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Alcove Restaurant

116 South Main Street, Mount Vernon, OH
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Ranked #3 of 63 Restaurants in Mount Vernon
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Established 1911 - Celebrating 100 Years
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

I dined with a friend, early in a Monday evening. The restaurant gradually filled. I ordered fillet of prime rib 5oz. It was a satisfactory portion and the accompany potatoes were well cooked. Asparagus was crisp. I requested a glass of wine at time of ordering my main course and it was never served. The server said, glancing at my... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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220 reviews 220 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I had dinner at Alcove last month on a Thursday. It was busy in the restaurant for a week day but after receiving my meal I understood why. The meal was of the same quality as meals I have paid three times as much for. My guy and I were excited that they served prime rib on Fridays and Saturdays.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We visited the Alcove for the first time while visiting our son at college. The first night my wife and I went and there was a total of six tables of customers. The second night our son accompanied us and the restaurant was packed. The interior is dated but the atmosphere is relaxed and quiet. It reminded of dining in... More 

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Onancock, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Halloween night found the wait staff all in costume. It was also dinner theater night which could explain why our food was so long in arriving? Service? Attentive server. Our waitress readily stepped in to take photos of our family group. But kitchen service was very slow. Food? At our table folks ordered steak, prime rib, salmon, eggplant, and chicken... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Was in Mt Vernon on business and did not want to eat at a chain restaurant. Hotel recommended the Alcove. We were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was like going back in time 30 years or more. Had excellent service and a really good meal. I had an interesting combo. Fried eggplant, mashed potatoes, green beans with a mushroom cream sauce.... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A comfortable spot to dine with family and friends, the food is always very good and they take reservations. It's one of the few restaurants that's quiet and offers a variety of meat, seafood and pasta dishes. Consistently good service and quality.

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West Portsmouth, Ohio, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

They catered my daughter's wedding. The food was very good and the staff were very helpful and accommodating! Definitely recommend!

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Gambier, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Service is great, lunches are very reasonable and very good. We have also been to the dinner theater, Mt. Vernon has awesome talent, what a wonderful experience so close to home. This is one of my favorite places to eat lunch, only have done the dinner theater so not sure what the cost of the dinners are. Their seafood dishes... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

What a wonderful surprise and delight. The food and service were absolutely terrific. The soup special was fabulous. Every entrée we ordered had great flavor. And, I loved that they filled the glass of wine to the brim. I haven't experienced that in a long time!!! The interior may not be "current," but I loved that as it gave it... More 

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Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
266 helpful votes 266 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Old-fashioned style restaurant with excellent service. We all enjoyed our meals – the gulf shrimp and salmon dishes were wonderful. This is really a great place to eat when visiting Kenyon College or stopping in the Mount Vernon area.

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Additional Information about Alcove Restaurant

Address: 116 South Main Street, Mount Vernon, OH
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Mount Vernon
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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