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Frosty Mug

1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
+1 618-242-3372
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (35 reviews)
“smoked wings” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at many of the best bbq restaurants there are across our great country. There is no place better. Most importantly the ribs are out of this world. I worked my way through university as a chef in a bbq place so I...More

Thank roba0001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by the hotel staff, and rated 2nd in the city of Mt Vernon, IL by Trip Advisor members led us to this local establishment. Many cars in the parking lot on a Thursday night led us to believe the 12 mile drive from the...More

Thank Plastic1
Reviewed 11 April 2018

If you are living in, or passing though, Mount Vernon and are tired of chain and overpriced restaurants this is a good choice. It is usually crowded and can be noisy if a Cardinals game is on. A lot of food choices and a very...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I had take out tonight. As usual the food was great. The baby back ribs are wonderful. The fries were great. If you eat in, the place is happening. If you want lively eat at the bar. If you want your own space get a...More

Thank roba0001
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent steak. Price is very competitive. Dining is very casual, and the service is great. First time i’d Had steak here but will definitely do it again.

Thank sandraclark4
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Hopped off the interstate after reading the reviews for this place and sure glad we did. My husband thought the hog wings were delicious. I had the stuffed shrimp and it was pretty good. The beer was good and cold and the waiter/bartender was awesome....More

Thank lovemywheat
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I had the brisket and it was delicious! I've eaten my fair share of bbq and brisket and this was amazing brisket! The beans however were not what I would label as barbecued beans but they too were very good. We were passing through and...More

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Our first time going with our son. We were not sure if it was okay to bring kids there since it is known to be a bar. We were told that it is a full restaurant and they happily allow families to eat in. We...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Had delicious meal at a “ local” place. Good service,prices and food was superb. Lots of food, great smoked meats, good to fastsarvive, waiter most helpful. Go and enjoy.

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Following our Thanksgiving family visits to Missouri and Nebraska, I’d chosen Mount Vernon Illinois for our overnight stop on our trek home to East Tennessee. It was dinner time and I'd heard about a local place that I thought would be fun to try. The...More

Thank BigDaddyDave55138
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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
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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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