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Michael's Italian Restaurant

1400 S Grand Ave, Waukesha, WI 53189-7631
(262) 549-0406
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Ranked #9 of 144 restaurants in Waukesha
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Stuffed mushroom appetizer was really good. I had a spicy tomato cream based pasta dish which was excellent. However found their garlic bread to be quite disappointing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Love that they use fresh mushrooms on the pizza. Will need to try something else on the menu sometime soon. All the other dishes that go by look awesome.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Visiting relatives in Wisconsin who took me there for dinner. Place was very busy. They usually need to make reservations. Nice variety of choices on menu. Everything looked good. I had a special for the day, Lobster Cannelloni. Was very good. Would highly recommend.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We ended up going to Michael's on a Friday night, I called ahead to make reservations (which they don't take, but do put you on a 'list') We ended up having to wait about 25 minutes, no problem there was plenty of room at the bar. We got the stuffed mushrooms for an appetizer (yum!) and the clam chowder (extra... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Love the thin crust pizza. The sauce is spicy without going overly so. They even use fresh mushrooms.

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to come for pizza!! Been coming here for so many years and it never ever disappoints me!! Can't wait for next time!! :)

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Waukesha
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I have eaten in many of the best restaurants in the world; no brag ... just fact. It is easy to recommend Michael's as it is as good an Italian restaurant as can be found. The pizza is without equal and the other dishes make you want more. The true bonus is that it is a bargain, unlike the "best... More

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Yummy - we love Michael's! We live nearby and have been there several times, and the food is always wonderful. The service is good, too. Be sure to try the Cappalachi della Nonna - seafood pasta that's the best I've had anywhere. The chocolate martinis are wonderful, too.

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Nashotah, Wisconsin
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is not the Michael's I went to when I first came to Waukesha. After knowing Michael's for years mostly as a place to go for pizza or inexpensive run-of-the-mill pasta dishes, I was pleasantly surprised to find that the menu has been extensively updated. The food was fresh and delicious. We'll be back - soon.

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Milwaukee
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19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Michael's is currently our very favorite take-out pizza. Great Italian sausage and the mushrooms are fresh and plentiful!

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