Illinois’ Oldest Italian Restaurant Has Been Around Since 1933 And It’s Incredible

You don’t have to go all the way to Italy for a true Italian feast. The oldest Italian restaurant in Illinois will give you the authentic experience you’ve been craving without the need for expensive airfare.

From charming decor to flavorful food, this unforgettable restaurant is a must-try. Scroll on for more details.

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Alongi’s Italian Restaurant is located at 18 W Main St., Du Quoin, IL 62832, and you can learn more about it on its website or Facebook page.

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If you’ve ever eaten at Illinois’ oldest Italian restaurant, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your favorite dishes with us below in the comments.