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Gentelin's on Broadway

122 E. Broadway Alton, IL 62002


Gentelin's on Broadway, located at 122 E. Broadway in historic Alton has been one of the finest dining restaurants in the area for 10 Years! 

Owned and operated by Ryan Gentelin and Sarah Parish, 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 – 10

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



Bread & butter served upon request

House Greens - Mixed field greens tossed with Roma tomatoes, shallots, mozzarella cheese, thyme croutons, and house balsamic vinaigrette - large 7, small – 5

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 – 5

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 – 5

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

Cowboy Ribeye - Grilled Choice Ribeye served over a Yukon gold potato hash with carmelized red onions and peppers, scallions, roasted garlic and bacon with asparagus and finished with cowboy butter - 27

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– 27 

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 – 28

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

Panko and Sesame Encrusted Salmon - Served over a basmati and wild rice pilaf with wok fired vegetables and finsihed 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

Scallops & Shrimp - Pan seared sea scallops and roasted jumbo shrimp served over a risotto made with charred scallions, bacon and peas served with a chimichurri sauce - 25

Tempura Lobster - A tempura between Maine lobster tail served with a roasted shrimp risotto made with red peppers, scallions, fire roaster corn and bacon then drizzled with a smoked tomato olive oil with a side of drawn buter - 27

Peppercorn Encrusted Ahi Tuna - Sashimi grade yellow fin tuna lightely dusted with cracker 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


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 



Caramel, Walnut & White Chocolate Bread Pudding -  Served with house made cinnamon ice cream, toffee caramel sauce, walnuts, Fresh Chantilly cream and a 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

Donuts & Coffee - Twin chocolate ganache brownie 'donuts' dusted with powdered sugar and served with a cup of cappuccino pastry cream with hints of hazelnut and Irish creme.  Garnished wtih fresh Chantilly cream and a cookie - 8


Our most popular wines, by the glass or

by the bottle.

Champagne & Sparkling

LaMarca Prosecco, Korbel Brut Sparkling,Chandon Brut Classic, Moet Imeprial, Taittinger La Farncaise Brut, Dom Perignon

Chardonnay BV Coastal, Bread & Butter, Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve, Joseph Carr, Caymus Mer Soleil Silver, Decoy, Rombauer
Pinot Grigio Crane Lake, Maso Canali, Santa Margherita
Dessert Wines Terra d' Oro Zinfandel, Penfolds Grandfather Tawny Port
Pinot Noir Canyon Road, Bread & Butter, Boen Tri Appellation, Jose Cellars, Duckhorn Migration
Zinfandel Copper Ridge, Joseh Cellars, The Federalist, Seghesio Sonoma, Rombauer
Cabernet Sauvignon BV Coastal, Bonterra, Louis Martini, B-Side, Rodney Strong, Napa Celalrs, Jackson Estate, Croze, Freemark Abbey, Auston Hope, Raymond Reserve, Cakebread

Banquet Information


Rehearsal Dinners  - Showers - Anniversary & Birthday Parties

Dinner Presentations - Catering & Delivery - Catered Bar Services

Gentelin's can create 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

House Made Maryland 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 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 - 5

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

Broadway Burger

Turkey Burger


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