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Michael's Restaurant

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312 Clark St, Auburn, NY 13021-2239
+1 315-252-6194
Sun 16:30 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited for a family dinner and what a wonderful dinner we had. The atmosphere was perfect, staff attentive and pleasant, and the food unbelievably delicious. The appetizer special, a tray of assorted cheese and meats with homemade caponata was the best we have ever ate. Homemade soup reminded me of my Italian grandmama . Our dinners were freshly prepared,... More 

Thank 447charlenes
Auburn, New York
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a fav of mine for some special occasion. Most meals are $20+, but the portions are large and the food is fresh. My favorite is the shrimp scampi with angel hair pasta. Small friendly atmosphere.

Thank Lorogers248
Auburn, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

you always get a freshly prepared , great meal at this place. homemade salad dressing to kill for !!

Thank f-petro
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had dinner here on a Friday evening. When we entered we were asked if we had reservations, which we did not. We thought this was odd because the dining room and bar eating area were by no means busy and quite frankly for the hour or so we were there they did not get busy. We got a booth... More 

Thank Bob K
Dresden, New York
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

First time visiting. Wonderful old school atmosphere. Small and intimate. I had an Italian specialty, Veal Franchesco. Veal, eggplant sauce and provolone. Very tasty. Portions allowed for leftovers for today. Chef comes to every table to ensure a great dining experience.

Thank dmsmes
Auburn, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

For a very traditional setting of "Godfather" like quality, with excellent Italian selections of eggplant and other dishes, Michael's restaurant in Auburn is a hidden gem. With white table topped settings, a friendly and quality staff, with reasonable prices for food and wines, this establishment is, in our minds, one of the best in the Finger Lakes Region. With parking... More 

Thank Anthony G
Skaneateles, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

You only con the fox once. Lousy service unless they know you!we were dressed well. No reservation, but at 7 pm it did not seem to be a problem. Seated quickly. Menu looked good. After ordering we received our salads. Then we waited and waited. Half an hour before being served main course. Not one of the 3 servers and... More 

Thank Fli-bi-Night
Cicero, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Vintage Italian decor. Veal scallopini was excellent. Tender veal and full of flavor. Traditional pasta with meatballs were very good. Nice to get hot food. Nice portions for leftovers. Service was excellent.

Thank ScottSU
Auburn, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Small Italian restaurant chef owner owned. Duffy and his wife run the place. The special Duffy salad is so delicious if I didn't like the rigatoni with pepperoni so much it would be plenty. And the haddock...melts in your mouth. On weekends be sure to call for reservations as they are very busy!

Thank KKL4591
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

the day we went in there it was for a small party 12 people , very cold inside food did not come out at the same time some waited 45 mins. and it was good .

Thank 33chilly

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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
Italian, American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Clark St, Auburn, NY 13021-2239
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 315-252-6194

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