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Michael's Genuine Food & Drink Grand Cayman
Michael's Genuine Food & Drink Grand Cayman
  • Address:
    Suite 4103, 47 Forum Lane, Canella Court, Camana Bay
    Grand Cayman, Grand Cayman KY1-9006
    Neighborhood:
    Grand Cayman
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $30 and under

Michael's Genuine Food & Drink Grand Cayman Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://michaelsgenuine.com/
  • Email: reservationsgcm@michaelsgenuine.com
  • Phone: +1 3456406433
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday: Noon - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Global, International
  • Executive Chef: Michael Schwartz
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Market Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Street Parking available
A word from Michael's Genuine Food & Drink Grand Cayman
Michael’s is a showcase for the cuisine of Chef/Owner Michael Schwartz, with prices designed to encourage frequent dining. This unpretentious bistro seats 75 indoors and 75 outdoors, with another 14 seats at a handsome bar. Doubling as a casual neighborhood dining spot and a culinary destination, the bright, airy space in Grand Cayman's evolving Camana Bay showcases Schwartz’s trademark new American cuisine at prices designed to encourage frequent dining. Open daily for lunch and dinner, the menu provides choices encouraging everything from a light bite to a multi-course feast. A quick glance at the menu and Michael's intentions for this restaurant are revealed. Notable is the frequency of the word homemade in the descriptions of dishes -- be it pasta, French fries or rabbit terrine. Michael's also takes advantage of the Chef’s decades-long relationships with winemakers to offer diners the opportunity to try a variety of wines at great value.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "The first time I heard of Michael's Genuine was on the food network. I was thrilled to be able to actually try this place out on a recent trip. The food at dinner was amazing, so much so that we went back for lunch the next day. I can't believe I got to sample the Popcorn & Peanuts, featured on the Best Thing I Ever Ate. It was amazing!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "This is the type of place that you do not have to worry about getting a good meal. Pan roasted chicken was excellent- crispy skin and flavorful bird. Excellent wine list, better prices than Ortanique next door. Both places are go- to spots in Grand Cayman, Ortanique has more atmosphere especially if you get a table by the water looking out at the little palm filled island but food was excellent at both restaurants. Also nice for lunch as I found it was really difficult to get a nice, non fried food lunch anywhere on this island."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Dining at Michael's was an enjoyable experience. We sat outdoors an enjoyed the beautiful Caymanian winter weather. The service was friendly and efficient. The portions were generous. The food was excellent, especially the octopus and Patrick's pan roasted chicken."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "This was the first restaurant I tried, when I arrived in Grand Cayman. I have no complaints about the food ....it was great. However, my friends who told me about this restaurant may have over sold it. I didn't think it was out of this world or the best I've had but it was really good. I have visited some of the best restaurants in the world and my expectations were very high and for this reason, were not met. We had the tuna tartare (really good!), I had the tuna as a main (it was good), and my husband had the lamb (very good-interesting because it was like a lamb steak). Dessert was also good - we had a popcorn dessert w/ a chocolate fondant. I would recommend this restaurant to others because food is good and atmosphere is great!"
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "We enjoyed the outdoor setting and the meal was the best we had in our 10 day visit on Grand Cayman. The menu had very good variety and the portions were generous. My wife had the wahoo and I had the pork shoulder. We enjoyed both. Would definitely go back."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Our favorite restaurant in Grand Cayman. The food is masterfully prepared and the ambience is terrific (particularly outdoor dining). We'd recommend to anyone in a heartbeat."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The menu is excellent--there are wide ranging choices, more american than carribean. But quality of ingredients, local where possible and an instinct for great combinations, like the fire-roasted cauliflower with pesto, the seasoning of the oven-roasted chicken and the freshness of ceviche are not to be missed. The other important aspect of this particular restaurant is staff. One of the best restaurants I've been to in that regard. We had a wine spill--they took care of it very attentively. We mentioned gluten sensitivities. They took extra care to mention all the possible concerns, down to mentioning the fact that the fryer was used both for potatoes and batter that contained gluten. One of the best waitresses ever. Very good som."
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "our third visit on our vacation so it is obvious that we loved this place. so interesting that the menu changes so much within a few days. we sampled many different things and loved them all!"
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "We had lunch and dinner at Michael's while visiting Grand Cayman. We took our kids for lunch and they had the best time playing outside by the fountains. We came back without kids for dinner and had an awesome meal outside. The octopus salad was amazing along wit the fettucine and snapper. We'll definitely be back. When are you opening one in Raleigh? ???"
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "Loved this place. We had the ricotta crostini with our drinks..amazing. Our starters were the cheese plate, wahoo ceviche, crab salad, butter lettuce salad, and something with duck chosen because they were out of the seared tuna. The now large plate was a 2 pound whole snapper and we ordered the carrots and the eggplant. Sounds like so much, but the portions are small and you only get a bite or two. Had the sticky toffee pudding for dessert."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "Stayed in Cayman for 1 week dined out every meal. Very disappointed in the lack of menu choices and diversity. If not for the patient waitress we would have given this 0/5. Not at all kid friendly! Reserved weeks in advance while we did dine outdoors we did not know we would be on the sidewalk in front of numerous children in their underwear in the fountains and witnessed many people walking their dogs on the grass right in front of wear we ate…gross. Meal was expensive the food bland and we left hungry. We did enjoy other similarly priced restaurants such as Blue; Luca and Ragazzi. Hostess looked unhappy to work there my husband even made a point to tell her how nice the waitress was on our way out & she could not even mutter "thank you.""
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Food nicely prepared but lacked any excitement in terms of flavor. I am told the Miami location is much better."
    Dined on 11/24/2013