Slide In to Alton and Collinsville for 2022 All-Star Restaurant Week

(Alton, IL – July 11, 2022) Round the bases during All-Star Restaurant Week in both Alton and Collinsville and enjoy delicious summer dishes served up by locally owned and operated area restaurants. All-Star Restaurant Week begins Tuesday, July 12 and runs through Tuesday, July 19.

Participating restaurants have hit it out of the park with amazing Restaurant Week specials for lunch and dinner. Diners can expect fixed price meals with lunch set at $15 and dinners at $30, or in some cases, two can dine for $30.

“Restaurant Week is a great way to celebrate all the amazing locally owned and operated restaurants in the Great Rivers & Routes region,” Cory Jobe, President & CEO of the Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau said. “From Alton to Collinsville, we are able to highlight our delicious destinations to the visiting public and local residents eager to try something new.”

Mouthwatering specials include pastas, woodfired pizzas, tender ribeye sandwiches, traditional Irish fare and secret recipe fried chicken.

Participating restaurants in the Alton region include: Alton Sports Tap, Airliner Bar & Grill, Bakers & Hale, Bluff City Grill, Brown Bag Bistro, Castelli’s at 255, Decaro’s, Great Rivers Tap & Grill, Johnson’s Corner, My Just Desserts, Morrison’s Irish Pub, Gentelin’s on Broadway, Old Bakery Beer Company, Santino’s Steak & Pasta House, Taqueria Maya and The Winery at Aeries Resort. Stepping up to the plate for the first time in Restaurant Week is Heaterz in Alton.

Collinsville’s participating restaurants are: Colton’s Steak House, Hurricane’s Bar & Grill, Joe’s Pizza & Pasta, Lottie’s Café, McDill’s Irish Pub, Mungo’s Italian Eatery, Porter’s Steakhouse, Old Herald Brewery & Distillery, Ramon’s El Dorado Restaurant, Ravenelli’s Italian Steakhouse and Wine Bar, Sloan’s Pub House, The Sandwich Shop Diner, and Zapata’s Mexican Restaurant.

With great deals and great menus, All-Star Restaurant Week presents an opportunity for locals and visitors throughout the region to try a new restaurant or visit one of their favorites. These restaurants need as much support as possible after being rocked with closures and reduced occupancy limits. Bring a large appetite and be prepared to enjoy great meals.

The Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau will also be offering a free commemorative, souvenir Restaurant Week glass for anyone who stops by the participating restaurants and purchases a special. The Alton All-Star Restaurant Week glass celebrates baseball season by featuring a American Bald Eagle holding a baseball bat. Glasses are available at the Alton Visitor Center, 200 Piasa St., while supplies last. The Alton Visitor Center is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Receipts must be dated between July 12 – 19 to receive a glass.

Collinsville diners can receive their free commemorative glass at the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Office, 221 W. Main St. The Collinsville glass features the iconic World’s Tallest Catsup Bottle Water Tower pouring catsup on a plate of French fries.

Diners who want their free glass must bring a receipt from a participating restaurant dated July 12 – 19.

For more information or to view menus offered by the participating restaurants go to


(The Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau is a certified Destination Marketing Organization serving Madison, Jersey, Calhoun, Macoupin, Montgomery and Greene counties and the City of East St Louis in St Clair County. The bureau is dedicated to educating visitors about the region by providing information regarding the area’s history, unique landmarks, recreational opportunities, leisure attractions, special events and scenic marvels.)