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81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
+1 305-664-0640
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was very friendly good not great, food was very good to fast but very good.[may be a service issue] The greeters need some work.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When I booked our vacation I was very excited to come to Chef Michaels. My main goal was to eat as much hogfish as I could get and CM has by far the best hogfish with coconut rice I have ever had. One of the best meals I have had in a long time!

Thank Nrosseau55
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cassie, our server, was amazing. The food was great. The atmosphere was quiet and welcoming. A bit on the pricey side but well worth it when you have a server like Cassie.

Thank ltanzini
fort myers
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best seafood meals we've had. Great selection, quiet and peaceful dining. Juliette fish dishes with amazing shrimp. Great entrees and good wine list.

Thank 25thtripoflove
Boca Raton, Florida, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am almost leery of writing this review because every great restaurant I've found has become too well known and loses its charm. But this place is amazing, so I feel too selfish not sharing. This is literally the best fish dinner I have had in my life, and I've lived in south Florida for 40 years. The hogfish was... More 

Thank Shelly M
Key Largo, Florida
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As expected Chef Michael's delivered. We arrived early (5pm) and we beat the 6pm crowd. Prior to the entree we were seved a warm bread basked with three different types of bread. This was also accompanied with warm seasoned olive oil for dipping. For entrées we both had the Hogfish. I had the sautéed while my wife went with her's... More 

Thank 305kevin
Wilmington, Illinois, United States
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Chef Michaels for Sunday Brunch today. The Maitre D Vinny Bob was the most friendly and informative man I have ever met. He had a great sense of humor and would be an asset to any business. Our Waitress Shelly was efficient as well as friendly. She checked on us several times. We loved her. Excellent job... More 

Thank Pamela A
Delray Beach, Florida
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

They make several amazing fish dinner's here. Definitely one of the more upscale, date night type places in Islamorada. They are none for their hogfish dishes and don't disappoint!

Thank Eric Z
Miami, Florida
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510 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place has a good vibe about it and is a good stop for a quick meal. We stopped by for brunch. The dishes are simple and nothing fancy but suprisingly tasty. From the steak to the hamburger, black bean soup and the "nutty" hogfish to the hogfish omlett, all were good. Keep in mind I am writing this in... More 

Thank SharingIsCaring2013
Tampa, Florida
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make your reservations early, ask for a corner table, and prepare yourself to be wowed by Chef Michael and his wonderful wait staff.

Thank Roy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
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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Burlington, Ontario
New York City, New York
4 months ago
Loveland Co
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?