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“Everybody loves this place and the food is the reason why!”
Review of Chef Michael's

Chef Michael's
Ranked #4 of 94 Restaurants in Islamorada
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $50
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
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. Fresh Local fish and seafood, Prime steak, attentive, friendly service.
Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

Thanks to our guys at Ocean House, the restaurant just managed to squeeze us in on a typically busy night. The seafood pasta was ridiculously good. The hogfish I had was OK - it's the speciality dish so it's worth trying but everything that we saw coming out of the kitchen looked fabulous. Book early to ensure you get a table!!

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Thank ALP24
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

From the minute you walk in the door the way you are treated is like you've been dining there for years . Then there is the service,very knowledgeable and especially cordial.the food from the appetizers to dessert is exquisite.

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Reviewed January 4, 2013

A perfect Florida Keys restaurant serving excellent fish, perfectly and unfussily cooked so you can really taste it. I had delicious lobster tail to start and tried hogfish for the first time. No complaints. Service was also very friendly and relaxed. Key Lime pie was very good but (sorry!) not as good as Ma's Fish Camp next door!

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Thank PRR50
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Chef Michael's was the best meal I had in my 5 days in the Keys. All six of us dining together had great food - all of the fish was cooked to perfection and there are several preparation styles to choose from. It is a bit pricey but definitely worth the cost!

Thank Caroline M
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

Chef Michael's is a casual restaurant with outstanding food. My wife and I have visited twice and had the same server both times. The service is outstanding and the food is life changing. I dream about the hogfish ponchatrain. The prime rib puts all others to shame. The restaurant is small and there may not be a lot of "atmosphere" in terms of fine dining, but for an upper casual keys dining experience Chef Michaels can't be beat.

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Thank Jpacheco1212
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