Pubs & Nightlife

Fast Eddie's Bon Air

MUST BE 21 TO ENTER. Housed in the original building that held Anheuser Busch's Alton drinking establishment in 1921, Fast Eddie's has now grown to over 400 chairs. Live entertainment Wednesday thru Sunday. Coldest beer in town, food with same prices as 19 years ago.

Monday thru Thursday: 1:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Friday thru Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Hops House

Just opened on February 4, 2016!! Exciting "bar with a view from every seat!" Great beer selections and fun food. Promoting local breweries and entertainment acts. HD TV's for all the sporting events. Join the Hops House Passport Program.

Monday thru Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.

Elijah P's Burgers and Brews

"The place to get the best taste of Alton" with burgers, sandwiches and salads. 60 beer selections on draught, a whiskey menu with 100+ choices and an outdoor patio during the summer. See picture's of Alton's hometown heroes & historic events. Measure yourself against the life-sized tribute to Robert Wadlow, Alton's Gentle Giant.

Tuesday thru Thursday: 4:00 p.m. - Midnight
Friday: 4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - Midnight

Bluff City Grill

Located on the edge of downtown Alton. Offers classic dining room experience, Lounge Bar, and 21 and over Sports Bar. Daily food & drink specials. Sports Bar offers live music most weekends along with video gaming.

Sunday thru Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday thru Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.


Opened in January 2015. Live music venue featuring open mic nights, special guests on Fridays with a house band for the dancing crowd on Saturday night.

Tuesday thru Sunday - check website for details.

Morrison's Irish Pub

Family-owned & operated Irish pub focused on Irish Whiskey, beer & Irish-American cuisine. Only uses Irish butter & imports many Irish fares such as bangers, Irish bacon & Guiness chips. Also utilizes local Alton businesses & breweries. Featuring live music on weekends (check website for details).

Tuesday thru Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Chez Marilyn

Serving lunch, dinner & drinks. Known for their cocktails - especially their martinis (most of the 30 martinis are named after a film).

Monday thru Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Sunday: 4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Piasa Winery & Pub

Bar, restaurant and winery with live music on weekends from May thru October. 16 craft beers on tap, 100+ bottled beers, and 100 different wines for your enjoyment.

Open 7 days/week. Call for hours.

Roper's Regal Beagle Sports Bar and Grill

Bar & grill serving wood-fired pizza & sandwiches, Calzones & Stromboli, burgers & more. Multiple big-screen TV's, 21 beers on tap.

Monday thru Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Mac's Downtown Alton

"Extraordinary food in an unlikely place." American food including BBQ, burgers, hot dogs, pizza & sandwiches. Also featuring breakfast & brunch on the weekends. Accepts reservations.

Monday thru Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Bossanova Restaurant & Lounge

A modern, hip and casual restaurant in Downtown Alton. Serving dinner, drinks, martinis, 50 imported beers, and wines.

Monday thru Thursday: 4:00 p.m. - 2:00a.m.
Friday & Saturday: 4:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Sunday: 5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Tony's Restaurant & Prohibition Lounge

Owned & operated by the same family since 1954, Tony's is the home of Alton's original pizza and the original pepperloin. Offering a selection of 60 wines by the bottle and 30 by the glass. Their newly updated Prohibition Louis offers 30 Craft beers with a different selection each week, a full menu & 17 flat screen TV's. Reservations accepted but not required.

Tuesday thru Thursday: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Sunday: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Don & Penny's Restaurant

Drink & food specials, live music, special events.

The Pump House Bar & Gril

Fun atmosphere providing food, drinks, bands, karaoke, pool, darts, free wi-fi, outdoor patio, DirecTV with Sunday ticket, 18 HD flat screens, live streaming music and Wood River's largest selection of Craft beers. Daily & weekly specials.

Monday thru Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.