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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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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped off for a quick bite on the way back from Key West and had Avery pleasant dinner. Sat at the bar which was under the direction of “David “ who was great. Special meal was outstanding and what was going to be a quick...More

Thank Doug D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spectacular food and beautiful presentation...lion fish appetizer, twin grilled lobster tails with coconut curry sauce. We had just been in Key West where we went to three top Zagat rated restaurants. Chef Michael’s blew them away. Being oenophiles, we were also desperate for a good...More

Thank Lkd3755
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made a reservation about a month ago. Told them that it was a birthday celebration. I called to confirm recently and they said reservation was all set and that complimentary champagne would be offered. We show up. It was 61 degrees and very windy. Cold....More

1  Thank Laurette2454
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, beautiful ambiance and great service! Probably the best meal we had while on the island and would highly recommend!

Thank Ashleykjones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This IS THE place to have THE BEST dining experience in Islamorada! We feasted on the most amazing prime rib and fresh lobster imaginable. Just a beautiful dinner. We loved it so much that we booked 2 more reservations for our stay!

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everytime we visit Islamorada, we look forward to our dinners at Chef Michael’s. The food is always excellent and the staff is great! One of my favorite restaurants.

Thank Sonia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ambiance, food, wine list etc. was exceptional. Everything from soup to nuts was perfect. 5 big stars

Thank Shannon F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A random visit after walking a little art festival on the next street. Checked to see if the bar had a space for one, but was offered a lovely table indoors. I was initially set on a seafood pasta but went for a daily special...More

Thank BigAppleGreg
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The food was really good maybe excellent, but whilst good food is essential for a restaurant to succeed, it’s not the only ingredient – and the other elements were, unfortunately, poor. Is this a fine end restaurant or a sports bar? It thinks its fine...More

1  Thank Simon C
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We have been to Chef Michael's in the past and wanted to revisit this culinary delight in Islamorada. From the greeter at the door to our server, the pleasantness was only the beginning of our delightful evening. The wine list is extensive and our server...More

2  Thank patty0303
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Ann M
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
  • 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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