Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
3236 W. Chain of Rocks Road
Granite City, IL 62040
Phone: (618) 797-9835
Fax: (618) 797-9839
Bars & Cafes
Porter's Steakhouse makes a very strong statement for all steak lovers out there.The signature Pepperloin- a superbly cooked, wonderfully flavored cut of beef, has been a consistent crowd puller at Porter's. The decor displays sublime traces of modernity and chicness. A unique touch of Porter's is a resident sommelier with a thorough knowledge of wines, who sashays across the floor with a fine array of wines. This steakhouse also provides entertainment and hosts several occasions in their versatile private rooms.
Crown Candy Kitchen is where to go when you want to fulfill your sweet and savory cravings. The moment you enter the shop you'll feel as if you've stepped back in time - there are charming booths and a jukebox that you can bop your head to. Order one of their many special malts (butterscotch, chocolate, and vanilla are a few), try some of their candies, and be sure to sink your teeth into their famous BLT sandwich before you leave.
The Zodiac Lounge is a good old bar that caters exclusively to those over 35, and prides itself on serving some great drinks and bites. Located in southern St. Louis, this little place has modest interiors, which give it a rustic and home-like feel. The atmosphere is cozy and comfy, where patrons can enjoy themselves, without the chatter or loud music.
Situated at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, Cielo has more than just fantastic views of Downtown St. Louis in store for you. From its position on the eighth floor of the hotel, the restaurant and bar naturally affords you views of the Gateway Arch and other attractions, but the menu is incentive enough to draw you in. Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, the restaurant has a few specials to offer you as well. There is a USD15 working lunch special, as well as a four-course dinner menu you can pick. The wine list has something to complement any meal you may be having. Bar hours vary; check the website for details.
Named after Missouri politician Robert E. Hannegan, the restaurant is modeled after the U.S. Senate Dining Room. In other words, it instantly brings to mind luxury and patriotism. Many of the menu items, dating back over 20 years, are traditional American favorites. The house specialty is a 20-ounce stuffed, double-rib pork chop. A full bar is available. The restaurant will appeal to those who enjoy comfortable booth dining, flag-adorned walls and lively acoustics. Local jazz musicians frequently provide evening entertainment.
With its 37 gigantic LCD TVs, its swanky, yet laid back atmosphere, and its fun and accessible location, Over/Under is where the sports fans need to be when the game is on. The name Over/Under is a betting term that refers to the number of points opposing teams score in a game. Though a friendly wager may be called for during the playoffs, the menu, fun staff, and large projector screen make this sports bar a sure bet.
Who says you have to only order from the menu? Create your own yogurt and select your favorite toppings at Bella’s Frozen Yogurt Café. With its weekly-changing menu, Bella's always has something new to offer and savor. Flavors like Valencia Orange Sorbet, French Vanilla and toppings like Cinnamon Streusel and Peanut Butter Cup beckon you to simply order a cup and devour it. What more, if you are hosting a party, the cafe also delivers individual portions with a complete selection of toppings.
The Dubliner is a authentic Irish gastropub located in downtown St. Louis. It serves authentic Irish food made from the finest of ingredients. You can enjoy your food along with a live performance, or a round of pool. Laugh out loud in the comedy club or groove on the DJ's tunes at their event venue upstairs that also organizes meetings and private parties. Check website or call ahead for more information.
With ten beers on tap and a rotating selection of seasonal brews, Ferguson Brewing Company offers beer lovers in the area a great experience. Get a custom flight to experience more flavors in one visit. Besides their delicious suds, they offer a menu of American classics like onion rings, beer-battered stuffed mushrooms, smoked beef brisket, and baby back ribs.
Located in the ever bustling downtown St. Louis, a pink flamingo is the landmark that invites guests looking for an entertaining time. The Flamingo Bowl is a 12-lane bowling alley with a fun and exciting atmosphere. Kids and under 18 year olds are welcome along with an adult. 21 and above can stay on after 9p. They also serve excellent food and the drinks menu range from classic to contemporary cocktails and spirits. This is a perfect place to spend an enjoyable evening.
At the turn of the century, Charles P. Stanley established his eponymous cigar company in St. Louis. Stanley's early experience in the industry and unrivaled tobacco instinct won him high-profile clientele including presidents and foreign ambassadors. Inherited over four generations, the family name lives on today at the charming lounge on Washington Avenue. Plush leather sofas, rustic tables and antique chandeliers are shadowed by an artistic facade to create an old-world ambiance. The cigar cellar boasts leading brands like Ashton, Romeo and Julietta, Te-Amo and Davidoff, and complements some of the finest spirits on offer.
If you want to know where the best place to meet a beautiful lady or gentleman is, this is it. Cheetah is the most exclusive club in St. Louis, as only the most well-dressed people get inside the door. The club is located in the Washington Avenue nightclub neighborhood and is considered to be the best of the bunch, according to newspaper surveys. The wait at the bar can be lengthy, but your frustration will melt away once you hit the dance floor. The music-mixes sound great, and no expense has been spared on the pounding sound system. All three floors of the club contain a dance stage and bar.