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Michael's

15 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55901
507-288-2020
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Ranked #20 of 243 restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Greek, Seafood, Steakhouse
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Rochester, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Best beef in an old world setting. Take you time, enjoy the meal, the conversation and the people. Great location, free valet parking. For the over 50 crowd.

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Hayward, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our veggie came with butter on it when we asked for no butter, and the waitress tried to take it back. We would not let her since it was good. The maghitto was the 2nd best I ever had. Keep in mind that the best was in Greece.

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Halifax, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Not what was expected. While the prime rib was ok, the steak was very poorly cooked. The steamed vegetables were overcooked green beans and sat in a bowl of grease. The potato tasted like it had been reheated. This place is past it's prime!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I was at this restaurant and it was not a very good place to enjoy a meal. The service was terrible,and it was and all around boring restaurant. It needs to be updated and cleaned a little bit. I has a very odd smell to the place, one that reminds me of an abandoned ship yard. I feel it would... More

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Rochester, Minnesota, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Michael's Restaurant has been one of the nicest places to eat in Rochester,MN for decades. They always make you feel special, the service is great and the food has always been top-notch. Families have been gathering there for generations to celebrate weddings, birthdays and anniversaries. This is definitely a restaurant you will want to experience.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've always had a good experience at Michaels. The food is very good, though a little expensive. My companion had prime rib, which he said was the best he's had in a long time. I had parmesan crusted walleye and that was very good. The garlic toast is absolutely the best around! The atmosphere is a little old fashioned, but... More

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Went to Michaels expecting a nice meal. The atmosphere was very old fashioned. The food was very average and the steak was like leather. Not worth the high prices.

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Manchester
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

On a pirate's map it could indicate "Here be good food". So don't be put off by the dark interior decor, whichever of the several dining areas you find yourself in. Along with the waitresses uniformly dressed in black and white, it emphasises the stability and solidity of serving the good citizens of Rochester fine food for over a century.... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Top Contributor
388 reviews 388 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I used to live in Rochester and went to Michael's several times a month. This is a special restaurant in fact my husband proposed to me in one of their cozy rooms. I took my daughter for lunch and we ate in the library. The decor is as if we ate in an actual English library. The waitstaff was very... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Nice selection on menu....food good. Location within the mall......steaks, seafood. Had shrimp and steak combo and it was good!!! Order it again.

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