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Big Mike's Soul Food

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504 16th Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-3550
+1 843-712-2048
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this place!Staff is insanely nice and the food is (not gonna lie) better than my home cooking.Not for those on a diet because once you taste the first bite of food,you wont be able to stop! My daughyer got serenaded for her birthday and they turned the tvs to cartoons for her!

Thank KaciSuperMom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

While on vacation we were craving some really good food so we stumbled across Big Mike's on a online search, wasn't exactly seasoned the way I was hoping. The soul food I am used to usually makes you want to smack someone's mama but this was alright. Portion is definitely good here, we got the special that was like either... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Great Lunch ! Blue plate special is now $10.49 but well worth it. I wanted the fried chicken but went with the baked chicken instead. You get 1 meat and 3 sides with the blue plate special. Everything was great. You can't go wrong at Big Mikes !!!

1 Thank Wallace W
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I like Big Mikes mainly because of the staff being so warm and inviting and just fun to be around. Thanks, folks. Now, the corn bread is moist and tasty, the chopped steak big and full of flavor, the gravy good, the sides varied and tasty. But how about a few new "meats": meatloaf, baked chicken, baked or broiled fish.... More 

1 Thank Jay W
Blacksburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Although the restaurant is small, my first visit to Big Mike's provided me with a huge meal. The senior Blue Plate special includes a meat, two sides, cornbread and a beverage. There are no bad choices with the special. If you are extra hungry, get the regular Blue Plate, with even more food. By the time we were leaving on... More 

2 Thank scyinzer
Columbus, Georgia
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178 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is a cash only place. Both the fried and grilled pork chops were delicious. The fried chicken was sadly disappointing in both size and taste. The collard green was excellent. The Blue Plate Special is a good value (little less than $10) as you get a choice of meat, 3 sides, cornbread and tea.

1 Thank scatterjoy1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Everything was great! We got the Blue plate special with chicken, porkchops, collards, mashed potatoes and mac and cheese. Everything was cooked perfectly and tasted amazing. Our server Isla was very sweet and friendly. We will definitely be back!

Thank Richard O
St. Petersburg
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106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

For the price ($9,49) you get a blue plate special which includes one meat, 3 sides, cornbread and sweet tea. It is a good deal for the price and the quality of the food. Don't pay attention to the look of the restaurant because it is simple and have to say not very well kept, especially, bathrooms. Our server (Treniece)... More 

1 Thank ErnestandPat
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This family owed and family run restaurant is the best home cooking in Myrtle Beach. The fried chicken (or fried pork chops) is second to none. Collard greens, macaroni & cheese, field peas, beans, etc. And if fried isn't what you are looking for the ribs and chicken bog are still worth the visit.

1 Thank Charles J
Hamburg, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Everything is wonderful. Been twice in one week and might go again within seven days. Had the chicken, pork chops, collards, yams, cabbage, and field peas.

Thank cruise242

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 16th Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-3550
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-712-2048
We have some of the best soul food in myrtle beach ,our blue plate special is the best deal in town at $ 9.49 A plate.Soul food the way your mama made it!!!!

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