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Castelli'sRestaurant at 255

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS
$8.49
Homemade Toasted Ravioli
Our famous homemade toasted ravioli served with our special Bolognese sauce
$10.49
Shrimp Cocktail
Jumbo shrimp served with cocktail sauce
$7.49
Breaded Mushrooms
Hand breaded and fried to a golden brown
Sm $5.99
Lg $7.99
Homemade Onion Rings
Battered and fried to a perfect crunch
$4.49
Cheese Garlic Bread
French bread smothered in garlic butter, then topped with provolone cheese and melted to perfection
$8.49
Chicken Tenders Bites
Juicy and crispy chicken tenders breaded or grilled, served with or without hot sauce. Please allow additional cook time
$7.49
Italian Cheese Sticks
Lightly seasoned and served crunchy with our special Milanese sauce
$7.49
Potato Skins
Potato wedges loaded with melted cheddar cheese, bacon bits & chives. Served with sour cream on the side
$7.99
Livers & Gizzards
Hand-battered and lightly fried chicken livers & gizzards. Your choice of all livers, all gizzards or a combination of both!
$20.99
Sampler Platter
A little something for everyone! Potato skins, breaded mushrooms, toasted ravioli, onion rings & Italian cheese sticks
SALADS & SOUPS
Homemade Dressings: Roman (House), Italian Vinegar & Oil, Ranch. Other Dressings: 1000 Island, Creamy Roquefort, French, Honey Mustard, Poppy Seed, Raspberry Vinaigrette; Add On's ($0.99 each): Crumbled Roquefort, goat cheese, cheddar cheese, onion, egg, ham, turkey, salami, bacon, peperoncini & black olives. Add Chicken for $2.99
Sm $4.99
Lg $7.99
Dinner Salad
A crisp lettuce blend tossed in your choice of dressing
Sm $7.49
Lg $8.99
Chef Salad
A crisp lettuce blend topped with ham, turkey, cheese, tomatoes, peppers & hard boiled egg
$3.99
Cole Slaw
Made with our very own "Italian V.O." dressing
Sm $7.99
Lg $8.99
Italian Special Salad
A crisp lettuce blend tossed with salami, crumbled Roquefort cheese, olives, peppers & tomatoes
Sm $7.99
Lg $9.99
Tracy's Favorite Salad
Fresh mixed greens, goat cheese, walnuts, cranberries & mixed fruit
Sm $7.99
Lg $9.99
Seafood Salad
Shrimp, crab meat & cheese tossed in crisp lettuce
Sm $7.49
Lg $8.99
Spinach Salad
Beautiful green baby spinach leaves tossed with goat cheese, bacon, eggs & onions
Sm $8.49
Lg $10.49
Chicken Breast Tenderloin Salad
Your choice of grilled or fried chicken breast tenderloins resting on a bed of fresh lettuce, shredded cheese & tomatoes
Cup $3.49
Bowl $4.49
Cream of Broccoli Soup
Cup $3.49
Bowl $4.49
Clam Chowder
ITALIAN SPECIALTIES
All entrees include a dinner salad and fresh bread. Add baby shrimp & crab meat OR chicken $2.99. Add meatballs OR sausage $2.79. Add mushrooms OR onions for $2.49
$13.49
Fettuccine Alfredo
Fettuccine noodles topped with provolone cheese and baked in a creamy white sauce
$12.49
Spaghetti or Mostaccioli
Topped with our famous Bolognese sauce
Half Order $11.49
Full Order $13.49
Homemade Ravioli
Your choice of boiled or toasted & topped with our famous Bolognese sauce
$14.49
Baked Lasagna
Covered in our Milanese sauce and topped with provel cheese
$14.49
Tortellini
Meat stuffed tortellini noodles covered in provolone cheese and baked in a creamy white sauce
$15.49
Chicken Bianco
Your choice of grilled or breaded boneless chicken breast topped with fresh mushrooms & covered in a creamy white sauce. Served on a bed of buttered fettuccine noodles
$15.49
Chicken Provolone
A boneless & skinless, char-grilled chicken breast smothered with sautéed onions, mushrooms, bell pepper & provolone cheese. Served on a bed of buttered fettuccine noodles
$15.49
Chicken Parmigiana
Grilled or breaded, topped with Cacciatore sauce & provolone cheese & served on a bed of buttered fettuccine noodles
HOMEMADE SAUCES
Bolognese
A spicy homemade meat sauce
Milanese
A milder homemade tomato Ragu meat sauce
Cacciatore
A savory homemade meatless tomato sauce (similar to marinara)
SIDE ITEMS
$4.99
Dinner Salad
$3.49
Cup of Soup
$2.49
Loaded $3.49
Baked Potato
$2.49
French Fries
$2.49
Hash Browns
$2.49
Seasoned Green Beans
$2.49
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
$2.49
Cup of Mixed Fruit
$3.49
With Cheese $3.99
Steamed Broccoli
$3.49
With Cheese $3.99
Steamed Cauliflower
TALK-N-CHIC™ FRIED CHICKEN
All entrees include two side items. You may substitute a side dish of pasta (spaghetti, mostaccioli, or fettuccine) for an additional $1.99; Our chicken may also be baked and/or skinned. Please allow extra ti There is an additional cost for skinless chicken: 1/4 - $1.50, 1/2 $3 charge Specifying pieces may result in an up charge. Add Chicken Livers and / or Gizzards to your Chicken Dinner for only - $4.99
Dark Meat $12.99
Mixed Meat $14.99
White Meat $16.99
One-Half Portion
6 pieces
Dark Meat $10.99
White Meat $12.99
One-Fourth Portion
3 pieces
Dark Meat $8.99
White Meat $10.99
Breasts Only $12.99
2-Piece Platter
Fried Chicken Livers $10.99
Sautéed with Onions $12.99
Liver Dinner
Fried Chicken Gizzards $10.99
Sautéed with Onions $12.99
Gizzard Dinner
$11.99
Giblet Dinner
A mix of livers & gizzards
$11.99
Chicken Breast Tenderloin Strips
Your choice of breaded or grilled
FROM OUR CHAR-BROILER & ROASTER
