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About Michelangelo Ristorante
Michelangelo Ristorante is a romantic, charming restaurant located in the heart of the trendy Silver Lake neighborhood in Los Angeles. Since 1997, chefs at Michelangelo have combined the freshest ingredients and years of experience to prepare authentic Italian dishes. Michelangelo recently received Open Table's Diner's Choice Award in the Best Italian, Best Overall, Best Service and Neighborhood Gem categories.
Regularly visited by celebrities, this family-run restaurant is a sure bet for an excellent romantic meal, special event, happy hour or business meeting.
Michelangelo Ristorante offers an enticing and creative menu consisting of fresh home made pasta, steak, veal, fish and other delicious dishes from Southern and Northern Italy. The chefs also create delicious specials offered on a daily basis.
Pair your authentic Italian dinner with a great selection of Italian wine or our full line of liquor menu.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - Close
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 10:30pm
Saturday and Sunday Brunch: 10am - 4:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Since our regulars have been asking us to bring the food they crave at Michelangelo to their special events, we have been catering for years.
Michelangelo Ristorante offers valet and street parking.
Giuseppe and Antonio Stifano
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Since 1997, our clients have celebrated many special events such as birthdays, movie/TV show launches, proposals, engagement parties, holiday parties and wedding receptions at Michelangelo. We have all the elements to make your event even more special!
Michelangelo Ristorante Ratings and Reviews
A very charming, hip yet cozy, Italian restaurant in Silverlake. The decor is homey without being stodgy or dated, and the vibe is intimate. Great selection of pasta dishes and other mains. The tomato soup was perfectly seasoned and flavorful and the Penne Arrabbiata was spicy heaven. Very attentive service also make for a great experience.
Very much a middle of the road dining experience. Not bad by any means but nothing special either especially at this price point. In addition to that, when we rec the bill an extra $3 was snuck in for extra pizza sauce without informing us ahead of time. Now $3 isn't much and after paying the bill I mentioned to the waiter that going forward he should inform customers of additional charges so there are no surprises. His response was you should know it's extra. Anyway, it's a coin flip if you're desperate for Italian and cannot venture too far.
The "Michelangelo family"has been in the Silverlake district for many years. It started at the South End of the reservoir and I was thrilled when they moved to Rowena. It's a much larger space for them too so good all around. The family-run business is very professional. The children are good restaurateurs and the mother is a wonderful chef. I always enjoy coming here!
They forgot the "special occasion", this for the second time I've dined there, even after confirming the occasion both times. I've received an apology from the restaurant, however no amends. For me it did put a small damper on the overall positive experience. Other than that food and service were excellent.
I made my first visit to Michelangelo's on Friday night, and it won't be my last visit! The service and atmosphere were warm and welcoming. My pasta was homemade and wonderful. I had delicate handcrafted ravioli in a sage butter sauce. Yum! I look forward to trying many other dishes there!
We had an enjoyable evening at Michelangelo's. It was my boyfriends birthday, which I had noted on the open table reservation, but the restaurant didn't seem to know this, so I'm not sure if they read those notes. I had the pasta fagioli soup and the gnocchi with porcini mushrooms sauce-both were very good and the gnocchi was nice and light! They easy accommodated my request for no cheese. My boyfriend had the papparadelle and loved it! Great wine list and friendly efficient service too.
We dined at Michelangelo Ristorante twice within one week...we liked it so much that we returned for another lunch. We were vacationing in Los Angeles, in the Silver Lake neighborhood, and our local friends highly recommended Michelangelo Ristorante. We were not disappointed. If you know Italian cuisine, then you'll enjoy the food at this restaurant. It is family owned and operated. The dishes are very tasty and very authentic. Thank you, Domenica (the mother of all the children who help operate the place), for your wonderful recipes! Jay Creighton
Food was excellent. Service was very good. Ambience: inside looked nice! But weather was good so we opted for the outside patio. The downside is that it's basically on a busy city street. There's a single-lane driveway separating you from the street on one side, and the valet parking lot on the other. Asphalt and noisy. We'll try inside next time.
