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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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Pine River, Minnesota
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We arrived after 8. Traveled all day. The service was fabulous. My husband had chicken and dumplings- they were just ok not much chicken. His first two choices meatloaf and pot roast were all gone. But as I said it was later in the evening. I had pecan crusted catfish and it was pretty good. I just won't order it... More 

Thank Rockyridgemama
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

No matter which Cracker Barrel we stop at the food is great and the employees are friendly. I love that each store shopping area is a little different. Will always stop!

Thank H8698PZcarolync
Grant, Michigan
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656 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 527 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stopped by on a whim last night while driving the interstate. They looked busy but were up to the challenge, that's for sure. Parking lot is huge so there is room for lots of vehicles. Great service and food, and the manager was checking with the patrons to see how they were being served. Friendly people everywhere. Very good overall... More 

Thank Impala guy
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I love Cracker Barrel. You know you are going to get good food, and usually very good service. Really enjoy breakfast there

Thank Mike D
Kansas City, Missouri
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248 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I’d avoided Cracker barrel for years- I try to eat healthy and their menu always seemed to be loaded with food that was fried, overcooked or swimming in butter- but since we were checked into a hotel nearby and I didn’t really want to get back in the car again I decided to check their menu on-line. It included a... More 

Thank AThena53
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

In a group of 20 ladies and our waitress was able to serve us and kept our orders correct. Food was hot and delicious. Good place to stop for large groups.

Sugar Land, Texas
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The water was awful. Manager admitted they had complaints about it, and it happened a few times a year. The check-out girl even asked "how was the water?"

Thank Jeannie W
Muscatine, Iowa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and great waitress. We had a toddler with us and she was good with him. Thank you. It was right across from our motel so we walked there.

Thank Terri H
Kingsport, Tennessee
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Same complaint as with the one in Morristown, TN; skimpy portions. Decided to pass other Cracker Barrels by. Too bad.

Thank TCA7076
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Cracker Barrel is always a good place to eat when visiting with a large family. Easy access for older people.

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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, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?