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“Best shrimp salad platter around”
Review of Michael's Cafe

Michael's Cafe
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Ranked #4 of 45 Restaurants in Timonium
Price range: US$ 10 - US$ 40
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: It is constant attention to detail that sets Michael's apart from the rest. The Dellis family welcomes you. Our commiment to quality, service and atmosphere are key to the success of our restaurant. We pride ourselves on the fact that the majority of our menu is homemade, using only the finest and freshest ingredients.
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Always delicious food. We all had different selections, shrimp salad, burgers, sandwiches, fancy pizza, etc

Thank Mary Dot J
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Steve D, Owner at Michael's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Hi,
Just want to say thank you for such a kind review!

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Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

We stopped into Michael's for a late evening meal. I recognize that dropping by at 8:30pm was not the ideal time, but we had just finished an earlier event and wanted a sit down meal.

Sadly the overall experience was average at best. The focus clearly was getting the dining room cleared and all energies were to move the crowd to the the bar. The dining room staff was easily distracted, left us without service and follow ups for too long, and the food seemed washed out and luke warm with no flavor or seasoning.

Other visits by friends reported good results so we will try again another time, but wanted to advise against a late evening meal.

Thank Guy S
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Steve D, Owner at Michael's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Hi,
Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. I apologize that we did not put our best foot forward that night. It is not our policy to move people out of the dining area and into the bar areas. I have addressed this and the other issues with our staff. Please email me at steve@michaelscafe.com if there is anything that I could do for you to have you back in.
Thanks

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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Good location and extensive menu. They have plenty of seating and a great outdoor eating area. The Sunday brunch was great and the bottomless mimosa is a great idea. Very impressive dining spot.

Thank Mary07020
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Steve D, Owner at Michael's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2015

Hi,
Thanks so much for your kind review! Stop in again next time you are in town!

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

The people seated next to us had a dog at the table. I was told it was a service dog. Not so! It was a pet that was passed around the table to be held by two or three of the customers. This was a filthy violation of health codes. What else do they do in there that endangers the health of patrons. I won't go back.

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Steve D, Owner at Michael's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2015

Hi and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Our outdoor patio area is dog friendly and will remain that way. We uphold to the highest standards of the health code. Please email if you'd like to come back in and I will be sure to seat you inside where there would only be a small chance of a service dog in our dining area. steve@michaelscafe.com

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Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

We went here right after our son's graduation from college with friends from out of town. The atmosphere is fantastic! The service was superb and very accommodating for a large group. If you are in Maryland you should have crab cakes and these are the BEST!!!! There was an extensive wine and beer list and the prices were very reasonable.

Thank Golgo8
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Steve D, Owner at Michael's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2015

Thanks for such a great review and congrats to your grad!!

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