Find the Perfect Sandwich in Alton

Bodacious burgers hot off the grill, signature sandwiches from family recipes, and wholesome, flavorful flatbreads can be found in the sprawling river town and you’re sure to leave with a full belly!

Take your pick of delicious sandwiches at Old Bakery Beer Company. They are perfectly paired with their local craft brews.

Take Your Pick

Try one of Old Bakery Beer’s unique burgers or sandwiches like The Murray, Coop Special, or one of their seasonal offerings - often named after celebrities and historical figures. OBB’s impossible burger is also popular- it tastes just like a standard burger- without the beef!

Brown Bag Bistro has an array of unique sandwiches on their menu including the popular Rosie Roo, The Adamo Italian sub, and Italian beef. Traditional Italian pasta salad, side salads, and slaw are great paired on the side.

The chicken salad sandwich at My Just Desserts - arguably one of the best in the area- is made from hand-pulled and roasted chicken and their ham and cheese Gomer is bursting with flavor- plus the restaurant has new specials daily- each more delicious than the last!

Mediterranean flavor meets Midwest appetites at Olga's at Alton Square Mall.

There's More!

Olga’s at the Alton Square Mall brings Mediterranean flavor to Alton with their trademark Olga wraps like the Steak and Cheese Olga and Original Olga flatbread. You can’t go wrong pairing your sandwich with Olga’s house-made soup and a Snackers bread basket!

Morrison’s Irish Pub in downtown Alton brings the vibe of Ireland with a Guinness Grilled Cheese, Corned Beef Sandwich, and the Irish Bacon Cheddar Burger. Morrison’s featured fare changes regularly too so you’ll always have new Irish-inspired dishes to try.

Only the best local ingredients make it in to the ever-popular sandwiches, soups and sauces at Sammi's Sandwiches in Alton. Every day something new is on the menu. Try the famous Philly Steak sandwich, turkey clubs and more.

At State Street Market, try the Market Club, the Panini of the day, or the fancy Croque-Monsieur made with ham, cheddar, and house-made Béchamel sauce. Salads and soups are a popular pairing with the Market’s regulars.

Hungry for a burger? Mac's Downtown offers a wide variety of gourmet burgers and more.

Crowd Pleasers

Eating at Johnson’s Corner is a family tradition- try the Johnson’s Pub Burger, Pond-Raised Crappie Fish Sandwich, the classic Reuben, or Johnson’s Corner’s famous Pork Tenderloin. Sides like sweet potato fries, broasted potatoes, and wild rice compliment your sandwich selection excellently.

One of Broadway’s crowd-pleasers, Bluff City Grill has many burgers and sandwiches on their menu. Certified Angus Beef Bluff Burgers can be topped with a fried egg, banana peppers, bacon, and bleu cheese. Savor the Three Little Pigs pork, Stinger chicken strip, or the Portobello Mushroom sandwich and pair with fried corn, mac and cheese, or angel-hair pasta.

Mac's Downtown on Belle Street offers gourmet burgers like the Vegas, Boar and Bull, and The American Classic as well as old-school Sloppy Joes and Pulled Pork. Pair your choice with a bowl of chili, a side salad, or one of Mac’s many appetizer choices.

No matter where you go in the City of Alton, there’s a slice of bread and a little surprise waiting for you inside- downtown, home-town, or out of town- come grab life by the loaf and enjoy a bite!

About the Author

Kayla Howland

Kayla Howland is a local writer and artist who lives in Alton, IL with her Cairn Terrier, Ripley. She enjoys fiction and non-fiction writing, graphic design, painting, drawing and photography. Kayla is a graduate of Southwestern High School and Lewis & Clark Community College. She has worked doing freelance graphic design, photography and commissioned paintings since 2012.