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Mary Lou's Grill

118 S Illinois Ave, Stop 5, Carbondale, IL 62901-2942
618-457-5084
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Ranked #20 of 112 Restaurants in Carbondale
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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  • English first
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English first
Carbondale, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

Don't expect anything fancy or amazing, but for a decent comfort-food breakfast or lunch, check this place out. Service is friendly. Price is what you'd expect for a basic breakfast.

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Murphysboro, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Breakfast was great, especially enoyed the biscuits and gravy. Place was crowded, but the waitress was very attentive. Would deffinately return soon!

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Carbondale, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

I thought some place that had been around a long time would have something going for it. The only plus I could find is low price. It certainly isn't quality. It's rare for me to leave food behind, but this was one of the worst breakfasts I've ever had.

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Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Recommended for breakfast with friends. But you need to wash your clothes afterwards.

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Southern Illinois
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

The atmosphere here is what makes Mary Lou's so great. Cafe style where you can watch the cooks cook your meal in front of you!

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Peoria, Illinois
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75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2011

Mary Lou's was recommended to us as a must visit spot for breakfast. The food was indeed very good, with large portions. Wait staff was very good as well. Not the place to go if you're on a diet though.

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Additional Information about Mary Lou's Grill

Address: 118 S Illinois Ave, Stop 5, Carbondale, IL 62901-2942
Phone Number: 618-457-5084
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
Open Hours:
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American

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