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Alcove Restaurant

116 South Main Street, Mount Vernon, OH
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Ranked #2 of 63 restaurants in Mount Vernon
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Established 1911 - Celebrating 100 Years
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Established 1911 - Celebrating 100 Years
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English first
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Quite a surprise to find Fine dining in downtown Mt Vernon. Casual but very good food and service. My wife and I both had fish dinners - Salmon and Walleye. The salmon my wife had was on a base of wild rice, feta, spinach & balsamic vinegar...very tasty. My first taste of walleye was very good but my southern roots... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I believe this is the best Indian food you can get in USA!! The briyani is outstanding. The service was fast warm and friendly. It was excellent food, great atmosphere, and wonderful service thank you so much guys...

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We have enjoyed three excellent meals at this establishment in the last month -- lunch, dinner and a late night snack in the bar. Not only were each of the meals hot and delicious, but served in a very efficient manner. As we entered the bar just ten minutes before the kitchen was scheduled to close, the bartender ran to... More

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Very pleasant and the most elegant in town. If I was to be celebrating a special occasion in Mount Vernon or have a romantic meal, this is the place!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We stumbled on this restaurant a few years ago and now we plan on a stop if we're headed in the direction. Alcove is a local restaurant, connected with a playhouse, that has been around for years. The dining room has terrific local scenes painted on the wall, outlining the history of the area. The spaciousness and brightness of the... More

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

One of our favorite places to have a good meal on a very comfortable setting, take our time and relax. The meals are always good, although the bar staff has limited knowledge of how to make some basic drinks

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Mount Vernon, Ohio, United States
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83 reviews 83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I live and work in Mount Vernon and my company gives training here for people from all over the world. We host a dinner the first day of class at the Alcove and my students are always impressed. The prime rib is tender and tasty. We have a limited menu for our dinners so I have tried everything just to... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

The Alcove is a fine restaurant. I was in for dinner on a Wednesday night and had the filet mignon with a small caesar salad. Everything was perfectly prepared from fine ingredients. The service was quite good, as was the wine selection. This is a real find in a small town -- and I have to say that Mount Vernon... More

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Malta, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

It's been nearly two decades since we ate at this restaurant. For years, it was in shabby condition and served rather standard food. No more! Renovated, remodeled, there's an exciting menu and the best servers ever. We were given lots of attention, answers to all our questions and just the right amount of chatter. There are some charming new wines... More

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Warren, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We stopped in it was after 2 when we walked in the afternoon rush was over. We escorted to the Dining room and it had murals on the wall of Mt. Vernon that were impressive. Do not expect Michael Angelo's work, but if your a history buff you might like them. On to the meal, we ordered the Chicken sandwich,... More

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