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64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093-4006
+1 847-441-3100
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good13%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
French, Gluten Free Options
64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093-4006
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Michael for a special night out with family on the recommendation of friends. The restaurant is small and unassuming, the wine list extensive and the food was everything we expected. Perfection! The service,however, was less impressive. We waited more than an hour for...More

1  Thank Gwenda and Step... P
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The food is a cross between Continental, leaning toward the French, and modern American, Menus change regularly and are very innovative. The room is pleasant, not over done. Service is informative and attentive without being to much so. Occasionally, the chef will come out to...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Michael's is one of the best places to eat in the North Shore suburbs. It's an intimate place with good service. Because it's pricey, it's more for special occasions unless you are wealthy. I started out with salad greens served with lightly pickled beets and...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I've visited this restaurant many times over the years and it never disappoints. Personalized service as soon as you enter, fantastic, fresh food presented beautifully. Lots of selection for fine wines, even by the glass. I dream of their mashed potatoes...so rich, creamy & delicious....More

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I went for an early dinner following The Importance of Being Earnest at the Writer's Theater. We arrived early and had a reservation. We were shown right to our table. The restaurant was empty early in the evening but filled up quickly. The chef came...More

Thank AJPM72
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We're not great fans of French cuisine (and Michael bills his style as "French Comfort Food"), or this would otherwise be a five star place for us. We dine there periodically, and on two or three occasions in his special George Trois section. The service...More

Thank JckMack
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We have been going to Restaurant Michael for years. We especially enjoy George Trois which is a Chef's Tasting experience in the restaurant within a restaurant. George Trois is a smaller dining room within Restaurant Michael offering the ultimate Country French dining experience, all courses...More

1  Thank winofoodtravel
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food was prepared with perfection. There were four of us and each ordered a different entrée and desert. The wine was very good. The service was very professional.

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The scenery inside Restaurant Michael is a very beautiful, hushed, elegant setting. I had a hard time choosing which dishes to order but the food was to die for. I highly recommend getting the smoked salmon appetizer, the portion is incredibly large. As a main...More

Thank Maryanne C
Reviewed 3 August 2017

What a lovely dining experience. The staff was attentive without being overbearing. The Mater Di was very professional. The room is relaxing and comfortable. Well rounded wine list. Food was professionally presented with obvious ownership from the Chefs, The sauces enhanced the dishes. Go to...More

Thank Eddie B
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Bruce B
7 May 2016|
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Response from jabsChicago | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so but everyone comes in at least business casual. You would feel uncomfortable in less. Everything is done in a very elegant, but friendly way, so your dress should not be jeans or very casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093-4006
  • Public Transportation: Metra - Indian Hill Station
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Winnetka
  • Phone Number: +1 847-441-3100
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