Service was very disappointed
When we arrived we asked the waiter to split a group of 3 accounts because we was 12 people , to avoid disagreements at the end the manajer very unrespectfully give us us a pen and a calculator and told us that was a lot of work since it was 12 people party
If we want separated bill do it our selfs
We was very disappointed and was very painful with our guests
We will never return to that restaurant
Our favorite neighborhood Italian restaurant. Their Pesto, Quattro Formaggi, and Bolognese pizzas are AMAZING. Even the garlic bread is delicious. Great wine list. Incredible pastas: Capellini alla Checca with chicken, Fetuccini Alfredo, and Linquine with Clams are all to die for. Don’t miss out on the Calamari appetizer, it melts in your mouth.
First time here. Good food, nice wine list, and nice setting on the patio. The service was good, but too 'energetic' - they kept asking to take our order, clear dishes (with food still on them), before we were ready. We felt rushed, but we ignored it and had a nice meal.
This place is in our neighborhood and I've been wanting to try it. We went for my girlfriend's birthday and we were not disappointed! Being from Brooklyn, we know authentic Italian food and this did not disappoint! Fried Calamari was tender and delicious, my veal parm was delicious (not on the menu but when I saw they had veal I asked them to make it and they did!).
Pastas were fantastic as well. We really enjoyed it and will definitely go back!
We live in the neighborhood and the first few times we ate there we thought it was just average food with highish prices, however it seems that things have changed! The food was outstanding, I highly recommend the carbonara! The prices also seemed to have dropped and we definitely plan to go back often.
A good Neighborhood Italian restaurant with a fairly classic--read pedestrian--menu. Food was well prepared and service was competent and friendly. The fact that they have a wide variety of standbys including pizza and pastas with an adequate variety of salads and meat and fish entrees means everybody can find something. $15 per bottle corkage--bring a very good bottle or three and your total cost will be equal to or less than ordering something fairly low grade from the wine list. Valet($5) parking is a must in this crowded area.
This was a belated Valentines dinner, which has become an annual event when old friends (a mix of omnivores, pescatarians, and vegetarians) get together. We like to keep this dinner date in the neighborhood and because 2 of 6 of us have never dined at Michelangelo's we made the reservation. The Ravioli Spinaci E Ricotta needed to be warmed up, but once it was "it was great!" the Linguini Calamari was a big hit, and us ladies all ordered the special, sole with a citrus sauce (which was just a bit too tangy and sweet). Not small portions, the men ate all their pasta, and the ladies took home leftovers, a nice dinner the following night. No one noticed if the service or food was slow to come because we were full of conversation, bread with seasoned oil was always present at the table, glasses of Pellegrino surreptitiously topped off, and cocktails served promptly. One of the brothers (Antonio, I think) caught one of us showing off their skills with the toothpick and fork trick, and so he had to show off, too. It's kind of adorable that old family photos adorn one wall, and that I was able to pick out Antonio as a wee tyke. Great food, reasonable prices, and an atmosphere that enhances good conversation (versus having to talk/yell above the din) are what our group looks for, and here we found it. It would be perfection if a round table for 6 were possible. All in all, it was a very cozy and satisfying evening at Michelangelo's Ristorante.
This family owned and operated business is a jewel. The food was great, the atmosphere comfortable and welcoming, above all the service was friendly and impeccable. These people are passionate about their restaurant! Try the very simple very fresh all vegetable minestrone if you are looking for a delicious, healthy option. We will be returning very soon.
The pasta and ravioli are hand made and to die for...really tasty. Comfort food - spaghetti and meatballs and ricotta and spinach ravioli. Owners are always there and greet every customer - they are very gracious and are genuinely welcoming and nice. Service is always great though the food may take time, it's worth it, and creates more time to talk with your spouse or with your party.
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