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Uncle Mike's Place

) #823 of 7,830 Restaurants in Chicago Philippine, Asian,
1700 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-6051
+1 312-226-5318
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“tocino” (9 reviews)
“garlic rice” (5 reviews)
“skirt steak” (2 reviews)
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Philippine, Asian, Diner
1700 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-6051
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Reviews (35)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing to compare to. Great unique menu combined with outstanding customer service (thanks Jib!). Can't resist anytime in Chicago.

Thank T O
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We are looking for Filipino restaurant in town and we saw this place. We had Longganisa and Bangus, it was so good feels like we are back home. We had little chit chat with Uncle Mike, This person is very down to earth and very...More

Thank bella0727
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My friends and I had lunch at this fabulous restaurant today. The food and service was superb. We were able to meet Uncle Mike, the owner, personally. He is such a sweet, gracious and gentle person. I highly recommend this restaurant for breakfast and lunch....More

Thank Paradise168
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Stayed downtown for the evening and instead of eating breakfast at the hotel- convinced my husband to eat at .Uncle Mike's Place. They serve American breakfast fare as well, but come for the Filipino breakfast- 2 eggs, garlic fried rice and your choice of loganisa(Filipino...More

Thank jadehr
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Had another breakfast at Uncle Mikes this past Sunday. Our group arrived by 8:30am and shortly thereafter, there was a line waiting to get seated. C'mon, what is not to love about tocino, w/over easy eggs over garlic rice, tasty delicious as always! I know...More

Thank SweetWillie
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Straight from the airport we had breakfast here as this is highly recommended by the husband's good friend. It was yum!! You'll have lugaw (as we call it in Filipino) or rice porridge as appetizer plus champorado as dessert. Carbs overload. We love it here....More

Thank Ana Z
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I will keep coming back to this place whenever I am in Chicago. They served authentic filipino breakfast. Everything in one plate with one price. Easy 5 star ratings. For taste, presentation & completeness. But wait, they also served american food.

Thank Irene S
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This is the place for Filipino breakfast in Chicago hands down! My family loves this place and the portion are huge-always a big plus. Love what we call arroz caldo, which comes before the meal. I usually get the tocino and loganisa with eggs and...More

Thank rcmrunner70
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is the first resto we went to during our first visit to Chicago. I ordered the bangus (small), and the plate was huge. The plates came with lugao, and a little cup of champorado, which was awesome! Will definitely come back. Uber your way...More

Thank clubmayhew
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

First time visit. I'll definitely want to eat here again! Loved their fried milkfish with the good mixture of garlic vinegar. Fried rice right on target for a non-filipino experience. For a filipino experience, suggestion for uncle mike to offer more garlic fried rice to...More

Thank Xpressive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Philippine, Asian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-6051
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-226-5318
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