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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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“hogfish” (413 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I've been here 5x in the last 18 months of visiting the keys and have been incredibly impressed with the food each time. A must for the connoissier.

Thank bethcahill
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is our 5th trip to Islamorada and we go to Chef Michaels every time. The place is small, but quaint. Make reservations. The staff is friendly and you can tell it is a local favorite as well. But for a nice, elegant meal for...More

Thank Ekandsuz
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We were in Islamorada for my bday and Chef Michael's was suggested by friends who are often in the Keys. They mentioned it was a fine dining (and a little over priced) worth checking out. We made reservations and were excited for dinner. Our initial...More

Thank fesoicher
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This place was our best meal in the middle Keys. They buy seafood daily so the menu can change slightly due to what is available. The service was impeccable. And then there is the food...wow...not kidding it was so good! We did not have reservations...More

Thank lashcroft
Reviewed 21 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 20 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 20 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 19 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 18 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
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Ann M
21 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
28 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
17 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
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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