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“Great place, great food!”

Ava's Pizzeria & Wine Bar
Ranked #2 of 51 Restaurants in St. Michaels
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Although small, it was off season so we had no problem seating five people. The food was absolutely delicious, you could tell there was a chef in the kitchen. Wood fired pizza with amazing toppings. I had a lemongrass soup and the veggie panini - loved them both. All five of us enjoyed our food. Service was great and the food came quickly. Would definitely go back and highly recommend.

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Reviewed 16 April 2014

This was our first time at Ava's. We called an hour ahead for 7pm seating. We were seated right away upon arrival. Given the choice of inside or outside. Beautiful night, but we decided to take the window seat inside. Service was outstanding. The waitress offered wine recommendation and it was a great choice. Appetizer was the wasabi oysters. Delicious. Tender oysters with light batter served over a delicious sauce. I had the Shrimp Fra Diavolo. One of the best I have had. My husband had the short ribs. They were excellent. Nice crust on the outside and incredibly tender on the inside. We got the lava cake to go for dessert. One of the best anywhere we have been. We can't wait to return on our next trip to St. Michael's!

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Reviewed 16 April 2014

We never go to St. Mike's without incorporating a trip to Ava's into it. We are in the area several times throughout the year and during all seasons. With Ava's "call ahead" we are able to shorten the wait time and once we are seated we never feel rushed. The wine and beer lists are extensive. The brick oven pizza is amazing as are their meatballs and salads! Seriously you cannot go wrong here! The outdoor terrace is romantic and so inviting and uptairs provides a great place for a larger function on one side and a more intimate space on the other with its own bathroom conveniently on that floor. This place is a gem!

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Thank Robin R
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Ava's is the most dependable restaurant in St Michaels. Consistently good food at a reasonable price in a pleasant atmosphere, Ava's is a community favorite. The bar has a pleasant atmosphere and the outside garden with a fireplace in chilly weather give the diner several dining options. The wonderful pizza crust is hand tossed and very thin and, while they offer several gourmet selections, I prefer the basic pizza with mushrooms, basil, and, maybe, sausage; all pizzas are "wood fired". Salads are very good. Fried oysters in season are terrific! Pastas are very good. It's hard to get a bad meal here.

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Thank French2163
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

Tried this place for lunch after reviewing the great reviews here, and it was well worth it! Tried the pizza on special and it was delicious! Great patio area in the back to enjoy a nice day, with a unique and awesome water feature!. Wish I lived closer, I'd go back often!!

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Thank ayrez
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