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“Consistently Good!”

Michelina's Italian Cuisine
Ranked #218 of 3,086 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Paradise Valley
PARADISE VALLEY
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Consistently Good!”
Reviewed January 21, 2008

I am never disappointed at this restaurant....Great food, fresh flower arrangements, a professional staff, and the best drinks in Phoenix. I have often seen Michelina come out of the kitchen and visit with the guests. We never feel rushed to "turn over the table", a very pleasant experience.

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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“OK Italian, but basic”
Reviewed January 20, 2008

Michelina's is decorated very nice inside. The fresh flowers are nice, but it sort of smelled like a funeral home - too much! The wait staff was very busy and it took 30 minutes to get attended!

The food is mostly your basic Italian cuisine – veal parmesan, marsala, fettuccini alfredo, etc. Prices for entrees are closer to the mid $20’s and not $15 as stated in the review. We considered the food overpriced for the quality.

We will continue to travel to Tomaso’s for true gourmet Italian cuisine! Much more exotic menu, better quality food and a far superior wait staff!

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“Authentic, neighborhood-y place. Relatively unknown except to locals. Worth seeking out.”
Reviewed December 15, 2007

Authentic, neighborhood-y place. Relatively unknown except to locals. Worth seeking out.

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Glendale, AZ
1 review
“Superb Italian. My favorite for over 8 years.”
Reviewed December 12, 2007

This restaurant is a real sleeper. Anyone driving by might completely miss it or pass it up for lack of ambiance. WRONG!
The interior is not only very comfortable but uniquely laid out and very nicely decorated. The waitstaff is superb. Knowledgeable, friendly, efficient, and attentive without being overbearing or at all intimidating. Their bar serves excellent coctails and their wine list is more than adequate and very reasonably priced. Now for the food: The absolute best Haute Italian in the Valley. Period. They have a very loyal customer following and their waitstaff stays for years.

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“Nice atmosphere, good food. A bit overpriced.”
Reviewed December 8, 2007

Nice atmosphere, good food. A bit overpriced.

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