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Michaels Restaurant

532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134
305 295-1300
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Ranked #34 of 356 restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Southard Street
Description: One of the finest Key West restaurants is nestled among the charming tropical back streets of Key West's Old Town District. Come discover a garden oasis where Chef Michael Wilson and his wife Melanie offer a classic menu with an island twist. Their emphasis on quality and service, coupled with casual island elegance, has established Michaels Restaurant as a favorite of Key West locals and visitors with discriminating dining palates. If you're searching for Key West restaurants, search no further. Treat yourself to a delicious dining experience outdoors in a relaxing Key West garden atmosphere or indoors in one of our two dining rooms. Michaels Restaurant is in Old Town Key West, near the corner of Southard Street- on Margaret Street. "From the first chilled martini to the last sumptuous bite of the warm chocolate volcano, Michaels will delight and satisfy. "
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English first
Key West, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Friday night we had dinner at the bar at Michaels. Being able to eat at the bar is always a plus for us. We usually have the Shrimp and Brie appetizer but chose the special, Bacon Wrapped Shrimp. They were excellent. My husband ordered the Filet. The meat was outstanding, as was my Mahi Macadamia. The veggies were so delicious,... More

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Providence
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11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

The atmosphere and food at Michael's is amazing! I've been to Key West before but this was my first trip to Michael's...and I will definitely be back! Five star service matches the five star food...famous for steak but EVERYTHING we had was awesome.

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We go to michaels at least twice every time we are in key west..service is top notch.. They know their wines and the food is always excellent.. I'm not a big veal fan, but The veal chop is outstanding!

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Orlando, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had diner at Michael's because they have outside dining and because of their new 'Lite Side" menu. One of the reasons we don't like going out for diner is because the portions tend to be rather large and we're trying to maintain our new lower weights. Michael's lite side menu allows us to enjoy a lovely diner out without... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

On our recent trip to Key West, we wanted to have a great steak dinner at a reasonable price. We found it with Michael's. What drew us here was their "lighter side" menu that is available every evening from 5:30 - 7:30. The portion size of the filet mignon was just right as we didn't want to stuff ourselves to... More

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Leeds, UK
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Good service and great food. Large portions, no problem taking home what you can't finish! Especially recommend smoked chicken penne pasta

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Key West, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Wow, it was wonderful From the service to the food. The. service was great and we had 5 people at dinner and everyone loved their dinner. The Veal chop was the best I ever had.

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Adelaide
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7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We sat at the bar for our meals at Michaels, frequented by locals, serves wonderful food, great oysters, amazing grouper (new variety of fish for me) and the rum cake is just sensational, had to order it both nights... Friendly staff, good vibe...

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great lobster! I love the seafood dishes here. My boyfriend always gets the steak. Staff is really friendly. Restaurant is clean and the setting and scene is very cool. Highly recommended! We eat here every time we come to Key West.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We asked a local for a recommendation for our 35th anniversary and this was it. Off the beaten path so we never would have found it otherwise. Such a good find! The ambiance of the garden was so pleasant in the evening. The wait staff could not have been more attentive. My husband had a seafood pasta dish which he... More

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