Visitors Guide
Subscribe SUBSCRIBE Visitors Guide VISITORS GUIDE Blog BLOG
International

International

Cultural Cuisine in Downstate Illinois

There are so many FANTASTIC places to grab some International food and beverages throughout our 21-county territory. Check out the crowd favorites that you should definitely try. 

Aroy Thai Cuisine

O'Fallon, Illinois
Enjoy an authentic Thai meal....more!

Asia Garden

Chester, IL
Enjoy delicious Asian cuisine prepared with fresh ingredients and made to order at Asia Garden in Chester, IL....more!

Baan Thai & Oriental Cuisine

Vandalia, IL
...more!

Blind Daddy's Hideout

Keyesport, IL
Blind Daddy’s Hideout is a recently renovated motel, restaurant, and bar all in one convenient location. The ...more!

Casa Azteca

O'Fallon, Illinois
Casa Azteca is located in a premium location. We are happy to serve you!...more!

Casa Maria Mexican Grill

Belleville, Illinois
Casa Maria Mexican Grill is bringing you the freshest and most authentic flavors from Mexico!  Casa Maria Mexican G...more!

Chang's China Buffet

Greenville, Illinois
A wide variety of authentic Chinese cuisine on our menu! We serve lunch and dinner and are happy to help you in any...more!

Chico's Mexican Restaurant

Salem, IL
Welcome to Chico’s - where Amigos gather to enjoy fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine and delicious Margaritas. ...more!

China Buffet Restaurant

Du Quoin, Illinois
Great owners and great food! Affordable and made to order!...more!

China Capital Super Buffet

Olney, Illinois
China Capital Super Buffet offers delicious Chinese food made with the freshest ingredients for the best price! Try...more!

China Gate

Vandalia, IL
China Gate offers delicious dining and takeout to Vandalia, IL. China Gate is a cornerstone in the Vandalia communi...more!

China Inn

Nashville, Illinois
China Inn is delicious and affordable! Serves lunch and dinner....more!

China King - Millstadt

Millstadt, Illinois
Open for lunch and dinner! Now serving carry out....more!

China King - New Baden

New Baden, Illinois
We believe in what we are serving. Fresh hand cut vegetables and food made to order....more!

China King & Sushi Ai - O'Fallon

O'Fallon, Illinois
China King in Ofallon has great prices for food....more!

China King - Red Bud

Red Bud, Illinois
China King is happy to serve you! We serve authentic Chinese cuisine....more!

China King - Vandalia

Vandalia, IL
...more!

China King Buffet

Salem, Illinois
Fresh Chinese food ready for you upon your arrival!...more!

China Pearl

Breese, Illinois
Open for lunch and dinner! Serving everyone's favorite Chinese dishes....more!

China Quick

Belleville, Illinois
Whether you dine in or carry out, we will ensure your food is fresh and delicious....more!

China Town - Belleville

Belleville, Illinois
Open for lunch and dinner! Happy to help you find your new favorite food....more!

China Wok Buffet

Olney, Illinois
Try China Wok Buffet on your next Downstate Illinois adventure in Olney for authentic Chinese cuisine! Open daily f...more!

Cholula's Mexican Restaurant

Swansea, Illinois
Delicious Mexican food now being served for lunch and dinner! Stop in to see what specials we have going on....more!

The Chuck Wagon

Fairview Heights, IL
Enduring, country-style counter serve with a pinball machine offering Mexican & American staples. Try The Chuck...more!

Don Ole Mexican Restaurant

Highland, IL
Outstanding servers and staff that are happy to assist you with whatever it is you may need!...more!

Dreamland Palace German Restaurant

Waterloo, Illinois
Dreamland Palace German Restaurant serves authentic German cuisine plus American fare at reasonable prices !...more!

Dynasty Chinese Cuisine

Sparta, Illinois
Dynasty Chinese is happy to serve you the best Chinese food that we can possibly make....more!

Easy Buffet and Grill

Belleville, Illinois
Easy Buffet is a Chinese and Japanese All-You-Can-Eat Buffet located in Belleville, IL....more!

El Arado

Breese, Illinois
Large portions that are made with fresh ingredients! Stop by to have the best Mexican food in Clinton County!...more!

