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Castelli'sRestaurant at 255

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3400 Fosterburg Road, Alton, IL 62002
618-462-4620
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful night out even showing up after prime diner time. Service was great , Drinks kept full,Bread was warm and fresh, butter was soft. Onion rings as a app, followed by the Chicken with baked potato and mostaccioli. Food was very good with the exception of the chicken being just a bit greasy. Wife had the chicken parm and salad,... More 

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Thank Tracy D
Carbondale, Illinois
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The husband and I go here every chance we get. Even though it's a 2 hour drive. We were just remarking we've been coming here for over a decade and we've never ever had a bad experience or bad food. That is saying a lot because we are picky eaters. They have A large crowd on weekends so plan ahead.

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Thank JReece2005
Alton, Illinois
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Known for its fried chicken and homemade salad dressing, Castelli's is one of my favorite places to eat in Alton! They do great take out orders and get things right.

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Thank Kedly1
Pontiac, Illinois
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We checked out Castelli's after seeing the reviews on Tripadvisor - and we were not disappointed! We were there on a Saturday night right at meal time, and they were busy but the wait was only about 10 minutes. We had a drink at the small bar first and did not get the first drink finished. All of the staff... More 

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Thank Ron B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This a great family restaurant with a full menu. Everyone in your family should be able to find something to eat here. Their house dressing is excellent and the toasted raviolis are homemade. My favorite restaurant to go to for my birthday.

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Thank Ambr64
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Good service, great food! Ribeye was one of the best we've ever eaten and the fried chicken was great, too. Prices were reasonable for the quality of food. We'll be back.

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Thank Amanda E
Chatham, Illinois
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

This is an outstanding restaurant. They are known for their fried chicken (rightfully so) and famous creamy garlic salad dressing (house). Fast service and very large to accommodate the crowds.

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Thank pld_13
Alton, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

If I am hungry for fried chicken, Castelli's is the place I choose to go. The atmosphere is friendly and comfortable. The service is very good and the menu choices (beyond the fried chicken) are extensive. My wife and I are there at least once a month.

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Thank bluffkid5
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

I have been dining at this place for many many years. They have been serving some of the best chicken and best atmosphere for a great family sit down dinner. If someone was visiting from out of town this would be where I would take them and not worry about anything going wrong. Love the food and if you ever... More 

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Thank Tracy D
Godfrey, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

We love this family owned restaurant. They have the best house salad and fried chicken around. Everything on the menu is wonderful and plenty to chose from for everyone.

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Thank Laura S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3400 Fosterburg Road, Alton, IL 62002
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: 618-462-4620

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