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Tony's Restaurant & Prohibition Lounge

312 Piasa St, Alton, IL 62002-6233
+1 618-462-8384
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“steak” (48 reviews)
“loin” (7 reviews)
“toasted ravioli” (11 reviews)
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Italian, American
$$ - $$$
312 Piasa St, Alton, IL 62002-6233
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

And all three came together to make a memorable evening for my wife's combined birthday/retirement gathering with her family members last Friday night. My convenient on-line reservation request was met promptly by an E-mail confirmation from the restaurant. When my wife & I arrived about...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Large menu. Staff and kitchen was able to handle a large family group with no problems at all. Dishes all great and good value.

Thank Kent P
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Returned to Alton for my wife's high school reunion and started our first evening gathering at Tony's. Great memories returning to Alton and dining at Tony's with my in-laws. The restaurant has expanded with a bar area, outside seating and new entrance. We enjoyed sitting...More

Thank MATerry52
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were seated quickly. The food was good and the service was also good. We will come back if we are ever in the area again.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Everything was ok but at the same time nothing was great. Maybe it was just close to closing time or ?

Thank Chrisr0ss
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

They need to figure out their lunch service. It's awful and I won't be back. 90 minutes today for lunch and we were on our lunch break. Not good.

Thank Kbeatty32
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Great food with reasonable prices and a very live atmosphere, t-shirt for newly 21 year olds, famous location. Enough said.

Thank crystalcH5470HK
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Had a big group visit to Tony's and what a wonderful meal. The restaurant is like stepping back in time. The peppercorn steaks were fabulous. Service was quick and efficient even with a heavy crowd in the restaurant on a Wednesday evening. I want to...More

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This has been a favorite place for years - an old staple of dining in Alton IL, a block from the Mississippi River. A group member of high school friends (all having celebrated our 50th reunion!) met for dinner. Service wasn't what we were used...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Tony's has been in Alton forever. Great food and service. The Prohibition Lounge is our favorite. More going on and we always see someone we know.

Thank Alan V
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April C
9 April 2017|
Response from STLtoAnywhere | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Sorry, but I cannot say for sure if their menu has a gluten free option section. However, I would say there menu selection is varied enough that you should be able to have a wonderful meal without having gluten... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Piasa St, Alton, IL 62002-6233
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-462-8384
  • E-mail
Tony's Tuscany dining room offers a casual relaxed atmosphere with elegant tones. This dining room draws you in with it's deep colored walls, pressed tin ceiling, and the amber tiffany lamps adding the perfect glow over the cozy private booths. Please note there are no reservations accepted in this dining room. The casual Tuscany dining room is seated on a first come first serve basis. If reservations are essential, Tony's boasts four elegant dining rooms complete with pristine white table linens and service that is second to none. Of course great service and atmosphere aren't the only reasons people have been making the trip to Tony's for 55 years. Tony's is the home of the World Famous Pepperloin Steak. This beef tenderloin is marinated in Tony's secret marinade, rolled in half cracked black pepper, grilled to perfection, and drizzled with garlic butter. After one bite of this mouth watering steak, you will never want steak from another restaurant again. It is so tender it can be cut with a butter knife, and it practically melts on your palette. Tony's also sells these unbelievable steaks marinated, peppered, and ready for your grill at home. If steaks are not for you, Tony's offers 20 different home made specialty pastas, along with a delicious selection of seafood and chicken dishes. With a wine list of 60 wines by the bottle and 30 by the glass selections, even the most discriminating wine aficionado will be in heaven. For an after dinner drink one must try the Italian Delight, Tony's version of the ice cream drink the Brandy Alexander. After re-opening from the flood of '93, Tony's added The Third Street Cafe (is now the new prohibition lounge), a 75 seat bar with a charming sidewalk cafe. It is a favorite place in town for meeting friends for drinks, waiting for a table in the dining room, or bringing the family in for a casual dinner. Tony's bar and sidewalk cafe serves pizza, sandwiches, salads, appetizers, and kabobs in a family atmosphere. Tony's is sure to have something to please everyone, and we do our best to accommodate any special requests you may have.
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