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Fast Eddies Bon-Air

American, Bar
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1540 E 4th St, Alton, IL 62002-6566
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Thu 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Alton, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you don't need ambiance of any kind, this is the place for you. I have seen this place grow from a little neighborhood bar 50 years ago to a place that is three times its original size and always packed. Honestly, I don't get it but they must be doing something right. The shrimp is delicious and only $.25... More 

Thank CarolR22741
Morton Grove, il
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved the food and the prices but the live music was much too loud for us. We couldn't talk to one another at all during our meal. The food is amazing though!

Thank AriesgirlMortongrove
Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I met with a group of teachers at this casual bar and local grill. The decor was decidedly motorcycle casual. The food servers and bar servers were very friendly and attentive. The star of the show at this popular local hang-out was the food. Burgers are $1.99. That is right, $1.99. I added a basket of fries for only 99... More 

Thank linwoods96
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time, the peel and eat shrimp are real good , and the cheeseburger was amazing. They had both inside and outside eating which makes it nice on cool evenings. Not a place for kids, you have to be 21 to enter. Overall a good experience for a reasonable price!

Thank Marcia M
East Saint Louis
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Fast Eddies several times in past. The food is still very good and drinks acceptable but the band (?) that night was horrible. No enthusiasm while playing. Only two people in the band and they looked bored. They bored me so just ate and left. I did not stay around as usual. Seems like everyone else... More 

Thank pattonesa
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see. You have to be 21 to get in, but the food is fabulous. I recommend the peel and eat shrimp and the cheeseburgers. We got 20 shrimp and ate on that while we waited for our cheeseburgers. The waitresses are efficient. They have an inside as well as an outside beer garden with live entertainment.... More 

Thank Meri W
Tallahassee, FL
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136 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is grilled, super-cheap, delicious, and plentiful. They make their money on the drinks and they're on the pricey side, but this place was hopping! Excellent music, very friendly people everywhere, and the cocktail waitresses and bartenders were the best I've ever seen: drinks and preferences were accurate and they kept them coming. Great fun was had by all!! Wish... More 

Thank Tallytraveler34
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is amazing and cheap, but bring ca$h because they don't take credit cards. Come at 1pm if you want to avoid the line of people. 2 drink minimum

1 Thank Carrie H
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was told I needed to experience Fast Eddies when I visited the area. From the outside I could not understand why this place was so busy and was told it is always a destination point for the area. The style/ theme of the place, don't know if it is a bar, tavern, or restaurant was catchy. I liked it, lots... More 

1 Thank Allen T
Johnstown, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Seven of us couldn't make it past the door man's rudeness to even give this place a chance. Unacceptable...even for a bar.

Thank Jake L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1540 E 4th St, Alton, IL 62002-6566
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: 618-462-5532

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?