Restaurant Michael Schwartz
1775 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139Neighborhood:
Miami Beach / South Beach
Contemporary AmericanPrice: $30 and under
Restaurant Michael Schwartz
- Dining Style: Casual Dining
- Website: http://www.restaurantmichaelschwartz.com/
- Phone: 3056121163x
- Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily 7:00 am - 11:30 am
Brunch: Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 6:00 pm-12:00 am
Fridays & Saturdays 6:00 pm - 1:00am
Martini Culture, curating original martini recipes from guest mixologists, takes place every Tuesday from 7-9:00 p.m. in The Raleigh's legendary Martini Bar.
- Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
- Cuisine: Continental, Contemporary American
- Executive Chef: Michael Schwartz / Chef De Cuisine: Danny Ganem
- Dress Code: Smart Casual
- Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
- Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
- Catering: It’s only fitting that the legendary Raleigh Hotel would have its special event menus composed James Beard Award Winning Chef Michael Schwartz. Inspired by The Raleigh’s storied legacy and the vibrant culture of South Beach, the special event menus feature thoughtfully influenced American fare and celebrate the very best of what a Chef Schwartz dining experience represents – a fresh, simple and pure approach to food and drink. From intimate gatherings to grand productions, the special event menus can be tailored to meet any need, while providing an unforgettable culinary experience.
- Special Events: Private dining contact name: Debra Erber
Phone number: (305) 612- 1159
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
A word from Restaurant Michael Schwartz
Occupying the Raleigh Hotel's upper lobby and its iconic baroque pool deck, Restaurant Michael Schwartz offers diners a menu inspired by the rich history and singular charm of Miami Beach’s most iconic hotel property. Complete with the James Beard Award-winning chef’s hallmark seasonal ingredient-inspired Snacks, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large and Sides, as well as renowned pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith's desserts, the restaurant will serve breakfast and lunch, a market fresh raw bar, and dinner daily, as well as poolside and bar service, boxed beach lunches, and a selection of items for in-room dining.Continued
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Restaurant Michael Schwartz reviews from OpenTable diners
50 reviews since May 5, 2014
- Ambiance4.2Noise LevelModerate
great for outdoor dining (37)romantic (29)fit for foodies (22)special occasion (17)great for lunch (12)great for brunch (11)good for groups (11)scenic view (11)neighborhood gem (9)late-night find (6)kid-friendly (4)vibrant bar scene (3)notable wine list (3)hot spot (3)Show More
- Loved itEricDined on 8/23/2014Great poolside view. Delicious Miami spice lunch.Special Features:
- Some Like it HotFoodieDined on 8/16/2014It's 90 degrees+ every day in Miami. We went to Restaurant Michael Schwartz on a Sat night as a party of 6. When I made the reservation, the reservationist did not mention that they were not serving inside where there is air conditioning. So we had to sit outside in the sweltering evening. It ruined what would have been a nice night. Too bad because the food was good. We were in a rush to eat and leave.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Consistent QualityMiamiBeachDinerDined on 8/14/2014Michael's restaurants are always great. I'm not sure how he does it. Although we were a few of the only diners there, the atmosphere is always amazing.Special Features:
- RoseDined on 8/14/2014We had the Miami Spice menu on our lunch visit. We were seated outside, which is very pretty but also very hot. Our waitress was very good and attentive. The shrimp po-boy was very good. We had the eggplant sandwich, which was also good. The eggplant was cooked nicely and had a nice marinara sauce and cheese on it. The fries served with it were very good and addictive. We shared the desserts and both were very good, but the lemon merenque was slightly better than the bread pudding. The portions seemed small when they were served but we were all very full at the end of the meal and even left some fries on the plate.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- CharmingSuki1102Dined on 8/13/2014Came here with my mom for lunch on the Miami Spice menu. The three course meal was excellent. For my starter I had the Grilled Peach Salad and entree was a Crispy Eggplant Sandwich. For dessert I had a Lemon Tart. It was a bit warm considering it is summer and Miami. But had plenty of fans and a natural breeze. Overall our dining experience was excellent.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Not Summer Night DiningLove2DineDined on 8/9/2014This place is beautiful. So romantic and nice. I only gave it a 4-star because I would say it's pretty hot for summer night dining (since it's outside) and I got a lot of mosquito bites. So if you're dressed up (like we were) expect to be a little sweaty and frizzy hair (then again its Miami LOL) But aside from that it was just amazing! But the food was delicious! Their risotto was amazing!!! I tried the mockingbird drink which was to die for!!! Their service was unbelievable. Our water cups were never empty but we had enough privacy (the servers were not on top of us every 5 seconds like in other restaurants). We arrived late to our reservation, but we got seated right away. I simply loved the experience and would highly recommend it.Special Features:
- Shocked!OpenTable Diner Since 2014Dined on 8/8/2014Love the other Michael Schwartz restaurants but this was a disappointing experience from the minute we arrived. Valet did not service us when we pull up. Was too busy looking at his phone. The hostess tried to position us at a table that was almost in the pool. My fanback chair was unstable and the food was totally disappointing. My daughter order the grilled octopus and I had the pizza which was more of a flatbread. I do have to say, the deviled eggs and potato chips were tasty. The mgr and waiter were very accommodating and apologetic.Special Features:
- Excellent!AskaVIPDined on 8/8/2014Went for a Birthday celebration & it didn't disappoint. We sat there for 4 1/2 hours! Romantic Great atmosphere Superb diningSpecial Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIPDined on 8/1/2014The Erving was excellent. We tried the Miami spice menu. It was very good.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Not MGFD .....Foodie2nightVIPDined on 7/18/2014My husband and I are regulars at Michael's Genuine. This misses the mark on every level. We were seated in the lobby, which was very warm and uninviting. The service was ok, not like MGFD! The food was ok, nothing special. We had the octopus, kale salad and skirt steak, all very "just ok"! There are much better options in the area.
