Mike's Cafe and Grille

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Store Hours:

MONDAY: 11:00am - 3:00pm
TUESDAY: 11:00am - 3:00pm
WEDNESDAY: 11:00am - 9:00pm
THURSDAY: 11:00am - 9:00pm
FRIDAY: 11:00am - 9:00pm
SATURDAY: 10:00am - 9:00pm
SUNDAY: 10:00am - 4:00pm

PHONE: 386-961-9911
EMAIL: mikescafeandgrille@gmail.com
ADDRESS:
426 SW COMMERCE DR STE 115
LAKE CITY, FL 32025

About Mike's Cafe & Grille

We opened up in 1995 as Andi's Kitchen Specialties. We wanted to combine the concept of an independent gourmet kitchen store with an espresso bar/coffee shop that sold coffee beans, teas, & gourmet desserts. After about 6 months it fast became clear that we needed more than just desserts for the customers enjoying our coffee drinks.

Mike has always been a salesman in the art materials industry, besides actually being an artist. The space next to us was still empty, so we decided to put French doors in the wall & create a little lunch place, which we named for Mike, hence "Mike's out to Lunch". Mike's creative design made Lake City's most beautiful dining room, with a simple lunch menu & of course, quality tasty food!

The retail part of the business did ok... but the restaurant continued to grow. We loved the retail, but it became more challenging as time went on & the internet was taking the place of the personal shopping experience.

We talked about expanding the restaurant for at least a year before we could find the right qualified people to help us with the project. We started the remodel early in 2007 & completed it in the fall. What we created was a full kitchen, something we didn't have before, giving us the ability to do unlimited things with our new menu.

We used the space we had for the new kitchen & new dining room, doubling our seating capacity & giving us a whole new realm for our customer's dining pleasure.

Today we have Lake City's premier casual fine dining restaurant with by far the tastiest food!

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