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Chez Marilyn

119 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6274
+1 618-465-8071
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“crostini” (3 reviews)
“tenderloin” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Italian, French, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
119 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6274
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Friendly attentive service. Every possible inventive martini combo with decent American food options. Very reasonably priced for lunch. Big portion of angel hair pasta, delicious crostini trio; portobello panini was very tasty. Fun old movie posters. We celebrated a family milestone at Marilyn's and lots...More

Thank maureen m
Reviewed 4 days ago

They have a nice outdoor area and a big variety of martinis. The food and service were both good. Nice place to eat in downtown Alton.

Thank DJJCBW
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Great service and good food. Sometimes a band on weekends. Outdoor area is nice in good weather. Really like this place.

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this spot while on a business trip and was surprised how delicious our dinner was. I had the shrimp and mushrooms with crostini. The house salad was also delicious.

Thank Erin589
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Good food with great service. Easy to get to with interesting people. Seating both in side or outside.

Thank keithesherman
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I attended a Birthday Celebration on the large patio. The food was provided by CHEZ MARILYN, and it was excellent. The service was very good. I they did a fantastic job... good food! Excellent variety! Served promptly!

Thank Ruby B
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had not eaten here for quite awhile and decided to have lunch. Good choice. The food is fresh and well prepared and it was nice to eat on the outside patio. Open on Mon. too when it is sometimes hard to find a place....More

Thank larry511
Reviewed 8 September 2017

A pleasant patio for eating outside. Service is very good and menu has variety. Often has musical entertainment as well.

Thank Carol635
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The food was good and the music was great. Nice place to spend a few hours chilling. The chocolate martini s are great.

Thank Covington M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice little restaurant/bar with good food, friendly staff and cold drinks. Appetizers are some of the best in Alton. Nice outdoor patio with live music frequently. Great place to grab a bite and socialize with friends.

1  Thank lisa r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Italian, French, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Monday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
Description
Large Bar for the restaurant size.
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