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532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134 (Southard Street)
305 295-1300
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: One of the finest Key West restaurants is nestled among the charming...
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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  • 57
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  • 42
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food

This was a great place to eat. We ate inside, but wished we were outside. The food was great. Filet and Hog fish was very delicious. It is a bit loud inside, so sit out if possible.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
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Rossville, Georgia
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Rossville, Georgia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This was a great place to eat. We ate inside, but wished we were outside. The food was great. Filet and Hog fish was very delicious. It is a bit loud inside, so sit out if possible.

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Orlando, Fl
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110 reviews 110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This place is not on Duval Street, so the atmosphere is more subdued. It's an old house with tables inside and out in the back. It was a cool night, but we sat outside and we were fine. We had a roof over our head. The hostess brought us drinks while we waited for our table. We ordered the seafood... More 

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

The food was excellent, Mahi fishd dish and great selection of wine. I recommend reservations to eliminate a wait. The staff were friendly and prompt service.

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Boston
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159 reviews 159 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

We had hoped for an excellent meal but the delivery was a little short. The hostess was very nice and so was our waitress although the restaurant was loaded with large tables of 6,8 or more people who were obviously having a great time. My wife decided to have the meatloaf, something she wouldn't normally order at a restaurant but... More 

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Portland, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We enjoyed ourselves so much that we came back for a second night! they offer a lighter offering menu that features half portions of their entrees. This gave us the opportunity try more items. I strongly suggest that you do not get the cheese fondue: not a good value and too filling with way too many other good things to... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I was a little saddened at not having the best piece of meat I was expecting. Also my filet mignon was half the size it was the last time I came here, and half the size of most other restaurants in town. For the price I felt a little cheated. My carpaccio was dry - no olive oil, just lots... More 

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mika41
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70 reviews 70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We used to dine here more often, after a Long break wanted to visit again. Despite of having a reservation there was a Very Long wait for the server to show up, appetizers and entrees to arrive. Attentive bussers kept water and bread full and table cleaned up immediately. the waitress though never showed up to check on the 1st... More 

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Key West, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food never disappoints. And as one who doesn't eat or need as much food as when I was younger, I love the fact that many of the favorite menu items are offered in smaller portions on the Lite Side menu. Always an excellent dining experience.

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Portland, Oregon
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133 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I love this restaurant and didn't experience any of the problems others have mentioned. Service was excellent. They accommodated several special requests and the food was delicious. I had a terrific wedge salad and a roast pork dish that was abundant and delicious. The rest of our group enjoyed their food also. Parking is always difficult in Key West which... More 

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League City, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We visit Michael's each trip to Key West and were not disappointed again. The gin martinis were perfect as were the meals and dessert. Brady good a good job taking care of us. Don't miss Michaels.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134
    (Southard Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: 305 295-1300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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. "
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?