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Jimmie James Blue Goose

1014 Main St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-4011
+1 618-242-5626
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“gyros” (18 reviews)
“baklava” (7 reviews)
“stew” (5 reviews)
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1014 Main St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-4011
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food and service. Family operated. Limited menu but the owner explained everything before we ordered. I had the gyro stew with cornbread and another member of our party had the gyro. The best Greek food we had ever had. Just a side note, they...More

Thank travelertrixie
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Small mom and pop type establishment, has been a staple in downtown Mt.Vernon for 35+ years. While their menu is limited. They serve big portions. So if your looking for great gyros, or Greek stew. This is a great place to stop. Highly recommend.

Thank MacNKelli2014
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We've lived out of the area for 7+ years but had to stop in for our favorite gyros! The food is consistently good. I always get the gyro and my husband and I share an order of French fries. The fries are crinkle cut, hot,...More

Thank tdevoy22
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

This was an unplanned stop but this was one of the best lunches we have had on our 14 state road trip. Truly worth going out of your way to stop. Your choice is a gyros sand, greek salad or a greek stew. Their baklava...More

Thank Annette S
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

My office is a few doors down from Blue Goose, so I eat here often. Mostly carry out. The gyros are amazing and you get a large serving of fries to go with it. Service is always friendly and fast. This restaurant is ran by...More

Thank Ljcopple
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Tip: CASH ONLY! Ok, sorry, I'm a fan, just "not as good as it gets". This is a gyro dive, with really nice food, and very nice owners. The gyros are great, the baklava, when available, is magnificent. The history (his parents founded the place...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Quaint little restaurant downtown mt Vernon , il. Almost like stepping back in time. Very friendly people, very clean restaurant and very wonderful food!

Thank Becky S
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Had a great gyro here. Fries were perfect.....crispy and hot. You need to get there early for the baklava.....we were too late for it. So that was a disappointment. The lady next to us got the last piece......and it looked delicious. Cash only....be prepared.

Thank naidapv
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best places to go for a great lunch or dinner in Mt. Vernon. We tried the baklava and gyro sandwiches which were the best I've had in Illinois. Very reasonable prices too. The owners are also incredibly nice and filled...More

Thank Mithun S
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Awesome food! Been coming here for 35 years now. Always consistent. You should try it, you won't be disappointed!

Thank Lakegirl15
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September 11, 2018|
Response from Annette S | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember them having wine. I would recommend giving them a call if you would like a glass of wine with your meal.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1014 Main St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-4011
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-242-5626
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