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Frosty Mug

1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
+1 618-242-3372
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (34 reviews)
“smoked wings” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hopped off the interstate after reading the reviews for this place and sure glad we did. My husband thought the hog wings were delicious. I had the stuffed shrimp and it was pretty good. The beer was good and cold and the waiter/bartender was awesome....More

Thank lovemywheat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the brisket and it was delicious! I've eaten my fair share of bbq and brisket and this was amazing brisket! The beans however were not what I would label as barbecued beans but they too were very good. We were passing through and...More

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first time going with our son. We were not sure if it was okay to bring kids there since it is known to be a bar. We were told that it is a full restaurant and they happily allow families to eat in. We...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had delicious meal at a “ local” place. Good service,prices and food was superb. Lots of food, great smoked meats, good to fastsarvive, waiter most helpful. Go and enjoy.

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Following our Thanksgiving family visits to Missouri and Nebraska, I’d chosen Mount Vernon Illinois for our overnight stop on our trek home to East Tennessee. It was dinner time and I'd heard about a local place that I thought would be fun to try. The...More

Thank BigDaddyDave55138
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants. The service is good. Food is always consistently good. Bbq, stuffed shrimp, ribeye and catfish are some of the things we order regularly. Bbq nachos are excellent as well. Rotating selection of draft beers and a full bar. Live music...More

Thank Ljcopple
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

What a great barbecue place!!! I had the pork rinds to start, cracklings, and they were amazing! The hot sauce was a great dipping sauce. I had the brisket which was the best I’ve ever had. I highly suggest this place, great service and great...More

Thank MichaelD3
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The ambiance is perfect - old hometown location close to the city center but still hard to discover (without a map)! We had both pork tenderloin and brisket - both were perfect; the sweet sauce was perfect [and probably homemade]. Special mention to the beans...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Met family for a Sunday afternoon of football viewing, fellowship and great food. The aroma of the smoker greeted us as we entered. We were from out of town, but we were welcomed as locals! Food was great.

Thank dayel001
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Well been in town for three weeks on business and have tried most of places in town at least once decided that of all the places the frosty mug was the place to repeat. It has great brisket and good atmosphere if like bar slash...More

Thank deludeca
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Allison O
21 December 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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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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