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Food & Drink- Downtown Progressive Dinner

Whether you’re traveling with family, on a girl’s getaway, or enjoying a romantic evening, a progressive dinner can be a fun way to explore many flavors of a town in a short amount of time. These themed progressive dinners in Mt. Vernon will show you the diverse dining this city offers. Travel down to the east end of Mt. Vernon and explore the downtown area. A stroll down classic 9th Street with hanging lights overhead will add to your memorable evening. All these local restaurants are located in the heart of downtown Mt. Vernon.
Entrée: Trackside Bar & Grill
201 Broadway St, Mt Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 315-6090

For your main entrée, stop in at Trackside Bar & Grill. A little restaurant with BIG taste. Choose from typical or not-so-typical Bar & Grill food such as ribeye steak, filet mignon, tilapia, frog legs, shrimp dinner, onion rings, catfish chunks, breaded mushrooms, or crab Rangoon. If looking for lighter options, substitute your side for access to the full salad bar with several delicious toppings and dressings.

Dessert: Joe’s Pizza & Pasta

819 Jordan St, Mt Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 242-2600

If you still have room, head to Joe’s Pizza & Pasta to indulge your sweet tooth! This classic Italian fare restaurant offers pizza, pasta, sandwiches, salads, and more. For dessert, Joe’s keeps it simple and authentic. Select from sweet cannoli, original, Oreo, or snickers cheesecake, and tiramisu.