Mikey's Grill

4.6
395 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Mikey's Grill is owned and operated by Michael (affectionately known as "Mikey") and his sister, Melissa Lee. They have over thirty years of combined restaurant experience. Mikey has only the freshest seafood delivered multiple times a week, he cuts all steaks in house and even makes all of the his own sauces and bread. Mikey's is truly a family affair; with Mikey whipping up amazing creations with a Cajun flare in the kitchen, Melissa, selecting the wine and running the front and even their Mom, Donna, pitches in baking her delectable homemade desserts!
If you are looking for an amazing dining experience, try us out! It is truly one of Hoover, Alabama's hidden gems!!
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall2food2service5ambience4

Service was great with Brittany, but the wine list was a bit limited and steaks were bland and fish was a little mushy and small for the price. Will try again or get apps and drinks next time. Nice quiet place which is welcomed when so many places have exposed ceilings and are large rooms were noise is terrible.

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RMcDVD
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall3food5service5ambience2

Food and service were excellent. Lighting is very uncomfortable.

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GrantY
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Food. Brittany is the best server around. Fun, conscious, outgoing. Keep her around.

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MandyG
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a wonderful experience all around.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

I do think there should be more options for sides but that’s really the only complaint. Steak was amazing

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RobertP
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Very nice dinner. We enjoyed the decor and ambience.
The food was very good, but lacked a little flavour. They did not have baked potatoes, only pan fried pieces.

Overall a very nice date night place.

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vipPhilipO
New Orleans
16 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

we arrived late on a Saturday night and still received excellent and friendly service, excellent food and a good value. The Grouper special was excellent , the salads and real croutons were a thrill and the had a good but modest wine list.

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ButchH
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Met my usual expectations..4th visit.
2 steaks,1 filet and 1 shrimp fetticcine.

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vipKeith
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We took some friends for their first visit. They thoroughly enjoyed the crab cakes. I had the seafood sampler special and it was delicious! This special needs to be on the menu!! Grilled shrimp, crab claws, fried oysters and a crab cake.....outstanding!!!

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Peachtree
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a treat! Always great food! Thank you. Pam and Warren Clemmons

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vipFineFoodQuestors
New Orleans
16 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time. We liked everything about it. Good food, drinks, and our server was the best!!!
We will definitely return.

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CatherineB
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We enjoyed our meal with friends. Our waitress provided friendly, prompt service. The appetizer seafood sampler was excellent. We enjoyed the entrees as well. The dining experience was very safe. Staff wore masks and practiced social distancing. Highly recommend!

BH
ButchH
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

An excellent dining experience each time we visit

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MartyD
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was very good, portions were medium sized. Service was great.

MC
MikeC
Tallahassee
3 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was excellent

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vipJudyT
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and service were excellent. The crab cakes were the best I have tasted. I highly recommend Mikey’s Grill.

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vipChuckJ
Nashville
4 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

very personable wait staff, excellent food. Has the feel of a neighborhood favorite with outstanding food. It was our first visit, we will definitely add to our rotation.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
6 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very Good food at a pretty good price. Our server was outstanding.

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DennisW
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding meal and great service! Always a great place to eat.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Dinner at Mikey’s was a very good experience. Food was delicious and nicely presented. We were surprised by the crunchy crabcake appetizer loaded with tender crabmeat. Yummy. The pecan crusted snapper special was fresh and delicious. Great attention to social distancing made us feel more comfortable. Seemed to be an issue with not enough wait staff. However, our service was good. We needed a nice dinner out and got it at Mikey’s.

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DorothyR
Birmingham
13 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The food was delicious and plentiful. Service was excellent. Our only complaint was my husband ordered a filet medium rare and specified it should lean toward rare. It came medium to well. But overall we enjoyed out food. Loved the house made herb vinaigrette dressing. Salad was nice size for a side salad served with our entrees.

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Mike
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This place is a real hidden jewel. Service is top notch and the food was both prepared and presented in a manner befitting a much more expensive menu (and longer commute). We'll return soon.

