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About Michaels Restaurant
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. "
Key West, FL 33040
Hours of Operation:
Dinner Nightly: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
Requests for specific tables will be honored on a first come first serve basis. If a specific table is a necessity please feel free to call us at 305-295-1300 after 3:30pm.
$31 to $50
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Michaels can cater any event from 20 to 200! You can expect our same attention to detail and excellence that you get when you dine with us! Let us make your special occasions out of this world!
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Indoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Michaels Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Justin made our dining experience SPECTACULAR!!! He was consistently available but not overbearing. He was eager to offer suggestions and very knowledgeable about the menu and rum list. We dined within weeks after Irma and was pleasantly surprised at how well everyone was recovering (or at least appeared to be). We LOVE that the menu offers smaller portions allowing us to sample multiple dishes on the same occasion . The food is superior. This is now on the top of list of favorites in Key West( we live in Marathon) We will certainly make sure Justin is there next time.
I have to be honest. The only reason we visited was that I had earned a $50.00 Open Table Gift card and Michael's was only one of 4 restaurants that I could use it at in Key West. It was lovely. We sat indoors since the temps were very hot and humid. We heard from several locals that the steaks were really good there; but I have a very hard time paying those prices when we are perfectly capable of grilling out top quality steaks at home. I LOVE meatloaf and always want to try other peoples versions and I understood that it was Michael's mothers recipe. It was very traditional; nothing outstanding or note worthy but a good portion of comfort food. My husband really wanted Coconut Shrimp which is only on the appetizer menu. He asked if he could have that in a dinner and they said yes, but they DOUBLED the appetizer itself which resulted in WAY too much food. They did not serve it with the typical dipping sauce until we asked for it, and that was much needed as the Shrimp without some type of sauce was too dry. Our server was great and suggested a really nice bottle of wine which we enjoyed immensely. All in all it was a pleasant evening but if you're looking for something more adventurous in Key West, I would try some of the more ethnic offerings.
A nice neighborhood place. Service was very good. Food adequate but not worth the $ in my opinion. When I spend almost $50 for a steak, I expect an outstanding cut and received a lesser grade. Don't know if I would retry on my next visit to Key West given the many options in old town.
Amazing. I got the snapper and my husband the veal chop. Both were outstanding. We sat at the bar and our bartender, Ricardo, had the best suggestions and was wonderful. My only suggestion would be more variety with the Cabernet wine selection (I'm partial to the reds ;)) and we wish we had seen the fondue menu! Overall ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Overall a wee bit disappointed.
Appetizers were very good. The fried oysters were some of the best I've had
The snapper special was very well presented with a nice sauce and balance to the sides served.
Service however was just ok and not really friendly.
I was pleased to see they had Hangar 1 vodka which makes and excellent dry martini for those who like that.
In summary, food was very good and well presented but the ambience and service diminished my experience.
The restaurant used to be outstanding. Unfortunately you can't rest on your laurels. The restaurant needs to be spruced up and the wait staff more attentive. The kitchen needs help. Both entrees were sent back. The Snapper had a salty cream sauce (not edible). The meatloaf dish was terrible. No kitchen should ever send out food "looking" so terrible.
The waiter was apologetic and both the new orders of Salmon and Snapper entrees were pretty good.
We were expecting great food for our 35th anniversary dinner in key West. Everyone told us Michaels is the finest restaurant on the island. When we booked the table, we indicated it was for our 35th wedding anniversary.
The food was fine, nothing special especially considering the price. I ordered the short ribs and my husband ordered the Cowboy
The staff was very formal and did not recognize the occasion.
The restaurant is in need of some sprucing up.
Was so excited to go here but was underwhelmed. Service was most disappointing, especially on my 40th birthday. Steak came out almost raw when ordered medium and server did not seem to care. Atmosphere was nice and I prob would much rather sit at bar than empty dining room. Disappointed and most disappointed no one seemed to care.
We celebrated our daughters 21st birthday at Michael's. The filet mignon and cowboy ribeye were outstanding--cooked to perfection. The wait staff was very accommodating and ensured, as first time diners, we had a wonderful experience. We will definitely return. Thank you Michaels, for making our birthday celebration special!
The food was good, but our server had too many tables and we waited on every interaction. Heard many good things about this restaurant - maybe we caught them on a bad night. Added online that it was our 31st anniversary, but it doesnt seem that anyone read that (at least, no one said anything).
We had dinner here when we were in Key West on our honeymoon. We totally enjoyed it and vowed to go back when in Key West again. Fast forward almost 14 years and finally made it back to Key West and made a point that go back to Michaels. You know how things that you really liked are often not as good when you revisit them? Well, this was NOT the case with Michaels! The food was great! I had the Snapper Picatta and it was absolutely delicious. We also made sure to order the Chocolate Volcano for dessert and it was just as good as when we had it years ago. The service was professional, yet very friendly and added to the dining experience. We mentioned our previous visit on our honeymoon and our dessert came out with a huge sparkler on it! We also witnessed a proposal! The whole staff brought out the young lady's cake with the engagement ring on top and took pictures for the happy couple. Just a great experience all around!
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