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Michael's Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Italian, American
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
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All reviews veal salad beans bread fried calamari pasta dishes haddock angel hair pasta chef owner player piano small restaurant italian food well worth the trip diverse menu home town dining room portions are large
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Service is great and so is the food. It’s a cozy spot in Auburn that offers great food. Love going there.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Patti C
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great Italian cuisine. The Spaghetti sauce is the best I've had. Small intimate atmosphere with a very large and diverse menu.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jim C
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Thanksgiving eve with my in-laws and needed to hit a home run of a meal and for sure it was. I have never had veal as tender ever!!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank J3128JWchrism
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has amazing Italian dishes! The best ever! Please let me come and have a piece of heaven!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LpoolDogLover
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Service was great. And the food was better. Shrimp cocktail appetizer was fantastic, veal parm with pasta-outstanding

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank krickard2017
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The steak was cooked as ordered and very good. The sauce on the pasta was not. Very ...sour/sweet, not tasty at all. The owner belittled a server in public. Not flattering.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tim13021
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

After reading the online reviews, we made a reservation for our family of 4. It still took awhile to be seated even though all they needed to do was “re-set the table”, and no where to stand while waiting without the waitstaff having to squeeze...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Joellmk
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We went here after reading reviews as the best Italian menu around. Well 4 of us went and all came away with the same opinion. Average at best. First of all is marinara and Alfredo sauce so expensive that the pasta gets a tiny amount?...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank out4agoodtime
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Have been to this restaurant several times, and I cannot say enough about the food and service. Everything is great! The wait staff are friendly and very attentive. The owner comes to each table and asks if everything is alright. It is only about 1...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Anne R
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Michael’s is a little bit like visiting little Italy. It’s a small restaurant where the owner cooks orders to fill. Everything freshly prepared and delicious.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Joly13021
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excellent Italian food. Menu available online under Michael's restaurant Auburn, NY
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