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Bandana's Barbecue

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308 S 44th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6700
+1 618-315-6550
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (49 reviews)
“pork” (18 reviews)
“garlic bread” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
308 S 44th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6700
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here on road trip, for lunch. Had combo with ribs, wife had brisket; both were very good, ample servings & good flavor. Service was adequate. Worth a visit!!

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ribs and chicken were well cooked and taste great. The brisket was dry and over cooked. The portions were a little small. Service was good and fast.

Thank Hfa7761
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Good BBQ restaurant. Meat had good flavor. Ribs were delicious. Ate on patio but only disappointment was waitress was going to bring "sauces" and never did. But still enjoyed the meal.

Thank rmwareagle
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We were in town for one night and decided to try Bandana's. Good decision. Barbecue was very good. I had sausage, which was excellent and tasty. The brisket was also good. The potato salad and coleslaw were high quality. They have a variety of sauces...More

Thank stancal
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on the way through to St. Louis. The restaurant is easy access from I57 and I64. Beside the Super 8 and Comfort Suites. The building is nice. Regarding the water issue: this is a local water processing condition that the...More

Thank KentuckyKay
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Awesome food as always love this place anytime I get to pick were we eat I will pick this place every time yummy

Thank Lamacchia56
Reviewed June 18, 2018

5 of us ate here yesterday.. None of us could stand the taste of the WATER, so I asked for the Ice Tea, and it wasn't much better..the water has something in it that makes it nasty, couldn't handle it nor could my wife, so...More

1  Thank 2017art
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We were headed to Waffle company because of reviews, but they were closed. We lucked out and went across the street to Bandana’s. The barbecue was very good. The only thing I disliked and could not drink was the water. It must be a local...More

Thank Krazy T
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Went to this BBQ restaurant last night & don't understand the high marks people gave this place. I give it one star for only the corn & baked potato.. Other wise I would of rated this restaurant with no stars.. Ordered combination of Chicken &...More

Thank semperfi_9
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

I stayed in Mt Vernon for business and decided to stop here to see if I could get my fill for some good BBQ and I couldn’t have been more satisfied. I got the beef and pork which was great especially when you try it...More

Thank jad7783
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 S 44th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6700
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-315-6550
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