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“Dirty, tasteless and sad”

Allison's Finer Diner
Ranked #8 of 78 Restaurants in Mount Vernon
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

We went there based on these reviews and rather regret it. The menu states that the Allisons are "foodies", don't be fooled, the 3 of us had the most boring food we have eaten in years. The place stinks from the tables being wiped off with dirty water. The sound of music is covered by the constant noise of the battery operated Bissell. My salmon was dry and the zucchini undercooked. We should have stuck to a franchise restaurant, even Subway would have been better. Believe us, sometimes it is best not to encourage local businesses. The waitress were not the most efficient, but very nice and friendly.

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Reviewed October 13, 2012

This diner is a nice place to go and have a quick meal. The selection is good and the price is great. Wait staff are very capeable. Not a place to sit for horus and ponder things, just good solid food and clean.

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Reviewed September 18, 2012

We stopped here on our way home to Minnesota. The restaurant is on Hwy 36 and easy to get to. We both had a patty melt and they were very good.

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Reviewed September 9, 2012

One of our favorite places. Always good food, everything, great drinks and a good staff of servers. We go at least once a month on various nights. A good dinner, 2 beers and tip for 30$ my kind of place.

Thank Gary C
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Reviewed September 5, 2012

My husband and I have been to Allison's on several occasions but the last time will definitely be the LAST time we eat there. The service we had a few months ago was at best fair....but it was better than what we had 3 weeks ago when we decided to give it another try. It was late Sunday afternoon and we chose to eat in the bar area so that my husband could watch the golf match. We were the only people sitting at the bar and there were 2 tables with people already eating. We sat for a good 10 minutes watching TV, watching servers go and come...nothing. Our server came behind the bar to get beverages but never said hi, be with you in a moment...nothing. We should have left then. We were tired, hadn't eaten all day, we stayed. My husband ordered pork chops and it took 40 minutes until his dinner came out. My quiche was burned on top and lukewarm in the middle. Yes, we said something and no, nothing happened.

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Thank Rosemary H
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