Gentelin's on Broadway

122 E. Broadway Alton, IL 62002


Gentelin's on Broadway, located at 122 E. Broadway in historic Alton is the newest in fine dining restaurants in the area.

Owned and operated by Ryan and Sarah Gentelin, the restaurant features a relaxed atmosphere, along with rich colors in the dining room where patrons have an incredible view of the Alton Bridge.

Featuring a full menu ranging from appetizers and sandwiches to pasta, steak and seafood there is something to satisfy everyone’s taste buds.In the bar enjoy one of the many flavors of martinis, or for the wine lover Gentelin's offers an extensive wine list, by the glass or the bottle. The restaurant also features a private room, and a banquet room that seats up to sixty guests.

*Reservations accepted, but not required. *Gift certificates available.



House Made Maryland Crab Cakes - Breaded lump crabmeat, served on a bed of mixed greens with a basil remoulade – 10

Santa Fe Wraps - Spinach, corn, roasted red peppers, and southwestern cheese stuffed in toasted won tons. Served with red pepper mayo and salsa – 9

Chicken Drummies – Served with a side of hot sauce – 9.50

Blue Cheese Kabobs - Twin beef and mushroom kabobs marinated and grilled then topped with a melting

of blue cheese- 10 

Crisp Pork Potstickers – Served with a Thai peanut sauce, wok-fired Asian vegetables and then garnished with crisp won ton strips – 9

Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip - Served with roasted garlic and Parmesan crostinis – 9.50

Tempura Battered Jumbo Shrimp – Served over a house smoked pulled pork and Yukon gold potato hash with a cranberry BBQ sauce and drizzled with a smoked tomato olive oil – 10

Boursin Stuffed Artichoke Hearts – Served with a saffron aioli and topped with parmesan cheese and parsley - 10


House Greens - Mixed field greens tossed with Roma tomatoes, shallots, mozzarella cheese, thyme croutons, and house balsamic vinaigrette - large 7, small – 4

Caesar– Romaine lettuce tossed with Caesar dressing, parmesan cheese and thyme croutons - large 7, small –

Greek – Romaine lettuce tossed with red onions, tomatoes, and kalamata olives in a red wine oregano vinaigrette and topped with feta cheese-large 7, small – 4

Baby Greens and Apple-Baby greens tossed with blue cheese, granny smith apples, pecans and apple cider vinaigrette, topped with crisp onions- large 7, small – 4

Goat Cheese – Panko breadcrumb and herb encrusted goat cheese tokens served with mixed greens tossed with spiced walnuts, poached pears, and dried cranberries in white balsamic vinaigrette. Garnished with cracked pepper and sea-salt crackers- 8

Oriental Chicken Salad - Mixed greens, Napa cabbage, cashews, julienned red peppers, and carrots tossed with sesame ginger vinaigrette and topped with hoisin glazed chicken breast and garnished with crisp rice noodles – 11.50, substitute with salmon – 15.50

Ask your server about today’s soup selection


House, Greek, Caesar and Baby Greens and Apple Salads can be added to any entrée for $2

Filet Mignon - 8oz. Filet mignon lightly seasoned with sea-salt and topped with maître d’ butter and crisp potatoes. Served with a blue cheese potato gratin and sautéed spinach – 28

New York Strip –12 oz. strip grilled and topped with maître d’ butter. Served with green beans forestiere and Yukon gold and sage smashed potatoes drizzled with a rosemary and shallot olive oil– 26 

Pork Chop – Pan seared bone-in pork chop served over roasted fingerling potatoes tossed with caramelized onions, Andouille sausage and fresh Brussels sprouts and then drizzled with a cranberry BBQ sauce and smoked tomato infused olive oil – 23

Oven Roasted Half Duck - Lightly smoked and roasted half duck served with a savoy cabbage and bacon potato puree in a light natural jus with fresh asparagus – 26

Aunt Jayne’s Chicken - Lightly blackened grilled chicken breast served with Yukon gold and sage smashed potatoes and green beans forestiere. Topped with crisp onion straws- 18

