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Cracker Barrel

4425 Fairfax Dr, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6726
+1 618-242-9110
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (7 reviews)
“biscuits” (10 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4425 Fairfax Dr, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6726
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a good “home cooked” meal here. Probably ate too much. Although the place was very busy, our food came pretty fast and our server (Asiah?) was attentive.

Thank fishinjim65
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We eat at Cracker Barrell because of availability of vegetables. This trip the food was sub-par and these places are so very noisy.

Thank Me T
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I love cracker barrel breakfast. no matter which state you are in, it will be the same. you just have to worry about whether you get a good server or not. this one kept it going. Breakfast was great. Thank you Cracker Barrel.

Thank kimpope03
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

What can I say, I love Southern food and CB consistently delivers. I got a veggie plate-the green beans are cooked in bacon fat... Yummy. Also the broccoli was cooked perfectly and the fried okra delightful. I found the dumplings to be too doughy (no...More

Thank Jstclair99
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This Cracker Barrel was particularly aware of it's good service. Everyone took pride in doing the best they could do. We found our food hot and good like it is at any Cracker Barrel, consistent is something we love to experience. It was meatloaf special...More

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Coming into the restaurant the staff was very friendly and welcoming. Oue server Jennifer P did a great job and made us feel special. We all ordered the Mom Cake special with blue berry pancakes. The packcakes looked great, tasted ok but didn't have a...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We stopped here at noon and the place was crowded but it did't take to long to get a seat. We got served quickly and the food was very good Chloe P was our waitress and she was great. I had blackened cat fish and...More

Thank wayne5219
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We stopped for lunch while on a road trip and had a great meal. The usual Cracker Barrel consistency and hospitality. Highly recommended

Thank Dawnie_Bird
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Don't care for Cracker Barrel to start with but we decided to give it another try. Not a good sign when you go to the bathroom and the floor is sticky and there is mold around the sink. Hopefully whoever cleans the bathroom doesn't clean...More

1  Thank 61Brian61
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We usually get the fried catfish dinner to go. Green beans and macaroni and cheese also. Very nice staff.

Thank ornurse797
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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
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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