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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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“brunch” (41 reviews)
“hogfish” (326 reviews)
“carrot cake” (64 reviews)
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

It was too hot to sit outside so we sat at the bar. That's when the fun began! We ate with locals and asked them for their favorite dishes and each of us ordered a different entrée to share. The Hogfish by far is unique-flash...More

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We really enjoyed our dinners! We brought our just caught snapper and the chef made 3 amazing different fish dishes served family style. The rice and veggies were terrific too! . We also enjoyed a wedge salad that was perfect to split. Both evening we...More

Thank SQJacobs
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We go to Islamorada often since we have a condo there. We've tried most of the restaurants in the island and Chef Michael's will go to our least favorite restaurant from now on. I don't even know where to start. I guess I will start...More

3  Thank Ana V
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Enjoyed a nice dinner at Chef Michael's. Somewhat pricey but was the best meal we had during our stay. The steak and fish was excellent.

Thank soxfla
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We went to Chef Michael's on a recommendation and had an enjoyable meal. Do make a reservation if you plan on going, we had to make a reservation for 9pm when we called the day before to book. The service was average and less attentive...More

1  Thank Heather T
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is one of the best restaurants in Islamorada with a cute outdoor patio. Note: if you have a large group, seating is limited unless you sit on the outside patio. The selections are varied but the fish dishes are what you should try. Michael's...More

Thank canegirl
Reviewed 18 July 2016

My wife and I had dinner there at the recommendation of Casa Morada and we were not disappointed. In fact, we returned the next night for an equally pleasant meal. We sat at the bar both times and enjoyed it. Good wine and conversation. We...More

Thank Armando R
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is an excellent restaurant with wonderful seafood options as well and meat dishes. The service was also very attentive/

Thank gamma2015
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We had a lovely dinner at Chef Michaels in early July. I had called ahead to be sure that they could accommodate my vegetarian wife. The man who answered the phone enthusiastically answered yes and made a reservation for us. When we arrived we were...More

Thank Austinowl
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We celebrated my birthday very cute restaurant. They have a wide selection of preparation of local fish and a good wine list. The fish I had was absolutely delicious and my wife's seafood pasta was divine. They also had a great kids meal selection and...More

Thank BoCo_Dad
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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
USD 15 - USD 50
Dinner, Brunch, 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, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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