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Gentelin's on Broadway

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122 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002-6217
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. On the night we visited they were offering a three course meal for $25 and this looked to be a favourite amongst other diners. The choice offered was pretty good and from what we could see the dishes seemed to be well received. We chose to go to the main menu as it featured... More 

Thank Laurie G
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very nice restaurant with excellent food. The special of the night was a filet with a mushroom sauce. The deserts are also wonderful A great place for upscale dinning

Thank Linda R
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The staff is very well trained. Also their work ethic is impeccable. You can tell when employees love their job bye how they work together and there were 3 people covering our needs including our waitress. We wanted for nothing other than more room in our bellies for the delicious food. Creme Brule was in a dish that was a... More 

Thank Lydia B
Alton, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to this restaurant for years. When I order a steak medium, or medium well, it is to perfections! I have never been to a restaurant that cooked my steak perfectly every time! The Blue Cheese gratin potatoes are awesome! Never ever had a bad meal! The wine list is very nice at a low to medium... More 

Thank srsplato
Galesburg, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

The food and food choices were excellent. The atmosphere and service were unexpectedly great, also. There was live piano and singing. Quite the find!

Thank alliesnyd
Springfield, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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.

1 Thank hlwc2012
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

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!

Thank Chuck B
Alton, Illinois
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

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!!

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 

Thank Penelope2013-16
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111 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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.

Thank LucyLucerne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?