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Mexican, Southwestern
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300 S 44th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6700
+1 866-645-6409
11:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Zionsville, Indiana
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for supper on the way from INDIANA to Mississippi. The staff was very friendly, but a little on slow side. Our food came out to us and it was not hot. You could tell it had sat and cooled for a while. The El pastor tacos were imitation also. A little disappointed.

Thank turne23
Carmi, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved the "party room" for a business meeting for 12. This room was not closed off from the main dining area which was very loud. Food was good, not great. Service was acceptable. Prices were very good.

Thank Rhonda K
Fairview Heights, IL
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had great service, food came quick, and was the best Mexican Food I have had in years. Great prices and a lot of food. I definitely will eat there again when I am in Mt Vernon.

Thank fvh_super8
Woodlawn, Illinois
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108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ordered the Carne Asada, which I had eaten at other Mexican restaurants, but not here. This was a completely different presentation, was very tasty and good.

Thank Michael P
Houston, Texas
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79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I never eaten anything here that did not taste good! The chips are thin and crispy and and salsa is perfect, whereas not too spicy! If I had one meal to eat in Mt. Vernon, it would be their Philly Cheese Steak bowl. Prices are reasonable and service great!

Thank Jesse R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We had the taquitos and chimichanga trio. Service was excellent, chips and salsa were average. Very little heat in the salsa, my toddler was even eating it. Menu options were usual Mexican restaurant fare. The shrimp chimichanga was actually quite good, chicken and beef were average. Overall a lot of decent food for the price but nothing you can't find... More 

Thank Wongfoo
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201 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived shortly after 5pm and was promptly seated, our drink order was taken and served quickly. Being uncertain as to what we would like to order for our meal we took extra time to checkout our options. Our waiter placed our order and the meal was served by the time we finished our chips & salsa. I ordered chicken... More 

Thank Railsback
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162 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The food was okay, but obviously not prepared by someone who knows Mexican chow. I'm from Southern California and this was just fairly tasteless. It wasn't over-priced, just bland from the salsa and chips to main course.

Thank Michael E
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Food and service is great. You get a lot of food for the price. Definitely my friends and I first choice for Mexican food in Mt. Vernon!

Thank summerrocks2
Southern Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I sat for 10-15 mins. before anyone came to take my drink order. I was getting ready to leave when waitress appeared. Food was okay. Not sure I will return for a while. Hopefully, they will improve as I've been hearing lots of complaints recently.

Thank MommaKath

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 S 44th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6700
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 866-645-6409

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