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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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Opens in 21 min
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I watch a show based out of South Florida called "Check Please" hosted by Chef Michelle Bernstein. And, we had to try it out while we were here. The show discussed a Ceviche Dish. It is served out of a coconut and...More

Thank Mistyjr98
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I have been waiting for a couple of years to dine here, as recommended by Chica Lodge. The restaurant met and exceeded my expectations. I dined alone at the bar (8 seats) and was finely attended to by the bar tender as well as greeted...More

Thank Cici139
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Chef Michaels has a great upmarket feel, the food is outstanding and can be complemented by a great selection of wines. We sat outside on the veranda and all ate freshly prepared fish dishes which were all delicious, if you fancy something different to chips...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We had a very pleasant dinner for my wife's birthday here. The wait staff is pretty informal but super friendly. Shout out to the server who brought over a plate full of strawberries for my son when she spotted him eating my garnish.

Thank David W
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was our greatest find on The Keys. Excellent welcome by very friendly staff and waiters. Wonderful environment in relaxed surroundings. Menu and food were magnificent. We chose fillet steak and this was cooked to perfection to our individual choice. Nicely presented. Small choice of...More

1  Thank Liketosee11
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We had dinner last night at Chef Michaels which was fabulous. Hogfish Snapper is my absolute favorite so I was very disappointed to find out they did not have any. However they did have grouper which I ordered Juliette style (with shrimp and scallops on...More

Thank 214NancyC
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I went to this restaurant with me daughter while on a mini vacation in islamorada by a suggestion from a person at our resort and I am glad they spoke up. The food and atmosphere were all excellent. We had a Wahoo tatki that was...More

Thank dand128
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The filet mignon was superb. Cooked perfect and tasted awesome. We sat outside on the veranda and they had the perfect amount of fans blowing since the outside temperature was still around 88 at dinner time. Even though it was our most expensive dinner, we...More

1  Thank eyedocohio
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We need completely gluten free meals (Celiac), Cheg Michael had no problem getting this right. You need reservations (or get there early), but we had some of the best restaurant meals we have had in a long time. Service was attentive and )for midwesterners who...More

2  Thank Gen1I
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We had such fun the first time we enjoyed dinner we booked again several nights later. Sat at the bar with Dave who is quite a character - great wines and absolutely fabulous food! Fresh fish every single day Andy husband had lamb chops which...More

Thank Chopper088
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Ann M
21 July 2017|
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Response from Stephen B | Reviewed this property |
No, the restaurant does not sit on the water. However it is a delightful setting. The outdoor space is Island themed.
28 January 2017|
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Response from JTrocks | Reviewed this property |
It is the regular menu. I also know that You will need reservations (305)664-0640
Bernard D
18 January 2017|
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Response from JTrocks | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe the corkage fee is $ 15 per bottle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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
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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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