El Cactus Mexican Grill

Olney, Illinois
El Cactus Mexican Grill serves authentic Mexican cuisine every day for lunch and dinner. And, they make all their f...more!

El Gordito

Belleville, Illinois
Best Mexican food in the area! Made with fresh ingredients and cooked for you when you order!...more!

El Indio

Nashville, Illinois
Our Authentic Menu, prepared fresh Daily, focuses on the true flavors of Mexico. Our chefs use tradi...more!

El Mexicano Restaurant

Fairfield, Illinois
Discover authentic Mexican cooking from the chefs at El Mexicano Restaurant, including burrito, tamale, enchilada, ...more!

El Rancherito

Olney, Illinois
El Rancherito offers authentically delicious Mexican food made fresh upon ordering. Try them on your next Downstate...more!

El Racherito

Salem, IL
"The Ranch" - the BEST Mexican Restaurant in Salem, IL since 2009!...more!

El Sombrero

Mascoutah, Illinois
El Sombrero is conveniently located in Mascoutah and has lunch and dinner, made fresh when ordered....more!

El Taco Fiesta

Vandalia, IL
Visit El Taco Fiesta and enjoy the authentic Mexican and American dishes....more!

A Fine Swine BBQ

Swansea, Illinois
Enjoy traditional barbecue at A Fine Swine BBQ. A Fine Swine uses traditional low-and-slow cooking methods to serve...more!

Fire Wok

Centralia, IL
...more!

Fusion Bar & Restaurant

Fairview Heights, IL
Fusion Bar & Restaurant is located in Fairview Heights and serves Indian, Mexican, and American cuisine....more!

Gaucho's Argentinian Steakhouse

Fairview Heights, IL
...more!

Ginger Buffet & Grill

Fairview Heights, Illinois
Ginger Buffet is a Chinese and Japanese All-You-Can-Eat Buffet located in Fairview Heights, Illinois. We have a hug...more!

Golden Dragon Chinese Cuisine

Belleville, Illinois
Golden Dragon is the ideal place to enjoy a wonderful meal with your family, friends, or coworkers. We're a loc...more!

Guadalajara Mexican Grill

Grayville, IL
Guadalajara will transport you right to Mexico. From our authentic Mexican cuisine to our one of a kind fun atmosph...more!

Happy China

Marshall, Illinois
Happy China serves authentic Chinese food at an affordable price! We hope to see you soon!...more!

Hibachi Buffet

Greenville, Illinois
Hibachi's Asian Buffet is a treat for everyone! Great Asian food and great service!...more!

Hokkaido Seafood Buffet & Grill

Swansea, IL
Enjoy fresh and delicious traditional Japanese cuisine at Hokkaido! ...more!

Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant

McLeansboro, Illinois
Authentic Chinese food right in the heart of McLeansboro....more!

Hunan House

Centralia, Illinois
Love authentic Chinese food? Look no further than Hunan House! Dine in with us or carry out-we guarantee you will l...more!

India's Oven

Swansea, Illinois
Indias  Oven  brings the most fresh and authentic Indian dishes to an array of satisfied customers in the...more!

JaBowl Asian Express

Waterloo, IL
...more!

Kain Tayo Filipino Cuisine

Trenton, Illinois
Enjoy a taste of the Philippines with authentic entrees and side dishes from Kain Tayo Filipino Cuisine. Stop by on...more!

Korean Bobsang

O'Fallon, Illinois
We are a traditional Korean Style restaurant, striving to bring homemade Korean food to the Metro East!...more!

La Casa Mexicana

O'Fallon, Illinois
Serving authentic fresh Mexican Cuisine from two convenient and awesome locations in O'Fallon and Edwardsville Illi...more!

La Cocina Mexicana

Salem, IL
...more!

La Fuente Express

Fairfield, Illinois
Great food at a reasonable price! The most authentic Mexican cuisine in all of southern Illinois....more!

La Fuente Mexican Restaurant

Flora, IL
...more!

Le Ono

O'Fallon, IL
The foundation of every great dining establishment is delicious food and drink. So, it was fitting, with a Polynesi...more!

Li Chinese Restaurant

Swansea, Illinois
We pick ingredients carefully and use only the freshest and natural ones to prepare every dish, and have been tryin...more!

