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Mississippi Half Step - CLOSED

420 E Main St, Grafton, IL 62037-1125
+1 618-786-2722
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Nov 20, 2014
“Delightful Family Owned Restaurant”
Nov 7, 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
420 E Main St, Grafton, IL 62037-1125
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Reviewed November 20, 2014

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.

1  Thank FrenchMom50
Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

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

Thank Gail R
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...More

Thank Scootercard
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...More

Thank Kellie S
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,...More

Thank savvytravelmom
Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

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.

1  Thank Iliketoea
Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

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...More

Thank Forensicfish
Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

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...More

Thank Budley99
Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

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...More

Thank jennmattnphanty
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...More

Thank Michael H
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$7 - $25
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 E Main St, Grafton, IL 62037-1125
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Grafton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-786-2722
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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