We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Princivalli's Cafe

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
602 E 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6317
618-465-3255
Website
Today
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 44: English reviews
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The pizza and the pasta was excellent....prepared just right!! the service was really good, and our server was always available! It's also very near to specialty shops and Music Venues.

Helpful?
Thank Doug M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great family owned restaurant. The pizza is amazing. Its stone cooked flat bread. I got the pizza special and my husband got the chicken parm both were delicious. Must try the house dressing!

Helpful?
Thank Katie H
Alton, Illinois
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is a nice little restaurant the offers sandwiches and pizzas. The pizza was great although the day that I visited only one waitress was on duty so service was a bit slow.

Helpful?
Thank Tammy M
Alton, Illinois
Level Contributor
25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

They have a great lunch special with a small pizza, salad and drink. The pasta is good also. The waitresses are always friendly and the service is fast.

Helpful?
Thank Jennj74
Alton, Illinois
Level Contributor
72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

typical St. Louis thin crust - almost cracker thin but done right. the toppings are fantastic, the service always great, and the BEST salad you could hope for.

Helpful?
Thank Lynden S
Level Contributor
79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This is by far my favorite pizza in the St. Louis area! I also like the canalona and salad. My son eats the pork tenderloin every time we go there. We have gone in large groups before and they did a great job. We like it so much we eat there almost every week!

Helpful?
Thank papabearsdennet
Level Contributor
18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

This restaurant is a hidden treasure in Alton located in a former drug store! It is an Italian restaurant with other offerings. The pizza has a thin crust which we enjoy. There are various lunch specials which are all good.

Helpful?
Thank Delores B
Alton, Illinois
Level Contributor
27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This is a fun little place. Friendly clean atmosphere with good food. Great for parties and groups of friends.

Helpful?
Thank SCOTTGREEN2132
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Small neighborhood restaurant with casual atmosphere. Food was good, staff was friendly & helpful. We had a large group and no complaints.

Helpful?
Thank Marcia K
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
190 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Small thin crust pizzas would be the most popular item but the salad was good once you dug the greens out from under all the creese. I really liked the meatball sub sandwich.

Helpful?
Thank Bryan Y

Travelers who viewed Princivalli's Cafe also viewed

 

Been to Princivalli's Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 E 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6317
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: 618-465-3255

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Princivalli's Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?