At a recent family dinner we sampled the fried crab claws and grilled shrimp for apps. FAB! All of our entries were great, but the pecan crusted fish and shrimp took center stage. Then the grand finale of chocolate cheese cake and bread pudding desserts left us arguing about which was best. This place really is a hidden gem.
We enjoyed all of it. The service and the food.
Highly reccommend it.
This was our second visit in a month. Both times brought out of town visitors. Food has been excellent each time! Baked salmon, seafood pasta, very tasty entrees. The desserts are excellent as well.
Waitresses are friendly and very attentive. We’ll definitely be back often!
Excellent food as always and excellent service. I could eat one of their crab cakes everyday!!
It's a 5 star restaurant quietly tucked in South Lake. The steak and crab cake cannot be bested in Birmingham. Consistently excellent food and service. You won't be disappointed.
We enjoyed the food and the service very much; thought it was excellent.
Overall enjoyable meal. Great Service! Food was generally just OK except for the crab cakes which were the best I have ever had by far. Corn meal batter on the fried seafood was disappointing and really distracted from an otherwise solid plate. Portion size was good but meal was a little pricey for the quality. Wine was good with some good values. Will definitely give a second chance.
When we arrived, there Seemed to be total confusion on where to seat us. Then they wanted to seat us right next to one of the two tables already filled. Seemed no concern for the dining experience of the customer. Just what most fit the needs of the wait staff. We had an early seating and when more customers began to arrive things got very noisy. There was no acknowledgment that it was our fiftieth wedding anniversary although I had noted it on my reservation. But the food was very good and the waitress excellent.
Great food!!! The crab cakes are fabulous. Will dine again!!!
Server, Lori, was outstanding. Was our first time. We loved everything about the restaurant; can be a little noisy. We will be returning.
The food was wonderful. Especially the crab cakes. The service was not as good as it normally is.
Food was excellent as well as the staff. Zane was a great waiter!
Food decent. Service awkward and clumsy.
The food was very good and the service was excellent.
Very good menu and dinner. Server forgot to put in our app, but we forgot too. It was not charged to us. Food was pretty good, worth the price for sure.
Perfect valentines dinner with wife and friends
Fantastic as always. The food and service are exceptional. Black and blue ribeye appetizer is to die for. Fresh fish cooked to please. Delicious made-from-scratch desserts. My favorite restaurant around.
Honestly, was what we expected and had hoped for coming from a past at Fox Valley. Not to compare but was pleasantly surprised at what felt like finding and old friend. Mikey’s will be at the top frequent list!
The staff is friendly and efficient. The food is top notch. The menu items are varied and always very tasty.
Remains one of my favorite places! From steaks to seafood, never had anything there that I didn't like.
Oh My what a fabulous meal, The Seafood Gumbo was to die for and no one can make a Crab Cake or cook a Filet like Mickey. The meal was perfect!! The server we had was down to earth (no stuffed shirts in here), very attentive and we had to wait on nothing. I cannot remember when I have enjoyed a meal where everything was so perfect. We will be back and very soon. Our friend from Athens Georgia drove all the way here just to have Mickey's Crab cakes and Filet. That should tell you something.
Wonderful restaurant, very good fresh food choices. Have enjoyed the consistency and and attention to detail of all dishes for a number of years. Never had a bad meal or experance.
We've been looking for a good neighborhood restaurant ever since Justin's closed years ago. This might just fit the bill. The food was good and it is close to home.
Had a delicious meal for our Anniversary Enjoyed every minute of it
Great food! Great environment. Waiter suggestions were good. I ate one of the specials he suggested and it was delicious. My wife thought mine was better than hers and wants to go back to try something different.
Great meal and good service.
Great meal and good service.
Great service. Wonderful seafood. Always dependable Best crab cakes ever!
Mikey’s has the Best Crabcake I ever had and it is 99% crabmeat, a Spectacular Brown sauce comes on it! This is one of my favorite restaraunts! Don’t miss trying it! They have such great Food! The service is Awesome! Ask for Chris for your waiter! He is the Best there is!
The food and service was outstanding. However, we do not like how they have to run the credit card machine right in front of the guest and ask the guest to add the tip right in front of the server. The machine at the table needs to be eliminated. Several of our friends feel the same way about it.
THE STEAK AND CRAB CAKE ARE THE BEST I EVER HAD. IF ANYONE IS FROM BIRMINGHAM AND HAVE TRIED FOX VALLEY RESTAURANT, MIKEY WAS THE CHEF THERE FOR YEARS AND YEARS.
HE HAS AN AMAZING GIFT FOR FLAVORS AND RECIPES.
GO TO MIKEY'S, YOU WONT BE DISAPPOINTED!!!!
Wonderful fresh seafood. Everything was prepared perfectly and the waitress made for a great evening. The cobbler for desert was a perfect ending. Our main course came before we finished our salads but we are slow eaters and should have told the waitress to delay starting our entrees.
Great food!! Excellent update to the old Fox Valley menu and the chef is amazing! Definitely a must try :)
Noisy, service very, very slow. Food ok. No comparison to Highlands, Bottega, Satterfield’s. Will not return.
In Birmingham from Murfreesboro for another dog show. We're always looking for great places to dine and Mikey's was a great find. Fun menu and delicious food. The service by Zane K was great and we enjoyed ourselves. The soup of the day was a Crayfish Chowder blend that tasted awesome. My wife enjoyed her Crayfish pasta and my Mac Nut encrusted Snapper was delicious. It's definitely a popular restaurant for local's and they treated us like one of the gang. A little noisy, but people were having fun. It's now on our favorites list for future returns.
Three generations, from 20s to late 80s, all enjoyed a great evening of food and fellowship. A quiet environment for good conversation.
We went based on the reviews we read. Easy to get to and nicely appointed inside. The meal was a mixed bag. The dinner salad was nothing but a handful of lettuce and two shriveled (inexcusable) brownish grape tomatoes. The Crab Cake, which the wait person highly recommended was nothing special, probably frozen. The Snapper, on the other hand, was cooked perfectly and the butter honey sauce was very good but the shrimp topping really took something away from the dish. The meals all came at different times, never a good thing. Seemed expensive to me. Most dinner dishes were around 30 bucks.
Don't let the location fool you. Much more here than may meet the eye. The strip mall location in Hoover just off of 65/Valleydale Road belies the quality of the cuisine at Mikey's. We had a party of 5. We all had something different and everything was excellent. Starting with the small, warm little rolls to the salads to entrees to the beignets for dessert, it was all very good. The service was excellent (was pretty empty on a Saturday night sadly).
Would highly recommend, especially if you enjoy seafood and a bit of New Orleans flair. Worth the drive for a great meal. I think if they were in a better location you would not be able to get a table.
Great date venue.
A little loud inside, but the outside seating is best for conversation
Great meal. I'll be back soon.
Food was wonderful! Our server was super nice, but it took forever to get our appetizers, then our salads and our entrees. Needs to be a little quicker. Also, it's super noisy so hard to talk with our friends. We thoroughly enjoyed our food, though! Might try eating outside next time.