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, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Michel's at the Colony Surf Ratings and Reviews
Sunset over the beach combined with fabu ...
Sunset over the beach combined with fabulous food and service. Very friendly, but non-obtrusive wait staff. We think it can't be beat and have come here for years tio celebrate various things!
One very minor thing to suggest improving. The tea drinker at our table was surprised that no assortment of teas was offered. Tea tasted like boring old Lipton's. We're green tea drinkers. Too bad as follow up to such great wines and food selection for the rest of the meal.
This was at least my 30th dining at Mich ...
This was at least my 30th dining at Michel's, it is by far my favorite for special occasions. The GM, Phillip, is very welcoming and shows his appreciation to his guests. He is an excellent GM and you can tell he cares about the guest's experience. The executive chef, "Hardy" is a fantastic food magician. Many years of experience has paid off as the taste, the preparation, the quality of the food is outstanding. The servers are best at their craft, we had the table side preparation Caesar's Salad, the always wonderful Chateaubriand and to top it all off, the Cherries Jubilee. Our server was especially charming and all the others work so well as a team to make sure your dining with them is memorable. I've recommended it hundreds of times to friends and business partners and they thanked me over and over. Enjoy! Bon Apatite!
One of the last of a few remaining legen ...
One of the last of a few remaining legendary fine dining restaurants in Oahu. Always a pleasure to dine here. But wish they still had the old bar that could accommodate at least more than the few seats they have now. But they still manage to accommodate us at a small table when we're coming for cocktails and pupus when we're not dining there
Despite the rating of fair for food and ...
Despite the rating of fair for food and service I would still recommend because it is such a beautiful setting. There were 6 of us and one person ordered a medium well done steak and it came rare and also late in comparison to the rest of our dinners. Also the wine arrived well after dinner was served. It's obvious there is a problem with kitchen staff.
It was our first time to Michels. Was n ...
It was our first time to Michels. Was not sure what to expect. SErvice was excellent. Someone always waiting on you. Food was excellent. We ordered two appetizers. My wife ordered steamed Onaga and I had Steamed Salmon Tandoori style. Only drawback is the prices are the prices are quite steep. Our total plus tip was $200. However we felt the experience was worth it.
Once again we had a memorable dining exp ...
Once again we had a memorable dining experience at Michels. The service and food were impeccable. Chef Hardy made a special order opakapaka (fish) preparation for my wife. My daughter had a salmon special and her boyfriend and I each has a venison special. All outstanding dishes. We also had table prepared lobster bisque soup, warm baby spinach salad, and cherries juballie.
Escargot is the best I've ever had. Very ...
Escargot is the best I've ever had. Very fine dining. Excellent service. Very informed staff. Right on the water. Attention to detail is superb. I cannot say enough good things about this restaurant. Restrooms were extremely clean. If you appreciate great food and drink this place is for you. The old fashioned I had was the best.
Excellent food and ambience. A wonderfu ...
Excellent food and ambience. A wonderful view of the Waikiki sunset.
We enjoy celebrating our wedding anniversary at Michel's. It is the perfect place for a romantic dinner.
The staff are courteous and professional.
Service and food seemed a bit off - cert ...
Service and food seemed a bit off - certainly not typical and we have been dining at Michel's for over 25 years. Very young inexperienced waiters and meat temperatures were off. Still a beautiful spot and very busy at times
Superb experience throughout the meal. ...
Superb experience throughout the meal. Service was exceptional. The reasonably priced Chef's prix fixe menu was exceptionally tasty and visually appealing with a gratis baked clam pupu and intermezzi sorbet. The first course Gazpacho was remarkably refreshing and unique. Portions were not large, but one was fully satisfied even before the molten chocolate cake birthday surprise. The window table on the beach was directly opposite the fabulous sunset and the kitchen paced the courses for us with perfect timing to view the Friday night fireworks from the Hilton beach. The live acoustical guitar music was a perfect complement to the dinner.
Our first two times at this restaurant, ...
Our first two times at this restaurant, the food was extraordinary. This time, the food was variable--from OK on the Caesar salad, to awful on my New York Strip. It came from the kitchen over cooked and cold. After sending it back, it came back a better temperature, but the sauce tasted scorched. I will probably not go to this restaurant again. The waiter did not ask why the plate he removed was not eaten. I wasn't going to make an issue of it. But the food we purchased was $300. Without wine. It should have been acceptable. There are much better places to have dinner in Oahu.
Michele's is good. The menu was a littl ...
Michele's is good. The menu was a little disappointing as there was only one fresh fish item. Also it seemed that they very much favor their asian clientele with the better tables. Overall it was good but not great.
Everytime I go to Michel's the experienc ...
Everytime I go to Michel's the experience is awesome. I love the Taste of Michel's course menu with wine parings. The dinning experience at Michel's is a journey of flavor that never fails to delivery exceptional quality. Furthermore, for a 4-5 star dinning experience, the price is well worth it. Michel's is my favorite restaurant on Oahu.
It had been several years since my last ...
It had been several years since my last dining experience at Michels - my last visit was a corporate dinner with business people celebrating a good financial year. Being from the West side of Oahu, I do not venture the Michel's Waikiki neighborhood as it is sort of a secluded part of Waikiki and difficult to drive from the freeway. We found the atmosphere just as romantic as I remembered it to be however, the fish dish my date ordered was not entirely to her liking and my steak had lots of stringy parts to it, more than I expected. Other wise the service, employees, bar tender, atmosphere was simply wonderful and I would definitely return someday for another meal.
One of our favorite spots for dining in ...
One of our favorite spots for dining in Waikiki. Micheles is the most romantic restaurant on the beach and the food is spectacular. Our service has always been above and beyond. Easy valet parking and just down from the busy crowds on Waikiki.
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