This place is one of my favorites. Service is superb! Even though we hadn’t been for awhile, they recognized us and welcomed us back. Food is amazing! A bit pricey, but well worth it!
The meal was elegantly served and delicious. The atmosphere was excellent for our anniversary celebration.
Enjoyed our ninth annual cousins' dinner at Michael's Restaurant. Obviously we enjoy the food, the service and the ambiance as we keep coming back year after year!!!
You can't get better Italian cuisine in my native Brooklyn. The product that they use is expertly and deftly prepared.
The service, regardless how busy the restaurant is, is attentive and subtle. This is truly a gem, and are always satisfied after dining.
Great wait staff. Delicious food.
Amazing food and outstanding service. Thank you to Gregory who went above and beyond to make our 30th anniversary celebration special!
Very welcoming atmosphere although crowded setting. Food is good but overpriced. $17 for 8 small stuffed clams is outrageous. Special, Veal Chop Parmigiana did not come "well-done" as requested although quite tasty and dessert, apple crumble, was a disappointment as was the pistachio ice cream tartuffo because the chocolate coating was tasteless.
After hearing Ken Dashow talk about this place every Sunday on Breakfast with the Beatles (Q104.3), we all just had to come and try out all the delicious foods that Ken talks about each week.
Everything was excellent! The service ---- impeccable ....thank you ENZO for taking such good care of us!
We made the trip from Holbrook, Long Island ...along with 2 other family members from Garden City South, Long Island ....and we are already planning our next trip to Michael's of Brooklyn!
Thank you Michaels ...and thank you KEN DASHOW for always speaking up about this place every Sunday!
Bon Apetit ...you won't be disappointed!
Amazing food every time !
I have been wanting to go to Michaels for such a long time. I keep hearing about it on my radio show. We had a great dinner. Food was excellent, service exceptional and ambiance perfect. Our waiter Enzo was so warm and friendly. He even gave us a jar of Michael’s sauce.
This place has been around since the 60s. It is really a gem in the neighborhood of Marine Park/Madison and no place like it if you wanted delicious Italian food and really great service. The wait staff wear suits and ties, they are attentive, they’re polite, the food is superb, and I really feel like I’m going someplace special when I’m here even though it’s only a few minutes from where I live. I also think the prices are good what for you get and experience you have.
The food was so delicious. Our waiter Gery was attentive and sweet. The wait staff were prompt to clean up the tables after we had finished eating. The crab cakes were amazing. I had the lobster fra diavola and my mother had the lasagna very good.
Amazing! Will be back
The food was delicious. We didn't appreciate a 45 minute wait with a reservation.
Great evening. they have (free) valet parking, which is very convenient. Food & service were great - appies, entree & dessert.
Great authentic Italian Atmosphere.
Amazing food and service. Always top b
The restaurant was lovely. It's more old style looking and although it was clean it feels like it can use an update. That aside, the food and the service was very good. We saw a lot of regulars coming in and I think one of the owners was there and very attentive. Would recommend .
Michael's features very good Italian food and is great for a special occasion. I enjoyed the Chicken alla Michael's.
Michael’s has a clientele of regulars. Consistently excellent food and service is the reason. Owners keep an eye on everything. That’s how you run a restaurant. Michael’s never disappoints.
My wife and I always enjoy dining here. It's a little pricey, but that keeps out the riff-raff.
Michael's is my favorite Brooklyn Restaurant. The food is consistently excellent, service is always good and the restaurant has wonderful ambiance. I have never been disappointed.
i highly recommend this restaurant! The food is authentic Italian. The service is too notch!
Absolutely wonderful! Great food, excellent service, nice ambiance.
You can read my review in full on Yelp. Basically it is a beautiful venue with old world charm and a friendly staff. The complementary bread and antipasto were excellent but the entrees mediocre and the wait staff was spread far too thin to provide the type of service a restaurant in this price range should offer - even or especially on a busy Saturday night
Food good. Waite staff attentive but food slow to arrive
Michael's is a winner. Delicious food, excellent service and old school ambiance.
