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The Alcove Restaurant & Lounge

116 S Main St, Mount Vernon, OH 43050-3387
+1 740-392-3076
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (12 reviews)
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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116 S Main St, Mount Vernon, OH 43050-3387
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great menu, great service and great decor in this renovated landmark. Very broad menu with something that will satisfy your palate. For lunch, my favorite is the French dip prime rib. The fries are fantastic. Dinner menu may be a little pricey but the...More

Thank lensattic
Reviewed 1 week ago

we celebrated a friend of ours birthday they have two rooms that seats 8 and it is a private area our server Sara was excellent one of the best I ever had everyone loved what they had the food was delicious they also do dinner...More

Thank charles c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely small town restaurant. Are here both nights while here on business. Delicious salad and rolls. Fried chicken sandwich is huge and tasty. We are at the bar booth but there is fancier seating in the back.

Thank NY-Hawaiigirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere was very nice and the food was excellent. The menu varied from sandwiches to Prime rib. My steak was excellent and they had a decent wine selection also.

Thank _lacain21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove an hour and a quarter to get to Mt. Vernon with intent to eat lunch at The Alcove. It was a great decision. This is a white tablecloth place where you don't need a tie. The service was great. We had a charcuterie platter...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dined here with family during Kenyon College's family weekend. A very nice restaurant with very nice people. Lovely and quite elegant interior. We had a limited menu because of the college weekend, but it was sufficient. There was also a nice wine list and...More

Thank DCroamer
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This dependable fixture of community social life in Mt Vernon has moved out of the merely "comfortable" category into an unaccustomed sphere, for Mt. Vernon, of sophisticated elegance. The coffered ceilings and velvet banquettes set the tone for a glamorous special event evening. The delicious...More

Thank E3
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Clearly one of the best dining experience we have enjoyed without breaking the bank. Long time restaurant in Mt. Vernon, The Alcove has been re-imaged by the Cameron Mitchell organization (advisory capacity-not ownership). Our server, Bridget was outstanding, and all four of our meals were...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We visited The Alcove restaurant on September 15 for dinner. We found it on TripAdvisor. On TripAdvisor this place looks high end. My wife dressed up. I wore shorts and a t-shirt because "how fancy can any restaurant be in rural Ohio". Boy was I...More

Thank Work2vaca
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Had a private room for a friends going away party so we had a wait staff just for our party. Our meal was great and our wait staff (Jennifer) was excellent! We each ordered our own individual meal and they came in a timely manner...More

Thank SandP736
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19 December 2016|
Response from JvanF | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, you have to ask them. They are closed for a while for renovation.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 S Main St, Mount Vernon, OH 43050-3387
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 740-392-3076
  • E-mail
Founded in 1911 as a small ice cream and candy shop in the heart of downtown Mount Vernon, Ohio, The Alcove Restaurant strives to serve the finest in dining experiences in Central Ohio. Using the finest of ingredients, our diverse menus including Italian favorites, delicious salads, and our signature Prime Rib of Beef, you will be sure to find something you enjoy! Join us in our spacious dining room today to Experience Casual Elegance!
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