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Ryan's Grill, Buffet & Bakery

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4615 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6722
08:00 - 20:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 08:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 10:45 - 20:30
Fri 10:45 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Rocheport, Missouri
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were travelling I-64 on Thanksgiving Day and food options are almost non-existent between Louisville and St Louis so we were happy to find this restaurant open. It was very busy, but we were seated immediately. The waitress was attentive and the buffet items were varied and fresh; they had a special carving station with traditional Thanksgiving items available. The... More 

Thank SchoolHouseInnkeeper
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This was the worst restaurant We have been to in quite some time. Ribs cold, soup cold with scum over, ice cream machine not working. Buns from buffet dry and hard. Should have had a clue as only 20 people at 6 pm on a Monday. Will not return!

Thank Gary K
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Food was good but we arrived near closing and many items were gone and not being replaced. Tables and chairs were dirty and sticky. My server was friendly and gave me coffee but I heard another server refuse to make fresh coffee for an eldey woman. She blamed it on the management saying that it was wasteful to keep making... More 

Thank MNgal16
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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91 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Visited several times here and I found it comforting food. Best visits have been when the store was busy and the food line was being replaced at a good pace. Nothing so unappealing as a tired buffet line! Would be difficult for even a fussy eater to not be able to have an enjoyable meal. Yes, I can make appetizers,... More 

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LaPorte, Indiana, United States
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We thought all the Ryan's had closed down however to our surprise when we stopped to get gas this Ryan's was open. The kids wanted to go so bad. Much to our surprise it was amazing!!! It was so clean, the staff was wonderful, and the food was excellent. Everything was so fresh and well prepared. We have eaten at... More 

Thank Shay E
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Tuesday night is one of the BBQ nights. Salad bar was well stocked with lots of choices. I created a garden salad with several vegetables and lots of plum tomatoes. I had some boneless BBQ ribs, corn, green beans, a pork cutlet, and BBQ sausages with sliced green peppers & onions. All was tasty, colorful, and we'll presented. This is... More 

Thank Merrill R
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66 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

It is a Ryans so you might already know what you are getting. You also know you will be full. For $11, I feel it is overpriced. I got a steak off the bar and was extremely underwhelmed. Food was stocked and hot but thought it was less impressive than recent trips to similar Ryans/Golden Corral visits. Staff was friendly.... More 

Thank Allen Y
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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353 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

The only buffet of it's type in Mt. Vernon, they do a pretty good job. Good selections prepared well. Service is what you would expect in a buffet type setting, never had any complaints. Drinks are extra here.

Thank Michael H
Woodlawn, Illinois
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108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Eat here for weekend breakfast primarily, good selection, typical breakfast food. Can make a taco, or add taco meat with your eggs, and you can get a personal omelette as you like.

Thank Michael P
Dexter, Missouri
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117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

Typical chain style restaurant. Very clean with hot plentiful food and good selection on the buffets. Nice selection of desserts. Like steak night!

Thank Robert M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4615 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6722
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  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?