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Mike's Place

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American, Sandwiches, Hamburgers, Family Fare
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1700 S Water St, Kent, OH 44240
(330) 673-6501
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Today
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, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 20
    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
Something different. ...

This place is very unique. There is memorabilia everywhere. ...and the menu is massive! There is definitely something for everyone. The food was good but if you go, go for the experience!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Laura C
Good for:
  • Families with children
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142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ravenna, Ohio
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Went after 9pm on a Saturday. We were waited on promptly with expansive menus with a range of sandwiches, salads, (fried) apps, wings, pasta, and more. Our meals were all around the $10 range and large portions. My husband said the meat was nice and lean in his sandwich. My pasta included some veggies and fresh grated cheese. The service... More 

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Ohio
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107 reviews 107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We have eaten here four or five times. A good place to go with friends, because it is so unique, and it helps to have somebody to talk to, because you will have some wait time to fill. Lunch specials and great breakfast specials early on- all day breakfast selections as well on a huge menu. taste and appearance of... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This place is very unique. There is memorabilia everywhere. ...and the menu is massive! There is definitely something for everyone. The food was good but if you go, go for the experience!

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Wailea, Hawaii, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It's worth stopping here for the fun decor. Varied menu with lots of American favorites to choose from, and breakfast is served all day. Great value for the prices listed.

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ohio
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is a unique, local establishment that is loved and frequented by many. A lot of college kids go there since it is not too far from the Kent State Campus. They have an abundance of items to order from on their menu. The atmosphere is laid back and nostalgic with all the stuff hanging on their walls. They have... More 

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St. Albans
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This was our first time dining here, and it was delightful! If you love a nostalgic type atmosphere, you will love it here. From the decor to the delightful to read menu with all of the funny quips, we had a wonderful time. The menu is large and the food is good. You wont be disappointed if you come here.... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

the x-wing fighter sit outside the restaurant..but inside many more things have landed, a boat, a bus and more....the menu is large with more things to added, the portions are huge as the menu...the food is good and the atmosphere is warm and friendly as is the wait staff. you will leave stuffed and with a take home box...enjoy

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Kent, Ohio, United States
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93 reviews 93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Mike's Place is basically iconic. You have to come here if you're visiting Kent. Their menu is HUGE, like it could probably be used as a sled. Everything is delicious, it's cheap, and the portions are really big. It's the hangover Mecca for KSU students, and it has never failed me. Tons of cool places to sit. It's just a... More 

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Kent, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We happened to stop by and try Mike's Place on a Friday night. Whenever I go out to eat on a Friday, I like to try the fish. They had an all-you-can-eat fish special and so I ordered the breaded fish. The sides were good and so was the salad; however, the fish was very difficult to eat. It came... More 

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Warren
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My coffee had a gnat in it. Friends coffee cup had lipstick on it. Requested eggs over easy got hard yolks, and the roast was burnt. Over all very disappointed today. Last visit was much better...

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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
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Hamburgers, Family Fare

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?