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Michaels Restaurant

532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134
+1 305-295-1300
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“veal chop” (84 reviews)
“fondue” (70 reviews)
“suzette” (20 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Initially I decided to take my mother (a local) here on my last night in town for a treat. We made 730PM reservations and upon arrival we were seated right away. However, after that things began to go downhill. The buser came and gave us...More

Thank jpellegrino
Reviewed 4 days ago

This charming fine dining restaurant was a delight. Out waitress was excellent answering all of our ?'s regarding menu selections. We started with the octopus appitizer which was delicious. The main course of salmon with a pineapple glaze was very good. My husband had the...More

Thank jck1FortLauderdale
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Michael's is truly a fine dining restaurant. Our waitress was very accommodating making our evening enjoyable right down to the sparkling flute candle atop our dessert, chocolate lava cake. Our dinners were exceptional.... pecan crusted Maui Maui for one dinner (so good) and salmon in...More

Thank Lee Ann K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Michael's is in the middle of a residential neighborhood, and is primarily known for it's steaks. We were a group of 4 who walked there from our rooms at the Marquesa Hotel - about a 10 minute walk. It was hot and had been raining,...More

Thank TravelingB0B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dinned at One Duval, Lattitudes, Louie's Backyard, 915 Duval, and Hot Tin Roof and by far Michaels falls to the bottom of this list. Beginning with a hostess dressed as if she was serving beer at a beach bar the evening went downhill. Service...More

3  Thank greg c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the worst veal chop it was garbage I have been going to Key West for years and own properties here I will never golfing back

1  Thank deadwoodNy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a cool place outside was nice. We ordered 2 bottles of wine they didn’t have either. After that it just wasn’t what we expected the food was just above average nothing on the specials sounded good the menu is ok maybe we would try...More

1  Thank redlips24065
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We lived in Key West for 11 years and being “foodies” went to many restaurants. Michaels was our most-frequented one for dinner. We recently returned for a visit, and went to Michaels. Still the same, consistently good food, served in a covered tropical patio. They...More

1  Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

- Middle class location - dark rooms inside - plastic furniture - middle class service - middle class food

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MelanieW224, Owner at Michaels Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

I’m not sure how to respond to this. What is middle class food? What is a middle class location? I am at a loss.

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

It was pouring out and when we arrived we found a restaurant that was basically raining inside as well. There was a nice dining room that was under a decent roof but instead of putting us in there and they put us in their wine...More

Thank Beth T
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Questions & Answers
18 November 2016|
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Response from MelanieW224 | Property representative |
No. No parking lot. As with many small tourist towns, parking is at a premium. We encourage our guests to walk, bike or taxi to Michaels. We are in a residential neighborhood an this keeps our neighbors happy! If you haven't... More
30 August 2016|
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Response from Walt106 | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code. Normal key west. Shorts shirt and shoes.
5 November 2015|
Response from Regina D | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any dogs, but the patio is actually through the restaurant doors, so I doubt it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134
    (Southard Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-295-1300
  • E-mail
One of the finest Key West restaurants is nestled among the charming tropical back streets of
Key West's Old Town District. Come discover a garden oasis where Chef Michael Wilson
and his wife Melanie offer a classic menu with an island twist. Their emphasis on
quality and service, coupled with casual island elegance, has established
Michaels Restaurant as a favorite of Key West locals
and visitors with discriminating dining palates.
If you're searching for Key West restaurants, search no further. Treat yourself to a delicious dining experience outdoors in a relaxing Key West garden atmosphere or indoors in one of our two dining rooms. Michaels Restaurant is in Old Town Key West,
near the corner of Southard Street- on Margaret Street.

"From the first chilled martini to the last sumptuous bite of the
warm chocolate volcano, Michaels will delight and satisfy. "
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