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Hotel Nauvoo Historic Inn & Restaurant

1290 Mulholland St, Nauvoo, IL 62354-1012
+1 217-453-2211
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1290 Mulholland St, Nauvoo, IL 62354-1012
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour group recently enjoyed the fabulous buffet at Hotel Navoo. The food and service were exceptional.

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful buffet, beautiful decor, friendly staff, family friendly, casual dining in sophisticated atmosphere.

Thank lbergman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

super large buffett, lots of choice, and lots of space, right on main street by everything else, expect buffett style

Thank Graham T
Reviewed August 14, 2018

While this place might have frowned upon not ordering the full double buffet (salad bar plus meat & potatoes buffet), I was very satisfied and filled up by the salads. Greens with toppings, cottage cheese, fresh peas, bean salads, pasta salads, broccoli, crab salad. Some...More

Thank jennifer772
Reviewed August 9, 2018

With limited dining options in Nauvoo, we were a little skeptical when we saw the price of the buffet at this restaurant that serves dinner, only after 4 p.m. We were pleasantly surprised though to see that the buffet was excellent and plentiful. Lots of...More

Thank moodblu
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

The Hotel Nauvoo is a great family hotel. It has free cookies for the whole family and a great picnic area in the front. The rooms were big and comfortable.

Thank DFishy
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

The buffet here was very good. Lots of variety and fresh. (There aren’t too many places to eat in town)

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed July 27, 2018

There are few places in town to eat, and the crowds here were evidence of that. But we'd called and made a reservation so our wait time was very short, despite the crowds. We were seated in the large dining room near the buffet. This...More

Thank Mike007D
Reviewed July 26, 2018

After the local eatery experience this place was heaven sent. During pagent season only the buffett was available, but did not disappoint. The fried chicken was yummy as was everything else I ate. Dessert was limited but the apple cobbler thing was excellent.

Thank JLPeterson58
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

The dinner buffet is good. Salad bar, and various desserts. The food bar had a lot of choices. There are very few choices of places in Nauvoo and surrounding areas so the home cooked food was welcome. Across the street is Grandpa John's which is...More

Thank Terri M
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May 15, 2017|
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Response from nenf | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am a customer not the owner.
March 10, 2017|
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Response from jmpaule | Reviewed this property |
If you have a seating preference, you should make a reservation. We always request a table in one of the smaller dining rooms so we always make a reservation. On weekends, I would recommend a reservation, regardless do to... More
January 21, 2017|
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Response from Brent M | Reviewed this property |
The Hotel Nauvoo restaurant closes during the winter when there are few guests in Nauvoo. They typically reopen in March. Check them on-line. I just phoned them - the dining room will reopen on 17 March.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $27
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 Mulholland St, Nauvoo, IL 62354-1012
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Nauvoo
  • Phone Number: +1 217-453-2211
  • E-mail
The Hotel Nauvoo Historic Inn & Restaurant is Nauvoo's Genuine, Original Inn. Built in 1841, it is now fully restored, retaining Pioneer Mormon Architecture. The clean, comfortable and affordable overnight guest rooms are AAA-approved, with Free Wireless Internet and Cable TV. Located just 1 block from Temple Square, you can walk to the Nauvoo Pageant and many restored sites. THE HOTEL NAUVOO DINING ROOMS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE 2018 SEASON.
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