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Frosty Mug

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1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
+1 618-242-3372
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (37 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome nachos with pulled pork and friendly, hardworking employees! A pleasant surprise on our way home to cincinnati from KC!

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Off the beaten path but worth the trip. Six of us. We had the pulled pork, brisket and chicken special. Food was delicious and reasonable. They also have a 34 oz. Draft beer which I recommend. Waiter who was also the bartend was...More

1  Thank George S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with better than average service. Be sure to try the “hawg wings”. You won’t be sorry! Brisket is also very good.

1  Thank Vickie S
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I promise you that this place is NOT worth getting off the interstate for! First, their tap beer is warm and the mugs are Not frosty. Second, if you want some dry beef jerky, they call brisket, eat here. Third, these people don’t have any...More

1  Thank jmefix
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The food was decent I got a pork loin sandwich and it was WAY over cooked! The barbecue nachos we go for an appetizer was the best part of my meal. The barbecue sandwich my son got was pretty good but the chicken wrap was...More

Thank Joel G
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Asside from the medium PLASTIC MUGS that you just can't get CLEAN, This has to be the best place to eat in town.. I ordered a Taco salad and was surprised how big it was..the shells are made right there..It was TASTY ALL THE WAY...More

1  Thank 2017art
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Stopped here en route to our destination based on at least one other review that was positive. Wonder if it was paid for because our food was lousy. I ordered the brisket sandwich with fries instead of chips. One of our kids ordered chicken fingers...More

Thank motherheavy
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

One of the great things about Tripadvisor is finding places like this. Staying near the Interstate and plenty of the usual restaurants from the national chains but decided to go to the Frosy Mug and pleased we did. Very busy with locals. Great service, lovely...More

1  Thank Simon M
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I have eaten at many of the best bbq restaurants there are across our great country. There is no place better. Most importantly the ribs are out of this world. I worked my way through university as a chef in a bbq place so I...More

1  Thank roba0001
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Recommended by the hotel staff, and rated 2nd in the city of Mt Vernon, IL by Trip Advisor members led us to this local establishment. Many cars in the parking lot on a Thursday night led us to believe the 12 mile drive from the...More

1  Thank Plastic1
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Allison O
December 20, 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain. The restaurant is divided in two sections, one for dining and the other has the bar a few dining tables. You should ask them directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1113 Salem Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-3440
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-242-3372
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