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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Michael's Pizzeria Restaurant Review: Michael's Pizzeria serves authentic Neapolitan pies at The River in Rancho Mirage. The mood is modern, with an exhibition kitchen, intimate seating and bursts of cantaloupe color. The pizza oven, imported from Italy, is the main attraction and is visible from nearly every seat. It produces pie after pie with slightly charred crusts and toppings ranging from hand-sliced prosciutto to house-made mozzarella, fresh mushrooms and more. A selection of skillet dishes, such as the generously sized lasagna, can also be found. Appetizers are seasonal. Stop in when squash blossoms are in bloom as these gems are deep-fried and served with honey. On tap is a selection of beer and wine. Desserts include Italian-style donuts, gelato and tiramisu.