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Chef Michael's

81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
+1 305-664-0640
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Ranked #1 of 80 Restaurants in Islamorada
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $40
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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Majorca, Spain
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Located in the old US1 road and next to the Cheeca Lodge in Islamorada. It's by far the best restaurant in the area. Fish and meat are excellent quality. Large list of wines. Service is very attentive and funny. You feel as being at home.

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Islamorada, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Excellent dinner at Chef Michael's in Islamorada. Mainly fish restaurant, lovely ceviche (in a different style from the Peruvian one), I recommend Adriatic triple tail fish and Ambassador tilefish. The keys- lime pie is very good. Waiters are very kind and helpful. We'd like to catch our own fish and take it there to have it cooked for us!

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Islamorada, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Went to Chef Michael's last night sat outside had another wonderful meal. The service was great . Everyone in our party felt the same food was delicious. What can I say just another great meal. I am hoping to have Sunday brunch there tomorrow If I can wait to eat until 10:00 but I hear it is a great way... More

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Tavernier, Florida, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

First off, the chef is amazing! I have never met a chef who is so happy and laid back and that can put out amazing dishes night after night! The staff really knows their stuff! Wines, sauces, dishes, everything is spot on all the time! This is definitely the place to be, whether it is a date night, girls night,... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We celebrated our Anniversary and a birthday and were welcomed with complimentary champagne. The knowledgable wait staff were extremely enthusiastic about food and wine selection and our choices for the evening all lived up to the description.The food served was delicious and served hot which so many restaurants fail to deliver. The pricing is quite high but for quality one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

For a could of weeks I've been hearing everyone talk about this host, and how good of a job he's doing at the restaurant. When I say everyone is talking about the host I mean EVERYONE!

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Dublin, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

One of the best dinner we have ever had. We stumbled on this exquist restaurant through a recommodation from our hotel. We were lucky to get a reservation for two seats at the bar. What a treat. The bartender David is a total Gem and so is everybody else in the restaurant. The wine recommodation that paired our fabulous meal... More

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Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Everything about our dinner was fabulous - we were celebrating an anniversary and Chef Michael sent out champagne to start our meal. Bread was amazing with a basil aioli. We had the chowder and ceviche appetizers, and split the nut crusted hogfish, as we had heard the portions were large. The hogfish is to die for and I am not... More

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Ocala, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The best thing about Chef Michael's is the hospitality shown by the hosts. The first night we arrived they were completely booked (we did not know we needed reservations) the hosts helped us find reservations at a nearby restaurant and helped us book reservations for later that week. The food was okay - if you are not ordering fish or... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Chef Michaels is really a great restaurant. Ask for Shel as your wait staff, she is outstanding and has an ability to make you feel as if every selection you ordered is the most perfect choice imaginable. A confession I did not have the hogfish and instead had the swordfish with an olive/caper sauce. It was simply the best prepared... More

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Additional Information about Chef Michael's

Address: 81671 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036
Phone Number: +1 305-664-0640
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Seafood, Steakhouse

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