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J N Michael's Restaurant

5000 Lincoln Hwy, Matteson, IL 60443-1623
708-481-3364
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Ranked #22 of 45 restaurants in Matteson
Most recent review
- May 28, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Matteson, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This restaurant use to be my husband's favorite place to eat, because you could get a full course meal, drink and dessert all rolled into one. Fast forward 10 years later. Wanted to go after church for a nice dinner with my daughters. (forget it) the restaurant is old, they never remodeled, even after 10 years. The service is not... More

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Matteson, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Gud food decent prices they make me feel like im walking into cheers lol friendly servers even the owners pitch in they are real nice people there I always order prime rib med well baked potato xtra butter and sour cream plz dont tell my dr lol iced t u dont have 2 order they treat me well gud breakfast... More

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Blue Island , IL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We have been to this resturaunt several times. But each time we go the portions are getting smaller and smaller. I ordered a Philadelphia Sandwich that was suppose to be chunks of beef and green pepper with melted cheese over it. When they served it it looked like sloppy joe and there was hardly any meat on it for $10.Everything... More

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Mokena, IL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

This place is filthy..out dated...& overpriced. Corned beef used on Rueben is dried out lunch meat. Sandwich was greasy. $14 for a fried chicken dinner is ridiculous. Can't wait til they condemn this place & shut it down. I don't understand why people give them their hard earned money.

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university park
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

What a shame when I remember how good this place used to be. Obviously there has been a change in ownership in last 6 or 7 years. I only eat here maybe 3 times per year, when it used to be at least once per week. I only order their fried catfish or grilled calf liver. All other entrees are... More

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Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

We went to J.N. Michaels’s to have dinner with my half-sisters. They live about forty miles from us, so we took a chance on this restaurant. It ended up being a good meal. The waitress was very forthcoming in her appraisals of the menu offerings, and probably saved me from making a bad choice. My wife and I had the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I went there with my husband to have dinner after a concert "the Temptations REview" and the wait was a little long, maybe 20 mins. but it was worth it. We got a nice table, very good service and very good food. I then went back for lunch w/ my friend, only waited 5 mins. and good food, little pricey,... More

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MANTENO
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Typical Greek restaurant. The menu is very long. You can order what you want when you want it. It gets very crowded on the weekends for breakfast (which is very good) and they cram you in like cattle. Portions are not large, but adequite. Service is ok, unless crowded and then good luck. Prices are ok, but thier are other... More

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Vada, Italy
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

I've been there with a couple of friends, and we stopped there when traveling from Chicago to Urbana. The place is ok, and the waitress was nice to us. However, the quality of the food is to me quite low (I took an open-faced sandwich with a beef steak, and the meat doesn't sound like the best quality). The other... More

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Crete, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

I didn't. It is your usual run-of-the-mill coffee-shop style restaurant. Too much food, but not great quality.

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