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Mike's Family Restaurant

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52 Wellington Street, Alliston, New Tecumseth, Ontario, Canada
705-434-0433
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Alliston, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

i liked the whole family type feeling I got when I entered the restaurant . it opens for breakfast early and you can have dinner there . There are always specials written on a whiteboard and prices are reasonable. Mike comes out and welcomes all the newcomers and "hellos" all the regulars.

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Thank 212marcy
Alliston, Canada
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233 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I recently met a few business associates at Mike's Restaurant in Alliston. It's not on the main road but it's easy to find. I find that Mike's is the perfect spot to meet for a quality breakfast. It's good ol' comfort food. You can't beat the price and the service. It's the perfect location for an early morning business meeting... More 

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Thank sixthcents
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Mikes Family Restaurant on the weekend of Jan 8th, 2017. The place was mostly full. I got one of the last two tables. I was kindly greeted in a timely manner by one of the waitresses. Given the capacity, I was surprised with how quickly the food arrived. The meal was pretty good. The one complaint I have... More 

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Thank Jason B
Alliston, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I have never been dissappointed eating at Mike's! The food is always good, atmosphere very pleasant! Happy Holidays everyone!

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Thank sallylaing7
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This was our first time visiting Mike's Restaurant. We were in search for a homemade diner breakfast. Unsure what to suspect, we decided to try Mike's. The atmosphere feels like a family gathering, the walls collaged with images from Mike's past. Friends, family, colleagues and regulars all involved in the memories. The menu is simple yet effective, I had the... More 

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Thank Tiffany F
Elora, Canada
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

If you passing through Allison and need a good breakfast drop by. It's not fancy , but full of friendly local people and lots of history with the pictures on the walls.

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Thank Ken F
Angus, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

My wife and I eat at this Restaurant at least once a month,since have first tried it ! Mike is an Amazing cook, and he comes over to chat with Everyone who eats there. It's just like being at home Or Granmas House ...LOL.....His Soups are Out of this world,and the atmosphere is Pleasant, Comfortable, Hospitable, and Homey....Anyone traveling through... More 

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Thank Mike M
Kincardine, Ontario
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We went to Mike's for breakfast Aug 5 2016. We just had the 2 egg meal which included 3 bug pieces of bacon and excellent potatoes. The restaurant is a bit off of the beaten path, (not on the main street). Anyway the highlight was talking to the owner Mike who explained his past cancer charity drives. All in all... More 

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Capreol
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We went for breakfast and we received large portions for a reasonable price. A bottomless cup of coffee and a smiling waitress. The best part of this restaurant is that Mike, the owner donates a portion of every cheque to cancer research. He has donated thousands of dollars so far, which you can read all about on the placemats. Not... More 

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Thank melandsteve123
Alliston, Canada
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1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Super staff and very friendly customers. Mike the owner very invovled in the community and has had long term employee's. I have found the breakfast crowd the best time and people to time spend with.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Wellington Street, Alliston, New Tecumseth, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  New Tecumseth  >  Alliston
  • Phone Number: 705-434-0433
Description
My wife and I were on a brief getaway at the nearby Bona Vista B & B and Spa for our (2011) Anniversary and were looking for a restaurant for our evening meal. We did an internet search and settled on Mike's Family Restaurant on Wellington Street in Alliston... which turned out to be an excellent choice.The restaurant is a sort of sports bar with wall coverings of posters, pictures and various memorabilia of years of Mike's community support. Some great pictures of Marilyn Monroe are on the wall and I'd forgotten just how attractive she was. It turns out that Mike is also the chef... he was in the kitchen doing the cooking! The staff are all very friendly and like "family"... they seemed to know all their regular customers who were there.Supper was excellent and the steak and mushrooms I ordered was superb. My wife ordered liver and onions which she reports was melt-in-your-mouth excellent and far surpassed our usual place for this dish in Toronto!It was getting near closing time and Mike was out of the kitchen making the rounds and briefly chatting with his remaining customers who were universally lauding the expertly prepared meal they just had finished.His business card accurately boasts "Great Food, Great Service, Great Price" and Mike's is open Tuesday to Sunday from 8am to 8pm.We really enjoyed our first time, and we'll be visiting Mike's again next time we're in Alliston.Graham & Beverly /NewtonToronto, OntarioNovember 2011

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