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Maisano's Italian Restaurant

Italian, Californian
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26139 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-1140
248-348-1647
Today
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Study in Contrasts

Good prices, decent wine list, an atmosphere about what one would expect for a family-run restaurant, with very good Italian dishes and good service; however, I find it surprising that the owner makes no attempt to connect with his customers. We were a party of 7, with over a $400 bill, the last... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Milford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Some of the best Italian food my husband & I have ever had. Always consistant. Service just ok. Owner needs to be more personable - not very welcoming. Original owner welcomed everyone as if it was his home kitchen - not a business. We obviously go for the food!!!

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Milford
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37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Good prices, decent wine list, an atmosphere about what one would expect for a family-run restaurant, with very good Italian dishes and good service; however, I find it surprising that the owner makes no attempt to connect with his customers. We were a party of 7, with over a $400 bill, the last ones in our section of the restaurant.... More 

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Plymouth
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7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Three couples had dinner at Maisano's on May 24th. We have dined at this restaurant several times during the last four years. We have noticed some changes during this time with no decrease in food quality or service. The Italian dishes are of very good quality and taste. Chicken with crunchy skin was excellent and I will highly recommend it.... More 

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West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went for a dinner a few weeks ago. There were quite a few tables unoccupied around 7 PM on a Saturday, which was unusual for Maisano's. The house wine we tasted was not at all good. So we ordered a bottle of Decoy which was quite decent. Calamari was quite OK. Our dinner was not. Both the baskets of... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Loved the food, portions very large from food to service everything was five stars. I look forward to coming back.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Visited this restaurant while attending the Novi Golf Show and had heard great reviews regarding. They lived up to what I was told. Smallest restaurant and very quant, old family style eating. Joanna, our server, was very friendly and accommodating. Had Chicken Parm with wedge salad and the balsalmic dressing it was wonderful. Kinda hard to find but it was... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Used to come here when the originals owners had it. Decided to try it again after many years. First bad sign.. wide open dining room on a Friday night (used to have a long but -- well worth it wait). Ordered the "sauteed" perch - came buried in a heavy bland gravy that tasted like it had been on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

I had the lasagna. It was ok. I thought it wasn't seasoned as well as it could have been but my date loved it. He also liked his chicken Alfredo. The rolls are absolutely delicious when they are warm. My lasagna was a huge portion for the price. The service was good too.

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Novi, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

food is good, although kind of rich. Lots of tomato sauce. Atmosphere fine inside, although the strip mall it is located in does not strike you as the place to find a nice restaurant. Service is very good, smallish inside but adequate.

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detroit area
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We have been going here for years and yes there have been off nights for both food and service but all in all it works. Last night it was packed with many large groups, we had reservations for 7pm and were seated about 15 min later. The service was very good considering the crush of orders they were dealing with.... More 

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Additional Information about Maisano's Italian Restaurant

Address: 26139 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-1140
Phone Number: 248-348-1647
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Californian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26139 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-1140
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: 248-348-1647

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Californian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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