catch of the day

  • hogfish
  • yellowtail
  • mangrove snapper
  • cobia
  • mutton snapper
  • swordfish
  • tuna
  • tripletail
  • mahi
  • golden tilefish
  • wahoo
  • grouper
  • *subject to season & availability


Welcome to Chef Michael's restaurant, home to the best variety of freshly caught fish in Islamorada, Florida. Whether you are in the Keys fishing, and want us to cook your catch, or you are looking for an Islamorada casual fine dining experience, you have found your place.

Our fresh catch selection changes daily, and we strive to keep hogfish, our specialty, on the list. Chef Michael's menu is full of creatively inspired local Florida Keys cuisine. Not just any seafood restaurant in Islamorada, our dinner offerings include mouth-watering preparations of meat and game, because, in the sportfishing capital of the world, sometimes you just get fished out!

A quaint and special place, ours is one of the few restaurants in the Florida Keys operated with love by its very own chef, and locals know from experience that an evening at Chef Michael's is one to remember...Come to Chef Michael's in Islamorada, FL...enjoy the peace, love, & hogfish!

{ New Menu items }


  • Tempura Maine Lobster Tail, Buttery Ginger & Garlic Dipping Sauce


  • Broiled Twin Lobster Tails with Coconut Curry Sauce

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Come see why we are a locals favorite among Islamorada restaurants...ours is food to talk about!

{ Hours }

  • Daily 5 - 10pm
  • Sunday Brunch 10 - 2pm
  • Indoor or Patio Dining


{ Location }

  • 81671 Overseas Highway
  • Islamorada, FL 33036
  • mm 81.7 oceanside