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) #10 of 77 Restaurants in Alton $$ - $$$ American, ,
112 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6207
+1 618-462-1175
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (19 reviews)
“mussels” (5 reviews)
“bossa nova” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
112 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6207
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Salad nicoise, fried flounder fingers, wonderful pizzas and more. And yummy margaritas and missed drinks. Intimate and fun!

Thank NativeAltongal
Reviewed 28 April 2017

After having dinner at a nearby restaurant a group of seven of us decided to have a drink at Bossanova's. They did have live entertainment that evening and the place was pretty full. Fortunately the martini's were very good and the service was great.

Thank J-W
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Had philly cheesesteak pizza. Really good! Great service! Needed soap in restroom. Definitely will go again.

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Good trendy menu, but space is small so may have a wait. Ambience is nice and martini drink menu is very good. Has sidewalk seating for nice weather, wait staff is very good.

Thank Jmini67
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Menu is getting old and out of date. Early this week I ordered a steak apprtizer only to be told it's no longer available. The week before I placed an order, only to be told they were out of it. This has been going on...More

Thank Midwstdsgn
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Love going here for a martini, catching up with friends and enjoying dinner. Love the atmosphere. Quaint. Ligurian pizza my fave! Golden Gun Martini!

Thank pamgreg_12
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Martini list is a super hit, the food is very different and very good lot of cool twists on old favs. The staff is the best in Alton, bar none. The night we were there the windows were open and music was playing. Ill take...More

Thank 391kente
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is a modest sized little place with a good sized bar, a great menu of Martini's, a nice selection of small plates, flat bread pizza and appetizers. On weekends there is usually a small live music group and the servers are friendly and knowledgeable....More

Thank Ricardo59IL
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Bossanova is a little place with a big menu and good food. Sadly, they are not open for lunch. They have a big selection of beers, vodkas, and gins.

Thank T0mmyztripz
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had an evening meal with fantastic music. Something you would usually find in much larger city. Ambiance pleasant not pushy or overdone. I'll be back.

Thank Yvonne M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 W 3rd St, Alton, IL 62002-6207
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-462-1175
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