All entrees include two side items. You may substitute a side dish of pasta (spaghetti, mostaccioli, or fettuccine) for an additional $1.99. Additional compliments to Our steaks: Rolled in fresh cracked black pepper, seasoned with spices & topped with garlic butter $1.99; Add sautéed mushrooms OR sautéed onions $2.49; Add four breaded jumbo shrimp $3.99. We will not be responsible for the quality of any steaks requested "well done"
$24.99
Filet Mignon
An 8 oz. center cut filet char-grilled to your liking
$23.99
New York Strip
A steak lover's delight. A hearty char-grilled 14 oz. strip
$18.99
Steak Gaggio
A char-grilled prime rib of beef smothered in bell peppers, onions, mushrooms and topped with cheese (Cannot be prepared rare)
$25.99
Ribeye & Chicken Combo
Our 13 oz. ribeye served with 2 pieces of all white chicken
$13.99
Ground Sirloin
A 10 oz. char-grilled mouth watering ground sirloin
$21.99
Ribeye
Well marbled, tender, juicy 13 oz. char-grilled ribeye
$17.99
Pork Chops
Two 8 oz. center cut chops char-grilled or breaded and served with garlic butter
Petite 8 oz. $17.99
Standard 12 oz. $20.99
Extra Cut 16 oz. $24.99
Prime Rib of Beef
Slow roasted to perfection & prepared to your liking
$17.99
Moonlight Delight
A juicy 10 oz. char-broiled top sirloin
$14.99
Charbroiled Chicken Breast
A char-grilled 8 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast with a hint of spices, topped with garlic butter
SIDE ITEMS
$4.99
Dinner Salad
$3.49
Cup of Soup
$2.49
Loaded $3.49
Baked Potato
$2.49
French Fries
$2.49
Hash Browns
$2.49
Seasoned Green Beans
$2.49
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
$2.49
Cup of Mixed Fruit
$3.49
With Cheese $3.99
Steamed Broccoli
$3.49
With Cheese $3.99
Steamed Cauliflower
SEAFOOD
All entrees include two side items. You may substitute a side dish of pasta (spaghetti, mostaccioli, or fettuccine) for an additional $1.99
$17.99
Salmon Filet
An 8 oz. filet, lightly seasoned in a vinaigrette dressing & char-grilled, then covered in sweet onions & bell peppers
$16.99
Cod Filet Dinner
Two cod tail filets, hand battered in our own special house breading, then fried to a golden brown
$15.99
Catfish Dinner
Two 8 oz. pond raised whole catfish, lightly breaded and fried to a golden brown
$17.99
Shrimp Dinner
Jumbo shrimp dipped in our own homemade batter, then fried to perfection
Market Price
Lobster Tails
(Please allow 30 minutes to prepare) Two 6 oz. lobster tails, your choice of baked or fried, served with drawn butter
$17.99
Shrimp Scampi
Delicious shrimp served with our garlic scampi butter sauce served on a bed of pasta (served with a salad only)
$15.99
Striped Pangasius
Two 6 oz. Pond-raised whitefish (broiled, blackened, or fried) Served with side & salad, your choice of dressing
BEVERAGES
Limit: 2 Free Refills on fountain soft drinks
Pepsi
Diet Pepsi
Sierra Mist
Dr. Pepper
Lemonade
Fitz's Bottled Root Beer
Bottled Sparkling Water
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Reviews (126)
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All reviews fried chicken bread salad prime rib bolognese sauce chicken dinner steak fries wings family friendly environment excellent chicken this family owned restaurant banquet room dressing on the side alton area i've eaten friday night
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family birthday dinner for niece. I ordered filet mignon medium/well because it usually comes out medium/rare. However it was well done, no pink, kinda dry. I dont like returning food to kitchen, due to stories I've heard about what happens returned plates. Either way, the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank D348EEsheilam
MattC5557, Owner at Castelli'sRestaurant at 255, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, we are very sorry to hear that you felt disappointed by your most recent visit. Certainly, this is not the norm for our business and we would appreciate it if you would be willing to give us another chance so that we can...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the third time I've been ti Castelli's and it always lives up to the memory of my previous visits. We were there late afternoon and 2 in our party ordered off the lunch menu which is available until pm. I had the steak...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank strangenurse
MattC5557, Owner at Castelli'sRestaurant at 255, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate the feedback! It is reassuring to know that you have such a good visit with us time after time!! We hope you join us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I dined here based on the reviews, and I can say the meal was less than memorable. It was crowded and noisy and the food was average and bland. It reminded me of cafeteria food. Nothing to go out of your way...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Stephen H
MattC5557, Manager at Castelli'sRestaurant at 255, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're very surprised and sad to read this, Stephen! We always want to make sure that our guests leave after having enjoyed a great visit with us, and we are sorry to see that this was not the case. We do hope that you will...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019

