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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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2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Food was good and was a welcome break from the seafood in Myrtle Beach. Had Fried Chicken, Collard Greens, rice and gravy, and gumbo. All foods good, but nothing worth waiting on the poor service. Saw waitress sitting down, many tables not getting the good they ordered like ours. Waitress tried to make up for poor service with a great... More 

Thank Joe B
Catlett, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We visit Mikes every time we vacation at Myrtle Beach. The food is so tasty, so home cooked and so inexpensive. It is definitely a dive and a little intimidating at first, but the staff is super friendly. When they bring you the "menu" it is literally a dry erase board on a stand that they carry from table to... More 

Thank Cblevins81
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Like many of the best local places, Big Mike's isn't a fancy place to walk into. The food however will have you running back! This is true southern home cooked goodness. Two of us had the Blue Plate Special with the fried chicken- the meat was nice and juicy, the outside crisp and delicious. My son had the fried fish... More 

Thank tottie24
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

The food is always great but this years trip wasn't as good as last years. The air conditioner was broken and the wait staff really didn't seem too excited to wait on us. The service was very slow which I understand because it was so hot but it just turned us off this time.

1 Thank Michael K
Washington D.C.
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Bad night or what. Portions shrunk, although still a good value. Fried chicken dry, fish a little dry, green beans seem out of the can, corn bread dry and hard. Mashed potatoes and gravy ok. Service slow. And it's still not a bad joint. Go figure. Third visit in two years.

1 Thank Robert L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

If you're hankering for real home cooking, stop by Big Mike's! The pork chops were delish as were the cornbread and collards. Can't go wrong here!

Thank Mfisher85
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Greasy spoon, down home cooking at its best. Seat yourself diner style with counter seating, prepare for a short wait if you show up at peek times. Parking lot can get a little sketch, and Mike does a TON of to go orders, so be patient, it's worth the wait. Staff is hustling and bustling constantly, they are listing even... More 

Thank Lanie B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I had the blue plate special with fried chicken, mac n cheese, mashed potatoes & gravy and collards. You get to pick a meat and three sides with this special. You also get a piece of cornbread and a drink all for $9.49. For the money, it's a really good deal. The macaroni and cheese was just ok. It was... More 

1 Thank Jaime M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing i will be coming here again! Fried pork chops, yams and mac n' cheese were so amazing i will be sure to get those again!

Thank McKenzie W
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The food was delish. Our server was very attentive. Enjoyed ourselves. The seating is limited but, well worth the wait.

Thank Tia S

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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?