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Mike's Kitchen

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170 Randall St, Cranston, RI 02920-4341
+1 401-946-5320
11:30 - 20:00
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Mon 11:30 - 20:00
Tue 11:30 - 14:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 20:00
Fri 11:30 - 20:30
Sat 11:30 - 14:00
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Providence, Rhode Island
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95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Yes. This food location is Old School. It is located inside a VFW Post. The format. Two sets of servers. Food waitress and beverage waitress. The food waitresses have a reputation of being grumpy. Many , many years. The food. Some dishes are traditional Italian food. Some are the type your Italian grandmother would make. In my opinion. Over priced.... More 

Thank HonestChap17
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73 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Let me start off with, strickly cash, no credit cards. You have a waitress and a beverage server, two different tabs. Remember, this place isn't know for there cheery wait staff although I did see one waitress smile, ours didn't, so don't go into Mike's for smiling staff. Okay, enough of that I'm here to talk about some Great food!... More 

Thank Keith M
Tiverton, Rhode Island
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great, homestyle Italian food served in a simple atmosphere...VFW Hall. The menu offers Italian dishes you don't ordinarily find in most run of the mill Italian restaurants - stuffed squid, stewed rabbit, sausage & rabe, baccala, etc. Calamari and veal parmesan were delicious. Large portions, reasonable prices. Service is efficient but not overly friendly. Check hours of operation.

Thank SXMGirl
cranston, ri 02910
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Some of the best Italian food around, simple atmosphere, (VFW Hall) good prices and my favorite Calamari by far, My one suggestion to beware of- don't demand friendly service, although not nasty, you will be disappointed. Still, well worth the visit

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Rumford, Rhode Island, United States
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

There is a lot of great Italian in Providence and Cranston. I wanted to highlight this lesser known VFW post open to the public for its old world, straight out of the 1970s, wood paneled, homestyle variety. In the past I have had many pasta dishes of course but also rarities such as fried smelts and dandelion salad. The standard... More 

Thank Bryan R
Rhode Island
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We were close by so stopped for lunch. Great food, big portions reasonable priced. Hv bn there several time and will go back I just wish thw W air staff was a bit more social

Thank Harold C
Hartford, Connecticut
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128 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We never would have given this place a second look, didn't even realize it was open to the public. Went here today with a local family member who suggested it. The place was packed, food was delicious and everything was so reasonably priced. Two of us had the luncheon specials which were $7.95 and one had the full dinner at... More 

Thank PJMinCT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I have been going here since i was a baby in a high chair. My family is very close friends with the people that work there.I have always gotten the chicken parm. I´ve never gotten anything different. The chicken parm is probably the best meal i could ask for. My parents would say what do you want for dinner and... More 

Thank Aaliyah G
Sterling, Massachusetts
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242 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Stuffed Squid. I got it over pasta with a squid sauce (picture). Very good. I go every chance I get because they serve authentic Italian food with specials I can't find back in the Worcester, MA area. Still wish they had more dessert offerings.

Thank kamikazekiddo
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

From the outside, the restaurant does not look too special as it was an old VFW function hall. The decor inside still has the VFW decorations of all the service men and women who served from the area. The food, however, is old italian style with polenta, baccala, calamari, veal and peas dishes, etc. All the meals that we have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Randall St, Cranston, RI 02920-4341
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: +1 401-946-5320

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