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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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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
Good food

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Plymouth
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
9 helpful votes 9 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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12 restaurant reviews
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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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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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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farmington hills michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We have been coming to Maisanos for many years and the quality of the food is superb,especially the Lasagna. The recipe for this dish is a winner. We call it quality control,because it is always the same superb,delicious entree.The staff is very friendly and they were so nice to help us celebrate my sister in laws birthday by singing with... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This used to be our very favorite restaurant. The sheer rudeness of the owner has ruined the restaurant for us. Still sad about it.

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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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