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“Wonderful meal”

Michaels Restaurant
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Ranked #34 of 443 Restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Wonderful meal”
Reviewed August 6, 2013

We went to dinner with our local friend whom we were staying with in KW. Michaels is on our frequent diner list as one of our go to restaurants for dinner. The food is consistently good. The waitstaff is friendly and very knowledgeable. It's a great place for a romantic dinner or for having a good dinner with a group of friends. They have indoor seating, outdoor seating and bar seating. My husband had the meatloaf and its the best meatloaf he's ever had, it made with a blend of Kobe beef and prime tenderloin. Michael stopped by our table and said that the meatloaf is his mothers recipe. I had the mahi and it was cooked perfectly and was also delicious.

  • Visited August 2013
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Rock Island, Illinois
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fabulous evening!”
Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

My husbands favorite dining experience of the trip! We began with French onion soup, artichoke dip and oysters - all were fabulous!! He loved "our salad". Our entrees were delicious - the special grilled salmon, veal chop, meat loaf and rib eye. The volcano for dessert is a must. Pace yourself, the portions are extremely generous. If the weather permits, dine on the beautiful patio or just enjoy a drink at the bar.

  • Visited August 2013
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PA
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Pretty good... almost great”
Reviewed August 2, 2013

I went to Key West for seafood, but ordered steak here based on friend's recommendations... 3 people in my party ordered steak, 2 filet mignon's and one high priced "cowboy steak"... all were way over cooked, which pretty much ruined it for us. One person ordered snapper which was great. Also the french onion soup, and beef carpacio were all some of the best we've ever had... the overcooked steaks pretty much left us feeling less than impressed. I'd try it again and order something different.

Visited July 2013
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Burlington, ON
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
Reviewed August 1, 2013

Simply wonderful grounds, service and food! Will definitely go back next time! We sat outside by the fountain. There were fans blowing which was a nice touch as it was so hot out.

Visited July 2013
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Springdale, Arkansas
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Fondue fun”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

There are certain restaurants that my wife and I always return to when we come back down to Key West. Michael's is one of them. Although the rest of their menu looks and sounds enticing, we always opt for fondue. They have five or six varieties, but we seem to consistently request the four-cheese fondue. Served with a huge platter filled with chunks of chicken, pepperoni, breads, grapes, apples, pears, zucchini, squash, carrots, broccoli, and pretzel rolls for dipping, this meal for two will leave you full! As I said, this is a regular stop for us, and we highly recommend it.

  • Visited July 2013
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