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Hedman Vineyards

560 Chestnut St, Alto Pass, IL 62905-1000
+1 618-893-4923
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
European, Wine Bar, Swedish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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560 Chestnut St, Alto Pass, IL 62905-1000
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2017

We stopped here on a Friday afternoon while touring some of the wineries on the wine trail. Even though it was a gorgeous day, we happened to be the only people here at the time, which was perfect! We did a wine tasting downstairs, and...More

Thank SeeJessTravel
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Go for the food and the glogg (spiced sweet warm wine). Had the sampler of Swedish meatballs, pickled fish, mustard sauce, crackers, hard boiled eggs with fermented fish paste, cheese and sour cream. We also had bowl each of the creamed mushrooms and one of...More

Thank daenergymon
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The staff make you feel right at home. It's a cozy, laid back environment. Love the upstairs and outdoor pavilion. The food..DELICIOUS!!!! I buy the ligonberry jelly pretty much at each stop. My favorite wines on the trail.

Thank AprilSpring27
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The food and service were good. Despite the small space they are able to do alot. Upstairs great place to have a party.

Thank Alecia H
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Simply the best in all of Southern Illinois. Always extremely enjoyable. Gerd Hedman id a great chef and the wine is top notch.

Thank rudisroti
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Stopped in for a wine tasting. The tasting room is built in a beautifully restored old barn set in rural Southern Illinois. I thoroughly enjoyed their wine - not the over-sweet adult KoolAid that I associate with some Southern Illinois wine.

Thank LazyDogBrewer
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We always enjoy Hedmans' Cafe . Meals are ample and delicious . Their wines are excellent as well. We like to take guests here as we can always rely on a great meal and unique dining experience.

Thank Susan Z
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is our 3rd time to visit Hedman, and each time the food has been delicious! We have had the cream of mushroom soup twice, and both times it was the best soup I've ever eaten. We were excited to see that the tasting room...More

Thank LeeAnn W
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I ordered beef tenderloin and my wife ordered the Cedar plank Salmon. Both dishes were amazing. I have no idea what type of sauce they put on top of my potatoes and steak, but it was incredible. My wife also ordered the Lobster Bisque as...More

Thank Scott36447
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Food, staff, wine and facility are fantastic. Very friendly and attentive. A menu like no other, the Swedish meatballs are fantastic.

Thank waterbearer69
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Olson55
Is the Peach Barn and Hedman's cafe the same or different dining establishments?
27 December 2016|
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Response from LazyDogBrewer | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
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Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
European, Wine Bar, Swedish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 Chestnut St, Alto Pass, IL 62905-1000
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alto Pass
  • Phone Number: +1 618-893-4923
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Description
Hedman Vineyards is a winery and restaurant located along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. Opened in 2005 by the namesake of the vineyards, Anders & Gerd Hedman, they have grown into a staple of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail by offering some of the best food and wine to be found in Southern Illinois and the Heartland.Hedman Vineyards sits at the foot of the road leading to Bald Knob cross and is easily accessible from Illinois routes 127 & 51. Full service for guests who chose in- and outdoor dining, available reservations, and an accessible ten acres of vineyards make Hedman Vineyards a fantastic choice for spending the day and/or evening with friends and family.More important to the experience at Hedman Vineyards is the culture which supports the business. Anders and Gerd can be found, on most days, prepping traditional Swedish cuisine for lunch and dinner. To compliment our rich tradition of delectable Swedish cuisine we also offer wines made with strong European and Swedish influences.For the dry wine drinker we offer a Norton (Our favorite) & Chambourcin, along with several other dry and semi-dry wines. For those with a taste for something a bit more sweet we offer wines made from both peaches and grapes, including our award-winning Peach Dessert Wine.Whether for conversation, great wine, fantastic food, specialty gifts from our Scandinavian gift shop, or just the beautiful scenery, we hope you'll join us on your next trip to the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail.