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Chez Marilyn

$$ - $$$
American, Italian, French, Bar, Pub
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119 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6274
+1 618-465-8071
10:00 - 02:00
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Sun 16:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Highland, Illinois
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We ate outside and it was very nice. Food was good and the server was very helpful and not rattled by the multiple checks as there were quite a few in our party.

Thank Pilgore
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

They have a huge beer, wine and martini menu! The servers are incredibly polite! Great food and drinks!

Thank Wes S
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

lt has a variety of different food, not the same old thing. I got the Italian Beef with the au jus, and my husband got the delicious salad with the chicken fajita panini and we were both very happy with our meal. The waitress was exceptional, good service, and she looked like she really enjoyed being there. Her name was... More 

Thank nancy m
Brighton, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

A great place to go for a few drinks and some live music. Reasonable prices, groovy tunes and a casual ambiance make this a nice little place to start or end an evening out.

Thank atomicpunkusa
Alton, Illinois
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230 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

sat outside. Stumbled onto this location on my way to somewhere else. The server was very friendly and attentive. The first couple of sausage and spinach crostini were tasty with a nice bit of saltiness from the generous chunks of sausage. They had a nice textural balance with chewiness and crunch. As they cooled however, the crostini became a bit... More 

Thank Rbj2040
St. Louis, MO
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Went to Chez Marilyn last night very enjoyable outdoor patio! Seating available inside, out on the patio, & sidewalk also! Very relaxing comfortable atmosphere. Listened to the band play outdoors,people were dancing to the music of Street Beat really good band! If your hungry they also have a great menu selection!

Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good food. Upscale bar food. Tasty and served hot. Accomodating wait staff. Fun music. Even some dancers!

Thank Yvonne M
Alton, Illinois
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I'm always in for a good time a Marilyn's, the staff is great and food is very very good for a place not really billed as a restaurant. The blue cheese Kabobs were a super treat. Marilyn is in house most nights and the place is electric when she's there. The live music was great that night , cant wait... More 

Thank 391kente
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Food was reasonable and excellent. Staff were very personable and friendly. Atmosphere was lively and entertaining.

Thank ROY L
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Nice place for a lunch with friends. A little more expensive but food is very tasty. A great Mexican soup. Good spinach salad. Sandwiches are pretty good too. I have not had dinner there but others have told me that the dinner menu is good.

Thank sunshinesteph

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Italian, French, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6274
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-465-8071
Large Bar for the restaurant size.

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