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Chameleon's Pub & Grub

Bar, American, Pub
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119 1st St NW, Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1602
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Mt Vernon IA
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Always have a great experience, friendly service,great menu, & love the selection of beers from microbreweries.

Thank tomarfarm
Columbia, Missouri
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Had the rib eye sandwich, don't forget to tell the server how's you want your steak cooked. I got lucky it was pretty close to how I like it even though I wasn't asked. Hoagie bun was nice and soft. Overall good sandwich. Blue aloha burger was excellent. When I asked about beers on tap, I was given several to... More 

Thank Janice M
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 5, 2016

We were looking for a place to watch the Hawkeye football game while having dinner with friends. The salmon salad with honey dijon dressing was surprisingly good for a bar. They were accommodating to make my wife's Czech reuben gluten free (no bread). The Sutliff hard cider is a local brew and was good. Dinner and drinks for 2 for... More 

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Mount Vernon, Iowa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is my go to place in Mt Vernon. They have a great local beer selection and everything from the burgers to pizza is top notch! The staff is always friendly and attentive!

Thank Kevin G
Dubuque, IA
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198 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

4 of us stopped in on a busy Friday after a Hawkeye game. We sat outside on the deck. Had the space by ourselves. Our waiter took our drink and food order promptly. The deep fried tenderloins were large. Deep fried or grilled. Sweet potato or standard fries were available. Chips also an option. I had a chicken wrap with... More 

Thank Goodscout
Karystos, Greece
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The staff is very friendly. They are all there to help you. I especially like the dinner salad with salmon. It is quite exceptional at any price and this was only $8.99

Thank tlanagnos
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Not fancy, but the Bleu Aloha burger was pretty good. Lots of 80s music playing so that's a bonus for someone my age. Quaint little spot.

Thank agentredfox
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
Reviewed October 12, 2015

Visiting Cornell College with high school senior. Stopped in for dinner at Chameleon (because not much else open), and had great burgers, tasty beers and excellent service from Sam. Also, Iowa is pretty cheap compared to Massachusetts! Go Cubs.

Thank 995jennifert
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Fiance said the tenderloin was tasty! I had the blackened chicken wrap with peppers and onions, it wad amazing! I think it was the best I have ever had! This place is diffinitely on our list to return to.

Thank Stephanie W
North Iceland, Iceland
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2015

We ate here twice while in the Mount Vernon area. The service was great, food even better. Cozy atmosphere. As far as I'm concerned, they have the best burgers in town.

Thank Debi_9

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Restaurant Details

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Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
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Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 1st St NW, Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mount Vernon

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