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116 South Main Street, Mount Vernon, OH
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Established 1911 - Celebrating 100 Years

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best team of ladies around.

As you walk in you know its going to be a good night.The atmosphere is warm & the greeting from the bar staff is always top class. In Jennie you have the best servery of cocktails I have ever seen.Never viewed a mistake yet & I have been visiting this area ( Mt Vernon) for a few months now &... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Blaby
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

As you walk in you know its going to be a good night.The atmosphere is warm & the greeting from the bar staff is always top class. In Jennie you have the best servery of cocktails I have ever seen.Never viewed a mistake yet & I have been visiting this area ( Mt Vernon) for a few months now &... More 

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Zanesville,OH
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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We were planning a trip to the nearby Memorial Theater and so we decided to eat at the Alcove. It is located right on the main street of Mt. Vernon. Mt Vernon is a small city in north central Ohio which is very home to Dan Emmett (Dixie) The interior of the restaurant features many hand painted portraits illustrating the... More 

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Liberty, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

It seems to draw an older crowd, the murals on the walls depict historical buildings and local flair, it was a little dark for my taste on a business trip but would have been a great date restaurant. My business associate had a cajun chicken salad which looked very fresh and good, I had a prime rib sandwich that was... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

I go here often and always enjoy the menu. The people are the reason I keep coming back. Love this place.

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My husband and I enjoy eating here in this relaxed quiet setting. They have excellent dinner rolls and the price is not too high for the quality of food they serve. We've always had wonderful service. I have attended several business luncheons here and it has always been wonderful.

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Orlando
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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227 reviews 227 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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
58 helpful votes 58 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
29 helpful votes 29 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 South Main Street, Mount Vernon, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Mount Vernon

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Established 1911 - Celebrating 100 Years
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?