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Michael's Restaurant

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1000 Churchmans Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2115
+1 302-368-4230
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Moon Twp PA
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24 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice selection of food at reasonable prices. The salad bar was great with fresh lettuce, toppings, and assorted other items. We also had the breakfast buffet which our party enjoyed.

Thank jkaz0000
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Michael's is a very nice and clean restaurant. It was my first time there and what a great place. I sat at the bar and had one of the coldest draft beer I've had in a long time. I was going to order from the menu when the bartender recommend I look at the all you can eat dinner buffet... More 

Thank Peter B
Carolyn M, Owner at Michael's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much Peter! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Middletown, Delaware
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We like it here and have visited five or six times. We usually order from the senior/early bird menu. The food is nicely prepared and very tasty. I like the fried flounder and chopped steak. We've had sandwiches and burgers a couple of times. Also very good. The portion sizes are so large we always bring home about half of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It's a bad sign when iceberg-based salad bar is the highlight. Food was tasteless. Go someplace else.

Thank Jennifer C
Oxford, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This restaurant has nice ambiance, and friendly staff. The salad bar was rather extensive, offering a wide variety of foods. We were in the mood for pizza, wich is done in a coal fired oven. Unfortunately, we agreed that it was mediocre at best.

Thank tawny1956
Newark, Delaware
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Food was okay, nothing to get excited about. Food could have been hotter, but I understand the issue with keeping it hot. There was a good selection of food. The place was clean, servers were what you should expect. My main problem was with the price. I felt 15.00 for breakfast/ brunch was a little steep. I can understand a... More 

Thank Sonalea H
East Passyunk Crossing - Phila
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I found the restaurant to be very clean and I found the staff to be fairly accommodating... all and all. However, they seem to have some odd self-fulfilling prophecy in that they don't serve the full Buffet on Saturdays because the crowds are too small versus Sunday!!?! I'm suspicious that if they served the full buffet on Saturday that they'd... More 

New York City, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

While we were in Delaware we were looking to get a quick breakfast when we stumbled upon Micheal’s Restaurant on Churchman Road. The sign on the outside advertised a”Sunday Buffet”. Our original thought was; “If they have a buffet, they must have something that we can eat”. We drove around the parking lot very happy to see that the parking... More 

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Plainview, New York
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This was surprisingly good. It had a great buffet and an ice cream buffet. Looked very appetizing. We chose to order from the menu and it was fantastic. Chicken and waffles were very good. I had fried flounder which was excellent.. Very good.

Thank Elisa V
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Really good crab cakes but I thought a little pricy, especially since it didn't include the salad/ dessert bar, which was an extra $6.99. Good deals on the senior menu if you qualify.

Thank Margie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Churchmans Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2115
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-368-4230
A dining oasis - Breakfast Served All Day. Upscale Salad & Buffet Courts, Brick Oven Pizza, Salads, Burgers, Clubs, Specialty Sandwiches, Lighter Plates, Chicken & Dumplings, Stir Fry, Fajitas, Crab Dip, Stuffed Mushrooms, Steaks, Broiled Seafood, Crab Cakes, Pasta, Fried Chicken & Ribs, Ice Cream, Bananas Foster, Water Ice. Cocktails, Martinis, Wines & Ice Cold Draft Beers. Sports Bar with 8 big screen TV's. Take Out. Delivery 4-9 pm. DELICIOUS FOOD!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?