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sandym
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

we are so excited to be able to come back to your establishment.
we came before COVID, but it was SO wonderful to be able to eat outside
and have that quality of food.
i loved having reservations, tablecloths and all the fabulous rolls we could eat!
our waiter was marvelous, as well as the entire staff.
i have already told a couple of our friends :)
you will certainly be a regular 'date' night for us, and a fun get together with others.
I LOVED IT!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We love the food and always enjoy our meal.

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chadc
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience1

Service was great , friendly staff. Bread and salad were good as were crab claws. My husband and daughter in laws steaks were inedible. My sons seafood platter was cold and shrimp were rubbery. My seafood pasta lacked flavor. Prices expensive for the low quality

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food.

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Lawrence
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent local restaurant. Family run with great service.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic food with great service!

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LeslieS
Birmingham
11 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience5

We frequent Mikey’s often, even rented the entire restaurant for our rehearsal dinner before (because it’s THAT good!) but this last time we ate was disappointing. The crab cakes came out barely warm. The server forgot my Father in law’s salad, they were out of crab claws (which is what 2 of the 5 of us wanted) and service was just sub-par. We will definitely be back, but I feel they were very inadequately staffed for the volume of people dining.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Valentine’s Day with my Wife and Daughter.

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OvettaM
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food2service4ambience5

Food did not have any flavor, but the restaurant was very nice also like the signing group that was there for Valentine's

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LindaB
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always pleased at Mickey’s even on a busy night like Valentine’s!

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BillW
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have always enjoyed going to Mikey's grill and find it to be in line with other upper scale dinning experiences.

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BennyY
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

If you are looking for a relaxed dining experience with good food in a smaller, no-frills restaurant, consider Mickey’s Grill. The food was very good and a good value. The atmosphere is like a small family restaurant with just okay decor. We will return for a evening out for dinner.

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vipZoobeefoo
Houston
22 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

This restaurant is in a shopping center, which is common for the area. Upon entering, we were off to a bit of a rocky start. The host/greeter was nowhere in sight. We hovered and wandered to the bar to inquire. When someone appeared, I emphasized that we had made our reservation through Open Table, giving the surname and "party of two" and stated that I WANTED to be checked in for my Open Table credit. Someone stared confusedly at a computer. We asked for a quiet table in a dark empty corner near two walls of windows and were warned that it was chilly in that part of the dining room. We were then warned that our waiter would have to walk all the way over there. (Perhaps seven feet off the beaten path). We perservered.
After that, we received excellent warm and friendly service from two people. We were given ample time. The wine list is short but has a few interesting and tasty offerings. The level and tone of communication with the wait staff was perfect. The sauces were quite nice, and the portions generous. It became an enjoyable and memorable evening. Upon returning to our hotel, I received an e-mail from OpenTable asking why we never showed for the reservation.

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JeffW
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Relaxed atmosphere. Never had a bad meal at Mikey’s.

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LindaW
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always love eating at Mickey’s. Food is great.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were immediately seated at our table upon arrival. Our waiter was unobtrusive yet attentive. We were brought fresh bread with butter that was softened from the warmth of the bread, which made the butter easily spread. Two of us had the grouper Oscar which was quite good in just the right portion. One had the seafood appetizer as his entree and he seemed to enjoy it. My wife had her usual Chicken Saltimbocca (single breast) and it was good as usual. Highly recommended for a casual dinner with friends.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Mississippi
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience1

We chose Mikey’s for a birthday celebration. The food was good but overpriced and none of the entries include a side item. The restrooms were disgusting which makes you worry the kitchen was just as bad. The atmosphere is lacking, which helps explain the empty restaurant at 7:00 on a Friday night. We expressed our dissatisfaction with the server and she spoke to the owner/manager. He didn’t even come to our table to check in. I would not recommend this restaurant and will not be visiting again.

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dine4fun
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great food. Good service. We will be back.

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Mikey's Grill is rated 4.6 stars by 395 OpenTable diners.

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