Welcome to Bluff City Grill
Now Offering On-site & Off-site Catering
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Welcome to Bluff City Grill

Bluff City Grill is located in Downtown Alton, IL on the heart of Broadway
just minutes from the Clark Bridge and Alton Amphitheatre.

We offer a diverse menu, a relaxing lounge & sports bar featuring 14 TV’s to watch all your favorite sporting events, and a dining room that is perfect for date night or a family meal. There are also Darts, Pinball & Video Gaming to meet every enthusiasts needs. In addition, there is a Banquet Hall upstairs that seats over 400 guests. With a 2 story parking garage & plenty of on street parking there is room for everyone.


424 East Broadway
Alton, IL 62002


Closed Monday and Tuesday
Wednesday-Thursday 11AM-9PM
Friday & Saturday 11AM-10PM


Closed Monday and Tuesday
Wednesday-Thursday 11AM-12AM
Friday & Saturday 11AM-1AM

Bluff City Grill


From seafood to wings, salads to cheesecake, Bluff City Grill has a little bit of everything to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters!

Bluff City Grill Banquets


Our newly remodeled banquet hall offers all the amenities needed to host your wedding reception, private party, or special occasion.

Bluff City Grill


Come let us help you celebrate your birthday, family reunion, wedding, baby shower, or date night! Contact us today for more information.


  • Beautiful dinning rooms, great food, amazing service along with a new fresh atmosphere look and feel. Banquet hall and covered parking. Excellent place for large gatherings!

  • OMG...had the best pork chop dinner. Perfectly grilled meat with mashed potatoes and green beans. Just like home cookin! It was the special that day. The downstairs dining area has nice clean modern look with historical pictures on wall...nice touch. Very nice waitress.

    S Sanders
  • We had a birthday dinner for my Mom and they couldn't have been better. There were 19 of us and we had great service. We took a birthday cake and they put it in their refrigerator until we were ready to eat it. The food was, and always is, excellent!

    Kathy S
  • Friendly bartenders and great food.

    Marci A
  • Dining in the restaurant or DJ ing in the banquet room have always been a great experience for me. 5 stars for Cathy and her staff! Keep up the good work.

    Kirstan G
  • Great atmosphere and good food. Several spaces for a party or group.

    Keith N
  • We've eaten at Bluff City twice and both were outstanding experiences. The service and the food were excellent. It's going to be a regular stop when we head up the River Road!

    Lee P
  • We recently moved to Alton and happen to come across this place so tried it...we were pleasantly surprised! Good food, good service, friendly staff, clean, reasonable prices. We have gone back quite a few times since then and order take out quite often as well. well worth checking out.

    Jim W
  • O M G amazing!! Friendly staff and great service every time i go!! The fried guacamole will change your life!

    Heather B
  • Great lunch and dinner specials! It also has an amazing banquet hall! I highly recommend for your next event!

    Cassandra T
  • Great food, great service, awesome prices, can't go wrong with bluff City. Can't go wrong with their banquet hall for all your festivities. Ordered a cheeseburger with tater tots. I really forgot how much I like tater tots. Lots of parking on site and clean restrooms.

    Lance A
  • Loved the renovation. I had the three little pig sandwich. It is awesome! Fast friendly service!

    Linda F
  • Fun place to eat. Between the food and the service you will not be disappointed

    Patrick H
  • Great service and ice cold beer

    JoAnn R
  • Food and service was excellent. Waitress was great. She didn't bug or pester us and was super sweet and knew her menu. Cheers to the staff. Keep it up!

    Travis W
  • Went here for my work Christmas party. The food was spectacular and the servers were very friendly and quick to get the party of 40+ taken care of.

    Ace P
  • Great new location. Great menu and beer options. Event space is spacious and lots of parking.

  • Very good service and very good food. Our waitress was excellent.. I would recommend this to everyone. I have always been satisfied when I eat there.

    Jean R
  • We had an Emergency Medical Services reunion in the banquet hall. The accommodations are amazing! Our waiters were second to none. The drinks were always filled and the orders came out fresh and hot. Our food was superb. Kathy and Phillip worked with us to accommodate our requests. I can't say enough good about the entire experience. I would definitely book their facility again!

    Ellen S
  • First, the venue is great. Second, great food. My daughter is a super picky eater and she can find several items she will eat. I recommend this to anyone.

    Manuel E
  • Top notch, up scale place to eat, hang out and have a good time. Exceptional venue for wedding reception. Service and food were both wonderful.

    Colleen P
  • Everything I have tried here is always great! Very consistent quality, and their staff is always very friendly, and prompt.

    Rick P
  • I was surprised how nice it is inside. The bar is pretty separate so I was comfortable taking the kids on a Friday night. The food was good and the staff was super friendly. They have some unique menu items that we really enjoyed. We'll definitely be back.

    Andy H
  • Had my sister's 50th birthday party here, in the banquet facility upstairs. I must say that this is the best venue I've ever seen in Alton! The staff was awesome to work with. The food was great. And the service was over the top!! Highly recommend it to anyone searching for a party venue!!

    Brenda C
  • Had a celebration of life and this was the perfect place. Very friendly, professional and accommodating staff.

    Tiffany J
  • This year the PB&PA Alton Unit 14 scheduled the 83rd Annual Alton Policeman's Ball at Bluff City Grill in the banquet area. Cathy was great to work with and was able to meet and exceed all of our requests. The staff was extremely friendly and professional before, during, and after the event. I received nothing but positive feedback on the venue, food and staff from our attendees. Keep up the great work. We'll be back next year.

    Andrew P
  • I've been here twice and both times have been a great experience! The food is always flavorful and good quantities. The lobster bisque is definitely amazing!!!

    Melissa J
  • I've been here x3. Every time I want to order the pork tenderloin sandwich. 3 words: A MAZE ING. The service is also very good. I hope to eat my way thru the entire lunch menu before the end of summer.

    Ron D
  • Great bar/grill! Excellent food and atmosphere. Great for dates or hanging out with buddies

    Chad M
  • Have eaten here several times lately, always very good food & service. Reasonable pricing, too.

    Cathy S
  • Great banquet room, food was top notch, down stairs bar was roomy.

    Andy R