Grilled Chicken Pasta - Herb marinated grilled chicken breast served over angel hair pasta tossed with crisp bacon, ham, peas, mushrooms, and fresh herbs finished in a light chardonnay garlic cream sauce and topped with parmesan cheese – 18

Italian Toasted Cannelloni – House made with ground beef, house made Italian sausage and spinach stuffed in lasagna noodles served golden brown over an oven roasted tomato sauce then topped with mozzarella cheese – 18 

Panko and Sesame Encrusted Salmon – Served over a basmati and wild rice pilaf with wok fired vegetables and finished with a Thai peanut sauce– 24

Pan Seared Blackened Sea Scallops – Served over Yukon gold potatoes, braised leeks and house made Italian sausage finished with a sherry cream sauce and topped with crisp prosciutto ham, parmesan cheese and parsley – 25

Crabmeat Stuffed Chicken Breast - Served golden brown over angel hair pasta in a garlic and parmesan alfredo sauce – 21 

Peppercorn Encrusted Ahi Tuna – Sashimi grade yellow fin tuna lightly dusted with cracked peppercorns served over soba noodles and an Asian vegetable salad tossed with soy-ginger vinaigrette and garnished with wasabi aioli and crisp rice noodles- 24

Tempura Lobster – A tempura battered Maine lobster tail served with a roasted shrimp risotto made with red peppers, scallions, fire roasted corn and bacon then drizzled with a smoked tomato olive oil and served with a side of drawn butter - 26 

Black Bean Cakes - Served over a southwestern cilantro and roasted red pepper sauce with house made guacamole, fire roasted corn relish, drizzled with chipotle sour cream and garnished with tempura battered avocado slices and a crisp tortilla strip– 16

Made with pride by co- owner and Executive Chef Ryan Gentelin
Vegetarian Can be modified to be Gluten Free
$5 charge for split orders


Flash Fried Spinach – Topped with parmesan cheese - 6

Crisp Onion Straws – Basket of house made thin onion rings - 6

Bob Fries – Truffled hand cut steak fries topped with parmesan cheese – 7.50 


All are served with your choice of shoestring French fries or house made potato chips.
Small salad can be added for $2

Broadway Burger - 100% Angus beef, grilled and served with the works on an onion Kaiser roll- 8             With American, pepper jack, cheddar, provolone, Swiss - 9,or blue cheese – 10

Pork Tenderloin – Panko encrusted pork tenderloin served on an onion Kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and onion with a side of horseradish- barbeque sauce – 10 

Hot Chicken – Country style breaded chicken breast topped with hot sauce and Swiss cheese served open faced on toasted brioche bread with a blue cheese slaw and house made steak fries – 10


Turtle Bread Pudding – Served with house made vanilla bean ice cream, a bourbon caramel sauce, local pecans, fresh Chantilly cream and a tuille cookie – 8

Raspberry Sorbet -Served with a chocolate michelletes cookie – 5

Warm Gooey Butter Cake -Finished with a cashew Dutch crumb, caramel sauce and vanilla bean ice cream – 8

Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee – Garnished with fresh Chantilly cream and raspberries– 8

Warm Triple Chocolate Brookie – Served with a hot fudge sauce, milk chocolate mocha ice cream, fresh Chantilly cream and a michelletes cookie – 8.50

Wine List

Wines by the Glass


LaMarca Prosecco(187 ml) Italy
Persistant bubbles release aromas of citrus and honey. Flavors of citrus, Apple and touches of grapefruit finish light, refreshing and crisp


Korbel Brut Sparkling (187 ml) California
Medium-dry with a light, crisp, perfectly balanced cuvée.

8 30

CK Mondavi Sauvignon Blanc California
This wine has a brilliant clarity and offers subtle aromas of lemon, kiwi and herbaceous notes. This medium-bodied wine is ?lled with grapefruit and citrus ?avors and ends with a crisp, refreshing ?nish

6 23

Sycamore Lane Pinot Grigio California
Sweet aromas of pears, melon, and tropical fruits are accented with a pleasant floral note. Light-to-medium bodied, and round in texture.

6 23

William Hill Chardonnay California
This Central coast Chard has aromas and flavors of ripe tree fruit and spice with hints of citrus and tropical notes. Vanilla and nuances of toasty oak round out the palate.

