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Mike's Famous Ham Place

3700 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1010
+1 313-894-6922
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“ham sandwich” (9 reviews)
“pea soup” (2 reviews)
“large plate” (2 reviews)
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3700 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1010
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Mike's famous ham palace is totally unassuming from the outside. Looks like just another dumpy diner from the outside. The type of place you could pass a thousand times without noticing. But you'd be missing the magic. Best ham sandwich east of Wichita. I'm a...More

Thank Deetroit
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I have eaten at Mike's Famous Ham Place 60 to 75 times over the years, as a former Detroit Police Officer. Mikes has some of the best ham and split pea soup in the City. Paired with eggs and toast, this makes a great breakfast....More

Thank Jerome G
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I dont get why this place is popular.My buddy raved about this restaurant so off we went.We each had pea soup and it was good and came in a big bowl.We ordered a ham sandwich and each took a half.Lots of ham [means lots of...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

I was in a rush this morning and had a little time left before my appointment down town Detroit.so I stop by Mikes Famous Ham got the breakfast in under 7 minutes and had a feast,eggs perfect, coffee perfect, toast perfect and the Ham cook...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

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 4 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 6 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

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
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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