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Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

130 NE 40th St, Miami, FL 33137
+1 305-573-5550
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Ranked #32 of 3,611 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: N.E. 1st Avenue & N.E. 2nd Avenue
Transit: Miami Dade Transit Bus Lines # 2, # 3,# 9, # 10, # 36, # 93, # 202, # 236. For detailed route information go to: http://www.miamidade.gov/transit/library/tm_for_web.pdf
Description: Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink is a showcase for the cuisine of Chef/Owner Michael Schwartz, with prices designed to encourage frequent dining. This unpretentious bistro seats 90 indoors and out, with another 14 seats at a handsome bar. Doubling as a casual neighborhood dining spot and a culinary destination, the bright, airy space in Miami’s evolving Design District showcases Schwartz’s trademark new American cuisine at prices designed to encourage frequent dining. Open daily for lunch and dinner, the menu is chock full of choices encouraging everything from a light bite to a multi-course feast. A quick glance at the menu and Michael's intentions for this restaurant are revealed. Notable is the frequency of the word homemade in the descriptions of dishes -- be it pasta, French fries or rabbit terrine. At the same time, Michael's takes advantage of the Chef’s decades-long relationships with winemakers to offer diners the opportunity to try a variety of wines at great value.
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Miami, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

lovely food, great service! Fun place to hang out...I have been here several times with girlfriends as well as with family- always had fun!

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This place had good reviews and I was so excited to try it out. We are huge fans of Zfood a Network and cooking shows.....so how cool to get to eat at a place like this!!! This was our first "vacation" in 5 years so we wanted to treat ourselves to a really nice place! Upon arriving there, we were... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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194 reviews 194 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

food was wonderful best lunch in town. Hummus and corn beef sandwich was great also the way everything was plated.

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Miami, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This place is hidden in wynwood. the food is excellent, service is great, it is awesome for diner or brunch

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We only had lunch in this restaurant due to shopping in this area and one of the shops said it was ok for a bite to eat. The food was average, the service was ok, would I eat in this place again more than likely not, but if you are shopping and need a quick snack then it's ok.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I really enjoyed my lunch at Michaels. I had the gazpacho and the pastrami sandwich. For dessert, I had the lemon icebox. I was really impressed w the quality of the food. Each dish was better than the next. Our server was attentive and very friendly. I liked the atmosphere outside on the patio. I would definitely go back.

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Recife, PE
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

food is so so .... they open at 11 am and by 11:30 when i was ready to order a turkey panini they were sold out. Fine i ordered a shortrib one. It was ok. But what really got me upsad was when i order the check and came wqy toooop much, i oreder a espresso and i pay $5... More

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We live in the edgewater area and always head to the beach for dinner for some reason. Then we discovered micheals. Some of the best food in miami. The BLP salad is too good for words. Then treat yourself from the extra large section of the menu and get the T-bone steak. It will change your life!! Amazing drinks, homemade... More

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Miramar, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The place was very crowed. Tables too close, I ordered a tilefish the flavor was great but the price high for two tiny pieces.

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New York, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I used to spend a lot of time in Miami a few years ago, when I first discovered Michael's Genuine Food & Drink and kept going back for the excellent food. I think this is where I discovered burrata, which was beautifully and simply served with perfect tomatoes and olive oil. Back then, I thought the lunch service, with its... More

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Additional Information about Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

Address: 130 NE 40th St, Miami, FL 33137
Phone Number: +1 305-573-5550
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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