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American, Bar, Pub
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112 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6207
+1 618-462-1175
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Alton, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Food is very good. Been there many times. Have not had anything bad on the menu. Sex in the city martini excellent my favorite. Good atmosphere . Will go back again.

Thank mryksnyders
Bethalto, Illinois
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4 reviews
Reviewed March 3, 2016

I used to love, LOVE this place!!! Their mussels and Greek pizza where 2 of my favorite dishes, from anywhere. My issue is the last 2 times we were there, it was under-staffed, which sometimes happens when someone doesn't show. However I noted that there was very little maintenance on this place! There were rips in the booths, which had... More 

Thank Angel R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We were told about the great Martinis and excellent food and both were correct. We were promptly greeted as we walked in the door We did sit at the bar and still had excellent service and a wonderful dinner. The atmosphere is a bar but a quieter scene which we enjoyed as we are in our 40s and we are... More 

Thank Steph51175
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

One waitress one bartender. Shame on management for letting this happen. No Idea how many people in kitchen. Took over 1 hour to get appetizer. We will see from here

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Small classic cocktail lounge and dinner establishment. Cocktail were expensive but food was above average. Staff was very friendly and efficient service was good but slow.

Thank ROY L
Level Contributor
18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2015

On a weekend night get there early or expect to wait. The night we were there we were told that there was only one waitress, but it went smoothly. They have a large martini menu and only bottled beers. My husband and I shared a salad. I liked his bacon wrapped scallops better than what I ordered. Our friends seemed... More 

Thank Delores B
Alton, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Excellent service, food reasonable good (love the pizzettes??) cocktails a little stingy. Cool place, my major problem is with the noise level, it is difficult to sustain a conversation.

Thank abmv2015
Jerseyville, Illinois
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4 reviews
Reviewed November 6, 2015

If you are looking for GREAT service, EXCELLENT food and the PERFECT Martinis, Bossanova is the place! The appetizers are perfect. We can never resist the Tequila-Lime Mussels (slightly spicy and you can't taste the Tequila). Try any of their flat bread pizzas and you will not be disappointed. I LOVE the Greek pizza! My wife suggests the Beef Teppe.... More 

Thank andrewf453
Alton, Illinois
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2015

Great service, great food, great atmosphere. Monday night is $5.00 pizza night. Great selection of pizza and drinks.

1 Thank Midwstdsgn
Godfrey, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Food and drinks are amazing. Many specialty martini's on the menu and all of them are yummy. Highly recommend the Beef Tepee for dinner!

Thank Sarah D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
4:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6207
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-462-1175

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