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Chef Michael's

81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
+1 305-664-0640
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (71 reviews)
“hogfish” (326 reviews)
“carrot cake” (63 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
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1 - 10 of 1,275 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read good reviews and decided to try Chef Michaels during a weekend in the Keys. Service was great. They had 4 different freshly caught fish to choose from among daily specials. I like the set up of the menu where after choosing a...More

Thank teteritta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a local, this is my favorite go to for a nice dinner or brunch. It is a little pricey (what isn’t in Islamorada) but is ALWAYS worth the price. I have had many of the specials as well as ordered off the regular menu...More

Thank Alena M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and ambience. Numerous creative preparations of a variety of very fresh fish. I fish is not your thing, the steaks and lamb shank are excellent and measure up to NYC standards. Table service is relaxed but very professional, however dinner at the bar...More

Thank N1349JPadams
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Let's be honest. You're not going to Key Largo for the food. So saying it's the best of Key Largo, and it really is pretty good, is like saying she has fresh breath; for a dog. Chef Michael does some very good preparations, and the...More

Thank Jason L
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Love love the food. Small Place but perfect for a intimate dinner with the family, in my case my husband, my son and I. Great service, food was delicious. This is our 6 visit and definitely we will come back.

Thank Jany O
Reviewed 13 September 2017

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 September 2017 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 September 2017

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 2 September 2017

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 28 August 2017

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
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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
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HappyFrequentFlyers
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
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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
Description
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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