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Michael's Trattoria

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344 Center St, Wallingford, CT 06492
+1 203-269-5303
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04:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 04:00 - 21:00
Mon 16:30 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 23:30
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wednesday is their special night any pharm for $15 a plate, with salad and oven hot bread. a must! wine specials as well...

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OUTSTANDING food and service. We were on the road and looking for good food...we found great food. Trip Advisor was our guide and didn't disappoint. We'd never been to Wallingford and learned about Michael's on the web while on the drive from New Haven. We have food allergies in the family and they were all over it...no worries. Isn't the... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was excellent especially the home made pasta! Decor a little tired but service and food made up for it. I return frequently.

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Thank 409margiem
Wallingford, Connecticut
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great local spot, good bar, food good, always take advantage of the specials and the banana cream pie

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Thank my3sons5
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

The food was good and the seating was terrific for 8 of us with children. It looked small upon entering but soon saw there were many rooms to accommodate larger parties without disturbing others. Very nice service.

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1 Thank Leigh P
Wallingford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Michaels has great authentic Italian food. They have take out and have had their pizza and is amazing. Their seating is a bit tight in my opinion but doable. Prices are average for great portions and upscale Italian food. Attire is casual.

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1 Thank Lisa K
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Lovely Italian spot right in the center of Wallingford. Great wine selection & specials on Wednesdays. Superb pizza (put out free at Happy Hour) Dinners, & specials. Don't let the small store front fool you-more room & parking in the back.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This restaurant is on the main street in this beautiful Connecticut Village. Dining room is quiet and very homey while the separate bar is lively, even on a Tuesday evening. The menu was extensive, food beautifully prepared and the service was attentive. Clearly the choice of locals.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I'm in Fairfield and I always remember playing with and against Mike in Football and Baseball. His family restaurant on the west side of town had the best sausage and pepper grinders I always looked forward to coming over from the east side to get something to eat and talk about sports with Mike or his dad.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The food is good, no doubt. However, food and cocktails are pricey for what you get. My husband and two friends went out for basic meals and a couple of cocktails the other night and it ended up being $110 p/person. The cost is no issue, when you have an exceptional experience. The dining room atmosphere is cozy, tasteful and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
04:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 Center St, Wallingford, CT 06492
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-269-5303
Description
Michael's Trattoria has served the Wallingford community for the past 20 years. Cozy, great friendships, big flavor in a relaxed casual Italian Cuisine. Food is prepared by Michael in the spirit of his Italian roots. Our customer includes a huge amount of locals, but many choose Michael's before a Toyota Theater show or it's closeness to Choate. Friends, strangers, colleagues and family are always welcome to try simple generous, full flavored style of cooking. Michael's Trattoria gives you a range of appetizers, pasta. chicken, veal, steak and seafood. We offer fresh bread with Michael's own irresistible (customers rave!) virgin olive oil to dip in. We have private rooms available( for business and small parties) and also offer catering (on site, carry out and off premises) We are a small family owned Italian Resturant and take pride it the dining experience we offer. Best to make reservations.

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