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Don & Penny's Restaurant

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306 State St, Alton, IL 62002-6133
+1 618-465-9823
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Marion, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was never a fan of this place. They have alright pizza, but it's definitely an old divorcee kind of place.

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Winfield, Missouri
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Whether you're there for the food or the drinks, Don and Penny's is my favorite place in Alton. They have a large menu which includes Cajun food. The prices are good, as is the ambiance. I like the place so much I took a group there last year. The last time I went I had the gumbo and my wife... More 

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Alton, Illinois
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We were here last night to join friends and family for a birthday dinner. The parking isn't so great, but it's downtown Alton and to be expected. We entered into the bar, then were shown to our tables in the dining room. From the get-go, Tina, our server, was on the ball. She had a great sense of humor, and... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We LOVE Don & Penny, the owners. They can usually be found at the bar, and we're always greeted by a friendly conversation and a hug. Penny cooks up some fantastic food, too! If you're looking for some reasonably priced drinks, this is a great place to go. They also have a jukebox, darts, and a pool table. Our friends... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

this place is very welcoming and accommodating. I will return to this town just to come back and eat here. the staff as well as the patrons are super friendly. if you ever want to feel at home, this is the place.

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Alton, Illinois
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2012

located in the Downtown section, a good meeting place, staff friendly. Food good but not out of the ordinary.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 State St, Alton, IL 62002-6133
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-465-9823

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?