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Michael's Italian Restaurant

1400 S Grand Ave, Waukesha, WI 53189
(262) 549-0406
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Ranked #6 of 147 Restaurants in Waukesha
Price range: $0 - $12
Sun - Mon 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We finally went here for dinner and were back the next week.. Such good food! They have a big menu and everything is well priced. Better food then Olive Garden or Mama Mia's.. They have call ahead seating, which I suggest you do. Parking can be a pain specially with winter here. Very comfortable! So far the dishes we ordered... More 

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Zionsville, Indiana
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117 reviews 117 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My sister selected Michael's for her birthday dinner as she wanted to try something new. It was a busy Saturday evening so we had to wait a bit, but honestly the wait was well worth it. The service was very good, the atmosphere was lively but not too loud, and the food was outstanding. The pasta portions are quite large... More 

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near Milwaukee, WI
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A Groupon got us to try Michael's on a cold Saturday night. The estimated wait time was right on. The extensive menu had all kinds of Italian dishes including pizza. Entrees include soup/salad and garlic/hot bread. I chose the goat cheese ravioli with vegetables from the specials, and it was great. My dining partner had the veal marsala from the... More 

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We (two couples) tried this well known Italian restaurant on the Saturday before Christmas. Maybe it was a timing mistake, the Saturday before Christmas; too many parties? We were told it would only be about a half hour wait, turned out to be much closer to an hour. The good news was we were able to find a seat at... More 

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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181 reviews 181 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We went here with another couple based solely upon TA's lofty assessment of this "Great Italian spot" in Waukesha. Perhaps we should have just stuck with the highly-rated take pizza component rather than the 'full-service' restaurant. First, the positives: An extensive menu, with many old time favorites; food that is not bad at average prices; reasonably attentive service. Now the... More 

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71 reviews 71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My wife and I were way behind the eightball on our plans to eat dinner on the Saturday, 12-6-14 night of our visit to Michael's. This was attributed to my efforts to resolve a digital music mystery worthy of the Sherlock Holmes character as portrayed by Johnny Lee Miller in the CBS show "Elementary". We arrived to a near empty... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

All the meals are good but we especially love their pizza and house salad. Reminds us of good New York style pizza with delicious crust and great toppings. Staff makes you feel like part of the family. Booths are comfortable and private. The bar area is separate so the dining area is quiet. Gets very busy of Friday and Saturday... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

First moved to area I had seen many coupons for this restaurant. I am glad I tried it out. Not only do the have good food but real good service. The food is amazing for the price and you get a real Italian restaurant feeling when you go there. We had the Pizza, it was delicious and was very unique.... More 

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We came in right when they opened...staff very nice and restaraunt is so beautiful. Classy but also cute and comfortable. I just love their pizza- so good every time!!! Our party also had chic fettachini and another pasta entry/ I think ravioli's.. We all loved our dishes. This is a great place to come if you want to be sure... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Michael's is always a bargain and the food is great! We love the location and the service is tops. Great drinks to enjoy with friends.

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Additional Information about Michael's Italian Restaurant

Address: 1400 S Grand Ave, Waukesha, WI 53189
Phone Number: (262) 549-0406
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
Cuisine: American, Italian, Pizza

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