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My Just Desserts

31 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002-6203
+1 618-462-5881
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (44 reviews)
“pie” (30 reviews)
“chicken salad” (13 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002-6203
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I do not come to Alton and not eat here. The food is amazing and the pie is sooo good! I would suggest you order Your pie when you order your meal bc it’s a good chance it would sell out that fast!

Thank MJ H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great sandwich’s and salads and the portion sized is great- not super sized too much food, but normal size, healthy portions. Limited menu items but you know everything is fresh! And we can’t forget the pie! So many wonderful pies, make sure you save room...More

Thank pott1432
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Great chicken and dumplings! Also had the homemade poppyseed dressing on my salad....great!!! Finished with a generous slice of Ozark berry pie. Loved the atmosphere. Lincoln practiced law in the building! How cool is that...loved the long windows and the river view.

Thank Robin w
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This place has mostly sandwich but the Pies are more of a reason to stop in. I had the hot beef sandwich which was better than the chicken salad sandwich. But any pie you get you won't be disappointed. My farovite were the lemon chess...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Yummy food. Great pies. View of river. Antiques. Vintage fabrics and quilts. Good food for reasonable prices.

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery. Great Antique stores as well as junk Joe shops like Steves antiques. Be ready to rummage through the ruble!

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Good food and good service! If you are looking for a "tearoom" atmosphere and enjoy soup, sandwich, salads and dessert, this is the place to go!

Thank KAS1957
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Good food and service. Quaint building and atmosphere. Will go again in the future. Wish we had gone sooner

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

A great place to treat yourself to something special. I loved the tomato bisque soup and the almond cherry pie. Friendly service and charming atmosphere.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Although their name is “my just desserts”and their desserts are amazing, they have a really good lunch menus. Their soups are delish and sell out fast, I also really like the chicken salD sandwich, but a SAVE ROOM FOR DESSERT!

Thank Pamela M
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13 May 2017|
Response from JMCSTL | Reviewed this property |
Whole pies are for sale. Call them for prices.
2 December 2015|
Response from CharlotteH1211 |
That traveler is me
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002-6203
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-462-5881
  • E-mail
Stop In And Have Lunch In An Antique Atmosphere. Our Building, The Ryder Building, Is A Designated Lincoln Site Located On The Lincoln Legacy Trail. Our Menu Changes Daily Based Upon What The Kitchen Is Craving At That Particular Moment So You'll Never Have The Same Thing Two Days In A Row Around Our Place. We're Located In Historic Downtown Alton, Illinois, Just A Few Blocks From The Mississippi River.
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