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Food & Drink- Breakfast

Whether you’re looking for Saturday brunch or breakfast for dinner, check out these four local breakfast spots in Mt. Vernon. Come hungry for satisfying, made-from-scratch goodness.
Farmhouse Bakery & Café
1812 Broadway Mt Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 816-4001

Owned by local Mennonites, you can watch the workers bake giant homemade cinnamon rolls and donuts from scratch through the kitchen window. Hot breakfast dishes including biscuits and gravy, baked oatmeal, pancakes, omelets, breakfast sandwiches, and more are served from 7 a.m.- 11 a.m. Monday through Saturday. Craving pie for breakfast? You can have it! Let your sweet tooth indulge in espresso drinks, creamy pies, cobbler, cookies, muffins, turnovers, cheesecake, and more. You’ll come home ready to brag to your friends about this unique bakery experience.
The Waffle Company
4115a Broadway St Mt Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 242-6047

Enjoy breakfast any day of the week from 5:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Not to be confused with the chain Waffle House, this local breakfast joint serves up fluffy omelets, French toast, sizzling bacon, and of course, waffles. Order a standard or mini waffle, plain or full of chocolate chips, and topped with fruit topping.
The Grille
424 S 44th St Mt Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 246-1700

Pancakes for dinner? No problem! You can order breakfast all day long at The Grille, open 7 a.m.- 9 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Come in, sit down, sip on hot coffee and choose from a wide variety of breakfast fares. Whether you’re in the mood for hash browns, sausage, buttermilk pancakes, or a bacon omelet, feed your appetite at The Grille.