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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (43 reviews)
“hogfish” (397 reviews)
“carrot cake” (60 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
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1 - 10 of 1,231 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh fish! Creative preparation! Service is acceptable but not outstanding. Ambiance is very much " the Keys". A tad overpriced.

Thank Serviceprof
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best ala cart brunch I've ever had. I eat Chef Michaels brunch at least 2 times a month. best biscuits n gravy and French Toast. Always has really good specials. the staff is very friendly from Vinny at the host stand to the bussers. I...More

Thank michaelgrewe2003
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband & I had a beautiful dinner here on our way to the keys. We split the trilogy. 3 different fish prepared 3 different ways. Tuna, yellow tail & mahimahi.. delicious. Such great flavors of all the fish and a great dipping sauce.

Thank fitbod
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is over promoted. After you've eaten at Ziggy's and Green Turtle this place is a let down. The food was just average. The host was poorly dressed in a t-shirt and baggy pants that looked like they haven't been washed and the whole...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son told me this restaurant had the best Hog Fish Snapper in the keys. Well they didn’t it didn’t taste like fresh catch like most of the Keys restaurants do. To our surprise they serve Lion fish and it was tasty.

Thank Bob V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the reasons we come to Islamorada - we love Chef Michael's. Our daughter requested to come here for her birthday dinner and we were happy to make it happen. The hogfish is a specialty and absolutely delicious and the filet mignon was the...More

Thank GerriN859
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service !! We all enjoyed our food . Definitely one of the best restaurants we've been to in the keys .the seafood pasta was amazing.the fish was fresh and tasty. And our appetiser was yummy we had soft fried crab loved it !!

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are here on our anniversary. They always have the freshest local fish and fabulous staff. It's always a treat to dine here.

Thank Frogtown11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't say enough how much we enjoyed this restaurant. From the moment I called to make the reservation I got a terrific impression which carried over to the hostess when we arrived and our server when we were seated. Staff is detailed oriented and it...More

1  Thank Kenzie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The prime rib was the best I've ever had! My boyfriend and I went there for our anniversary and it was great. Service was perfect.

Thank Telma R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
On Valentines Day, do you offer a set menu or can you order from the regular menu? Thanks
29 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
May I bring my own wine?
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • 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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