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The Alcove Restaurant & Lounge

) #1 of 57 Restaurants in Mount Vernon $$ - $$$ American, ,
116 S Main St, Mount Vernon, OH 43050-3387
+1 740-392-3076
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (11 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
116 S Main St, Mount Vernon, OH 43050-3387
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Upper class place not for casual attire. Has small bar area with great service. Food is very good and a little on the pricy side but worth it. Hours are a bit strange so you need to check ahead of time to make sure they...More

Thank pgronback
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great menu. Plenty of food choices without pages and pages of menu. Great service - very attentive. Some of the menu items tried by our group included Oysters Rockefeller, Prime Rib Soup, Salads, Prime Rib, and Apple Crisp with ice cream. We visited during the...More

Thank V V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of four enjoyed a delicious dinner of steaks, prime rib, and pork chops. The restaurant staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is elegant. The only reason I couldn't give this restaurant a 5 star rating is because the service is too slow....More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new menu has a very good selection and everything I have tried has been great! I also like how attentive the wait staff is. The glassed in rooms are great for business meals and probably family get togethers.

Thank TerryW2215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well dinner theater has returned to the Alcove in Mt Vernon. This was my first visit back to the Alcove since their total remodel. The renovation is great the upstairs area is beautiful and was worth the wait. I had the prime rib for dinner...More

Thank Mandkphill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Freedom Years members were hosted by Farmers and Savings Bank to a matinee performance of "Always a Bridesmaid ". It was a very enjoyable experience. The room is beautiful and our lunch was excellent. We were invited to walk through the restaurant area and see...More

Thank mary212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner with business associates after a round of golf at a nearby course. Our mead were fantastic. I'd rate their ribeye & strip steaks right up there with the best. Cooked to perfection and the Oscar sauce topping was fantastic! Our servers were great,...More

Thank Will H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've worked in Mount Vernon for about 6 years. My first visits 6 years ago the Alcove was lacking in just about everything - warn out look, warn out menu, warn out food. But they have renovated and have become my favorite for lunch. I...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A big awning out front is the only clue you get to the gorgeous restaurant that lies within on this nondescript city block in Mount Vernon. Ate here with my daughter one evening as we were visiting Kenyon College and the food was excellent. I...More

Thank CountZeroCt
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Really nice decor. Great happy hour cocktails. Dinner was cooked perfectly. Highly reccomend as a place to stop for a drink and a really nice dinner.

Thank futureknave
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18 December 2016|
Response from JvanF | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, you have to ask them. They are closed for a while for renovation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 S Main St, Mount Vernon, OH 43050-3387
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 740-392-3076
  • E-mail
Founded in 1911 as a small ice cream and candy shop in the heart of downtown Mount Vernon, Ohio, The Alcove Restaurant strives to serve the finest in dining experiences in Central Ohio. Using the finest of ingredients, our diverse menus including Italian favorites, delicious salads, and our signature Prime Rib of Beef, you will be sure to find something you enjoy! Join us in our spacious dining room today to Experience Casual Elegance!
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