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Mike's Place

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American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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1700 S Water St, Kent, OH 44240
(330) 673-6501
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6:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bustling restaurant that could pass for a museum

Mike's is fairly famous among the Ohio traveler set (think Neil Zurcher) not so much for the food, although the menu is quite good, but because right next to the front entrance sits a replica of an X-Wing Fighter from Star Wars. That sets the tone for decoration for the place, where wall space is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
RexFoga
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Dayton, OH
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  • Families with children
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English first
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We have eaten here a few times in the last five years. Always good food and large portions. Excellent breakfast. We had a rude waitress this time. I'm not sure if she was extra busy as it was grad weekend. We had a party of six and we seated in a strange little room right by the front door that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

And a ship and bus inside. Don't let the wacky interior turn you off, Mike's place is an American restaurant with friendly service and great food, the are open late and have awesome breakfast specials. There really is something for everyone, and the kids will enjoy having their meal in a non traditional setting!

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Mogadore, Ohio
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The atmosphere is great. Food is average. Lots and lots of fried stuff. A regular stop with my softball buddies on Sundays.

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Dayton, OH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Mike's is fairly famous among the Ohio traveler set (think Neil Zurcher) not so much for the food, although the menu is quite good, but because right next to the front entrance sits a replica of an X-Wing Fighter from Star Wars. That sets the tone for decoration for the place, where wall space is just a place for stuff... More 

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USA
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Menu is difficult to read and too many options. I had the ribs. They tasted reheated. The homemade chips were good and tasty. Not terrible but skip it if you can.

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Eastern Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Went here for the third time today while visiting family. Food is average. Portions are huge. The service was spotty. The restaurant is loud and pretty crowded. The prices are comparable to most other places. Overall, there are a dozen other places I would rather go for a better meal in Kent.

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Kent, Ohio
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Love the big breakfast special, Monday thru Friday ~ stops sharply @ 10am. The menu is daunting, but with the special you get a little of everything! Great service, good food and a fun atmosphere! They even have a Key West style patio.

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Citrus Springs, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We came back to Akron, Ohio after 20 years, to find Mike's place just as wonderful as we remembered it. The menu is 4 huge pages and would take all day to read it all and decide. (best bet.. pre-read on the internet first!) My hubby had the steak sub, and I had wings and saurekraut balls, For dessert.. Lee's... More 

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Auburndale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Come on , an X-wing fighter form Star Wars out front? I had to stop and check this place out. What a wonderfully eclectic place. Fun good service great food, full service bar. Menu takes an hour to read there are so many choices, something for everyone but bring an appetite as they are big servings including a 68oz. burger!... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My wife and I have been to Mike's several times and took a couple of friends. One had noted the menu was overwhelming. There are a lot of choices. I recommend looking over their menu through the restaurant website before going. The XWing in the front makes the trip worthwhile...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1700 S Water St, Kent, OH 44240
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: (330) 673-6501

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 12:00 am

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