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Frosty Mug

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Barbecue
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1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
+1 618-242-3372
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 01:00
Fri 07:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Frosty Mug has a sports bar atmosphere. It is a pole barn building but is nice on the inside. The women's restroom was clean. There is an enclosed area with outdoor seating. It was chilly but it is heated and some people were using the area.The waiter, Adam, was friendly and efficient. It was our first time here and... More 

Thank 4jean4
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food. I usually get whatever is on special. Don't miss out on the best fried pickles ever!!!!

Thank Tammy M
Duluth, Minnesota
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Frosty Mug has a great selection of BBQ choices. I had the beef brisket with sweet sauce. It was some of the best brisket I have had. I highly recommend the Frosty Mug.

Thank Bob S
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once again, the reviews with Trip Advisor comes through! We were searching for a local place to stop for lunch on our way back to Springfield from Nashville and decided to find the Frosty Mug. We were not disappointed! I had pulled pork sandwich and my husband had the smoked tenderloin and both were very good. We opted for the... More 

Thank Becky P
Canton, Georgia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Best ribs ever!!! Definitely a sports bar visit by many locals. Very loud and crowded but worth the wait.

Thank google_10
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

A couple of the guys with us were local and they said they have the best food in town. They were not wrong! Three of our group had hog wings and said they were excellent! I had chili and a custom grill cheese and it was great! The other fellow had the hillbilly burger and bragged on it. Great waitress,... More 

Thank Paul B
Olathe, Kansas
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305 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

If you are on the Interstates and are tired of chain restaurants this is a great example of good Southern Illinois food. Our waitress was Alicia and she did a great job of keeping our Flat tire beer pitcher full (only $8 a pitcher). and keeping us happy. The pork loin & beef brisket were great not to mention the... More 

Thank Bob S
Freedom, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Visited as we were passing through on our way to Nashville... Great people, great service and food! GO PACK!

Thank Jody C
Palm Harbor, Florida
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Our hotel recommended this restaurant for good BBQ, burgers etc. and they were 100% right. From the time we walked in the door everything including the service, food and drinks was perfect. It was crowded (not surprised) but the server took time to explain the various sauces (brought samples too) and made us feel welcome in a "locals place". Many... More 

Thank Brian G
Marion, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I had BBQ nachos. There are delicious. Very good food and reasonably priced. If you don't want to go inside they have a drive thru you can call in your order and pick it up very convenient

Thank RAJME07

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-242-3372

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?