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Tony's Restaurant & Prohibition Lounge

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312 Piasa St, Alton, IL 62002-6233
+1 618-462-8384
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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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I, along with another couple, visited on a Saturday night for dinner. The restaurant is a cool, old place with exposed brick and arched doorways. Frankly, the only reason I gave the place 3 stars is for the atmosphere and their long wine/beer list. I ordered eggplant parmesan. My husband ordered chicken parmesan. The other couple ordered... More 

1 Thank Whitney D
Dallas, Texas
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Went with a group for a nice dinner. Service was friendly but slow. I think it was the kitchen not the server. Food finally arrived over 60 minutes from ordering. Over cooked. My local friend said they just go there for the Beer and Pizza. I think that is a great idea if I ever come back.

Thank andrewcjackson
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

A very nice restaurant with great atmosphere Steaks. pasta and fish are prepared to excellence. Full bar and extensive wires available

Thank Linda R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Dear wife and I just had a great steak experience at Tony's which is a visit we make pretty often as couple and every once in a while with a larger group. Dear wife enjoyed the stuffed portobello special and I enjoyed the classic pepperloin. Both of these are filet cuts from a beef tenderloin and as good a steak... More 

Thank Richard_StL
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We were there tonight..we come alot. I ordered Pasta special, spaghetti and meatballs..LOVE the meatballs! Dish came, no meatballs. Super nice waiter went back and asked. Cook said it doesnt come w/meatballs. Ok, fine. We ate but it bugged me. I looked at the menu, Yep, w/meatballs. I told wairer and he was great. My point, I have never seen... More 

Thank Michaela G
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Oh my goodness what wonderful steak we had in the pepper loin. Our server did not steer us wrong! We had wonderful service along with our wonderful meal. We WILL be back!!

Thank Gwen W
East Alton, Illinois
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

The last review was 3 years ago and have not been back until this time. The menu offered a deal that you get one pasta off a limited menu, then they give another to take home. Sounds like a real good deal. The pasta I had at dinner that night was a linguine pasta in olive oil with chicken, mushrooms... More 

Thank khill603
Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Long standing favorite! Changed around a bit since most recent flood. Same classic Italian menu. Food is consistently good.

Thank Yvonne M
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955 reviews
478 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

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 

Thank J-W
El Dorado, Kansas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $12
Italian, American
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, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
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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