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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here a little worried that you had to be a local to get good service, but we are not locals and were treated well. I think that you get your food much faster if you order from the blackboard rather than the menu....My husband and I ordered from the blackboard, but my daughter's wings from the menu took 20 minutes. ALL of the food we ate was delicious and we didn't mind the 20 minute wait for it. The meat and three is a deal! We'll be back!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 22 April 2021

I've been to Mikes 3 times and I think I won't go back. They don't seem to want us there. They are happy to let you stand in the doorway for 10 minutes because you don't know to seat yourself. They are fine to let...you sit at a table for 15 minutes before someone takes your order. The staff seems unhappy to be there-or maybe just to serve those who aren't regulars. On my first visit, after standing there for a while someone yelled across the restaurant to us that they are only serving hot dogs? That seemed odd so we left. We came back a week later when the menu was being served. It was ok. I'm a good cook and I have traveled and eaten at places all over from shacks to fine dining. I love all kinds of food from greasy burgers to gourmet fare. So, I'm a tough critic. I have high standards for freshness and flavor. Mikes food -the meat and 3 (which I love generally) is just meh. Some things are good. Nothing is great. Think frozen breaded okra that they fry up-not homemade-many places serve this-I mean I love fried okra but its nothing special here. The breakfast was joyless-dry eggs, sad bacon, watery instant grits-I abhor instant grits-but they can be dressed up a little at least. If the food was fantastic I would ignore surly servers. I was once a server. Its hard work and you can't be happy all the time. But I honestly felt like they would just as soon we never come back.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

Great country cooking, meats and veggies. Excellent food and service. They don’t take credit so make sure you have cash. Really good. Turkey and dressing is awesome.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 6 July 2020 via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant today to celebrate my husband’s birthday. We had heard good things about them so thought we would try them out. We were one of three tables occupied, our drink order was taken but needed a bit more time...to decide. Meantime the waitress attended to another table took their drink orders and cane back for their order. She never returned to take our order but instead sat down at a table behind us to chat with another employee. Finally after waiting for 20 minutes my husband walked out and I asked for a bill for the sodas. She gave me to go cups and said no charge. No apology was given for not taking our order, we were really disappointed.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

We got here late for lunch so we missed the"meat and three" option. Be sure to be there before 2 if that's what you're looking for. We got burgers and fries from the menu. The burgers were good and the fries were very good. Unfortunately...it took about 25 minutes to get our food even though we were literally the only customers waiting. We will try again but we'll definitely get there earlier.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner you can't go wrong eating here always a great meal. I wish I could afford to eat every meal of the day here.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 11 December 2019

tried this place out tonite,we had the fried chicken ,tater vollard and blackeye peas and it was good ,service was great glass of tea didn't get empty will be back to try something else

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 26 November 2019 via mobile

Heard about this place from the locals and decided to go. The food was all excellent and Huge Portions. We will be back.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 12 November 2019 via mobile

What is it with the wait staff at this restaurant? The food is pretty good, but good grief, people like coffee with their breakfast. Our waitress brought the pot (regular and we had decaf) around to refill our cups when we were leaving. And where...is the friendliness? This place gets by on their food and not on the help. Unless they know you, then the friendliness comes out.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 13 September 2019

My third time here, but I keep forgetting you can only pay with cash or check...Green beans are delicious!!! Loved the fried squash and the slaw...but I thought I was getting beef tips and rice, but it was pot roast which i found out was...pork,,,very friendly and speedy waitress.Meat and 3 vegetables with drink was only $8!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Mikes's Ellijay Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5