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Michael

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64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093
Metra - Indian Hill Station
(847) 441-3100
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5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fabulous New Year's Eve Celebration with Friends

We signed up early for a reservation here as it fills up fast for NYE. We had 8:00 reservations and were lucky to get a booth. We were warmly greeted when we arrived and one of our favorite waiters came over to say hello and welcome us also! There was a set menu with choices for appetizers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
jabsChicago
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Chicago
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We signed up early for a reservation here as it fills up fast for NYE. We had 8:00 reservations and were lucky to get a booth. We were warmly greeted when we arrived and one of our favorite waiters came over to say hello and welcome us also! There was a set menu with choices for appetizers, entrees, and dessert.... More 

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Thank jabsChicago
Chicago, Illinois
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89 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Pass on the long drive to the city and book at Michael Restaurant. Book either the main room or the new George Trios. George Trois is a room restaurant inside Michael Restaurant. We recently had a dinner at George Trois and it amazing. The wine pairing was well worth the price and matched up with the food perfectly. The food... More 

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Thank winofoodtravel
Chicago, Illinois
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126 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

A friend invited me to share a lovely evening. The evening was fabulous. Every thing written to date about Michael seems to be true. The food was superb, and I've been to a lot of upscale restaurants, but it was restrained. As I walked in, i thought I wouldn't fit into the Northshore, one look at the wine list, changed... More 

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Thank nancyinChicago_13
Highland Park, Illinois
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378 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We have dined at Michael on many occasions and have always had a great meal. They recently renovated. Changes that I noticed on our most recent visit include the addition of an even more upscale restaurant (George Trois - 10 course tasting menu), more casual ambiance in the Michael dining room and slightly larger portions. When dining at Michael you... More 

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Thank Hpmicks
Winnetka, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This place has upscale food-a wonderful menu (French), good food, service is fine, the ambiance is great for a special night

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Thank tennis2618
Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
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50 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Restaurant Michael and the new private room George Trois are exquisite dining experiences. Excellent service! Perfect for a very romantic dinner or to celebrate after that big business deal went through.

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Thank diner574
Cape Coral, Florida
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I adore this restaurant and has become one of my favorite date night spots. They have such a classy atmosphere without the stuffy-ness and has an amazing waitstaff that is friendly and polite. White linens and cozy lighting makes this place so inviting to just relax and take your time to enjoy your multi-course dinner. We usually elect the 3... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We've been to Restaurant Michael several times. Every time its been over the top and impressive. This past weekend we went in for a lobster special. We are on the restaurants mailing list and they often let their regulars know of specials 24-48 hours in advance, depending on what the chef can get from his supplier. The lobster was INCREDIBLE.... More 

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Thank Chicag0Christina
Chicago, Illinois
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985 reviews
776 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Michael is a mid-sized restaurant located along Green Bay Rd. Street parking is so easy & even parking across the street, you don't really need valet parking, though it is available. You are struck by the elegance as soon as you walk in. Very nice ambiance, well dressed waitstaff and well presented tables. The seating is comfortable and not overly... More 

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Thank Allen21096
Chicago, Illinois
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I took a friend for a birthday dinner, looking for delicious flavors and a comfortable place to converse. It ticked both boxes nicely. She enjoyed her cocktail and I enjoyed my glass of Vouvray so if you are with a crowd that wants both a good bar and a good cellar, they will behappy. Next came an amuse bouche for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093
  • Public Transportation: Metra - Indian Hill Station
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Winnetka
  • Phone Number: (847) 441-3100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?