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Michelino's Restaurant

169 Washington Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202-3419
+1 908-355-8393
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
169 Washington Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202-3419
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, world class service. A true gem among local restaurants! So many places offer food in this area, and they are mediocre at best. You can taste the time, love, and quality in every plate.

Thank Sal D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 5. We shared 2 extra large salads (fried goat cheese and Cesar) 3 pizzas and tresLeche cake. The food was excellent. The portions were large (we took home the excess). And the service was very attentive and helpful. It was...More

Thank Hank K
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Didn’t like or enjoy the pizza 🍕 it wasn’t crunchy nor tasty I would never go back again. Was very disappointed.

Thank Dayli C
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy eating there, food was great and service was awesome, felt very nice, loved the decorations, I will go there again!!

Thank ginnayumbo
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This week they forget the pizza! Seriously? You guys make great food but you're soon to lose my service. Please get it together.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This place was so great I made a TripAdvisor account to give them a rating. We thought that we wouldn’t be able to get any good food on our way to PA since we arrived at EWR around 10pm, but we decided to give this...More

Thank Tze K
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I (visiting from Houston, TX on business) dined here in October 2016 (see my previous review), and said if we were ever in the area again that we would definitely return...today, 11/04/17, we returned! You can’t beat perfection, so we actually repeated...More

Thank pedalfoot
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Michelino's is truly a neighborhood, locals place open to the world. This is one of the best Italian restaurants in Elizabeth, one of the best ethnic dining places in metro NY. Our company has hosted several group functions and have found management (Jerry) to be...More

Thank blaux
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I came here with my family and I had such a great time! I ordered the Chicken Michelino and it was delicious! It was a really pleasant experience with a lively atmosphere. 5 out of 5 :) Catalina and Mirna were great servers as well!

Thank carolinaotero95
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

While in the area for my daughters soccer tournament we decided to have a good dinner since we were all tired of eating out. I had pulled up restaurants in the area on trip advisor and this one stood out so we figured we would...More

Thank McGregor4
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Questions & Answers
1 March 2018|
Response from blaux | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know. Call the restaurant, ask for Jerry the owner, I’m sure he will help you.
6 August 2016|
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Response from Joanna F |
Its safe. Its Elizabeth not Camden.
9 June 2016|
Response from Jerry N | Property representative |
Rw thanks for the inquiry, no you will not need reservations, but if you would like, you can give us a call so I know your coming. I always like to do a little something extra when I have guests from trip adviser. Hope to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Washington Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202-3419
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-355-8393
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Michelino's Restaurant and Pizzeria offers Italian, casual dining as it should be. Whether you join us for a casual dinner in our restaurant, enjoy watching sports at the bar or need pizza and wings delivered to your home - you can count on Michelino's!
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