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Michaels Restaurant

532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134
+1 305-295-1300
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When I asked the locals where to go for my birthday they said Michael's. I was not disappointed, we had a nightly fish special. Even our salad was memorable and the fish do delicious. I had banana cream brulee for desert, wish it had fresh...More

Thank Katheryn S
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of my go-to dinner spots in Key West. Nice attraction: you can get half-portions of selected menu items. The snapper was wonderful

Thank CharlieVPa
Reviewed 5 days ago

Sublime outdoor seating and a quiet ambiance makes Michael's a unique dinning experience. Excellent salad offerings and some lovely seafood as well. Nightly specials should not be forgotten. Many locals seem to flock here. Some of the best drinks we have encountered and a superb...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Through the years this place consistently brings you the best of the best from appetizers to dessert… I don't want to influence you by telling you what are my favorites but I've had almost everything on the menu and I'm never had a bad meal…...More

Thank VidalKeywest
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Love sitting at the outdoor bar in the evening. Have a wonderful meal, and meet a lot of the locals. Bartender is very knowledgeable, and a pleasure to talk with. More like family then a private restaurant. Also out away of all the activity downtown....More

Thank msboomer123
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We really like eating here when we come to key west. The food is good but the prices are high and I'm not sure it's worth it. The patio is great and the service is good but I'm not sure the value is there. When...More

Thank lynne n
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant while parking our car! We had the summer menu and it was a delicious and great value for the price we paid! The terrace was very nicely decorated!

Thank Livia C
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted a nice place for dinner but without having to get dressed up. This was the perfect place! We chose dishes that fed the summer menu and I had the shrimp with penne and he had the chicken ratatouille. It was...More

Thank tammylee66
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We enjoyed the food and had dinner in the patio area. The only negative was (bugs love me) I got several bites. I did not think it necessary to wear insect repellent, so, my fault.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We happened to see this when we road our rental bikes by the restaurant so checked it out & returned later that evening. We didn't have a reservation, yet the friendly gentlemen at the front set something right up for us. We chose to eat...More

1  Thank ShannyLeeB
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Questions & Answers
17 November 2016|
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Response from MelanieW224 | Property representative |
No. No parking lot. As with many small tourist towns, parking is at a premium. We encourage our guests to walk, bike or taxi to Michaels. We are in a residential neighborhood an this keeps our neighbors happy! If you haven't... More
30 August 2016|
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Response from Walt106 | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code. Normal key west. Shorts shirt and shoes.
5 November 2015|
Response from Regina D | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any dogs, but the patio is actually through the restaurant doors, so I doubt it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 532 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040-7134
    (Southard Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-295-1300
  • E-mail
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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