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The Kernal Sep 8, 2009 07:50 AM

I see where Izzy's on the Ave. has closed in St Clair Shores. Does anyone know why and if they relocated? Thank you.

  1. JanPrimus Feb 28, 2010 04:28 PM

    Can someone tell what kind of place this is? :)

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      RedTop Mar 1, 2010 05:30 AM

      It's a sandwich shop & cake bakery, Jan. Upscale in ambience & price from most area family restaurants. Plate presentation is handsome and well thought thru.

      I like the place, but...my last lunch there was $14.50 dining solo. That was for a Fat Back Burger, side of onion rings (nothing special) and a small pop.

      No business website--no online menu.

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        boagman Mar 1, 2010 01:24 PM

        Wow! $14.50 for that? ::whistles:: That's...a lot. Just for my own sense of understanding: did that total include the tax and tip?

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          RedTop Mar 1, 2010 04:45 PM

          Tax yes. Tip, no. My 20% of 14.50 was $2.90. My tip was $3.00.

          I had buyers remorse. Skipped meals out for the following two days.

          But...the lunch was pleasing. I just won't put Famous Izzy's on my regular restaurant rotation. Maybe 2/3 times a year.

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            boagman Mar 2, 2010 03:55 PM

            Good grief...$17.50 for a burger, nothing-special onion rings and a small pop? I'd be having more than buyer's remorse...I'd be seething. That's out-and-outrageous. I can pretty safely say that I'll *never* be going there.

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      sideshow Oct 21, 2009 02:48 PM

      They are now open!!!! , I think they moved because they had horrible parking and this is a much better location as well. HUGE BURGERS !!!!!

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        RedTop Oct 23, 2009 03:54 PM

        But tasteless.

        Stopped today for lunch. Great space. Way upscale from a typical deli environment. Wanted to like it--but couldn't.

        I promise to give the place a second chance...

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          jvregenold Nov 10, 2009 06:16 AM

          Does anyone have the phone number? The one listed is a bar in Roseville called Izzy's. I wanted to order a cake but can't seem to find a good number for them.

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            DonnaLynn Nov 10, 2009 12:17 PM

            I just happened to have a flyer on my table.
            586-294-6750
            586-294-6788 Fax

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              RedTop Nov 11, 2009 06:19 AM

              Because there is an Izzy's bar in a bowling alley in Roseville, the new location on Little Mack at 13 Mile Road is called Famous Izzy's.

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                Fibber McGee Mar 3, 2010 09:04 AM

                Famous Izzy's? I wonder if there's an association with the small chain of Izzy's around the Cincinnati area. They tout their famous corned beef.

                I'm only an hour or so from Cincy. I wait for when I visit the family in Michigan to take care of any deli fixes I need to take care of.

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                  RedTop Mar 4, 2010 04:15 AM

                  No connection whatsoever, Fibber.

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            DonnaLynn Sep 9, 2009 11:57 AM

            Izzy's (Roseville, MI) is opening a deli at the corner of 13 Mile and Greater Mack (behind the Speedway). It wasn't open the last time I went past, but they have been working on it.

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