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Cracker Barrel

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4425 Fairfax Dr, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6726
+1 618-242-9110
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and good service, cordial staff, clean bathrooms. Will gladly recommend cracker barrel to all those we come in contact with.

Thank Karen T
Iuka, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great, food was good as well. Wish the servings were a little bigger, got the 6 piece chicken tenderloins tasted great, but really small pieces of chicken.

Thank RDJennnings
Ringgold, Georgia
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205 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We love Cracker Barrel! This one is typical for the chain with great food and good service. The restaurant is convenient for travelers, and you can always count on good food. The service is great as well, and the price is right. Thanks, Cracker Barrel for another great meal!

Thank travelinbandman
Centralia, Illinois
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I love all the Cracker Barrel's I've visited. They have a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner options. The meatloaf is delicious, just as good as mine! The Catfish is also good. Breakfast is plentiful and down home good!

Thank Daphane J
Mount Vernon
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Always great service , always great food . atmosphere is pleasant and always like going back , love the food and shopping

Thank Angela A
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very clean. We received prompt courteous service. I had meat loaves which was very good. The biscuits were very light and fluffy. Most important all the food was hot. We had a toddler with us, they provided milk and crackers for him right away. Will definitely return.

Thank Bonnie R
Sacramento, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

If your looking to eat tasty southern-inspired home cooking, this is the place for you. The food is consistent and plentiful. If you're on a diet, STEER CLEAR, especially during breakfast. So good, but salty, highly caloric and way too large portions!

Thank davenottaz
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Good food, friends atmosphere, they don't rush you out, you can take time to visit. It is also a great place to shop, they often have sales, and their prices are reasonable. My family enjoys their breakfast, lunch, and dinners. We go back often

Thank SteGenDragons1957
Perry, Florida
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Lovely place, very clean, super nice staff, warm fireplace! Our food was perfect, we all ate too much and still took home plates of leftovers. Reasonably priced, very attentive waitress. Highly recommend!

Thank o2bmoms
Carbondale, Illinois
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We've came many times, and it still is one of my son's favorite places. Best place in town for breakfast all day.

Thank emyork14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?