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Chef Michael's

81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
+1 305-664-0640
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hogfish” (417 reviews)
“carrot cake” (65 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our go to every time we are in Islamorada. The food is fresh and fabulous. The staff is so kind and helpful. The ceviche and fried lobster tail are 2 of my favorites!

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were staying in Islamorada for our 10yr anniversary. While out and about someone suggested Chef Michael's to us for a fabulous dining experience and great food. Well, the food was amazing. My husband had the seafood pasta and I had lionfish...More

1  Thank Audie0326
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We over heard 2 couples talking about their dinning experience there while we were at breakfast at Casa Morada, Chef Michaels is not far from the bed and breakfast Casa Morada . The service was outstanding, the portions generous. My husband had the Lamb Chops...More

Thank Leeni2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just came back from Easter weekend in the keys. We decided to dine at Chef Michaels. Let’s begin with the hostess, she was friendly,courteous and was very efficient in getting us to our table. Our waiter was very knowledgeable of the menu and on...More

Thank nibaldom2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting the Keys and wanted to take my cousin to brunch. She said Chef Michael's was excellent so we went there. It did not disappoint! If your want to treat yourself, this is the place! I got the Napoleon French toast--wow! I don't...More

Thank Eudocia R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We're local and have been wanting to give this place a try for some time. Last night was her birthday so we made reservations. Boy am I glad that we did! From the moment that we pulled up, we were greeted by the sweetest hostess...More

Thank jmgods2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks Ashley . Wow ! Seriously Good Food and Impeccable Service . Had the conch and crawfish fritters. So good . Wedge Salad with the Pinot vinaigrette. The filet was unbelievably tender. The carrot cake was seriously some of the best I ever had.

1  Thank Martin V
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Our hotel recommended Chef Michaels for a special anniversary dinner. We were greeted with sparkling wine. The menu was full of delicious choices. Our server was the perfect blend of attentive yet unabtrusive. Our of our selections we absolutely delicious and perfectly prepared. The only...More

Thank Jlf52018
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Second time I have been now, once a year so far. We make the effort to go to and stay in Islamorada just to go here. The meal I had on 22nd February was fantastic. Incredible. I have eaten in hundreds of restaurants in USA...More

Thank BellaThomo
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I had made a reservation for my birthday dinner. We had brought in fresh mangrove snapper that we had caught and had them prepare it for us. We had it done Adriatic and Ponchartrain style and it came with three sides which...More

Thank Faith C
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Ann M
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Close to the water - they make you feel like your part of the family
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: +1 305-664-0640
  • E-mail
A warm, inviting dining room with colorful local art adorning the walls. Small, sleek bar serving fine wine and beer. Tropical veranda seating for a lovely alfreso dinner or Sunday brunch. Fresh Local fish and seafood, Prime steak, attentive, friendly service.
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