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64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093
+1 847-441-3100
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not one to go out on New Year's but decided to take a chance at Michael. We had been there a few times for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. This was no exception. Dinner was great and the environment was perfect. While crowded we could still carry on a conversation and the staff was very attentive. We... More 

Thank enewt147
Wilmette, Illinois
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127 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We have been to Michael's many times in the last two years and we have never been disappointed by the quality of the food and the service. They have a Friday night special menu (prix fixe) which they emailed the day before as it changes every week. Last Friday was "dover sole" which was delicious. The meat (lamb, venison) is... More 

Thank mflyon
Raleigh, North Carolina
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928 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

For the price, we expected a lot more. There was one vegetarian option - a mushroom risotto that was fairly light in texture but lacking in much taste. The rest of us opted for the Alaskan halibut. It was good although a bit dry. I had the gazpacho salad - mostly tomatoes with a spicy cucumber salad in the center.... More 

Thank John M
Winnetka, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Call me old-fashioned, but when I go out to dinner for a special occasion I love great food, great service, white tablecloths, and a peaceful, somewhat formal and generally quiet atmosphere. I know the trend is moving towards tables right next to each other, no tablecoths, and loud music so you don't have to talk too much with the person... More 

Thank Linda M
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

If you're going to dine at Restaurant Michael, you're going to have a prix fixe culinary experience that is worthy of a Michelin star. The service is fantastic and the French-style food is amazing. Portions are not huge but you will not be hungry for sure after eating a three- or more course meal here. The food is beautifully presented,... More 

Thank ViktorTrue
Evanston, Illinois
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

We have gone here a couple of times for special occasions. It is very upscale, a little pricey, but the food is excellent. I'm not completely enamored with French cooking, but if you are, you should check it out

1 Thank Lesli Z
Chicago, Illinois
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98 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

We went for our anniversary. Michael is in a non-descript location in Winnetka, Illinois, between a convenience store and a car dealer. But our dining experience was beyond description. It is so rare when the price and quality meet at the same point, but it does here. Choose from a three or four course prix fixe; decent selection, the wine... More 

3 Thank RJNJR
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

A truly lovely experience -- artistically presented, delicious food!!! Service was wonderful--not "over the top"-too chummy, which we prefer. Would highly recommend to friends!

3 Thank Jan P
Winnetka, Illinois
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Michael and his team have been providing an outstanding culinary experience for years. The food is fantastic, the value you is very high, and the service is impecable. You can tell that these people care about you and the delicacies that you enjoy while you are there. Highly recommend Michael for special occasions, but I think that it is a... More 

1 Thank AdamL60093
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138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

Spent a recent Saturday at Restaurant Michael in Winnetka, a group of 4 ladies there to get a tour of the kitchen, then sit down for the meal of our dreams. What a wonderful evening! The service friendly, professional, attentive. The food, perfection! Thank you!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093
  • Public Transportation: Metra - Indian Hill Station
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Winnetka
  • Phone Number: +1 847-441-3100

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