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64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093
+1 847-441-3100
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good12%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
17:30 - 22:30All hours
French, Gluten Free Options
64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Michael's is an intimate restaurant with an understated and pleasant decor. Wine by the glass is about double the price found in most restaurants. I didn't think the Wente sauvignon was anything special. Menu pricing is by how many courses you order from one to...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were celebrating a birthday and enjoying the special lobster dinner. Will review the lobster dinner first. It was a five course meal with the complementary Gruyere cheese gougeres first. They are always a hit, crispy outside with a creamy gruyere mousse filling inside. The...More

Thank ouilv2travel
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Some friends were in from Minneapolis and we decided to go to this restaurant about 45 minutes early. They weren't open quite yet, but after a bit of knocking, we roused the staff and we were seated. It was a weeknight and, unfortunately (for the...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The food ranged from O.K. (Two of us had lamb chops -- the taste was very good but they were surprisingly tough) to very good (scallops) to excellent (the soup, the desserts and the soft shell crab). However, the service was horrible. In fact, horrible...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

As much as I enjoy French cuisine, I reserve my caloric indulgences (and money) for rare special occasions. I had heard only positive things about Michael, so I decided to take my Missus there to celebrate our Anniversary. On this weeknight, only a few tables...More

Thank FoodFight101
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Since we've only lived in the area a few months, we usually find out about good places to eat via some of the social media sites I subscribe to - Thrillist, Trip Advisor, Yelp, Google Maps, etc. - and, on occasion, via promo sites like...More

1  Thank MikeGPortland
Reviewed 1 February 2017

For years, Le Francais in Wheeling was universally regarded as the finest restaurant in Chicago. When it closed in 2003, snobbish and upscale diners like me doubted that another first-class French restaurant would ever surface again in the northwest suburbs or North Shore. Well, Michael...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for the second time in 2 months, the first time everything was amazing and I must say the second time he food still had a wonderful splendor to it. Everything was prepared very well, from the appetizer to the entree. The venison is...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I am not one to go out on New Year's but decided to take a chance at Michael. We had been there a few times for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. This was no exception. Dinner was great and the environment was perfect. While...More

Thank enewt147
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We have been to Michael's many times in the last two years and we have never been disappointed by the quality of the food and the service. They have a Friday night special menu (prix fixe) which they emailed the day before as it changes...More

Thank mflyon
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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, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093
  • Public Transportation: Metra - Indian Hill Station
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Winnetka
  • Phone Number: +1 847-441-3100
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