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Mississippi Half Step

420 E Main St, Grafton, IL 62037-1125
618-786-2722
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Ranked #2 of 20 Restaurants in Grafton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Sandwiches
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Located in the historic Brainerd house in downtown Grafton, Il. We offer a broad selection of entrees from steaks and pork chops to unique and fresh pasta dishes which are complimented by our house salads, homemade desserts and fine wine.
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English first
Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

This delightful family owned restaurant is located in picturesque Grafton, IL on the River Road. Unfortunately, the owners have made the decision to close after 9 years of serving delighted diners.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

After 10 wonderful years ---this resturant is closed! Please post as such. Closed and for sale! Someone should open a fantastic breakfast/bunch place.

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Indianpolis
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The Food was fantastic! We ate here last month and had such a great experience, we just had to come back. However, the service this time was not good, actually bordering on the line of pathetic. And the front of the house manager was oblivious to the poor service. Because of the greats food, we will give it another try... More

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Brussels, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Not much close to our small Illinois town, the best around...The Halfstep was our favorite. Now sadley closed. We drive into alton for special dinners and usually frequesnt Tony's on Main and indulge inb the famous pepperloin steaks and mouthwater stuffed muchrooms. Definatly will miss Halfstep!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stopped here on a whim when touring downtown Grafton. The Victorian building drew us in. The food was good, the service was good. Restaurant was pretty crowded but weirdly quiet, so we felt like we had to whisper to keep from disturbing others. Regardless, it was enjoyable.

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Manor, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Had a great dinner here Friday night. They are shuttering it on Sunday!!!!! A waitress said the owners have a young child and want more family time.

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Orange Park, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

If weather permits, sit outside, beautiful view! Service was great and the meal was even better! There were 5 people in our group and everyone raved about their meals! The blackbean cakes were awesome, a must try. The steaks were great too and the stuffed chicken. Highly recommend this restaurant!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Friday night is usually a busy night for restaurants but this place was dead! That should have been a warning. Stuffed mushrooms were stuffed with a processed crab-like paste and the presentation was sub-par. Salad was ok, steak was cooked good but very fatty. My husband had fried catfish which was served withy a dressing-consistency tartar sauce. Not a good... More

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Alton, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I love this place. If we lived a little closer I would visit more often. I always get the fried catfish John, good salads, wings, burgers & crab rangoon. I only have it 4 stars because sometimes service is a little slower than most but at the same time that allows you to really enjoy your meal & the atmosphere.

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Franklin, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

There are so many neat things about the whole River Road/Grafton experience, and among those and in second place, right behind the gorgeous scenery, is the Mississippi Half Step. Everything is cooked to order just as it should be, but the waiting time has never been an issue for us. The service is just right, it's a relaxed atmosphere and... More

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Additional Information about Mississippi Half Step

Address: 420 E Main St, Grafton, IL 62037-1125
Phone Number: 618-786-2722
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Grafton
Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Sandwiches

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