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Michelino's Restaurant

169 Washington Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
+1 908-355-8393
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
169 Washington Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in the area for my daughters soccer tournament we decided to have a good dinner since we were all tired of eating out. I had pulled up restaurants in the area on trip advisor and this one stood out so we figured we would...More

Thank McGregor4
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Michielino's is located in a community setting and has an adjacent pizza joint. The restaurant is white linen, but don't let that fool you. As soon as you walk in, you are a member of the family and the staff is extremely friendly and attentive....More

Thank JimH_Tarheel
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My wife and stopped in for dinner Friday night. As always, we were greeted by the staff and quickly seated in the dinning room. We love this place and visit once a month or so. What we truly enjoy is the "family" atmosphere and the...More

Thank jmascia5
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I went to the place to celebrate my mother's birthday. They offered kind of special deal for the night which we accepted. The food was nothing of the extraordinary, the price was ridiculous high and the service quite slow.Total disappointment. Never will go back again.More

Thank misael1965
Jerry N, Owner at Michelino's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

I would like to apologize for the disappointing experience you had. Can you pleas give me the date of your party so that I can double check the bill. We go to great lengths to maintain a certain level of service. Excellence is the only...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A great food experience enjoying nice, authentic Italian food with great customer service Greeted nicely by staff

Thank njdoc2017
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

They make the best pizza and the best Penne in Vodka sauce. Their food is always fresh and delicious. Service is also good.

Thank luzc530
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been there for dining with family, work events and I had my husbands 50th birthday there. Always happy.

Thank baroneag
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Enjoyed a engagement party and it was a bit of heaven as everything put on the dish was the best eating from pizza, salads 3 types, shrimp, pasta's, skirt steak ummm, wines and sangria, beers to coffee demi, to coopachino

Thank buildinbob22
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is not the pizza shop on the corner. Keep walking down the street to find the restaurant. It was a lovely decorated place and the fire place sold me on the location. We had the very good red sangria, stuffed portobello starter, lasagna...More

Thank Moffett1
Reviewed 10 December 2016

My wife and I go out to eat every Friday. We usually gravitate to a favorite diner, but sometimes try another fare. Tonight I remembered driving past Michelino's a week or so ago. I said I thought they had good pizza. When I looked online...More

Thank Bill H
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Is the area safe?? My brother from andover says it is not. I really want to eat here on thursday evening. My family grew up on Verona ave but I have not been back for 30 years. Rating on trip advisor is excellent. Pt
7 August 2016|
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Response from Deborah M | Reviewed this property |
We went early on a weeknight and finally found parking nearby. Seemed safe enough before dark.
I will be in town on July 25th to watch a practice round of the PGA Championship and would love to have dinner at your establishment. Will I need a reservation? It's a Monday. Thanks. rw
10 June 2016|
Response from Jerry N | Property representative |
Rw thanks for the inquiry, no you will not need reservations, but if you would like, you can give us a call so I know your coming. I always like to do a little something extra when I have guests from trip adviser. Hope to... More
Do you accept credit cards and serve alcohol
29 June 2015|
Response from Jerry N | Property representative |
Yes we expect all major credit cards, and we also have a full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Washington Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-355-8393
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Michelino's Restaurant and Pizzeria offers Italian, casual dining as it should be. Whether you join us for a casual dinner in our restaurant, enjoy watching sports at the bar or need pizza and wings delivered to your home - you can count on Michelino's!
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