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64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093
Metra - Indian Hill Station
(847) 441-3100
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Monday
Closed
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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: Reservations
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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    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
Most recent review
Consistently good

Returning to Michael's restaurant, I must say it never disappoints. While prices are by no mean on the cheap side, Michael's is still a good dining option for special occasions. Both the food and service are great. We will keep coming back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
jeanmarc3
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Elmwood Park, IL
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
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75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Elmwood Park, IL
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Returning to Michael's restaurant, I must say it never disappoints. While prices are by no mean on the cheap side, Michael's is still a good dining option for special occasions. Both the food and service are great. We will keep coming back!

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The warmth of the staff and their stellar service, the gastronomic creations all served hot and sooo delish and a cozy booth on New Years Eve. The perfect ending to 2014! I would be at Michael every week if we didn't live 40 miles away.

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Highland Park, IL
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We've been to Michael a number of times and very much enjoyed the place until last year when the atmosphere, management attitude and the food seemed to have changed dramatically for the worse. This was noted in a TripAdvisor review. Despite swearing off the place, we went back for another serving and are glad that we did. And so, I... More 

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Skokie, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We have traveled the country for fine dining. When we had to cancel our reservation for an upscale downtown restaurant to stay local I was disappointed. Turns out it was a stroke of fate. The food and service were 5 star all the way. The menu is set up for a prix fix with either 3 or 4 choices, but... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This was my first visit to Michael, and it will not be my last. It was a truly wonderful experience. The service was attentive without being overbearing, and the wait staff was so pleasant and relaxed that it made our group feel well taken care of and very welcome. Most of us ordered the salad with pistachio goat cheese, and... More 

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Evanston, IL
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I've gone to Michael's at least 5 times and every time I've left happy that I came back. It is a subdued restaurant with a lovely ambience, great service and wonderful food. I am partial to venison and it is hard to find in Chicago, every time I've had it at Michael's it has been cooked to perfection. The fixed... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My sweetie and I have been "regulars" at Michael since we moved to the North Shore of Chicago for a few years now and it never occurred to me to review it. But sweetie is in Paris - sans moi - and I treated myself to dinner there last night. What prompted it was one of the reasons Michael is... More 

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Wilmette, Illinois
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118 reviews 118 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Intimate upscale fine dinning. They feature a fixed 3-4 course menu. The portions are small so savor each course. Serves is spot on. Valet Parking, they park it on the street, you could easily do the same. Leisurely paced evening.

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Evanston
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106 reviews 106 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We have gone to this restaurant any number oftimes over the years for special occassions, special dinners, wine dinners, and to meet friends. Our meals have always been excellent and the service impeccable. From beef to lobster, each and every dish has been terrific. Deserts are always special and unique with adherence to tradition and a touch of creativity.

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Chicago, Illinois
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106 reviews 106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My husband and I went with another couple who had been there several times. We each ordered the four-course prix fix and tried to get a variety of items. We spent the rest of the evening discussing which was best. There was not a loser in the bunch. The lobster and crab over the carrot gel was unusual, yet approachable... 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

Questions & Answers

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