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Mike's Kitchen

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170 Randall St, Cranston, RI 02920-4341
401-946-5320
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Today
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Stuffed Artichokes

Love the stuffed artichokes , They are huge and cooked really tender. I also order the Chicken ala Mike which is stuffed with cheese and ham with a great sauce.Really good selection of authentic Italian dishes.Prices are reasonable and very casual atmosphere so great place for families. Don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
ladyd7
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north providence,ri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is no frills, nothing fancy but homestyle cooked food. And the food is good for sure, has that comfort food homestyle feel. You can get anything from a simple meatballs and red gravy dish to chicken parm to a simple Italian appetizer. The problem is that it's completely overpriced. You can go to Uncle Tony's down the street... More 

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Thank HappyT388
north providence,ri
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the stuffed artichokes , They are huge and cooked really tender. I also order the Chicken ala Mike which is stuffed with cheese and ham with a great sauce.Really good selection of authentic Italian dishes.Prices are reasonable and very casual atmosphere so great place for families. Don't forget to check out the specials.

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Thank ladyd7
Sterling, Massachusetts
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132 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

I went to Mike's for supper on Friday, 11/27, after reading about it on Trip Advisor. The place was pretty busy with a lot of families as well as older regulars. They don't let you sit at the bar on Fridays if you're eating so I sat alone at a table for four. My waitress came to me with the... More 

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Thank kamikazekiddo
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

If you're not an absolute snob, but desire beautiful Italian food, this place is it! Unpretentious, down to earth, and friendly local staff! The polenta is the bomb!

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Thank FFSbundy
E Bridgewater
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

For the money, there is no better place to go for old school Italian recipes ( located in a VFW ), As soon as you walk in, the menu is on the blackboard with items like stuffed artichokes, baccala, zucchini flowers and the best calamari and clam sauce, bar none! Where else you can go and get a 1/2 carafe... More 

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Thank B445ZIcharlesr
Hampton, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

The best polenta anywhere. The food and service is second to none. Had calamari, Italian sausage over linguini, my wife had the polenta. Our third time here and although we live 40 miles away it will not be our last.

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Thank Bob L
Ashaway, Rhode Island
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

The building is plain, you don't find fancy table clothes or fine china, etc....but what you do get is amazing Italian food. Everything is fresh, cooked to order, and simply delicious. The servers are nice, friendly, and attentive. Mike can sometimes be Mike, lol, which is to say busy at work and that's ok with me! I can't recommend anything... More 

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Thank Metrowwhs728
Worcester, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great food! Just like Sundays at Nana's. Everyone was friendly forr the most part. The waitresses are all business to make sure you get your food hot and have everything you need.

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Thank annabell18
RHODE ISLAND
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1,644 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

this is real old style Italian and is in the VFW hall. The people who do the cooking are really outstanding and know how to prepare old school style meals. This sauce tastes like it has been in the pot for many hours and the veal,meatballs,gravy,pasta are so right on the mark. You should go here and use this place... More 

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Thank Barry N
Providence, Rhode Island
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A wonderful meal. have eaten here many,many times. very old school. truly a locals place but newbies welcomed. the food is exceptional. chef worked in touristy italian restaurant for years before coming here. a quirky, no frills atmosphere, with some of the best italian food around. veal parm, stuffed artichokes, salmon with herb butter sauce, etc. and very, very low... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 170 Randall St, Cranston, RI 02920-4341
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: 401-946-5320

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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