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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” (47 reviews)
“hogfish” (413 reviews)
“carrot cake” (61 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I vacation in the keys ever August and every time we say: "We should try that place" then never do. Well this year, we did, and oh so wish that we had gone sooner. The food is GOOD. We had a wonderful...More

Thank DJ913
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Elegant restaurant specializing in locally caught fish. Their Hogfish is their speciality which was delicious- I'd order it again!! Key lime pie was divine. Highly recommend this restaurant that has friendly island service and a strong seafood menu. Nice place to get dressed up to...More

Thank CanadianMountie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the restaurant for the first time to celebrate my birthday few weeks ago. The dinner was fabulous, the wine was great, and our server was wonderful until....we were rudely asked to leave because they had other customers waiting. There were other tables available. Plus,...More

1  Thank tinnochka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful dinner here on our last night of vacation in Islamorada. The fish was outstanding, I had the hogfish, and my husband had the lion fish. Both were just melt in your mouth delicious! Service was amazing, I think we had 4 people...More

Thank Lois S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A dream come true. Every dish we had was heavenly, the wine pairing suggestions were superb. The service and atmosphere was top-notch. This place has class! We were there to celebrate a birthday and they comped the birthday dessert.

Thank Jaie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Michael’s seems like an institution in this part of the keys, and it is, frankly, expensive. But they pay careful attention to the freshness of the ingredients, particularly the seafood, and we didn’t go wrong here. I had the catch of the day, which was...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Were told by a local artist Tim Rahn that this was an outstanding restaurant. It lived up to our expectations in every way. We had Black Grouper with pomch cream sauce and was great. The setting and feel in the restaurant was very enjoyable. Very...More

Thank bjcrezin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and service. Their preparations are unique and portions are generous. Lively ambiance with active bar (though a full bar would be nice)

Thank Keith-fkk003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited without a reservation (advisable to make one, as they can get busy), and after a minor hesitation we were able to be seated. With a slightly upscale Florida ambiance, service was impeccable and the food was very good. We had a bottle of...More

Thank MPuzziferro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food you need to make reservation or you wont get in or have an hour or more wait, very nice place, excellant food

Thank Joanne C
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Ann M
22 July 2017|
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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
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
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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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