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Hotel Nauvoo Inn & Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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1290 Mulholland Street, Nauvoo, IL 62354
+1 217-453-2211
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 20:30
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The all you can eat buffet should be visited when you are hungry. First, it ain't cheap. Secondly, the food is OUTSTANDING. Really liked it. Ate there twice during our visit. The staff is friendly and the place is clean. Save room for desserts, yes plural...desserts. Yummy place.

South Weber, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The buffet is great - people come from miles away to enjoy it. Desert is included but the apple crisp would be better with ice cream! Ordering from the menu is ok but it would be helpful if side dishes came with the entry.

Thank Brent M
Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful location and building. Clean comfortable rooms with enough historic charm mixed with the essential modern conveniences. Beds were very comfortable. Restaurant was closed for the winter. If you come in the off season be sure to bring your own food as there aren't many choices in town. Everything closes at 5pm. Wonderful historic location with no crowds. The town... More 

Thank Dean B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is a quaint old hotel that sits on the main street of Nauvoo, IL. The trip to Nauvoo is scenic on a highway nestled along the Mississippi river. We ate at the buffet at the Hotel Nauvoo last Friday one of the last days of the season. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is charming. There is a... More 

Thank Barbara T
Normal, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Located on the main street of Nauvoo is this old 19th century building with quaint appearance until you go in and there are lots of rooms full of tables and always full of customers, sometimes busses full of people stop by to be accomodated. Upstairs is a few hotel rooms with private bath. Has full bar. 40 years ago they... More 

Thank nen f
Tempe, Arizona
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Frankly, there are few choices for dining in Nauvoo. This one provides an adequate, tasty, moderately priced buffet. Next time I would do just the salad bar

Thank Lloyd B
Macomb, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Always wonderful! Everything is great! We have never had any issues. Staff is friendly and attentive.

Thank Kerrie B
Galesburg, Illinois
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My family has taken a fall trip here every year for nearly 60 years. A few changes now and then, but the food has been consistently amazing. We all look forward to the ham balls, wild rice stuffing, cinnamon rolls and blue cheese. It's my second-favorite family holiday of the year!

Thank Giraffiegirl
Los Gatos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Sunday brunch has a very good salad bar and buffet Fried chicken is the best meat Vegetables mostly fresh Homemade rolls very good also All you can eat for $16.49

Thank CalifDoug
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Our party of 6 celebrated a 90th birthday tonight here. We've been coming here for over 50 years and very little has changes. Very good buffet, super friendly helpful and timely service, extremely clean, and our dining room "the gathering place" was just perfect for our dinner. The restaurant and hotel are intertwined and has a homelike look and feel.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
16:30 - 20:00
16:30 - 20:00
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 Mulholland Street, Nauvoo, IL 62354
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Nauvoo
  • Phone Number: +1 217-453-2211
The Hotel Nauvoo Historic Inn & Restaurant is Nauvoo's Genuine, Original Inn. Built in 1841, it is now fully restored, retaining Pioneer Mormon Architecture. The clean, comfortable and affordable overnight guest rooms are AAA-approved, with Free Wireless Internet and Cable TV. Located just 1 block from Temple Square, you can walk to the Nauvoo Pageant and many restored sites. THE DINING ROOMS OPEN FOR THE SEASON ON FRIDAY MARCH 17, 2017. OVERNIGHT GUEST ROOMS REMAIN OPEN ALL YEAR.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?