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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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“brunch” (51 reviews)
“hogfish” (417 reviews)
“carrot cake” (61 reviews)
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10:00 - 14:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 3 days ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best fish meal we ever had. Had the mutton snapper and son had the hogfish both amazing ! Service great!

Thank daddio2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large selection of fresh fish. From there you can choose how you would like it prepared and with what additional ingredients as outlined on the menu. There were 6 of us that evening and 3 took the filet. Was prepared to everyone's request. One...More

Thank Beverly T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best place for dinner at the keys. We are foodies and great cooks ourselves so we are discriminating. This place has an understated elegant atmosphere. The food was fresh and exquisitely and creatively prepared. The lobster and shrimp ceviche special...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at the bar and let David preform his magic. Dinner and drinks were extremely delicious and desert was to die for This was a perfect ending to a great weekend

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My title should tell you what we thought ! By the way the word "excellante" means so excellent that you can't even pronounce excellent right. We really loved it from the greeting we received and throughout the evening. I had the duck, amazing without a...More

Thank MarcTuna127
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cuban style lionfish was amazing! We ate on the outside deck which was beautiful. Our server was very knowledgeable. Overall it was a very good experience.

Thank Retrip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expectations are always a bad thing. I am giving 3 stars instead of 2 cause I want to be objective and not just disappointed. Now, if you ask 38 dollars (taxes excluded) for a dish of fresh but not-that-rare fish, you’d better serve the entire...More

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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