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Emil's - CLOSED

2012 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912-3012
+1 517-482-4430
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible9%
13 Aug 2015
“Delicious home style Italian cooking”
27 May 2015
“An Annual Special treat”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Pizza
$$ - $$$
2012 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912-3012
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is one of my favorite neighborhood restaurants. It offers great, home style Italian cooking at a reasonable price. It's my go-to place when I don't feel like cooking! Not fancy, but delicious. My son loves the spaghetti. I love the lasagna.

Thank Traveler428
Reviewed 28 May 2015

For the past fifteen years I have played in a tennis tournament in East Lansing, MI. Two miles from the MSU indoor courts is this great little restaurant. Our Cleveland team gathers at this restaurant on Friday night as a kickoff to our play the...More

Thank Walt P
Reviewed 25 May 2015

The food is good. Portions are not too big. Service is slow. They have a limited menu and nothing stands out. I have been here 3 or 4 times and I keep wondering why.

Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Emil's has been a must do when in Lansing for many years. On this trip I checked trip advisor to get the phone number, and read a few of the reviews en route. I was so looking forward to this meal and after reading a...More

1  Thank aberto55
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Went to dinner Sunday evening with another couple. There was only about 6 tables with people. Ordered Italian diners. The salads were lettuce with a tomato. The main dishes were good. No problems and the waiter was good.

Thank Chipperhigh2
Reviewed 31 August 2014

we have been to Emils years ago. While the decor hasn't changed much, the food is great. I forgot about how nice it is to go here. We got home made soup, bread and the dinner's we ordered were great. Next time we are in...More

1  Thank skunklady
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Traditional: butterflied chicken breast, lemon juice, white wine, shallots or garlic can be added with capers and slices of lemon. Emils: fried chicken on a bed of white rice, smothered in cold, thick alfredo sauce. I won't be back.

Thank Roadie2000
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

This used to be the place to go. It was known for good food, big portions, family-owned uniqueness. Home town. It's been years sice I've been there and the contrast was jarring. We went early evening on a Friday to beat the crowds, but the...More

1  Thank CriticalGrrl
Reviewed 28 May 2014

If you are not aware of Emil's you should be! It is a fairly nondescrip exterior but the menu and service is great. Italian is the specialty and a friend of mine got me hooked on spaghetti with sliced pieces of pepperoni mixed in. A...More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 22 April 2014

My most recent experience at Emil's confirmed a feeling that the quality of service, food and atmosphere has been deteriorating in the last two or three years. Emil's used to be a place to expect an above-average dining experience. My last visit took me into...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 25
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Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
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11:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2012 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912-3012
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-482-4430
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