6 23

Talbott ‘Kari Heart’ Chardonnay Monterey, California
The rich nose shows bright tropical notes that lead to flavors of pineapple and honeydew which leads to a finish of French oak and minerality

8 31

Covey Run Riesling Washington State
This sweet wine has floral aromas and soft flavors of pear and nectarine

6 23

Beringer White Zinfandel California
It’s pink, it’s sweet—an easy choice!

5 19

CK Mondavi Moscato California
This sweet moscato has a floral, fruity nose and ends with a sensation of lemon zest on its finish.

6 23

Darkhorse Cabernet California
Aromas of coffee, mocha and ripe blackberries. The palate is rich and intense with flavors of mocha, dark fruit and hints of vanilla.

6 23

Canyon Road Pinot Noir California
A rich, fruit forward pinot noir with cherry flavors and a smooth velvety finish

6 23

Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon California
This wine has fresh red plum and blackberry jam aromas and flavors that are supported by caramelized and toasted oak notes

7 26

Ferrari-Carano Siena Sonoma County
A Sangiovese based medium bodied red blend bursting with sweet cherry, orange peel and cinnamon spice flavors, complemented by layers of caramel and butterscotch from barrel aging

9 35

Red Rock Merlot California
Lush concentrations of black cherry, plum and boysenberry are complemented by soft, rounded tannins. Body and flavor are perfectly matched and balanced

6 23

Yalumba ‘Y’ Series Shiraz South Australia
This fruit driven shiraz has flavors of raspberries and cherries with soft, juicy tannins.

7 27

Rodney Strong Cabernet Sonoma County
Aromas of blackberry, cocoa, and cedar lead to a rich, layered mouthfeel, with black cherry, vanilla, and cassis. Structured with lush, mature tannins.

8 31

All bottles of wine (Excluding Reserve Wines) are 50% off on Wednesdays

Wines by the Bottle


Sun Garden Dornfelder Germany
Deep red color, medium-bodied with a very fruity and smooth taste of black fruit and hints of blackberry jam. The finish is sweet and refreshing


Seven Daughters California
A lively blend of seven carefully chosen grapes crafted into a smooth and intriguing wine. It has exuberant fruit flavors, opening with succulent red fruit ranging from blackberries and dried cherries. The presence of Syrah compliments the wine with a closing note of peppery spice.


Bonterra Cabernet Sauvignon California
Hints of pepper, vanilla spice and rich berry plum flavors. Organically Grown


Boom Boom! Syrah Washington State
Rich black cherry and tobacco are followed by hints of lavender on the finish


The Crossings Pinot Noir Marlborough, New Zealand
Presents lifted aromas of black plums and violets. Ripe berry fruit flavors combine with savory notes on the palate in an unmistakably New Zealand wine that is both elegant and approachable


Zaca Mesa Z Cuvee
A medium bodied red California wine with flavors of raspberries, blackberries, dried herbs and smoky oak. A blend of Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah and Cinsaut


Cline Cashmere
A silky and wonderful blend of Mourvèdre, Grenache, and Syrah with easy, earthy undertones. Flavors of cherries, raspberries and chocolate and hints of plum lead to a smooth, long finish. Cline Cellars proudly supports Living Beyond Breast Cancer


Elouan Pinot Noir Oregon
Harmonious and elegant on the palate with a flavor profile of red plum, dusty earth, a hint of sweet tobacco, hibiscus and a soft green tea finish, creating rustic, complex layers of flavor with soft, refined tannins


B-Side Cabernet Napa Valley, California
Aromas of fuit, herbs and tobacco lead to flavors of dark fruits with hints of chocolate and espresso. The toasty oak highlights the mouth-watering tannins


Stratton Lummis Cabernet Sauvignon Napa, California
Full bodied with concentrated perfume of cassis, violets and tobacco complimented by rich French oak


The Federalist Zinfandel
Dry Creek Valley estate grown Zin has a robust fruit with bright berry fruit character, and its lively acidity allows it to partner well with a wide variety of foods.


