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Alcove Restaurant

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116 South Main Street, Mount Vernon, OH
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We ate here for lunch and dinner on the same day. The menus change for each meal time and we loved our meals both times. Dinner was especially delicious. We loved the eggplant appetizer also.

Thank LauraCatherine12
Dublin, Ohio
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We allways stopped for lunch after biking, the restaurant provides very fresh local vegetables and salads. The prices are very good, the severs are friendly. Whats most unique are the mural painting of local scenes.

Thank SJC928
South Euclid, Ohio
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Friendly, steak was done perfectly; fudge almond dessert was excellent. Highly recommended. Right downtown in Mt Vernon

Thank cacksammel
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This was recommended for our business dinner and provided a nice environment and attentive to our needs. We were able to order off the menu while this slows many establishments down, no problem. A gem.

Thank William F
Mount Vernon, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

This is one of my favorite places in Mt Vernon. Food is consistency good and I consider it a place for "fine dining" in this quaint historical town. Lunches are awesome too. Staff is wonderful and always willing to serve with a warm smile. You can not go wrong dining here!

1 Thank barbhoubler
Mount Vernon, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Though finding a parking spot can sometimes be difficult, it is always worth it. The Alcove has been around for a long time and is always the spot we choose when we want a fine meal. The selection isn't huge the quality more than makes up for it.

Thank Matthew B
Blacklick, OH
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This is a hit or miss and the last 2 times have been misses! The portions are small, the quality is not the best and the service is slow! This restaurant was "the place to eat" years ago, but not today. Their house salad is about the best thing on the menu. The atmosphere is of old day classy, but... More 

Thank LilFox53
Columbus, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We have been going here for years. Love the food. Prime Rib is really great. There dinner rolls are wonderful. Great establishment and a must if you are visiting the area.

Thank M W
Columbus, Ohio
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

The Alcove is located in the heart of Mount Vernon right off of the square. It has a decent menu and a quite, relaxes atmosphere. The restaurant can also be used as a function hall upstairs for various sorts of parties, which we used for my grandmothers 80th birthday and it was excellent. The Alcove is worth a visit if... More 

Thank Jacob M
Gambier, Ohio
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

An old, well established restaurant. The kind of place local businessmen and families go. A lounge with seating to eat and a large dining room. Upstairs is a banquet room that is used for class reunions and dinner theaters. I proposed to my wife there 25 years ago. Go back monthly.

Thank David S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 South Main Street, Mount Vernon, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: 740-392-3076
Established 1911 - Celebrating 100 Years

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