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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” (35 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 3 days ago via mobile

The food was decent I got a pork loin sandwich and it was WAY over cooked! The barbecue nachos we go for an appetizer was the best part of my meal. The barbecue sandwich my son got was pretty good but the chicken wrap was...More

Thank Joel G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Asside from the medium PLASTIC MUGS that you just can't get CLEAN, This has to be the best place to eat in town.. I ordered a Taco salad and was surprised how big it was..the shells are made right there..It was TASTY ALL THE WAY...More

Thank 2017art
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here en route to our destination based on at least one other review that was positive. Wonder if it was paid for because our food was lousy. I ordered the brisket sandwich with fries instead of chips. One of our kids ordered chicken fingers...More

Thank motherheavy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the great things about Tripadvisor is finding places like this. Staying near the Interstate and plenty of the usual restaurants from the national chains but decided to go to the Frosy Mug and pleased we did. Very busy with locals. Great service, lovely...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I have eaten at many of the best bbq restaurants there are across our great country. There is no place better. Most importantly the ribs are out of this world. I worked my way through university as a chef in a bbq place so I...More

Thank roba0001
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Recommended by the hotel staff, and rated 2nd in the city of Mt Vernon, IL by Trip Advisor members led us to this local establishment. Many cars in the parking lot on a Thursday night led us to believe the 12 mile drive from the...More

Thank Plastic1
Reviewed 11 April 2018

If you are living in, or passing though, Mount Vernon and are tired of chain and overpriced restaurants this is a good choice. It is usually crowded and can be noisy if a Cardinals game is on. A lot of food choices and a very...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I had take out tonight. As usual the food was great. The baby back ribs are wonderful. The fries were great. If you eat in, the place is happening. If you want lively eat at the bar. If you want your own space get a...More

Thank roba0001
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent steak. Price is very competitive. Dining is very casual, and the service is great. First time i’d Had steak here but will definitely do it again.

Thank sandraclark4
Reviewed 17 February 2018 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
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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, Kids, 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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