out reservations are usually needed. The whole experience was delightful. Very comfortable atmosphere with an attentive but not overbearing staff and spot on perfect food. Best dining experience in Alton I have ever had.

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Thank SCOTTGREEN2132
Alton, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Good food,atmosphere. Staff very friendly. Would return again. Pricies moderate. Restaurant clean. Would recommend reservations.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002-6217
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: 618-465-6080

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