Gascon Reserva Malbec Argentina
Burgeoning with distinctive dark fruit flavors and aromas, this full-bodied, intensely flavorful wine offers layers of ripe plum, blackberry and dark cherry, accented by hints of chocolate and black pepper. Round tannins and final notes of brown spice and oak combine to create a firm, persistent finish.


Napa Cellers Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, California
Ripe blackberry, black currant, herbs and cocoa with plush tannins and a velvety finish


A to Z Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, Oregon
Lively and refreshing red cherry and raspberry flavors meld nicely.


Fess Parker Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills
Bursting with flavors of spice, cranberry, light blueberry and strawberry, it displays great Balance and a lingering finish.


Seghesio Sonoma Zinfandel California
Flavors of tantalizing black raspberry and classic briary flavors with a balance of components for which Seghesio wines are known.


Duckhorn ‘Decoy’ Merlot Napa Valley
This appealing Napa Valley bottling highlights the elegance of the Merlot varietal offering signature flavors of black cherry, plum and spice.


Raymond Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
Opens with inviting aromas of cherry, blackberry, raspberry, currant and hints of cedar and cocoa. Concentrated flavors of boysenberry, raspberry, red cherry and currant followed by notes of black pepper and vanilla on the finish. A rich, full mouthfeel with nicely balanced tannins.


Gancia Moscoto d’Asti
Sweet and lively, with a well balanced taste and aromatic hints of exotic fruit and honey


Maso Canali Pinot Grigio Italy
Apricot aromas with flavors of peach and pear leading into a crisp finish


Montinore Borealis Willamette Valley, Oregon
This versatile white blend starts with a soft, slightly sweet expression of ripe fruit of peach and pear with a crisp acid balance and citrus zing, which evolves to a delicious long, crisp finish of grapefruit and lime


Bonterra Sauvignon Blanc California
Intense aromas of grapefruit, citrus, kiwi and fresh cut grass greet the nose. Crisp acidity gives the wine a fresh vibrant feel with flavors of grapefruit, lime zest and grass that closes with favors of melon and a nice tart finish.


Conundrum California
Aromas of apricot, honeysuckle, and vanilla and lime enhance a palate of tropical fruit, peach, pear and honeydew melon flavors. The complexity of this wine is brought into balance with a rich, round, soft texture; fresh, supportive acidity; and a stunning, satisfying finish.


Caymus Mer Soleil Silver Chardonnay Santa Lucia Highlands, California
An unoaked chardonnay from the Caymus family of wine makers, this wine comes in a ceramic bottle. It has Soft and round entry with an acid backbone informs you these grapes are grown in a cooler climate. Mid palate reveals ripe fruits such as lemons, gooseberry, and grapefruit. Finishes dry while the acid comes and goes in a balanced fashion. Laser sharp minerality carries through from start to finish on both palate and aroma.


Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio Italy
A clean and intense aroma introduces this Medium bodied wine with a fresh crisp character and firm structure followed by a pleasant golden apple aftertaste.


Galerie Sauvignong Blanc Napa Valley
Shows tropical notes of pineapple, orange peel, grapefruit, and orange blossom. Full mouth feel, intense in flavors like apricot, orange zest and dry grass


Rombauer Chardonnay Carneos
This Chardonnay has earned a reputation for being the benchmark California Chardonnay and the 2008 vintage continues that tradition. Delicious with intense pear, pineapple and tropical fruits, balanced with creamy, toasted vanilla. Refined acidity and hints of apple linger on the finish.


All bottles of wine (Excluding Reserve Wines) are 50% off on Wednesdays

Sparkling Wines


LaMarca Prosecco(187 ml) Italy
Persistant bubbles release aromas of citrus and honey. Flavors of citrus, Apple and touches of grapefruit finish light, refreshing and crisp

7  26

Korbel Brut
Medium-dry with a light, crisp, perfectly balanced cuvée.

8 30 

Chandon Brut Classic
Classic balance typifies this refreshingly soft, yet dry wine. The wine delivers complex apple and pear characteristics accented by citrus spice over notes of almond and caramel in the bouquet. When you taste Brut Classic, look for nutty flavors with hints of brioche that build to a refreshingly dry finish.


Moet Imperial
(Formally known as White Star)Balanced and harmonious, this Champagne possesses mellow, well-developed flavors. Golden yellow with shades of amber, it is very delicate with aromas of flowers, hazelnuts and biscuits


Taittinger La Francaise Brut
An elegantly fresh and delicate Champagne blended from a high proportion of Chardonnay grapes, Taittinger yields a refined flavor palette of pear and stone fruits offset by warm, yeasty notes and hints of bread crust.


PerrierJouët Fleur de Champagne 1998
Light bodied and distinctive. Aromas of fresh pineapple and white florals warm into complex scents of pear. The bead is intense and effervescent.


Dom Perignon
Satiny texture unfurls on the palate, embracing with momentary weightlessness a vibrating finish that arouses the taste buds.


Dessert Wines

Osborne Sweet Cream Sherry Pedro Ximenez
Integrated flavors of sweet, ripe fruit and distinct toasted almond converge in this crisp, direct sherry.


Terra d’ Oro Zinfandel Port
A traditional styled port with aromas of cocoa and vanilla with deep, rich fruit flavors     


Croze Cabernet Sauvignon Port


Porto Kopke 10 Yr Tawney Port
Honey colored, with deep ambrosial flavors and mouth-filling richness. This has a fine nose of toasted almonds with butterscotch & honey.


Porto Kopke 20 Yr Tawney Port
Elegant, rich and nutty with flavors that go & on. A creamy smooth blend of 15 to 35 year old tawnies showing deep caramel and dried fig flavor and well-developed color.


Reserve Wines

Duckhorn Migration Pinot Noir 2013 California
This is a complex, red fruit-driven Pinot Noir with a rich entry, balanced acidity, good length and substantial structure. In both the aromatics and on the palate, enticing notes of cranberry and strawberry take center stage supported by layers of cola and spice, as well as savory elements of leather, tomato leaf and bacon fat.


Croze Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Napa Valley, California
The sturdy, rich garnet color coats your glass and the aromas that arise are of classic dried currant and supple cedar box.  As it opens up we find layers of tart pomegranate juice and a faded memory of fresh milled fir tree. This is a mouth-drenching, tannic wine that craves a piece of meat.


Provenance Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Napa Valley, California
Provenance Rutherford cabernet is a balanced wine marked by flavors of cocoa, red currant, cola berry and rosemary, with a long liqueur-like finish


Meeker Winemaker’s Handprint Merlot 2010 Sonoma Valley, California
The beautiful package is no match for the gorgeous wine within - rich cherry fruit and big, intense tannins and flavor. Big structure, a touch of oak, and every ounce of two years in barrel shine through with a full body and rich mouthfeel.


Charles Krug Generations 2011 Napa Valley, California
From the Mondavi Family and Napa Valley’s first winery, this organic wine is a tribute to family traditions and commitment to quality. Rich red fruit, a soft middle palate, and a lengthy finish complement this wine


Jacob’s Creek Johann Shiraz-Cabernet 2001 Australia
Classic Barossa style, being a marriage of rich round fruit flavors of Shiraz with the Classic tannin structure and length of Cabernet Sauvignon


Hess Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Mount Veeder, Napa Valley
The combination of high altitude, thin volcanic and sedimentary soils, and scarcity of water contribute to the grapes concentrated flavors. Winemaking lends a gentle hand, resulting in a balanced wine with fruit intensity and elegance


Cakebread Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Napa Valley, California
This is a Cabernet that defines the long-lived style of world class Napa Bordeaux varietals. Aged exclusively in French Oak and meticulously cellared, this Cabernet is ready to be enjoyed


All Reserve Wines are 30% off on Wednesdays

Banquet Information


Rehearsal Dinners 


Anniversary & Birthday Parties

Dinner Presentations

Catering & Delivery

Catered Bar Services

Thank You for choosing Gentelin’s to help you in executing the perfect celebration of any type. We specialize in engagement parties, wedding rehearsals, receptions, and bridal/baby showers. Our banquet facilities are also popular for businesses wanting to conduct meetings over dinner.

