Visitors Guide to Places to Eat
Wood River, Hartford, & Roxana
Madison County, Illinois
      Symbol Key 
    Fine Dining - typical evening meals are $14 and above 
    Fine Dining & Lighter Fare - typical evening meals range from $8 to above $14 
    Lighter Fare - typical evening meals range from $8 to $14 
    Quick & Casual - typical evening meals are $8 and under. No wait staff service.
    Coffee Shop, Bakery or Ice Cream Parlor 
1921 Vaughn Road
Wood River

  It's a whole new neighborhood! Applebee’s is friendly, neighborhood establishment featuring moderately priced, high-quality food, table service and a comfortable atmosphere. Applebee's features mainstream American dishes such as salads, shrimp, chicken, pasta, and "riblets" - Applebee's signature dish.
Best Buffet
615 Wesley Drive
Wood River, IL
  If you can't decide exactly what you want try Best Buffet which has a little bit of everything. Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Sushi. There are plenty of TVs to watch the games on and a full bar.

Charlie's Drive-In
762 North Wood River Avenue
Wood River, IL
  Cheese Fries, Charlie burgers, Fried Broccoli?  This is THE place to go from April until October.  Be sure to order their root beer!
Chico's Bar & Grill
575 South 6th Street
Wood River, IL
  Chico’s is best known for the large homemade onion rings, extra thin crispy pizza and tangy chili. Come and enjoy a Chico's double 1/4 pound juicy fat burger or a tasty Chico burger loaded with special sauces and grilled to perfection.

China King
1134 Vaughn Road
Wood River, IL
  China King’s menu features your standard Chinese restaurant fare made with fresh ingredients and served promptly. Eat in, carry out, or have your meal delivered.

Dairy Queen
1288 East Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  Since 1939 Dairy Queen has been serving its frozen treats like soft serve ice cream and Blizzards to burgers and sandwiches.
Fiona's Family Restaurant
595 East Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  Fiona's Family Restaurant is a great place for breakfast and serves traditional American diner fare throughout the rest of the day.
Franchise Sports Bar & Grill
601 East Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  The Franchise Sports Bar and Grill gives its customers a fun atmosphere to watch their favorite sports whiles its menu offers great deals on burgers, sandwiches and pizza.
1099 East Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  Founded in 1960 this burger chain has spread to become a favorite throughout the Midwestern and Southeast. Its Thickburgers, made with 100% Angus beef, have established Hardee's as a leader in both quality and taste. Today, Hardee's forges ahead with a taste for its delicious fast-food experience that can't be topped.
Hing Wah Chop Suey
862 North Wood River Avenue
Wood River, IL
  Hing Wah Chop Suey’s menu features your standard Chinese restaurant fare made with fresh ingredients and served promptly. Eat in or carry out.
Jack In The Box
41 East Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  Jack in the Box is known for burgers and more, chicken and more, Jack’s Munchie Meals, tacos and sides, shakes and desserts, and breakfast.

Jimmy John's
1203 East Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  World’s Greatest Gourmet Sandwiches with all the fixings on house baked bread. Ok, our subs aren’t really gourmet and we’re not French either. Our subs just taste better. Eat in, carry out, or have your meal delivered. Your Mom wants you to eat at Jimmy John’s!

Joe's Pizza and Pasta
144 East Ferguson Avenue
Wood River, IL
  Joe's Pizza and Pasta is the "People's Choice Favorite Italian Restaurant" providing central Illinois with the best of Italian cuisine. Joe's is known for its great pizzas and pastas which feature homemade sauces from the Trupiano family's secret recipe, as well as delicious sandwiches, salads, and desserts.
Little Caesar’s Pizza
12 West Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  Little Caesars HOT-N-READY® Pizza. What is HOT-N-READY®? A large 14” pepperoni pizza, hot out of the oven and ready when you are! No need to call ahead! No need to wait! No limit!
Long John Silver's
1224 East Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  At Long John Silver's, we serve high-quality seafood with a "come as you are" attitude at a "pay less than you expect" price. For decades we've been building seafood expertise – how to catch it, cook it, serve it and enjoy it. You could say that at Long John Silver's, we speak fish.
Los Tres Amigos
1822 Vaughn Road
Wood River, IL
  Los Tres Amigos offers it guests a variety of Mexican dishes including fajitas off the grill, combination platters, a selection of specialties, and other traditional Mexican fare.
MaMa Mia's Restaurant
48 West Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  Mama Mia’s serves Italian and American cuisine. Our servings are large and our prices are reasonable.

Papa John's Pizza
668 Wesley Drive
Wood River, IL
  From day one Papa John’s has been making a better pizza by using fresh dough and superior-quality ingredients and more than 25 years later, one thing remains the same – Papa John's is still fully committed to delivering on its brand promise of "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza."

Pizza Hut
1205 East Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  Now You’re Eating – home of America's favorite pizza! Eat in, carry out or have your delicious hot pizza delivered straight to your door.
The Pump House Bar & Grill
1523 E. Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  The Pump House Bar and Grill is a neighborhood bar with great atmosphere, superior food, cold drinks, and rocking entertainment! Be sure to try one of our signature Hawaiian or Sunrise burgers. We are always cooking something up in the kitchen! Burgers, Salads, and Wings.

Steak 'n Shake
1870 Memorial Lane
Wood River
  “In Sight It Must Be Right.” The word “steak” stands for steakburger. The term “shake” stands for hand-dipped milk shakes. After 75 years, Steak n Shake continues its tradition of serving the country’s best, freshest, and tastiest burgers and shakes.
664 Wesley Drive
Wood River, IL
  Subway is the world's largest submarine sandwich chain. We’ve become the leading choice for people seeking quick, nutritious meals that the whole family can enjoy and we are guided our passion for delighting customers by serving fresh, delicious, made-to-order sandwiches.

Sukey's China Restaurant
730 East Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL
  Sukey's China Restaurant’s menu features your standard Chinese restaurant fare made with fresh ingredients and served promptly. Eat in, carry out, or have your meal delivered.
Sweet Sisters' Cakes and Confections
300 North Wood River Avenue, Suite B
Wood River, IL
  Sweet Sisters' Cakes and Confections started as a dream. This "cakery and more" mixes family recipes with customer favorites, all made with love, which results in an end product that is irresistible! Not only do we bake delicious cakes, cupcakes, and cookies, but also pies, candy, and truffles.
Taco Bell
1850 Memorial Lane
Wood River, IL
  Live Mas - Taco Bell serves tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, other specialty items, and a variety of "Value Menu" items.
1845 Vaughn Drive
Wood River, IL
  At Wendy’s everything spins off of one word - FRESH. Every day, we honor our Founder Dave Thomas’ legacy and continue to live through his values by using select, premium ingredients and serving food that's made fresh with every order.
  Bo Jacs
Wood River, IL
  18 South 6th Street
  Dee-Lux Diner
Roxana, IL
  700 South Central Street
  King Louie's Drive In
Wood River, IL
  315 South 6th Street
  RJ's Place
Hartford, IL
  418 North Delmar Avenue
  Sixth Street Diner
Wood River, IL
  29 South 6th Street

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