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130 N 44th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6940
+1 618-244-9466
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Amherst Junction, Wisconsin
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time visiting a Steak n Shake and not impressed. On a road trip and decided to stop since we thought it would be quick, since we saw there is a drive thru. Even asked when we walked in how long the wait was to get food and was told not long. Ordered food and waited a very long time... More 

Thank jesswisconsin
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Kids thought it would be great to eat here after enjoying this restaurant in KC. After waiting for over 5 min in half empty restaurant to be seated, took another 5-10 min to get a server. Meanwhile at least one party seated after us had their order taken. Food took forever to come out and shakes were brought out after... More 

Thank Parkermh
Mt. Vernon
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

We enjoyed our meal and the service was very good. Got our meals prompt and the waitress came back numerous times to check on us.

Thank N6236OApauls
The Villages, Florida
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for dinner after a long day on the road. It was about 6:30PM and half the tables were empty, but few clean. Our waitress was literally running orders in an out. Nina did the best she could while other employees seemed to be stuck in slow. One order was incorrect, but given the stress the waitress was under,... More 

1 Thank zenbion
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

We stopped while traveling because of the great burgers and chili. Immediately upon entering we were aware of the smell of grease, as if the grill was too hot or the venting was not functioning. We also noticed the floor felt greasy, our feet were sliding while walking on their floors. The bathrooms also needed attention. The food was OK... More 

Thank buckeyerailroad
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at 4:30 in the afternoon. We were seated immediately and our order was taken pretty quickly. Over 45 minutes later we finally got our food, though some items were missing (from the table not from our check). We were charged for two items we didn't order as well. Ridiculously long wait.

Thank Bethany_webb
Springfield, Missouri
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298 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

A visit to any Steak n Shake is a blast from the past, and the food is good. Be sure to check out their $4 menu. But this SnS is in a particularly useful spot. Just off I-64 a few hundred yards, it's easy off and easy back on. Great stop while crossing Illinois.

Thank Dave11974
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a shake while traveling. Uncooked burger uncovered. Flies. Floor in dining area was too dirty to think about eating there. Bathrooms disgusting. Won't go back.

Thank Robin N
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

After making a 9 hour drive getting into Mount Vernon, we decided to stop to eat at steak and shake. The staff was very loud in the kitchen area and our waitress tried to tell the other staff to keep it down because customers were hearing them in the dining area. The manager across from us asked our waitress if... More 

Thank Brandon H
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We stopped while traveling because of the consistently good food and ice cream. We noticed the floor felt greasy - our feet were sliding after walking on their floors. When using the bathrooms before leaving, it was worse and the bathroom was terrible, even mold. I was assisting my disabled sister and had to put towels on the floor and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 N 44th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6940
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-244-9466
Steak ‘n Shake is a classic American brand famous for the Original Steakburger™ and hand-dipped Milk Shakes. Stop in today for breakfast, lunch, dinner or late night. Dine in, drive thru or carryout.

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