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Silver Streak Restaurant & Lounge

201 Braodway, Mount Vernon, IL
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Ranked #25 of 62 Restaurants in Mount Vernon
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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English first
Mount Vernon, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The italian beef was very dry with no flavor at all. The beef was fatty (what there was of it), Not very much meat at all on my sandwich. The roll was also very hard. The chicken salad had no flavor and was extremely dry. It stuck to your mouth, it was so dry. There was no grapes or nuts... More 

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Salem, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I use to go there all the time and felt food was good. However, The food I have received recently was not good. The Italian beef was just roast beef (Fatty) with no seasoning, the homemade chips are usually good however tasted like cooked in old oil. Left an aftertaste in your mouth. Wont be going back.

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Mt. Vernon, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My family went there for my Mom's birthday. We had a new waitress but she was very attentive and met our needs. She did return and ask how our appetizers, lunch, and drink were. I the only complaint was they don't take away the plates after we asked for boxes. (it has happened before.) Over all I would recommend the... More 

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Centralia, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We decided to go here because my husband had seen their website. It said they were a steakhouse, seafood, and Mexican place. I wanted a steak, he wanted Mexican. When we got there, we seated ourselves and waited for one of the two waitresses working. After 5 minutes, the waitress brought us two menus and with those, came two half... More 

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Fairfield, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

So I read the reviews here on tripadviser and decided to check it out. Quite the place. Imagine a place with old table cloths, cloth napkins, video machines, bar, package drive thru, and good food all in one place and that's this place. The chicken salad sandwich was on large toast and almost 2 inch thick. Great place, bad location.... More 

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106 reviews 106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

If you are coming off the interstate and drive the 4 mile to the restaurant and using a GPS system the restaurant is on the right. In other reviews they stated it was nothing to look at, it isn't that bad. The outside has metal building siding and the inside, I have seen worse. The restaurant was clean and decorated... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Driving home on a road trip east and ended up in Mt. Vernon on a Sunday afternoon. We try to avoid chain restaurants but it is always difficult to find a local restaurant open on Sunday. Found this one on trip advisor and thought we would give it a try. Not very attractive on the outside but went in anyway.... More 

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Rhode Island
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

Silver Streak could use some refreshing inside--it's wood paneling, dark, and a little stuffy. The food, especially the chicken salad, was good. (White meat with pecans and celery.) The hand cut chips are wonderful. Staff was friendly and attentive. They seemed to know everyone in the place (except us, it was our first visit to Mount Vernon and we were... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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102 reviews 102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

My wife and I stopped by Silver Streak because of trip advisor reviews and we were pleased with the meal. It is hard to find, poorly marked, no curb appeal and the interior is nothing to get excited about. The food however was outstanding. I had catfish and my wife had Tilapia and both meals would have been excellent in... More 

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Houston, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I've been to the Silver Streak many times and have had really good food in the past. Was in Mt. Vernon for the weekend, so I though we would give it a try. We ordered the Rib-eye special and there was nothing special about it. Everything was good except for the steak. It was so tough you could not eat... More 

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Additional Information about Silver Streak Restaurant & Lounge

Address: 201 Braodway, Mount Vernon, IL
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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