Lilly's Gyros

Fairview Heights, Illinois
The food is always fresh, large portions, great portions, and friendly staff. The best gyros around!...more!

Los Amigos

Vandalia, Illinois
Check out our lunch specials! Come in and see what our food and fun restaurant atmosphere is all about....more!

Los Jardines Restaurant

Robinson, Illinois
Authentic Mexican cuisine served to you in a small town!...more!

Los Tres Caminos Mexican Restaurant

Flora, Illinois
Los Tres Caminos Mexican Restaurant is a must try! Delicious, authentic, and great service!...more!

Margarita's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

Belleville, Illinois
We’re open seven days a week for lunch or dinner and offer a relaxing atmosphere for family dinner. We’...more!

Margarita's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

New Baden, IL
We’re open seven days a week for lunch or dinner and offer a relaxing atmosphere for family dinner. We’...more!

Margarita's West

Belleville, Illinois
We’re open seven days a week for lunch or dinner and offer a relaxing atmosphere for family dinner. We’...more!

Mariachi's - Belleville

Belleville, Illinois
Come join us today for lunch or dinner in any of our three locations  in Belleville ill. at 400 South ill. Street  ...more!

Mexico on Main

Trenton, IL
...more!

Mexico Tipico

Lebanon, Illinois
Mexico Tipico is a new restaurant venue in Lebanon, Illinois. We are proud to bring you the authentic tastes of Mex...more!

Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant

Lawrenceville, IL
A super fun environment, great customer service, and authentic Mexican food!...more!

MiCasa Mexican

Belleville, Illinois
Exquisite Mexican cuisine at an affordable price!...more!

Mis Tres Potrillos

Parkersburg, Illinois
Enjoy Mis Tres Potrillos' Mexican Bar and Grill on your next Downstate Illinois adventure in Parkersburg. This ...more!

New China Restaurant

Swansea, IL
...more!

New World Chinese Restaurant

Fairfield, IL
New World Restaurant is a cornerstone in the Fairfield community and has been recognized for its outstanding Chines...more!

New York Fish & Chicken Gyro

Belleville, Illinois
New York Fish Chicken Gyro is a private American restaurant....more!

Panda Buffet

Fairfield, Illinois
Chineese food open Mon-Saturday 10-10 and Sunday 10-9!...more!

Peking Chinese Restaurant

Centralia, Illinois
Authentic Chinese Restaurant in a convenient location right in Centralia....more!

Puerto Vallarta

Newton, Illinois
Enjoy flavorsome, classic Mexican dishes when you come to Puerto Vallarta. Check out the full selection of scrumpti...more!

Reinhardt's

Millstadt, Illinois
Delicious fresh food and a full service bar. Come in and check out our daily specials....more!

Rice & Fries

Sparta, Illinois
Delicious Chinese food made fresh. The most authentic food around....more!

Rio Grande Mexican Cocina

Fairview Heights, IL
...more!

Saigon

Belleville, Illinois
Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine, served with a smile!...more!

Sala Thai Restaurant

Belleville, IL
...more!

San Marcos

Paris, IL
A family restaurant where we treat our customers like a family member. With food cooked daily....more!

Sergio's Mexican Bar & Grill

Centralia, Illinois
Sergio's is known for the best margarita's and authentic Mexican food in Centralia with daily drink, lunch ...more!

Seven Belleville

Belleville, IL
Shichi is a completely different concept from SEVEN. We are a Sushi bar with A Very nice Craft Beer & Wine Sele...more!

Shogun Japanese Steak, Seafood and Sushi

Fairview Heights, Illinois
Shogun House Japanese Restaurant welcomes you to a pleasant and memorable dining experience. We cater for all occas...more!

Smokin' K's BBQ & More

Millstadt, Illinois
Traditional American cuisine including barbecue and breakfast....more!

Soul Fish Chicken Gyro Pizza Int. Food

O'Fallon, Illinois
Food that everyone will love. From pizza to gyros, there is something on the menu for you....more!

Soulcial Kitchen

Swansea, IL
Mobility with a Mission! Food trucks offering BBQ, tacos, burgers and more, all for a cause!  Tuesday-Satur...more!

