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Bugsy's Chicago Dogs

311 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-5115
+1 618-242-3647
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“italian beef” (8 reviews)
“hot dog” (13 reviews)
“chicago dog” (11 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Greek
311 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-5115
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

The food here was genuinely extraordinarily good. I rarely give 5 stars but this one deserves it. This place requires a "detour" off the interstate to reach it, but it is totally worth it. The chicago dog was the best I have ever had in...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

So I just moved to Mt Vernon from chicago, where I have resided for the last 22 years of my life, and was excited to see bugsys Chicago dog, thrilled that I didn't have to make a 5 hour trip to taste delicious chicagoan food...More

4  Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 13 August 2015

My grandfather and I drove from Centrailia to have an awesome actual Chicago dog experience and we loved every bit of it.

1  Thank Aric w W
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

I love hotdogs, so I was very excited for them to open. We tried it during the first few months and weren't impressed. We chalked it up to new restaurant jitters. I ordered a chili cheese dog, I was not impressed with my dog, the...More

1  Thank Ljcopple
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I am seldom on the East Side of Mount Vernon but it usually doesn't change much over time so I was fairly surprised years ago to see a new place to eat there called Bugsy's Chicago Dogs. The name intrigued me. I have only been...More

3  Thank Morticia A
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We went here for lunch while we were in Mt. Vernon. We ordered Chicago dogs. All the hot dogs come with fries. Couldn't believe it at that price! Good dogs, good fries, good chili and cheese (we got them on our fries.) Drinks are all...More

Thank inorg27
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Quarter pound hot-dog, home-made fry's & a pop for 6 bucks. Great deal & unique atmosphere. They top the quality hot-dog with whatever you want. Fast, friendly, & clean, it was so much better than the chain fast foods. I loved the home-made fry's! You...More

1  Thank Patty Z
Reviewed 7 October 2014

After scheduling an overnight stay in Mt. Vernon, we looked on Trip Advisor for ideas on where to eat. My husband loves Chicago Hot Dogs and gets them whenever they are available, so that was vote #1. I love Gyros, so that was vote #2...More

2  Thank Whitetail37
Reviewed 5 October 2014

We had a very good experience here! The atmosphere was great. It was very clean, and the food was delicious! I'm a vegetarian, and I'm loved the vegetarian pita and Greek salad. I'm excited to try the vegetarian special on Fridays. The staff was almost...More

1  Thank AngieJac
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Very clean, the lady behind the counter was very patient and kind. She was very helpful and willing to answer any questions. My husband has been wanting an Italian beef for a while now; but we were unsure of where to get one. Well now...More

3  Thank Elizabeth D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-5115
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-242-3647
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