The veal marsala and my rib eye were exceptional.
Don't pass on dessert. The melted chocolate chip and blueberry crisp were exceptional.
Added bonus, parking.
We were seated within 15 minutes of our reservation time - which is good for a Saturday night. We did have to wait 15 minutes after seating before we were attended to by our waiter who was very good. Our orders were accurately followed and the food was excellent with large portions . The only thing we wish was better was the time between order taking and delivery of the food which was longer than we wished for. By the time we finished over 2 1/2 hours had elapsed
But on the whole we enjoyed our first experience at Michael's and we intend to dine there again.
Always a great experience. Food is wonderful and the service is excellent!
Best place ever
Michael's never disappoints. Excellent food and terrific service every time. Best to avoid the busiest time but owners are very accommodating and even without a reservation they will try to get you a table. Can be pricey for Brooklyn but it's worth it. No other Italian restaurant in Brooklyn can match it.
A charming old world Italian experience. We were greeted immediately as we entered and graciously shown to our table. Waiters quickly appeared with menus, a sampling of salami, cheese and olives accompanied by warm bread and some of the best butter I’ve tasted. As we browsed the menu assistance and suggestions were a quiet arm length away. A delicious meal was presented and completed with a sumptuous dessert of profiteroles. Even the parking valet was charming.
Perfect dinner for our family get together. Service excellent. Menu excellent. Food perfect. Wine perfect. We really enjoyed the meal and highly recommend Michaels.
An always wonderful dining experience. The wait staff is excellent (thank you, Enzo) and the meal was perfectly prepared. They use fresh ingredients and will prepare your meal to your liking. Needless to say, this is a classic Brooklyn spot! Go and enjoy!
Food was generally very good especially the veal Parmesan special… Although it was a little bit on the expensive side… Duck wings were not worth the money for the appetizer… Bottle of Merlot was delicious recommended by the waiter… I will be going back soon
The food here is always consistent. It is family run and they make you feel like family!
Michaels of Brooklyn reminds me of Home. I come from an Italian family (although I’m adopted). On holidays, special events, or anything that meant something to us...we would go to nice Italian restaurants. So when my two year anniversary came up with my now fiancé I wanted to find a romantic Italian restaurant. The ambience, the food, was wonderful...but was outshined by one particular aspect. Enzo. Enzo was our waiter and was the best server I’ve ever had. He not only wrapped up the biscotti made at the bakery across the street because he saw we enjoyed it during dessert and coffee but he shared his stories and life with us. Enzo...makes this restaurant and they are very lucky to have him. If he left and went to a different restaurant I would follow him there.
Simply outstanding, the food was excellent and the service was as close to perfect as I’ve experienced in quite some time. I had the gnocchi Bolognese, and I was wowed, the gnocchi were light and tender, and the sauce was excellent. I had mentioned to the waiter, Enzo that I was having a hard time deciding between the white clam or the gnocchi, he brought out a small bowl of the linguine as my appetizer, it was one of the best white clam sauces that I’ve ever tasted.
Thank you for a great meal for my family, and for such outstanding service. We will definitely be back on our next trip to Brooklyn.
Wait staff was somewhat accommodating
Mixed drinks orders were wrong, asked for shrimp scampi over risotto - got a plate of something that a 5 year old can make. For Italian restaurant not being able to make a risotto ? It’s was pretty much a plate with cooked dry rice and 4 tiny shrimp.
They changed the dish eventually.
It’s been a local staple for a loong time , but I’d expect things to be a lot better for a place that’s that busy. Especially with the owner there in the dining room
GREAT FOOD & SERVICE ! WILL NOT RUSH YOU . YOU CAN ASK FOR ANYTHING SPECIAL TO BE MADE AND THEY WILL MAKE IT HAPPEN . KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK .