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Michelina's Italian Cuisine

$$ - $$$
Paradise Valley
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3241 E Shea Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85028-3335
(602) 996-8977
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Though we reside in Kentucky, we originally visited Michelina's because of it's good ratings and proximity to my sister's home in Phoenix. My mother, who uses a walker was in our party, as well. The staff understood the mobility issues and treated her like a queen, placing us at a convenient table. Our waiter, during both visits was excellent....Sorry I... More 

Thank Randy Dominic R
Grandview, Washington, United States
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must visit if you enjoy Italian food. The location is in a strip center which does not do justice to what is revealed inside. Upon entering you will be greeted by a gracious host and an abundance of fresh flowers. Once seated the fine, yet casual, dining experience begins. Each of our party of 4 ordered different... More 

Thank Paul J
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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513 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The outside is surely deceptive... a small strip mall and a non-descript entrance. Once inside though... wow... fresh flowers everywhere, low lights; warm decor; very, very nice... without being formal or stuffy. Our service was outstanding... including being taken care of all night by the owner's son and a wide variety of staff. We had the stuffed mushrooms... very good,... More 

Thank Bob L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This was our first visit for dinner. We asked a couple to join us and no one was disappointed!!! The food was great and the service was also great - and loved the Italian atmosphere of the whole place!!! It is a little ride from our house but all okay - we will for sure be back!!!!

Thank J35KPlindas
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Just go you won't be disappointed! Better than our Italian mom use to make! Cannelloni and Piccata with homemade Italian dressing are not to be missed. Fresh fliers in tables & accents make it feel like a very special occasion. The best Italian on the north side of the 51.

Thank pjzipper
Desert Hills, AZ
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

We were taken here by another couple the other night and what a surprise! The setting inside is beautiful with fresh flowers and people really interested in taking care of their customers. We had a couple drinks and two appetizers to share before getting down to business. We went early and were probably the first there for the evening, but... More 

Thank JimmyChuck1948
Phoenix, Arizona
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

My husband and I went here this past Friday and it was amazing! Do not let its location in a strip mall deceive you--once inside, you feel like you are in someone's home. Their green lipped mussels appetizer has the most amazing sauce on it and the biggest mussels I've had in Phoenix. I got the shrimp and scallop pasta... More 

Thank Jaclyn B
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

Small restaurant with with only a couple people working, but they worked hard! They were attentive without being in the way. The food was wonderful! Everything was made just the way Nona would make it.

Thank NurseJ2010
Phoenix, Arizona
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

We celebrated two special occasions simultaneously - Mother's Day and my husband's 75th birthday. Could not have chosen a more lovely restaurant. Fresh flowers all around, white linen tablecloths, exceptional service and absolutely fantastic food. They have a beautiful menu including an array of Italian dishes including fresh seafood. We were a group of six and each and every one... More 

Thank fl1217
Cave Creek, Arizona
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Dined with 3 other couples and everyone was very pleased with their dinner choices. From the bread and appetizers to the main course...everything was fresh, authentic and well made. A complimentary after dinner drink was delivered which was delicious and we even had a table side visit from Michelina herself. It was a wonderful evening experience.

Thank Terry C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $15
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3241 E Shea Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85028-3335
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Paradise Valley
  • Neighborhood: Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: (602) 996-8977

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?