Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen

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709 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary Italian
A Southern perspective on traditional Italian. Online reservations are available for parties of 6 or less.
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j
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

I have been at this place previous years and the food was perfect also the service. Never really had a complain.
Until this visit happened, the food was just ok. The flavor was just like any other restaurant nothing special as it used to be . The service was poor our waiter keeps forgetting to bring us food, bread. He had us waiting for so long.

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Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Waiter was very informative and explained each dish. We had the pasta dishes and they were very good. Would love to see some veal dishes. Not very many parking spaces but they do have valet.

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Memphis
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic place, intimate atmosphere. Very relaxing.

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BD
Memphis
24 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have yet to go to an A|M restaurant and not fall completely in love with the offerings. Every dish we were served was a feast for the eyes and made us want to order seconds! This is definitely a special occasion spot, but we will for sure be back!

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GC
Western NC
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I couldn’t wait to have dinner at Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen after having dinner at Hog and Hominy a few times and owning the Collards & Carbonara cook book ... dinner was amazing and Michael our server was incredible !

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JA
Detroit
9 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had some perfectly prepared gnocchi, and the best octopus ever! My drink was spectacular as well. The menu on Open Table was the previous one, and the Halibut I came for was not to be found. However, by the end of the night I left, and immediately made reservations to return for some more octopus!

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OT
Memphis
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had an incredible experience! The food was amazing and service was fantastic!

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AN
Memphis
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Extraordinary meal! The octopus was a truly special dish. A&M Breakfast was very tasty and unique. Delicious fresh pork rinds.

We enjoyed the lamb as well! They have a nice happy hour with snacks and the sticky toffee pudding was top notch.

The entire staff was highly professional, friendly, and warm without being overbearing. They also did a wonderful job accommodating my tree nut allergy. Highly recommended for any occasion!

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RC
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our first visit. Really enjoyed the octopus appetizer and the potato gnocchi. Mickey was our server and he was excellent. Cocktail menu is superb as well!

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EG
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The night was perfect! Could not ask for a better environment:-)

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AM
Memphis
7 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

My husband, my 21-year-old daughter, and myself went to Andrew Michael’s for the first time on Saturday night. It took us over a week to get a reservation in the early evening (6:15pm) as we like to eat somewhat early. When we entered the restaurant, we noticed there were very few people there, even though when I changed our party of 2 to 3 it gave updated us to a 9pm. I called the restaurant directly, and they called me back and told me that we could have three people at 6:15. We ordered the blue crab cakes for an appetizer, and our entrées consisted of shrimp scampi, chicken parmesean, and veal parmasean for our entrees. We ordered drinks, my daughter and I split Tiramasui and my husband had Creme Brûlée. Nothing really outstanding except for the crabcakes. The tiramisu and crème brûlée were very good! Of the 3 entrées the shrimp scampi was probably the best. Service was excellent, and we stayed an hour and 15 minutes, and only 2 more tables arrived. That was the enigma - why so hard to get a reservation at a restaurant when it was sparsely attended? We won’t be back, as there was nothing outstanding about the food or atmosphere.

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b
New England
168 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The chicken liver toast was great. Also the pasta dish with duck ragu, fabulous. And we had the quail was real good too. Drinks are unique which adds fun to the evening. Servers are so helpful. A great night

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W
Memphis
4 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

We love Andrew Michael but this time the lamb was tough, $18 glass of wine seemed skimpy, waitress was ok and left our water glasses empty for too long it seemed, and the gnocchi was too heavy on the pesto. Didn’t make us want to return super soon -:)

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BG
Memphis
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our server was very well versed with the menu and provided valuable insight into the wonderful options.
And, the popcorn gelato was amazing!

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EW
Western NC
5 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The service here was very good. Our appetizer was really good, but main course was not great.

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JP
Memphis
9 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. WSU or was great to give spotlight in suggestions. Mexafornication cocktail was awesome!

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d
Memphis
7 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is interesting and provides great flavor. Great evening!

