Jimmie James Blue Goose
1014 Main Street
Mt Vernon, IL 62864
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.
When on the road, many travelers prefer to find an “off the beaten path” local restaurant. If you’re looking for that experience or are a local that hasn’t yet discovered the Greek food Mt. Vernon has to offer, you will want to stop at Jimmie James Blue Goose. Ranked the #1 Best Restaurant near Mt. Vernon on Yelp, the reviews speak for themselves.
“This was an unplanned stop, but this was one of the best lunches we have had on our 14-state road trip. Truly worth going out of your way to stop.” – Yelp User
Their gyro meat consists of both beef and lamb. The gyro, properly pronounced as “yee-ro”, has kept customers coming back for 41 years. Along with a gyro sandwich, you can order the kalamata salad, gyros stew, crinkle cut French fries, and traditional baklava dessert.