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3411 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4205
+1 734-971-0484
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3411 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4205
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Some entrees were just lousy, particularly the clams and linguini(4 clams). Others passible. Drinks good. Wine overpriced for the mediocre taste. Slow service

Thank J F M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live on the West side and became regulars at Webers because the best server ever worked there. Then she told us she was going to Paesano's. We were sad to see her go so we decided to go visit her at her new location....More

Thank Stefanie W
michelle r, Manager at Paesano's, responded to this review

Stefanie, Thank you so very much for posting a review. And welcome to the family. We absolutely love Amanda. She is a wonderful young woman and are so happy she has joined us. I have shared your compliments with her and the rest of our...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Had a business dinner with 6 of and us and it was excellent. I asked for a quite table and they accommodated us with a table in the back room. Each of had a different entry and we were all pleased. Service was professional even...More

Thank Marguerite B
michelle r, Manager at Paesano's, responded to this review

Marguerite, Thank you for posting a review. I am so happy to hear you all enjoyed the service and the menu. See you soon. Michelle Ruggero

Reviewed 19 April 2017

My sister and I took our elderly parents there, and this was selected by them based on prior experience. On a Saturday after noon it was quiet and not rushed. They offer a large selection of Italian and other wines. Large menu of classic Italian...More

Thank michaelrM5717MD
michelle r, Manager at Paesano's, responded to this review

Michael, Thank you for posting. It's sounds like you had a great time with your parents. And thank you for he compliments. I love your comment about our service staff. I think of all our employees as family and we have a great time together....More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Beautiful ambience; attentive, helpful & friendly staff. Appetizers, main course, & desert were all very tasty! Prices match the cuisine. Would recommend!

Thank CruzansX8
michelle r, Manager at Paesano's, responded to this review

Cruzans, Thank you for the recent review. And thank you for all the compliments. I love to share posts like this one to our staff. This is the very reason why we do what we do! Have a great evening. Michelle Ruggero

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Very nice ambiance and very classy restaurant. Enjoyed the atmosphere, food choices are many all of which sounded delicious. The choices we made were excellent and I would choose them again. One little obstacle, getting out of the parking lot was not the easiest based...More

Thank Sonja D
michelle r, Manager at Paesano's, responded to this review

Sonja, Thank you for the review. I really appreciate all of your kind words. If you love the menu, you would love our next event... cooking demo with Chef Drew and Manager Alina; April 23rd, at 2:30. They will be cooking an authentic Sicilian dish,...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Paesano's is more than great classical Italian food. The menu is quite varied, and does very well with it's gluten free items. The gluten free pasta is very good. They feature a very nice wine selection. The wait staff is very helpful, and fun. Paesano's...More

Thank kathleen a
michelle r, Manager at Paesano's, responded to this review

Kathleen, Thank you. You made me smile. We work so very hard on everything we do to give our customers the true experience. Going out to eat is so much more than eating. It's so nice to hear when we make an impression. Allergies....no problem!...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I am a builder here in the city and I take all of my clients here at least once during their project. The food is always excellent, the service is far above what you receive downtown, and the wine list is to die for! Cannot...More

Thank BobbyfromDexter
michelle r, Manager at Paesano's, responded to this review

Bobbyfromdexter, Thank you for the kind review, and for the recommendations. We take pride in our menus and our service staff. It is always nice to hear we are appreciated. We shall see you soon. Michelle Ruggero

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Since I originally wrote a lunch review of Paesano's, we have visited there for dinner a number of times. We always love it! The servers are friendly and know the menu items, the owner usually stops by tables to chat and be sure everyone is...More

Thank Spiderboots
michelle r, Manager at Paesano's, responded to this review

Spiderboots, Thank you for the recent review. I am so glad you took the time to post a review. We appreciate your patronige and look forward to seeing you again soon. Please ask for Michelle the next time you are in. Have a great night....More

Reviewed 1 February 2017

Found this restaurant on my GF app while looking for a safe place to eat while visiting Ann Arbor. I had been there years ago but didn't have any memory of it good or bad. Parking and driveway are a little tight and entrance is...More

Thank laenie
michelle r, Manager at Paesano's, responded to this review

Laenie, Thank you for the recent review! And Thank you for all the compliments about our menu, staff and atmosphere. I am so glad you rediscovered Paesanos. GLUTEN-FREE! Chef Dave and Chef Drew work very hard to make our menu Gluten-free friendly, while remaining creative,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3411 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4205 (Formerly Paisanos)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-971-0484
  • E-mail
Rustic Northern Italian cuisine, award winning wine list. Causal dining. Monthly wine events. Family friendly