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RS
Memphis
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent dining. Food and service were great. Gnocchi is the best we've ever had. Cheese plate was great as well as the pork entree. The only problem I had was the restaurant notified the website I booked through that I didn't show up, but I did. Other than that the experience was terrific.

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OT
Memphis
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great! Day before valentines, quick service, romantic atmosphere

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o
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Had a booth in the bar as I was late to make a reservation for three and it was completely comfortable. Evan Potts was a knowledgeable and enthusiastic sommelier. Enjoyed our dinner so much that we requested a reservation the next night for six at sister restaurant Gray Canary and Evan made that happen for us. Many thanks for two entirely delicious and delightful dinners. Have also dined at Hog and Hominy, and Catherine and Mary, the other two restaurants of these Memphis chefs and impresarios and highly recommend!

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Memphis
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for Valentines Day. Everything was wonderful!! My favorite was the Sticky Toffee Pudding for dessert!!

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M
Memphis
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a great meal, atmosphere and great service, as always!

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HH
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

I came here for a date night with my husband. Our cocktails were phenomenal. Most of our food was delicious but our entrees (scallops and pork chop, respectively) were way too salty. My favorite dishes were the chicken liver toast and the AM breakfast. The pasta was cooked well but not particularly special in any way, still tasty though.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

Food was unique but not our taste.
Emily was exceptional!

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MD
Memphis
6 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful service, food and drink! Micheal was outstanding. Sommelier available for wine questions and paring suggestions. You cannot go wrong with anything on the menu!

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k
Memphis
8 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Truly one of the best dining experiences in Memphis. My wife and I recently dined at Andrew Michael in celebration of my birthday. We both had the Chef's tasting menu with wine pairing. Each dish was perfectly paired with an excellent wine selection and our server did an incredible job explaining the various tastes in each dish and why it was matched with the specific wine.

Service was beyond excellent. Even a slight mishap during the serving of the fish course was handled skillfully.

I look forward to returning soon.

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OT
Mississippi
5 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good was outstanding and once again Amanda did a fantastic job waiting on us!

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Memphis
3 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrating a Special Occasion, we enjoyed our dining experience at AMIK! I had the Stracciatelle and Maw Maw's Ravioli, saving room for the Sticky Toffee dessert, all wonderfully good! My wife had the Scallops, with room saved for the Chocolate Beet cake, both also wonderful! Service was prompt and friendly, complimentary valet parking! Go and enjoy AMIK!

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j
Chicago
77 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a delicious dinner and a wonderful time celebrating a birthday!

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Memphis
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Andrew Michaels never disappoints!

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YZ
Memphis
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen never disappoints. It is the flagship restaurant of the franchise which dominates the Memphis food scene with its 5 total restaurants. While the other restaurants can sometimes fall short, Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen is amazing every time. I almost always have the tasting menu and this time, I think has been my favorite.

The food is delicious, the drinks are great, and the service is very friendly. And they cater to all food aversions and special requests which is so refreshing.

Highly recommend and definitely worth the money and the drive for a date, an out-of-town friend, and whatever you have in mind.

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TG
Memphis
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome good and service
Evan Potts, the manager was exceptional, he checked on our table several times to see how things wete. Overall great experience for my husband's birthday.

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Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always a great to experience to dine at Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen. A creative food and cocktail menu, they keep some of their ‘standard’ and popular items but always have new ‘creations’ to try.

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E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went with a friend for my birthday and the experience was amazing, as usual. The service is superb and the food was delicious.

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T
Memphis
3 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always delicious

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L
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 2

Great service & food, as always!

Not too keen on the baby crying in the corner, and our server spoke really loudly, so as far as ambiance is concerned it wasn't quite as romantic/cozy as times before, but it happens.

Will be back!

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St. Louis
3 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was great! Super cozy and classy at the same time. Service and food were perfect. Great special occasion place.

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Memphis
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent!

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AG
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous in every way

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Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was wonderful!

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