About Michel's at the Colony Surf
Come and experience French fine-dining cuisine at its best at Hawaii's premier ocean front restaurant, voted "Most Romantic Restaurant" by "The Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" on Oahu's Gold Coast.
Contemporary French, Continental
Hours of Operation:
Dinner Reservation Times: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30PM
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Nightly: Sunday - Thursday 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Friday - Saturday 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Two time Grammy award winner Jeff Peterson calls Michel's home on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday's when he is home in Hawaii.
The combination of food, service, ambiance and view make for an unforgettable event.
Complimentary valet is offered and there is also free metered parking on street after 6:00pm.
Eberhard Hardy Kintscher
Private Party Facilities:
We have several rooms we can use as private areas. It ranges from 12 - 150 people based on availability.
Private Party Contact:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Michel's at the Colony Surf Ratings and Reviews
Excellent dining experience. One of the ...
Excellent dining experience. One of the best fish dishes I have ever had.
Words can not express how much I love ea ...
Words can not express how much I love eating here. The food, the service, the view....just everything is lovely.
My favorite restaurant on Oahu. Definite ...
My favorite restaurant on Oahu. Definitely a hidden gem. Feels like going back in time to true ambiance.
Service wonderful! The escargot and lobs ...
Service wonderful! The escargot and lobster bisque is the best!
One of the best restaurants I have ever enjoyed
The combination of excellent food, excellent wine, superb service topped with a locale and view puts this gem over the top. A very special and rare place.
This is one of my favorite restaurants i ...
This is one of my favorite restaurants in the world--maybe the universe! :) I couldn't come to Oahu without at least one visit to Michel's. It is a gorgeous restaurant right on the ocean with open windows providing a breathtaking view back toward Waikiki beach. It has location, location, location and outstanding, friendly servers, food--simply the best!
Our new favorite on Waikiki beach. Fabul ...
Our new favorite on Waikiki beach. Fabulous food and a view to match. Overall great experience!
Extremely disappointing. Terrible servic ...
Extremely disappointing. Terrible service. Terrible food
One of the best dining experience we've ...
One of the best dining experience we've had! Service was remarkable, food was awesomely delicious, amazing beach front view. This place was highly recommended and it did not disappoint, Loved it! Thank you for a great dining experience! Money well spent😄!
A gem in Waikiki
Perfect Mother's Day Brunch. Leisure dining. Beautiful ambience. Reminiscent of the old days. Extra bonus was being served a complimentary mimosa, which was a house special. Even though I didn't request it, we had an excellent view (probably any seat in the house is good). Last time we dined at Michel's was about 10 years ago for dinner, and the service was excellent. After I told my brother about Mother's Day at Michel's, he plans to go on his birthday. Although we hate to drive to Waikiki for any reason, Michel's is on the outskirts and away from Kalakaua Ave.
Our experience here was great, we were seated apon arival and treated very well. The food is as expected when fine dining especially when certain dishes are prepared in front of you which makes the experience more intertaining. Theres a romantic setting to set the mood, theres an open view that's pretty neat and its still airconditioned. I would recommend this to anyone and those who have kids because we have seen families that brought their little ones.
Best fine dining experience at Michel's
The service and menu selection are hard to beat. We had a very enjoyable experience at Michel's. The food was great, the service was fantastic and the view of the ocean and the sun setting added to the occasion, pre-mothers day. Our guest was pleasantly surprised with the atmosphere and service. We will surely return again.
Elegant dining in a stunning setting
I was expecting continental cuisine when I made the reservations but did not expect the high level of service and all the options for table side preparation. The menu is large and offers options for any taste. The wine list is excellent and reasonable (for Hawaii). The service is outstanding and very professional. The food was excellent and the presentations were beautiful. We had the crepes Suzette for dessert, prepared tableside, and they were the best I've ever had. Next time we're going for the cherries jubilee!
My guest from Japan was happy!
Everything was excerent except new waiter spilled and drop things three times. It made mess my local friend's back skin shoes and pants. Senior waiter was really nice!
Best French restaurant in Waikiki with o ...
Best French restaurant in Waikiki with outstanding sunset views. Ask for a table on the window.
Quite poor Food & Service Quality
We selected Taste of Michel's wwhich ith wine paring which shall represent the taste of Restaulant. However taste is quite low level and we could not everything, and service quality is quite poor, noise level is quite good but noise of service is too high and general sevice quality is amature level. I claimed to a manager the service quality he said astanishingly "they are new comer." Normally even new commer shall be trained well before servicing at table. We will not be there any more. They might loose the repeater.
