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“Mike's Grill” 5 of 5 stars
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Mike's Grill
418 Main Street, Blacksburg, VA
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Ranked #34 of 109 Restaurants in Blacksburg
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: Great Burger and Pizza Joint - favorite spot of VT college students and alumni.
Stevensville
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Mike's Grill”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Absolutely the best burgers in town! This is a Blacksburg icon! Don't be deceived by the lackluster interior because the burgers were so good. Don't come here for decorating tips as this is "old School" (literally) and not much has changed in terms of the interior over all their years in business. However, as I said before this is the place to go if you want to fill up on a massive burger and excellent fries.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Manassas, Va.
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222 reviews 222 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 83 cities Reviews in 83 cities
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“decent hamburger”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Met a friend here today for lunch. We both ordered Hamburgers with fries so that's all I can review. The Hamburger was good but nothing extraordinary. It was dripping all over the place which some people really like. I think it just makes for a soggy bun. The fries were average. The staff was friendly. You don't get silverware unless you request and only one napkin with a messy burger. We did get more when we requested them. We're in the south and they serve Lipton tea from a machine. Really? The prices were good for what we received. Some people talk about how big the burgers were but to me a 1/2 lb burger is not all that big.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Best burgers and pizza in the NRV!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Mike's is family friendly, university perfect!!! Awesome menu, family run business!!! Mouthwatering food!!! Reasonable prices! I have been dining here for decades!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“SO Disappointed!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Spent several nights in Blacksburg for 2013 Virginia Tech student move-in. Having heard great things about Mike's, we decided to check them out. Our orders were taken promptly, and our drinks quickly. Our food, however, took nearly one and one half hours to arrive! Virtually all of the customers seated around us also experienced the same ridiculously long wait.
Had our server informed us that 3 of their 5 cooks had not shown up for work, we would have chosen another dinner venue. Shame on Mike's management such incredibly poor service!!! We will not be back.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Good Burgers, Slow Service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I was in Blacksburg with my family and we stopped at Mikes for dinner. The highlight of the meal was definitely the burgers - they were huge and tasted great. The interior of the restaurant could use an update - it looks about the same as it did in 1986 when I last visited Mike's. Even though they were not very busy we while we were there, the service was slow and not overly friendly. I had to stand by the cash register for at least 5 minutes and was passed, but not acknowledged by several employees before someone would take my money for the check.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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