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Mikes On the Water

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24600 Jefferson Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-2891
+1 586-872-2630
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food but have to usually wait for a table. Lobster roll is excellent. Hard to get a table to sit out and enjoy the view in the summer

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great lobster roll and whitefish dip. We look forward to summer and sitting outside watching the boats at Mike's!

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Warren, Michigan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The food is tired frozen bar fare...the service was horrible and the water view was of a bunch of empty docks filled with algea

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Thank mammagogo
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Try the Lobster Roll. 25,000 sold since 2013. They had a big celebration while we visited since the 25,000th serving happened today, 10/22/16.

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Thank Mike S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

GREAT food! Perc, burgers and ESPECIALLY the gravy fries are to die for! Very crowded on weekends! Beware!

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Clinton Township
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

love the lobster rolls! we also enjoyed a Rueben sandwich with fish in it (I think it's mahi-mahi) and the fried bologna sandwich. nice wait staff and relaxing view.

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We go at least 1-2 times a week. Food great. We Love Mike's. Closes at end of October and reopens first day of spring. Both times are really crowded. Line out the door and wraps. Great place to bring a boat and enjoy the time.

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Thank 761joyce
Detroit, Michigan
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We have been to Mike's several times and each time we were not disappointed. The staff has always been more than friendly which is always a bonus in my book. The owner himself is always around checking up on things and chatting with the guests. We have chatted with him every single time we've been there, very nice guy! You... More 

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Thank nc96
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Just what anyone wants- cold beer ,great Whitefish dip and peel and eat shrimp. People watching is worth the trip by boat and / or car. And you can get some sunshine sitting on the deck - fun and sun.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Found out about this spot from the gardener at Edsel Ford House. Its only about a mile away from there and makes a great spot to stop for a meal after touring the house. We enjoyed our meals very much. The Reuben sandwich was the best one I have had for some time. The hamburgers also delicious and cooked to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24600 Jefferson Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-2891
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saint Clair Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 586-872-2630

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?