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Palio

347 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2107
+1 888-456-3463
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (16 reviews)
“pasta” (34 reviews)
“cavatappi” (4 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
17:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
347 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2107
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1 - 10 of 209 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I, our friends and colleagues have been eating here for years. It is always my wife's choice for her birthday dinner. We have eaten many of their dishes and have never been disappointed.

Thank MiGuitarMan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found out about this restaurant on TA and thought I'd give it a try since my daughter loves Italian food. We walked there after the football game and were seated right away despite having a reservation for a later time. We were greeted promptly...More

1  Thank daviddNaperville
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Our group of four was able to be seated without reservations right away at about 4 PM after a U-M football game. Even though it quickly became very crowded, they apparently had expected it and our service was very good. The menus are on iPads,...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary after getting good recommendations from friends. We had dozens of small flies around us all the time, my husband killed a few. The waiters noticed but did not say anything. Only at the end, when we said something about it they...More

Thank Talya S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The food was good, not spectacular, and the serving sizes were a bit small compared to most Italian restaurants. Wine is served in a small drinking glass, not a wine glass. Front door was left open and we got pretty bothered by small flies and...More

Thank aliciabu
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place, but I have created better dishes myself at home. I ordered the shrimp, scallops and salmon. There were only two scallops on the plate and they were tiny. The waiter heard us make a comment about the lack of scallops and brought two...More

Thank dandeering
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I love going here to sit on the rooftop patio. The food is good, but I've had much better Italian food. On a couple different trips we've tried pizza, appetizers and a few different pasta dishes. I love that they offer Gluten Free pasta options....More

Thank Funtwin1
MSVRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Palio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your comments. We truly appreciate the feedback. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Palio. We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, Lisa Hunt Guest Services Head Supervisor Mainstreet Ventures Inc. lisa@msventures.net (888)456-3463

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Food was good, ambiance was great, would have loved wine if served in wine glasses.The small glass tumblers don't do justice to the wine.

Thank Swamy-Family
MSVRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Palio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the great review. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Palio. We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, Lisa Hunt Guest Services Head Supervisor Mainstreet Ventures Inc. lisa@msventures.net (888)456-3463

Reviewed 15 August 2017

While visiting Ann Arbor with friends, we noticed that patio dining existed on the rooftop/second floor of this corner restaurant offering a variety of Italian dishes. Each of us ordered a different dish but first we were presented with Zingerman's bread with a rich flavor...More

Thank Daro2013
MSVRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Palio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the great review. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Palio. We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, Lisa Hunt Guest Services Head Supervisor Mainstreet Ventures Inc. lisa@msventures.net (888)456-3463

Reviewed 8 August 2017

I've eaten evening meals at Palio for several years. It's always been a place that combines excellent service, great food, and reasonable prices together that make for a winning combination. The Tiramisu is the best I have ever had and we often take an extra...More

Thank Rick M
MSVRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Palio, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hello, Thank you for the great review. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Palio. We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, Lisa Hunt Guest Services Head Supervisor Mainstreet Ventures Inc. lisa@msventures.net (888)456-3463

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Kyle R
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Response from MSVRestaurants | Property representative |
Hi Kyle, It is suggested business casual, but we do not enforce a dress code. If you have any further questions, please contact us at 888-456-3463, for the quickest response. Kind Regards, Rachael Brittain Guest Services... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 347 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2107
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 888-456-3463
Description
Previous Next Authentic Tuscan Dishes Born in September of 1991, Palio is a country-style, Italian restaurant featuring authentic Tuscan dishes. Named for the famous horse race that runs yearly through Siena, Italy, a record is even kept of the race's winners on a mural along the back dining room wall. During summer, Palio boasts Ann Arbor's largest and most popular outdoor gathering spot on its rooftop patio - Palio Del Sole. Offering the best view of Ann Arbor's energetic downtown nightlife, Palio Del Sole is fully equipped with its own cucina and offers a unique menu that is completely different from Palio downstairs. There simply is no better Al Fresco dining experience on a warm summer evening in Ann Arbor.
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