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Michaels Restaurant

532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134
+1 305-295-1300
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

- Middle class location - dark rooms inside - plastic furniture - middle class service - middle class food

Thank aidus1111
MelanieW224, Owner at Michaels Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I’m not sure how to respond to this. What is middle class food? What is a middle class location? I am at a loss.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was pouring out and when we arrived we found a restaurant that was basically raining inside as well. There was a nice dining room that was under a decent roof but instead of putting us in there and they put us in their wine...More

Thank Beth T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A local bartender recommended this place years ago. It is always a favorite. Away from the Duval St hustle and bustle and definitely full of locals. Most folks try and sit at a table outside or at the bar, also outside, though the AC and...More

Thank Fischy670
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a slightly more upmarket restaurant and has high quality food and service. LOved our evening here and will definitely visit again. Only problem was one waiter who couldn't get the cork out of our wine without destroying it completely. Eventually he finished the...More

Thank island_timers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always go back to Michael's. Great steaks, meatloaf, key lime pie. A nice habit. Nothing phenomenal. It's just a steady, solid restaurant with steady, solid food, a nice indoor and outdoor dining experience and properly island-y feel.

Thank DANCEshow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Does not qualify for fine dining as listed. Food was ok. Staff ok. Had to settle for wine by the glass since 2 listed bottles not in stock. Plastic chairs. Kid with jeans and sneakers was the host. Seemed like a local spot but can’t...More

1  Thank bdc1959
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Michael’s several times over the years and I have never been that impressed. The food is average. The service above average. The condition of the restaurant is always sorely lacking. Moldy ceiling above our table. No lock on the bathroom door. Chipped...More

1  Thank foodie64
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Our first night in Key West we made the very wise decision to visit Michaels. Perfect start to a wonderful trip. We arrived early and seated immediately. It was after 8 so the crowd had thinned although the atmosphere was still lively. We were seated...More

Thank marthao334
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner at Michaels on a Wednesday night the atmosphere was nice they have indoor seating and also outdoor. We were indoors because we made a reservation late. The atmosphere was nice but the inside seemed a little bit stuffier than the outdoor which seemed...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 4 April 2018

You would not come accross this restaurant by chance as it is not in the main tourist areas. Good class of restaurant in quiet residential street. Food and service was good. Did not rush us out, even though we were the last to leave.

Thank YvySurrey_UK
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17 November 2016|
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Response from MelanieW224 | Property representative |
No. No parking lot. As with many small tourist towns, parking is at a premium. We encourage our guests to walk, bike or taxi to Michaels. We are in a residential neighborhood an this keeps our neighbors happy! If you haven't... More
29 August 2016|
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Response from Walt106 | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code. Normal key west. Shorts shirt and shoes.
5 November 2015|
Response from Regina D | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any dogs, but the patio is actually through the restaurant doors, so I doubt it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134
    (Southard Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-295-1300
  • E-mail
One of the finest Key West restaurants is nestled among the charming tropical back streets of
Key West's Old Town District. Come discover a garden oasis where Chef Michael Wilson
and his wife Melanie offer a classic menu with an island twist. Their emphasis on
quality and service, coupled with casual island elegance, has established
Michaels Restaurant as a favorite of Key West locals
and visitors with discriminating dining palates.
If you're searching for Key West restaurants, search no further. Treat yourself to a delicious dining experience outdoors in a relaxing Key West garden atmosphere or indoors in one of our two dining rooms. Michaels Restaurant is in Old Town Key West,
near the corner of Southard Street- on Margaret Street.

"From the first chilled martini to the last sumptuous bite of the
warm chocolate volcano, Michaels will delight and satisfy. "
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