Our banquet room holds up to 50 people while the front of the restaurant holds up to 75 people. The front dining room can be used during the daytime, or can be reserved at night under special circumstances. Luncheons are welcomed for groups of 15 people and larger.

Bar and beverage service can be customized to fit your needs. Bar beverages can be restricted entirely, available for purchase by guests individually (cash bar), or be included on the dinner bill. You may select to only provide certain items (beer/wine) or only one drink per person and so forth. Unlimited tea, coffee and soda is available for $1 per person.

If you are interested in Gentelin’s catering an event, we generally follow the same guidelines as our banquets. You may choose to simply pick up food, have it dropped of at your location for a delivery fee ($25 in the Alton/Godfrey area,) or choose to have your event fully staffed. The hourly rate for servers is $10 per hour 



For groups of 20 or fewer guests you may order directly from our current dinner menu.
A select menu can be created at your request.

For groups of 20 to 35 people a select menu must be created. Select up to three salads and/or soup, four entrees, and three desserts off of the following dinner menu. A custom menu will be printed for each of your guests to order from. If you would like a special message on the menu, please let us know. 

Groups of 36 or more people will need to only have one entree choice or pre-order off of a select menu.
If you do have guests pre-order from a select, place cards will be necessary to ensure efficient service.
Please choose your menu at least one week before your event and have a final guest count 48 hours prior.


Makes a great start to a full dinner or stands alone for cocktail parties
(Prices are per person)

Hot Hors d'oeuvres 

Oriental Chicken Kabobs - With a hoisin glaze and basmati rice-$3.00

Toasted Beef Ravioli - With marinara sauce - $2.25

Fresh House Made Crab Cakes - With a basil remoulade - $3.00

Spanakopita - Feta Cheese and Spinach wrapped in phyllo dough - $3.50

Santa Fe Wraps - Southwestern Spring Rolls - $2.25

Chicken Drummies - Served with Hot Sauce -$3.00

Cold Hors d’oeuvres

Tossed Salad – House Greens, Greek or Caesar - $2.00

Fruit Tray- Fresh, seasonal fruit -$2.25

Wild Mushroom Phyllo Cups-Boursin and feta cheese mousse topped

with a truffled mushroom salad - $2.75

Vegetable Tray -$2.25

Ahi Tuna Wontons- $2.75

Assorted Cheese Tray- Served with Lavasch crackers- $2.25

Shrimp Cocktail or BBQ Roasted Glazed Shrimp - $ 3.25

Anti pasta platter - Fresh Mozzarella cheese, Volpi Salami and marinated olives - $3.25

Prices do not include sales tax and gratuity


Luncheons can be held at Gentelin’s during the daytime for a minimum of 15.

Our banquet room holds up to 50 people and the front dining room holds up to 75 people.

They can be held Tuesday thru Sundays beginning anytime after 11am (unless you choose to use the front dining room which would have to start no later than 1:30pm)

There is no room charge, only food and beverage.

Menu Choices

Choose up to Two*

House Greens

Baby Greens and Apple



Choose One

House Made Potato Chips

Shoestring French Fries

Fresh Fruit

Choose One

Artichoke Bisque

Tomato Basil

Broccoli Cheddar

Truffled Wild Mushroom

Potato Leek

Corn Chowder

Roasted Red Pepper

Shrimp Bisque (add $1.00)


Choose One

Raspberry Sorbet - 4

Chocolate Brownie – 4

Gentelin's on Broadway

Signature Cake - 2.75

A $20 fee will be charged if you choose to bring your own cake/dessert; however, we will cut, plate and serve it for you.

* Groups of 36 or more people will need to all eat the same meal or pre-order off of a select menu.

Choose up to Two* 

Curried Chicken Salad


Blackened Chicken Breast

Turkey Wrap


Half Sandwich, Soup and Salad (no Side) – $12

Full Sandwich and Salad or Soup, with Side- $14

Full Sandwich, Soup, and Salad (no Side)- $14

Full Sandwich with side, soup and salad - $16

Includes unlimited tea, soda and coffee

~Prices do not include sales tax and a 20 % gratuity

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200 W. Third Street | Alton, IL 62002
Suite 200