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Cracker Barrel

4425 Fairfax Dr, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6726
+1 618-242-9110
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“biscuits” (9 reviews)
“dumplins” (2 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 21 October 2017 via mobile

I really don’t know why I continue to stop here. Maybe it’s because the rest of the places nearby are worse. The problem is that with two interstates crossing here, all the transient business keeps it open. No reason to improve the place when no...More

Thank Jay H
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Normally any Cracker Barrel is great. The last 2 visits to the Mt Vernon Cracker Barrel have been disappointing. A couple weeks ago my food was delivered in what I consider backwards order. I actually got my main course before my salad. I asked them...More

Thank ClickerM
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

It's always a good stop if your time is limited and you have a craving for almost home cooking. Lots of choices of menu items that requires a little discipline because the sugar, honey items sound the most appealing. But, consistent quality and good food...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Quick lunch here on the way to Milwaukee. Of all the eateries we alway pick cracker barrels. Service is polite and well scripted food is consistently better than average for what is on offer!

Thank rod g
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and it was so busy we left and continued traveling. Will try again sometime. No evaluation this time.

Thank Roy A
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Lots of great comfort food choices here. You will satisfy your appetite here no matter what your hunger level is. Great service too!

Thank James99946
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We were wanting comfort food. Small portions on the Vegetable Plate of 3. I had a small salad, broccoli and macaroni and cheese. The mac and cheese could have been hotter. Served with a muffin and piece of cornbread. Our server Shaylynn was sweet and...More

Thank Lucky0420
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Very friendly here, with every employee you pass saying hello, how are you today, and thank you. Great service and delicious food. Never disappointed here.

Thank G5224HKgaryd
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We stopped at the Cracker Barrel for a late lunch / early dinner on a Sunday. I ordered of the breakfast menu and my husband had a ham dinner. Our food came quickly, it was all prepared as we ordered. We can always count on...More

Thank DrNana1
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The food and service were very good, however, the price was higher, even with all of us ordering waters. It's a nice place to stop and be able both eat and walk around, though.

Thank EmilyBenedetti
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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