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3411 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4205 (Formerly Paisanos)
+1 734-971-0484
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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. We asked for Amanda and of course knew the service would be amazing and we... More 

Thank Stefanie W
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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234 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 with one glitch. I recommend it highly

Thank Marguerite B
Granville, Ohio, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 dishes. Our orders included duck-filled ravioli with peas (a special that day), eggplant parmigiana, and... More 

Thank michaelrM5717MD
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 More 

Brighton, United States
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 on the location of the restaurant and main road.

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, Farsumagru. Call the restaurant for reservations! See you again soon. Michelle Ruggero P.s. I have... More 

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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 is not to be missed when in the area.

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! We take pride in our chefs and their ability to accommodate all our patrons. We... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 recommend enough!

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 More 

Lambertville, Michigan
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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 happy, and the food is as good, or better, than the finest restaurants around. We... 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. Michelle Ruggero More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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183 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 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 in rear. Once you are inside the atmosphere is nicely done, very Italian with dark... 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, delicious and true to Northern Italian Cuisine. See you again soon. Michelle Ruggero P.S. Follow... More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Had a lovely evening at a dinner conference here. The ambiance is wonderful, very classic italian. The food comes to you hot and steamy. The bread is good too, however, the main dishes are underwhelming. The food...something bessie. it had chicken and tomato/artichoke/olives pasta sauce. My partner had eggplant parmesan both of these dishes needed herbs and salt and pepper.... More 

Thank jdenson5612
michelle r, Manager at Paesano's, responded to this review

Jdenson, Thank you for the recent review. We are always looking to improve. I will pass these comments on to Head Chef David Whitney. I hope to see you again soon. Michelle Ruggero More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$36
Italian, International, Gluten Free Options
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
Rustic Northern Italian cuisine, award winning wine list. Causal dining. Monthly wine events. Family friendly

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