Intimate dining in elegant surroundings. Open air sitting brings the ocean to your table without intrusiveness. Gorgeous sunset. Top notch wines. Impeccable, understated service; prompt but never intrusive. Food was good but could not match the ambience.
Michel's 1970's to 2016
My Mom and Dad went to Michel's in the 70's and I've always wanted to experience the restaurant. Michel's went above and beyond my expectations. Everything was simply fabulous!
Aloha at it's finest!
Dined here last week to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary and we enjoyed every aspect of the occasion. The setting is classic French/Hawaiian. The food is classic French with elements of Hawaiian fusion. Service is impeccable. We were greeted like returning friends, seated oceanside, and pampered with lavish attention throughout the relaxing evening. We've visited Hawaii numerous times over 40 years and have celebrated at Michel's several times. The Maui onion soup that has been on the menu since we've been going there is as flavorful as ever. We both ordered seafood and were delighted with the fresh taste and sophisticated presentation of each dish. Dessert was a masterpiece of chocolate cake, berries, cream and macadamia nut ice cream which the restaurant gifted us in honor of our anniversary. Although Honolulu has so changed that it doesn't resemble a Hawaiian city any more, Michel's has held true to the spirit of aloha. For a romantic dinner served with grace and flair, Michel's is the restaurant to choose in a city crammed with competitive venues.
We had a great time there. Nice food, view, and service!! We'll come back here again!
Great location and what a view! Great m ...
Great location and what a view! Great menu and a nice choice of some dishes prepared table side. Definitely recommend if you're in the neighborhood!
We had a wonderful time celebrating my son's 21st birthday. The food was delightful and the crepes suzette exceptional. We will be returning again, even if there isn't a special occasion to celebrate.
Great food and service!
If you want fine food and service this is the spot. The view of the ocean and sunset here are the best. We celebrated our anniversary here and it was perfect! Don't worry about the bill it will be expensive but worth it!
Service was outstanding and the food was delicious--a 12 on a scale of 1-10.
We make it a point to come here whenever ...
We make it a point to come here whenever we visit Honolulu. It is always a wonderful experience.
Classic French restaurant where service ...
Classic French restaurant where service is top notch. The Caesar Salad and other favorites are prepared in front of guests. The food was good and very traditional. The view was fantastic as was the service. The restaurant decor could use an uplift. I found the food overpriced but expected given the location and tourist clientele. However, the wine list is excellent and many of the higher priced wines were at retail. There was little to no markup. In fact, it looked like wine prices were not adjusted over time.
Fantastic Easter Brunch - great menu with choices that pleased our group of six - including two teens and a picky eater. Service was top notch - as always. Didn't request a window seat, but was blessed with one anyway. Beautiful view, beautiful restaurant. Thank you for another memorable experience.
wonderful special occasion dining
We plan a visit to Michel's every time we visit Honolulu. Food is exquisite, service is impeccable, setting is outstanding. Wish we could afford to go every night!
Excellent! Great view, great service and ...
Excellent! Great view, great service and great food. Our favorite 'special occasion' restaurant. Wish we had started coming here earlier!
First time we'd eaten here. Me and my gf ...
First time we'd eaten here. Me and my gf wanted a romantic dinner on the last night of our vacation and we sure got one! The service we received was beyond outstanding and the food was incredible. The view we had while we watched the sunset was better than anything we could have asked for! Michel's was a great place for a romantic dinner and I would definitely go back!
Have dined at Michele's many times for a romantic evening or a group dinner and every occasion has been wonderful. The food, ambiance, and music make it for a special evening. Kudos to General Manager Phillip.
Food, quantity, preparation and service were all excellent a bit pricy but worth it Highly recommend getting there early enough to enjoy the sunset
Great romantic dinner spot
The food was phenomenon and the service was superb! I would definitely recommend this restaurant for anyone looking for a nice dinner place in Honolulu.
Food and wine are top notch, the servers ...
Food and wine are top notch, the servers are the best in town. Can't wait for next year's birthday to come back. Great sunset views, but a little bright, so bring your sunglasses!
We have dined at Michel's for over 40 years.
We still love to come to Michel's for special occasions
I would not go back. Very overrated, foo ...
I would not go back. Very overrated, food was good nothing special. Worst bar drinks I have ever had. Waiter was good.
My son had a fever ,but they gave him a whole tomato.
A memorable dining experience - a glowin ...
A memorable dining experience - a glowing sunset, wonderful food and impeccable service, capped off with a spectacular fireworks display. A jewel of a restaurant tucked in on the quiet end of Waikiki Beach. Unique and not to be missed!
waiter never introduced himself; was more interested in party of ten next to us with their 8 bottles of wine asked us same questions repeatedly each time he came to table so was not paying attention food and presentation awesome as usual
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