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About Bottega Michelangelo
Enjoy outstanding Italian cuisine that will transport you to the Old Country. Bottega Michelangelo offers wonderful dishes, including our unforgettable pescatore.
Tucson, AZ 85704
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:30pm - 10:00pm
West of Oracle Road
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Offering family style catering options for delivery or pick up.
Private Party Facilities:
Michelangelo has two private dining room facilities one that can accommodate 28 people and the other up to 45 people. Also the entire restaurant is available for private parties on Sundays with a minimum of 100 people and maximum of 200.
Private Party Contact:
Giuseppe: (520) 297-5775
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Bottega Michelangelo Ratings and Reviews
45 minutes after order taken was informed what I ordered - salmon salad was not available they sub with bass which was so overcooked it was dry almost too awful to eat but did not ask for other since it took well over hour to get anything - asked 4 x for extra bread it was finially brought after we had finished eating / -this was first and last time we will have dinner there. Service was awful the ladies were all over the place totally confusing .
I had previously had lunch there with friends and it was great food great service maybe lunch has different cook and different servers. /may try lunch again sometime but will never be back for dinner and will not recommend dinner to friends or relatives.
Our experience was not the evening we had expected. We met friends who we had not seen in a long time and wanted to have drinks and visit before dinner. Our waiter, Jim, seemed in a bit of a rush to get our order and returned to the table several times to see if we were ready, which was interrupting our conversation. I think he wanted to turn the table. But we readily would have ordered another bottle of wine before dinner and lingered over dinner if we had felt more relaxed. I say this, not in a critical spirit, but rather to better the service you provide. The chowder was incredibly delicious and generous in portion, but my husband's ravioli was a very small serving size which we both observed, considering the price. My sea bass was tasteless as were the beans. I requested a splash of club soda in my cocktail, but it was overly diluted with the soda. We asked our waiter to split the bill between the two credit cards, but one card was charged with the beverages and the other card had all the food charges. We asked that the bill be equally split and after much ado, the charges were corrected. Your ladies room needs a bit of care: the faucet is falling off the sink, and the filthy plunger sitting by the toilet was just disgusting. Your restroom was perfectly awful and definitely not up to standard. What I've always enjoyed about your restaurant is the ambience but that's just not enough to make up for the evening. I doubt we will return.
Michelangelo treats you like family, because they are family. The Ali family's Italian dishes are consistently delicious, the atmosphere is very warm and comfortable, and the servers are nice people who are very good at what they do. And if you can handle them, the desserts are something very special.
My wife and I both ordered Seabass. The fish was dry and tasteless. Clearly, it had been hard frozen and I suspect thawed in a microwave oven. The setting however was pleasant and the staff were efficient and polite. When we complained about the quality of the fish, our waitress pointed out that Tucson was a long way from the ocean! True, but no excuse for one of the costlier items on the menu!
My husband's Veal Piccata dish was excellent, lucky for him. I had the Spinach, Sausage,Ricotta Cannelloni . Big mistake. The stuffing inside had no taste, no spinach and no cheese. I asked the waitress what happened to this dish. She offered me more sauce to pour on top. How this would correct this inedible dish had my buffaloed. The only saving grace for my night was the delicious Caesar salad. I called the restaurant to say it was my husband's birthday just that afternoon,. No free dessert was offered which I knew was their policy for a birthday celebration. We've been frequent diners since 1993. This was a disappointing birthday celebration.
Overall great ecperience! not all dishes were great but most of them were. Don't miss the calamari it was the BEST dish we tasted there. The shrimp tortellini, veal picatta were also great. Most of us didn't like the chicken parmesan (the chicken didn't taste good).
The bread was very good and the service very attentive and considerate. The salad was acceptable, but not interesting. The veal entrees were in need of a bit more sauce and we prefer thinner cuts of veal. However, it was a good meal of more than average quantity.
Excellent calamari! Best item on the menu. All others are regular Italian. Well prepared, but nothing memorable. I had the chicken marsala (not real name but same thing). Was served in a small bowl over starchy potatoes. Other diners felt food was fine, but again nothing special. Attractive interior with a bit of a throw back to the older Italian elegant restaurants, so that was nice.
This is our favorite neighborhood restaurant and it's even better in the summer. They've just added a menu of a la carte items, all grilled, and perfect for summer. There are several entrees like grilled chicken, skirt steak, chops and grilled veggies as well. The sweet corn is tender and perfectly seasoned, and the grilled romaine was a real treat. Those with more hearty appetites can still order off their extensive regular menu of Italian dishes. And Mondays are half price wine nights. Who could ask for more?
We were 4 foodies who have lived and traveled internationally. We know good food. Also, one of our party was raised in an Italian neighborhood, eating homemade Italian daily. This food was delicious. All 4 of us were delighted with our meals and took half of each meal home. The servings were so large. We had a grilled appetizer, 4 entrees, 2 bottles of wine and 2 desserts. With tax and tip the cost only came to approximately $40 per person. We all brought enough home for another meal!
We dined on a not-so-busy Saturday evening over Memorial Day weekend. No mention was made of the birthday celebration noted on our reservation. Our shared appetizer, the caprese bruschetta was very unique and tasty. We would definitely order it again. Since this was our first time dining at Michelangelo's we decided to select our favorite Italian dishes by which we judge Italian restaurants. Companion gave a thumbs up to the classic lasagne and I gave two thumbs up to my eggplant parmesan. Servings are generous and "to go" boxes were needed. Sorry we didn't have room for one of their awesome sounding desserts. Next time we'll share an entree. We enjoyed the leftovers the next evening.
Very pleasing with an ambience of fine dining. I enjoyed the quietness of the restaurant. My friend and I were able to carry on a conversation in low tones. The service was excellent, and the manager dropped at our table to ensure our dining experience was excellent.
I have been in the hotel and restaurant business for 40 years and I have two degrees in Hotel and Restaurant Management. I have taken enough culinary classes to consider myself a good cook and a fair judge of food quality. The food on this Mother's Day Menu was well prepared and tasty. The thing that I found outrageous and insulting is that you would charge $18.00 for an Almond Waffle. Granted my daughter said it was very good but $18.00 for something that has a 4% food cost is gouging the guest and leaves me with such a bad impression that I would not return to this establishment. I have eaten at this restaurant several times over the years and always found the food to be very good but taking advantage of people because it's Mother's Day is not a great way to build loyalty.
We went late on a Friday night, so we got a lot of attention from our server and a bus boy who was on top of taking our empty plates. The food was good, but for the price, it could have been better. It cost 4 dollars extra to substitute the side clam chowder or minestrone soup for a tomato and basil soup, which makes no sense considering you could get a cup of tomato and basil soup for 6 or minestrone for 5.... Definitely had a romantic atmosphere and seemed like a place we could give another try if in the right mood. Their bread was delicious, however.
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