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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%
Travellers talk about
“cannoli” (13 reviews)
“risotto” (9 reviews)
“penne vodka” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
169 Washington Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This place was so great I made a TripAdvisor account to give them a rating. We thought that we wouldn’t be able to get any good food on our way to PA since we arrived at EWR around 10pm, but we decided to give this...More

Thank Tze K
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I (visiting from Houston, TX on business) dined here in October 2016 (see my previous review), and said if we were ever in the area again that we would definitely return...today, 11/04/17, we returned! You can’t beat perfection, so we actually repeated...More

Thank pedalfoot
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Michelino's is truly a neighborhood, locals place open to the world. This is one of the best Italian restaurants in Elizabeth, one of the best ethnic dining places in metro NY. Our company has hosted several group functions and have found management (Jerry) to be...More

Thank blaux
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I came here with my family and I had such a great time! I ordered the Chicken Michelino and it was delicious! It was a really pleasant experience with a lively atmosphere. 5 out of 5 :) Catalina and Mirna were great servers as well!

Thank carolinaotero95
Reviewed 28 May 2017 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 14 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 Misael R
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
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Questions & Answers
7 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Joanna F |
Its safe. Its Elizabeth not Camden.
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
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
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Washington Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-355-8393
  • E-mail
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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