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Maisano's Italian Restaurant

26139 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-1140
248-348-1647
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Ranked #17 of 166 Restaurants in Novi
Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Californian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 12, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Our server was very good and the food was also. I had the trio (chicken parm, fettucine alfredo, lasagna) and all three were tasty. The tiramisu for dessert melted in the mouth. Yum.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I was a little sceptical about this restaurant, due to it's proximity to a number of shopping malls. It did not disappoint, and served real Italian cuisine.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I have been here probably 30 times in the last four years or so. Always thought of it as respectable food, fairly priced, good staff, and a nice little wine list. Over the last couple of years I thought the food was not as good as it once was, but still acceptable.Last night we had a casual dinner for my... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Been coming here for years and it never disappoints. Do to let he strip mall location deter you. Great food and service !

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stopped for an early dinner. The restaurant was not busy. It is a small restaurant that reminds of a neighborhood restaurant in Chicago. Our server was excellent. I had the chicken picante and it was wonderful. My husband had the herb encrusted tilapia and thought it was very good. Definitely recommend the banana cheesecake. It is made in-house and... More

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MI
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Had an overnight trip to the area and found this place via TripAdvisor. Made reservations and we were given the last table available when we arrived a short time later. The restaurant is small and wonderful. Felt more like a family reunion than a group of strangers sitting near each other. Jessica was our server and she provided excellent and... More

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White Lake, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Typical Italian family restaurant. Meals are very well prepared, never had a bad item here. Typical types of Italian dishes, nothing bad, nothing extraordinary. But head & shoulders above most Italian chains. Disclamer: grew up near Cleveland's Little Italy (Murray Hill), so my experience with Italian food could be a bit more expectant than others. Prices are average but you... More

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Livonia, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The restaurant is small but very cute! The food was very good and the portions are big. We went on New Years Eve and the place was packed! Only problem is there is really no waiting area so we had to stand by the door but it wasn't a big deal.

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Plymouth, Michigan
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My sister and I went to Maisanos after shopping in the area. Neither of us had been but we read the reviews and thought we would Gove it a try. We were greeted by a very friendly waitress who took us to our table and quickly brought us water. She returned fairly quickly and took our drink order and brought... More

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East Lansing, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Christmas Eve 2013 found us without power for 8 days. We had three adult children and two grandchildren visiting and no way to cook. What to do? We picked Maisano's because it was close to the only hotel we could find with rooms in unfamiliar Novi Michigan. We not only had a wonderful meal, but were treated like royalty by... More

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