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Frosty Mug

1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
+1 618-242-3372
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (32 reviews)
“smoked wings” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Order a medium size beer on tap thinking you will get a COLD frosty MUG and receive a PLASTIC SCRATCHED-UP MUG that has beer with no foam and almost room temp..never could stand warm beer..Hurts the reputation of FROSTY MUG..nothing FROSTY ABOUT IT..Large mugs get...More

Thank 2017art
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered to go for work today. The phone waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable. I ordered the Spinach artichoke rangoon and split an order of pickle chips. My coworker ordered the spicy boneless wings with blue cheese dressing. The artichoke rangoon were crispy outside...More

Thank Dana B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with 3 others from work. Its a loc spot and alway looking to find a new special place. (This was not it) It was opening night for NFL wanted to watch some of the game and enjoy some dinner. Sign says they have...More

Thank mark f
Reviewed 31 August 2017

A favorite of locals, make sure to get there early if you want a seat on weekend nights. It's a friendly neighborhood bar (I guess they are called gastro-pubs these days...) with great smoked meats, steaks, and daily specials. Also has a personable and efficient...More

Thank crozet
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We ate dinner here while in Mt. Vernon. It was reasonable and the food was good. Our server was very attentive and friendly. He made sure we had everything we needed. The chicken strips, the BBQ tenderloin (sweet BBQ sauce), and the seasoned fries were...More

Thank Legsfamily
Reviewed 22 August 2017

They smoke everything in house. It was delicious (though hard if you want to stay on a healthier diet).

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We are on our way to see the eclipse in Marion IL and stopped for the night in Mt.Vernon. We used Trip Advisor to find the #1 local restaurant. The Frosty Mug appeared. I called to learn whether we would need a reservation since it...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This is a bar setting, Seat yourself kind of atmosphere. I had a cheeseburger. Cooked just right, not dry. The bun was slightly toasted. Fries were crispy. I had a bite of the smoked brisket, not too dry. The waitress did forget our appetizer, breaded...More

Thank Kayla T
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

On our way to Rend Lake. Pulled off interstate looking for good local option. This hit the mark! Our group had brisket horseshoe, breaded tenderloin and shrimp salad. All was outstanding! Next table ordered wraps that also looked great. It's a bit off the interstate...More

Thank molly k
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had shrimp appetizer for $7 and the shrimp were huge! My husband had a special for $14.95 which was ribeye steak, baked potato and salad. I had another special for $12.95 which as pork tenderloin and spareribs with onion rings and potatoes. Very fast service....More

Thank CandyfromCalifornia
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Allison O
21 December 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain. The restaurant is divided in two sections, one for dining and the other has the bar a few dining tables. You should ask them directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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