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Mike's Place

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1700 S Water St, Kent, OH 44240
(330) 673-6501
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As soon as you walk in you are struck by the eclectic items all over the walls. The nostalgia in this place runs deep. The service is excellent and the good portions are huge. You will be impressed with all of the selections that you can choose from on the menu. You will be satisfied with the taste of the... More 

Thank Greg H
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say about Mike's restaurant absolutely fabulous the stakes were Grand fabulous better than a steakhouse the cooks really know how to do their thing in that kitchen and we would love to come back I highly recommend Mike's place for an Eatery absolutely wonderful I love the Nostalgia that was on the walls the waitress was fabulous... More 

Thank Valentine S
Kent, Ohio
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is ok, staff is very nice and friendly, but it is always dirty when I have been there. I've been about 3 times over last five years. My husband used to think I was being fussy, until he recently went there with the boys. They all said that the place was very dirty and that their booth was black... More 

Thank tammy h
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting from out of town and had family recommend this place. It was so good we made sure to eat there two different mornings on our vacation as we couldn't leave town without going again. Portion sizes were great, staff was friendly and the menu was crazy incredible. Definitely would recommend this to others.

Thank Amber B
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of the wonderful kitsch hanging on the walls, from the ceilings, inside and out make this a fun road stop with lots of photo opps. If you had to wait for food ... we didn't... there is plenty to look at, including the menu, which is loaded with little quips and stories and jokes, so much so, they ask... More 

Thank Wivabef
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waitress was dressed like a Hooters girl - her butt was hanging out of her shorts - fries were under cooked and really greasy. Menu is in such small lettering you can barely read it. Kind of pricey for the food they offer. Just not a good experience over all.

Thank heathertC2337OX
Mars, PA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many years ago I went into Mike's Place because the place across the street was closed. Every time since that I have visited Kent (about 4 times a year) I have eaten at Mike's Place. It is worth the money just to see the interior and read the menu! If you are dull or drab, don't eat at Mike's. The... More 

Thank davedR6201VY
Canton, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is Amazing! At first, I thought that it was a theme park of some sort, until I heard from my friends about it. That's when I decided to give it a try. Everybody there is so friendly, and so welcoming. They would ask you if you have a preference of where to sit. You could either choose to... More 

Thank Mohamad A
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fun place to hang out with friends. They have a very eclectic restaurant with lots to antiques and memorabilia. The staff is a lot of fun and attentive to all our requests. The food was average but not bad. I would recommend going to Mike’s Place mostly for the atmosphere.

Thank Peggy C
Jacksonville, Florida
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No trip to the Kent area is complete without visiting Mike's Place. I happened to be here visiting with family this week and a trip to Mike's Place ranked high on my itinerary. Having been here before with my relatives, I already knew to expect a charming place. This time, I sat out on the Key West Patio for an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 S Water St, Kent, OH 44240
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: (330) 673-6501

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