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The Frosty Mug Bar and Grill

1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
+1 618-242-3372
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (41 reviews)
“smoked wings” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Went here on the basis of reviews. We were stopping in Mt. Vernon on our way to another destination. I ordered a half rack of ribs with baked beans and onion rings. The rings were fine. The baked beans were very unique but very good....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dougds9
Reviewed October 4, 2018

It's kind of pricey, to me it's not worth the money and it is a bar, so there is that part of it.The meat is pretty good. The fresh made potatoes chips are very good.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Jeannieooo
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were traveling and stopped for the night in Mt Vernon. I found the Frosty Mug on Trip Advisor and it had great reviews so we decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed! It appears to be a local...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank crownct938
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for something different than all the chain restaurants, take a detour to the Frosty Mug. Food is inexpensive and fantastic (like on Saturdays when a ribeye sandwich is only $7.) Service is fast and friendly. This is worth a detour from...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SemoChristy
Reviewed September 19, 2018

I grew up on Barbecue, having lived in Memphis and Kansas City....It was a total surprise how good a job these ole boys do on Q!!! Always get my sauce on the side so I taste the meat, nice smoke ring, none of it dried...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Razorback21
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I passing through town and came upon this gem. Inexpensive friendly and very good. Jalepeno caps were excellent as were the fried pickles. The ribs were good to very good and the Cole slaw and beans were great. Cold beer and mixed drinks...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank b b
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch, there were about 10 people. I sat at the bar for a good 10 minutes before asked or waited on. Ordered a coke and a brisket sandwich. The coke was undrinkable. So instead of taking off the bad coke...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank CEO D
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Working in the area for a month and came in based on reviews. The staff is great, the drinks are great, and the food is excellent. Prices are very good. Had the ribeye which was cooked perfectly. Sat at the bar which is not huge...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Relaxing50
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Atmosphere is fun and real. My family and kids seemed to rack up big check but we did enjoy the meal. Feel at home here.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank oscarpalacios2659
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Less than 10 minutes off the interstate will take you to a locally owned and well loved barbecue bar restaurant appealing to all ages and families. My barbecue chicken salad was fresh, the chicken Smokey and tender. Served with your choice of barbecue sauce, I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pegrw
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Allison O
December 20, 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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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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Our catering team will help you complete the occasion. We handle everything from setting up the buffet and providing plates to keeping the food warm.
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