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Cracker Barrel

4425 Fairfax Dr, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6726
+1 618-242-9110
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“crackers” (16 reviews)
“biscuits” (8 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4425 Fairfax Dr, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6726
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of great comfort food choices here. You will satisfy your appetite here no matter what your hunger level is. Great service too!

Thank James99946
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were wanting comfort food. Small portions on the Vegetable Plate of 3. I had a small salad, broccoli and macaroni and cheese. The mac and cheese could have been hotter. Served with a muffin and piece of cornbread. Our server Shaylynn was sweet and...More

Thank Lucky0420
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly here, with every employee you pass saying hello, how are you today, and thank you. Great service and delicious food. Never disappointed here.

Thank G5224HKgaryd
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped at the Cracker Barrel for a late lunch / early dinner on a Sunday. I ordered of the breakfast menu and my husband had a ham dinner. Our food came quickly, it was all prepared as we ordered. We can always count on...More

Thank DrNana1
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The food and service were very good, however, the price was higher, even with all of us ordering waters. It's a nice place to stop and be able both eat and walk around, though.

Thank EmilyBenedetti
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Kadee was an excellent efficient waitress. Got our drinks right away and made sure our glasses were never empty. Food was fresh and tasted great. I also like how the manager went around and made sure everything was okay.

Thank ZuziSt_Louis
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Food and service very typical of most Cracker Barrels. Good, but not special. Food came out pretty quickly. My suggestion, order the daily special.

1  Thank KCallahan47
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Just another roadside corporate eating establishment with the usual cuisine with an added souvenir shop you must go through to reach the dining area when entering and again when leaving. Don't expect the "home cooking" to be what you would expect to be served in...More

1  Thank Marshall W
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We spent two weeks traveling with our service dog Paisley. We ended up eating at the cracker barrrel 4 times! Not only do they have really good food at a medium price but the service and friendly staff always made us feel welcome with our...More

Thank wendylynn8
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Sampler of meat loaf ham dumplings delicious. Wife and friend had country fried steak needed more gravy. Server came once during dinner and waiter came when done with dinner could not get refill between 2 people it was crowded and busy. Noticed that it was...More

Thank Albert W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4425 Fairfax Dr, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6726
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-242-9110
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