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Mary's Restaurant

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509 S Park Ave, Herrin, IL 62948-3811
+1 618-942-2742
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Herrin, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Mary's is in a class all by itself. Nothing else even comes close. My husband had heard about Mary's at work (we travel the country as he is in the medical nursing field) We arrived when the restaurant (which is a turn of the century home) when they opened at 5 for dinner. We were greeted by our server Trent... More 

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1 Thank richsgirl0210
Royalton, Illinois
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Reservations are a must! The service is excellent, the food is wonderful. The menu is full of great food that you can't get at an ordinary restaurant. Very expensive but well worth it. Good luck parking close to the premises as the lot is always full.

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Thank pamelaj67
Herrin, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Mary's accommodated our visiting family of 8. Dinner was wonderful and the service was impeccable. Wonderful atmosphere. Quiet and relaxing which allowed for all of us to have a nice visit.

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Thank grdr452016
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The food is made fresh and purchased daily, so the menus is verbal. Excellent upscale dinning. We made reservations for a business dinner and found the atmosphere to be very peaceful and pleasant.

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Thank Cassie F
Pogradec, Albania
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stumbled upon this signless gem one evening while driving through Herrin. It looked like it was busy, but didn't know if it was a B&B or private club. Without a sign, who knew? But to our delight we had a fantastic, perfectly prepared, fine dining experience and great wine from an excellent selection. Service was top notch, too. Highly... More 

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Thank Roy A
Benton, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Six of us went for dinner here on a Sat. night. We were seated promptly and our drink orders were taken. We wanted to visit over cocktails before ordering and the waiter seemed to be in a hurry for us to order. Never the less, we enjoyed our drinks, appetizers were wonderful and most of the dinners met our expectations.... More 

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Thank Linda M
DSH961, Owner at Mary's Restaurant, responded to this review

First, I would like to thank you for the nice comments on those things we did well. Also, I am most appreciative of the way you put your constructive criticism. It was taken to heart, and has been shared with every employee. We do take pride in providing all of the things that make a successful and memorable dining experience:... More 

Mount Vernon, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner today to Mary's. My boyfriend had an excellent New York Strip very well marbled. I had a lobster tail. Was the best I have ever had. For dessert we had cheesecake the best we have ever had. It was delicious! Seriously tried the cheesecake. The restaurant is very cost and the perfect choice for a very... More 

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Thank OksiDdov
Carbondale, Illinois
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191 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

My husband and I went to Mary's for a special date night and it was our first time visiting the restaurant. We were seated in the atrium which was beautifully decorated for Christmas. The menu is not printed but rather recited by the wait staff. Our server was great. Professional, attentive and very knowledgeable about the menu. For our appetizers... More 

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Winona, Minnesota
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

We had a large group for a special family occasion, and everyone enjoyed the evening. I had the ribeye steak and it was amazing, done just as I requested, and very tender. Our server really hustled & did a great job with our large group. The restaurant itself is beautifully decorated; there are stairs out front and down into the... More 

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Thank TA R
Marion, Illinois
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

Enjoyed the famous crab cakes, salad, fresh fruit and cheese plate (appetizer). Friend enjoyed the wild mushroom pasta with salad and quail (appetizer). Amazing food! Upscale private lunch setting is perfect for the mid-day getaway. What a treat! Crab cakes are great, but other dishes are wonderful too.

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Thank Salukirealtor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 60
Cuisine
American, French, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 S Park Ave, Herrin, IL 62948-3811
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Herrin
  • Phone Number: +1 618-942-2742
Description
One of Southern Illnois' only fine dining restaurants, located in one of Herrin's historic 120 year old homes. Full bar and winelist available.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?