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Mike's Famous Ham Place

3700 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1010
+1 313-894-6922
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“ham sandwich” (7 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
“large plate” (2 reviews)
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3700 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1010
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has been in existence for many years. I have breakfast here often, but this is the first time that I've reviewed the restaurant. The restaurant is good for breakfast or a hearty ham sandwich with mustard. They open early, so it's good to...More

Thank 7808BillyD
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Simply the best ham ever. Get a side of split pea soup and it is a great combo. I have been coming here for 25 years. Whenever I'm passing by i will stop in and eat.

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My wife had a large plate of ham and eggs with toast and I had a wonderful bean soup with a perfect ham sandwich. Mike and his wife were working the counter, busy fixing food and talking to us. What a great start to a...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Mikes is a small restaurant with incredibly good ham. He cooks it slowly for many hours which results in tender, melt in your mouth ham. A buddy of mine suggested we head there for breakfast. I had the half order of the ham and egg...More

Thank tiggerthehun
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Older building on Michigan Ave. Husband and wife run the restaurant very well. The soups and ham sandwiches are nothing less then outstanding! You get way more then you pay for at Mike's. Has to be one of the best places to get anything ham...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

The place is a little hidden gem, with a simplified menu (Ham). I had the smaller of the two ham sandwiches, along with a bowl of pea soup. Could not finish the other half of the sandwich, due to the shear size. Great old school...More

1  Thank lazynugz
Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

The food is great - we got the ham and eggs breakfast. But even more than that it's the location and the local history that is all around this place. Ate there with a friend who grew up a mile from there back in the...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 11 September 2014

If you like ham and you are in Detroit visit Mike's. If you do not like ham forget about it because all Mike sales is ham, ham sandwiches and soup with ham. I found the large ham sandwich fresh, meaty and extremely tasty. It was...More

Thank RWinLA
Reviewed 12 June 2014

There is nothing to like about this disgusting excuse for a restaurant. I am not the only person who has been stuck with the fat surprise. Solid fat on bread. There's no excuse for such disgusting treatment.

Thank Micro S
Reviewed 14 September 2013

Do not be afraid of the semi shady neighborhood. I think it has to be the best ham I have had in my life.also split a cup of both the bean and the split pea soup. Very very good also. It is owned a run...More

Thank Jgo1958
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1010
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-894-6922
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