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“Generous portions of pinoy breakfast!!! ”
Review of Uncle Mike's Place

Uncle Mike's Place
Ranked #901 of 9,520 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: Philippine, Asian, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Chicago, Illinois
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Generous portions of pinoy breakfast!!! ”
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

Great tasting authentic filipino breakfast dishes

Huge portions
Affordable

Lots of side dishes - compliments of the owner

Service is friendly and efficient

Place is always packed with diners so why not give it a little facelift that it desperately needs :)


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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“First time here - love it !”
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

I've been hearing about this place from Filipino friends . Went there yesterday with my Caucasian friend been craving from some Filipino breakfast and we were not disappointed ! Food were delicious and good serving size , bit pricey , parking no problem and we were seated right away

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Thank Jon R
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Chicago, IL
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Excellent as Advertised”
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Saw it on "Chicago's Best" and had to try the skirt steak and eggs. I was not disappointed. The steak was cooked as perfect medium rare, as were the eggs over easy. Huge steak portion with almost no waste was excellent. Hash browns and toast were included, as were a few sprigs of cilantro. Service was excellent too. Highly recommended.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank BruleLaker
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Yummy Pinoy Food”
Reviewed 3 April 2014 via mobile

I've been to Uncle Mike's about three times because my wife who is Filipino introduced me to it. The have delicious traditional Filipino breakfast as well as casual American breakfast. My favorite by far is the marinated skirt steak. I don't know what they marinate it in, but it's DELISH! It's quite tender and flavorful without being over seasoned. The service is friendly and warm. It is not a big restaurant and rather narrow. The decor is simple, but nice and clean. The ambience is welcoming and happy.

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Thank Grasshopper71
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Chicago
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good Portions & Super Duper Delicious”
Reviewed 12 November 2013

I came here for brunch with my roommate. People have been ranting about how fulfilling the food is and how great it is. First off, the restaurant is totally a diner setting. They were packed! When we arrived, people were waiting to be seated...you sign up at the front desk...we were seated within 25 mins.... Their menu of Filippino breakfast was fricking amazing.....I had the milkfish & spam with over easy egg over rice. Btw, Asians love spam/eggs/rice in the morning....I know weird right..hahahaha....The portions was huge especially if each plate is about $15...The amount served the price....Excellent!

  • Visited October 2013
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