So good. Their chicken is the best. They have a wonderful menu with lots of classic Italian but I cannot get pat the fried chicken. Enough to bring home for a meal or two.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank patp2185
MattC5557, Owner at Castelli'sRestaurant at 255, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Hi Pat, thank you for the 5 stars! We are so glad you like our Fried Chicken so much. Always feel free to order extra to bring home with you! We hope you join us again soon!

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Service and food was excellent. Chicken was delicious, tender and juicy. Pasta dishes were large and tasty. This restaurant has been open for 75 years and the quality of the food and the excellent service means they will open for many more.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CJGGSP
MattC5557, Owner at Castelli'sRestaurant at 255, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

We greatly appreciate you taking the time to leave such kind words and 5-stars! We thank you and hope that you stop by to join us again soon!

Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great pasta dishes. The menu is varied, so even the pickiest eaters will find something. Great service and a perfect place for a family event.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anderson213
MattC5557, Owner at Castelli'sRestaurant at 255, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank you so much for this review! It is so great to hear that you enjoyed your service as well as our food and how varied our menu is! We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Great food. Nice place. Big plates size. Great Service. Very nice people and nice atmosphere. We were a party of 7 and just a Sampler platter was a great appetizer.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank danielkY5253VY
MattC5557, Manager at Castelli'sRestaurant at 255, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Hi there! We are so happy to hear that we were able to provide you with a great time and meal! We look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Everytime I have dined at this family owned restaurant, I have walked away satisfied. The waitresses are very nice and are always attentive to the customers needs. Then there is the food...the fried chicken is truly delicious. The garlic butter grilled chicken is a healthier...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jeremy L
MattC5557, Manager at Castelli'sRestaurant at 255, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Hey Jeremy! Thank you so much for this lovely review! We are so happy that you were able to enjoy a meal with us on multiple occasions! We hope you will continue to visit us for many years to come! See you soon!

Reviewed October 28, 2018

My husband and I stopped for dinner. We decided to sit at the bar, so we could watch college football. Carli and Angela were the bartenders and did an excellent job! I got a bottle of the William Hill cabernet which is a really nice...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tmf7150
MattC5557, Manager at Castelli'sRestaurant at 255, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Hi, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! Serving great food is our goal day in and day out and I am happy that you took such a liking to your meals. We can't wait to see you both in again soon!...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018

Yes, it seems strange for an Italian place to specialize in fried chicken, but their fried chicken is very good. I've eaten here since I was a child, and the quality has been consistent. The other food is good too. I especially also like their...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank dorsalmo
Matt C, Manager at Castelli'sRestaurant at 255, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

We appreciate the feedback dorsalmo! We hope to serve you again soon :)

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