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Fast Eddies Bon-Air

American, Bar, Pub
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1540 E 4th St, Alton, IL 62002-6566
+1 618-462-5532
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sunset Beach, NC
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155 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Regularly went to Fast Eddies when I lived in STL. After 21 years, we were back for a visit. Went to Fast Eddies for lunch and the only thing that changed was it is now bigger and the prices were a little higher, but after 21 years what would you expect. Still have ice cold beer, chick on a stick,... More 

Thank Coldbrew
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were taken aback at the tremendous lack of customer service. Walking in to the dark bar there is no one to greet you or give direction on what you need to do or where to go. Wait staff was standing around "smoking" and we had to literally get in their face for them to notice us. When we were... More 

Thank lorihaubert
Grafton, Illinois
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The best cheap eats and "neighborhood bar" . Fast Eddie's is a blast! Fast, friendly and soooooo many people you meet someone new with every visit. May I recommend chick on a stick, peel and eat shrimp and of course the big elwood. Fun, cheap place!

Thank 4cory
Alton, Illinois
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crowded, noisy , wait on your self and get pestered to buy beer . Food is OK if you don't mind doing everything yourself . Just because it is cheap does not make the entire experience worth the effort .

Thank pjpmck
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great and a great price. The music was awesome. All in all it was not much more than a huge bar. Very crowded and loud.

Thank charjan1
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Great place to get some cheap eats and a cold beer. Lots of motorcyclist's stop here for a pit stop along the river road. They have designated parking just for the bikes. The food is extremely cheap. I prefer the Big El Wood (Beef Tenderloin Kabob), Pork Kabob and the Hot Chick-on-a-Stick, (Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings on a Kabob). Many... More 

Thank Justin W
Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is an experience we have been chatting about every time we visit Alton and have never gone. 15 years! We were not disappointed. Food was good, inexpensive and plentiful. Beer was cold. Music was loud. Everything we hoped for.

Thank WorkB4Play
Saint Robert, Missouri
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Within an easy and scenic drive from the St. Louis metro community. Food is Delicious and inexpensive. Limited menu of chargrilled specialties at low prices. Beef and pork tenderloin kabobs, big burgers, brats, fries and cheap peel n eat jumbo shrimp!Food id the hidden benefit atmosphere, history and a fun atmosphere with live music Biergarten and plenty of fun. Cash... More 

Thank Terry R
Granite City
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Family and friends at Eddie's Bon-Air. Best place in the area to celebrate birthdays and special occasions, or just to stop by and have some incredible food. It's Saturday and the band was playing and the place was bustling with a celebratory mood! Fast and furious is how I describe the whole experience. Can't wait to go again.

Thank Ed O
Abilene, Kansas
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

The locals suggested we try this bar and we were not disappointed! The food was incredibly cheap, which must be the reason that each person is REQUIRED to buy a drink. No free water til you have bought a drink. ....Took me a bit to figure out these rules. They have a limited menu, I think 7 items, but food... More 

Thank Becky L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: +1 618-462-5532

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?