Super Gyro's

Belleville, IL
...more!

Sushi Ai

O'Fallon, Western
Delicious sushi with a wide variety of different types of rolls. We even have an all you can eat menu!...more!

Sushi Thai by Samran

Belleville, Illinois
Stop in for the freshest sushi around! There is a wide variety of different rolls to choose from as well as authent...more!

Swamp Tales

Carlyle, Illinois
A bar with a Cajun theme and great atmosphere. The restaurant is open and serves a variety of sandwiches, fish, all...more!

The Taco Factory

Carmi, Illinois
Established in 2016, The Taco Factory serves fresh, fast Mexican and American eats in a fun, relaxing atmosphere. T...more!

Taco Tierra - Fairfield

Fairfield, IL
Put a little spice in your life with our Mexican-American cuisine! We'll take good care of you while you're...more!

Taco Tierra - Mount Carmel

Mt. Carmel, Illinois
...more!

Taqueria Olvera

Fairview Heights, IL
Delicious authentic Mexican food with a very fun and friendly atmosphere....more!

Tequila Mexican Restaurant - East Centralia

Centralia, IL
...more!

Tequila Mexican Restaurant - West Centralia

Centralia, IL
...more!

Tequila's Mexican Restaurant - Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel, IL
Looking for the Mexican food and drinks in town? Want to enjoy your meal in a casual, laid back atmosphere? Search ...more!

Thai House

Columbia, Illinois
Thai House in Columbia, IL belongs on your international dining adventure tour of Downstate Illinois! Thai House pr...more!

Thips Thai

O'Fallon, Illinois
Authentic Thai cuisine right in your neighborhood!...more!

Tios Tacos & Tequila

O'Fallon, IL
Tios Tacos & Tequila is a Mexican restaurant in O'Fallon, IL. ...more!

Tong Phoon Thai Restaurant

Fairview Heights, IL
Comfy, family-owned nookoffering Thai bites & lunch specials to eat in or take out....more!

Tony's Tacos

Belleville, IL
Tony's Tacos is an authentic Mexican restaurant located in Belleville, IL. ...more!

Tres Caminos Restaurant

Caseyville, IL
...more!

Washy's Pub

Columbia, Illinois
Join Washy's Pub for delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner options with a hometown, friendly twist. Washy's...more!

YAMATO Steak House of Japan

Olney, IL
Yamato Steak House of Japan Restaurant offers authentic and delicious tasting Japanese cuisine in Olney, IL. Y...more!

Yummy Rice Bowls

O'Fallon, IL
Asian style rice bowls, made to order, with a variety of toppings. Bubble/Boba Teas available....more!

Zapata's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

Fairview Heights, IL
Need Lunch in a Hurry? Looking for Authentic Mexican Food? Enjoy the Best Mexican Cuisines in IL, in our Family Fri...more!

Downstate Illinois Events

Downstate Illinois Events

Explore Our Event Calendar
Whether you’re looking for a festival, marathon or something family-friendly to bring the kids to, Downstate Illinois has something for everyone. The region hosts over 900 events each year, and we pride ourselves on providing the most accurate event information so that you don’t miss a thing.
Travel Ideas

Travel Ideas

Check Out Our Blog
From outdoor recreation and adventure to foodies and family fun, we have the trip ideas to plan the perfect vacation.
Road Trip Itineraries

Road Trip Itineraries

21 Counties made for Road Trips
Downstate Illinois was made for road trips! With the help of our road trip itineraries, you can discover all that our 21 counties have to offer — from family fun to outdoor adventures and shopping sprees. 
Check out our calendar of events!
Downtown Belleville Live Music Row

Downtown Belleville Live Music Row

February 28, 2024 - March 3, 2024 @ 6:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Downtown Belleville | Belleville, IL
Highland Area Local Dine Around

Highland Area Local Dine Around

March 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024 @ 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Highland, IL | Highland, IL
Kaskaskia Eagle Fest

Kaskaskia Eagle Fest

March 2, 2024 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Jerry F Costello Lock and Dam | Modoc, IL

View Entire Events Calendar

This Weekend This Month Annual Events Top Picks
FREE Visitors Guide!
Request Your FREE
         Downstate Illinois
     Visitors Guide
        View Online Request Today!