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Tony's Restaurant & Prohibition Lounge

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312 Piasa St, Alton, IL 62002-6233
+1 618-462-8384
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Closed
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Illinois
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847 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place still has the best steaks in the area, however I feel like the rest of the food quality has gone down over the years. The service is generally very good and the atmosphere is very nice. But we hVe been disappointed in our food over the last several years unless we order a streak. The best steak to... More 

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Thank J-W
El Dorado, Kansas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is unsatisfactory. I was forced to sit by the door while waiting for my group, and wasn't allowed to order a drink while I waited. The food, in the past was some of the best in the area, but in recent years the food has proved to be of poor quality. I won't waist my time or money... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was perfect - food , service, atmosphere, etc. It was wonderful for a romantic, but not intimating. I love this restaurant !

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 5, 2 seniors, 2 adults and 1 teen, were all very pleased with the whole meal. Ordered 4 apps- asiago cheese dip app (AMAZING), fried ravioli (very good), fried zucchini (very good) and fried artichokes (AMAZING). Sour cream and chive chicken and penne and Cajun chicken and penne were both so good- Cajun was not hot but... More 

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Pendleton
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

After a day of touring around and visiting local points of interest we carefully chose our restaurant for dinner. Tony's seemed the perfect place. We were promptly helped to the bar while we waited for a table. It only took 15 minutes to get a table on a busy Saturday evening. Our margaritas were fantastic. That is the last of... More 

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Lansing, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

My husband had been to Tony's 20 years ago and had the Pepperloin steak. Twenty years later he brings me and was thrilled that it tasted the same as he remembered.

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Godfrey, IL
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Three of us recently visited Tony's on a Friday night. We were seated promptly in an open area that was, unsurprisingly noisy. It was a bit of time before we were waited on in what became a common theme for the night. We had not been to Tony's much in the last few years. My wife ordered her favorite, the... More 

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Glen Carbon, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Enjoyed the pepper loin and the rest of the meal. Service was great. Not sure about the differences in the different parts of this establishment, but it all seems to gel well.

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Jerseyville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Great Food!!! With that said, I noticed over time that younger crowd has taken over. It was a place for all ages at one time, but I am getting older and maybe its just me. Still a great place to eat and have a couple drinks.

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Alton, Illinois
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I've been eating at Tony's for years and have always liked the food, Pepperloins and Pasta. But the last time I was in I ordered the seafood pasta, WOW what a shock, this is a hidden hero on Tony's menu. If you haven't tried it your cheating your self. Also from some one like myself who dines there on pretty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $12
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Piasa St, Alton, IL 62002-6233
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-462-8384
Description
Tony's Tuscany dining room offers a casual relaxed atmosphere with elegant tones. This dining room draws you in with it's deep colored walls, pressed tin ceiling, and the amber tiffany lamps adding the perfect glow over the cozy private booths. Please note there are no reservations accepted in this dining room. The casual Tuscany dining room is seated on a first come first serve basis. If reservations are essential, Tony's boasts four elegant dining rooms complete with pristine white table linens and service that is second to none. Of course great service and atmosphere aren't the only reasons people have been making the trip to Tony's for 55 years. Tony's is the home of the World Famous Pepperloin Steak. This beef tenderloin is marinated in Tony's secret marinade, rolled in half cracked black pepper, grilled to perfection, and drizzled with garlic butter. After one bite of this mouth watering steak, you will never want steak from another restaurant again. It is so tender it can be cut with a butter knife, and it practically melts on your palette. Tony's also sells these unbelievable steaks marinated, peppered, and ready for your grill at home. If steaks are not for you, Tony's offers 20 different home made specialty pastas, along with a delicious selection of seafood and chicken dishes. With a wine list of 60 wines by the bottle and 30 by the glass selections, even the most discriminating wine aficionado will be in heaven. For an after dinner drink one must try the Italian Delight, Tony's version of the ice cream drink the Brandy Alexander. After re-opening from the flood of '93, Tony's added The Third Street Cafe (is now the new prohibition lounge), a 75 seat bar with a charming sidewalk cafe. It is a favorite place in town for meeting friends for drinks, waiting for a table in the dining room, or bringing the family in for a casual dinner. Tony's bar and sidewalk cafe serves pizza, sandwiches, salads, appetizers, and kabobs in a family atmosphere. Tony's is sure to have something to please everyone, and we do our best to accommodate any special requests you may have.

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