- DisappointedFoodJunkieDined on 7/6/2014Ambiance and service was great. Food, not so much. My lump crab cake lacked seasoning except for the salt which was overly poured in the crab cake. Had a drink that included bell pepper in it, that I couldn't finish. I couldn't tolerate the taste. My husbands lamb dish was tough to chew. It's to bad, the service and setting were great(minus the mosquito problem). The food needs HELP! The food was NOT worth what I paid.Special Features:
- Michael Swartz DeliversbankerkeithDined on 6/22/2014We visited several of Michael Swartz restaurants in Miami and found a common theme. Excellent food, great drinks, and great service. The crab cakes, deviled eggs, and flat bread made for a great tapas style night before heading out on the town.Special Features:
- great serviceladyJDined on 6/20/2014The staff was super nice, friendly, - food was excellent. A little dark (lighting) when you sit at certain tables.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Amazing experienceIkisanVIPDined on 6/14/2014Memorable brunch in a relaxing surrounding. Try the bread basket (croissant is a must)and eggs Benedict with wild salmon. Pair it with a steamy almond capuccino. You feel on vacation when Sitting in the shade of an old thick tree while the sun is teasing its leaves on a quiet Sunday morning. Avoid those Miami crowds, enjoy the moment. It's worth every minute.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- wonderful.MikeDined on 6/7/2014Ryan, our server, was extraordinary. The food was wonderful, as Michael Schwartz does at his other restaurant, Michaels Genuine.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Lovely!SabTreeDined on 6/6/2014Aside from the excellent ceviche, tuna & fish special entrees, our server was wonderful: made us feel like we were the most special group in the place.Special Features:
- Love Michael Schwartz, but...OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIPDined on 6/5/2014I had high hopes since I loved Michaels Genuine.. But this place was dead on a Thursday night, the service was so-so, the steak tartare and oysters and cobia were so-so... The highlight was the blackberry basil cocktail, delicious. Otherwise, meh.Special Features:
- ExcellentOaklandbenDined on 5/31/2014Dining outside, overlooking the iconic pool area of the Raleigh Hotel, was exactly what I'd want in a Miami Beach dining experience. The food on my second visit was prepared to my requests, beautifully served, and the atmosphere was a wonderful balance of energy and relaxation. So long a the evening temperature and humidity are reasonable - it makes for a great experience. Dining inside, while air conditioned, in good weather is usually "empty". Menu seems to change seasonally, but the quality of everything was excellent. BTW< there is a fun LITTLE hideaway Martini Bar of the lobby - circa 1940's style. Highly recommend.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- New twists on old classicsTrureviewVIPDined on 5/30/2014At first glance the menu appears to have your standards (grilled cheese,etc.). Upon further inspection you notice the different ingredients and elements used to prepare the dishes (jasper hills landaff cheese, parmigiano crust-makes for a non standard grilled cheese). Pricy but not out if the ordinary in Miami.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Terrible lunchOpenTable Diner Since 2013Dined on 5/25/2014I am a frequent client of many restaurants in Miami, and probably eat out 6 out of 7 days a week (lunch and dinner). I am an optimistic person and typically try to find charm even in the most simplest of places, I don't get easily surprised by glitz and glam, but truly try to find something special about every place. Today I had lunch at the Raleigh Michael Schwartz Restaurant and I all I can say its that there is absolutely nothing to rescue from the restaurant, it is hands down the worst place in Miami
- Good food by the poolmmemari88Dined on 5/16/2014Great place to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful Miami weather. In a nice little boutique hotel on the beach. Valet is $15 with validation. Excellent food and vibe, highly recommended.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Hard to beat the physical space butsteakloverVIPDined on 5/14/2014The Raleigh is an amazing space however the food was way, super overly salted. The beef was a bit of a salt lick. Prepared well but way over salted.Special Features:
- Tasty BrunchevanssdDined on 5/11/2014We had an excellent brunch experience for Mother's Day. Our party of four including two kids arrived and were seated promptly by a very friendly hostess at 11am under a tree near the pool. Service was mostly attentive (though the wait for my second Bloody Mary was long) and food arrived promptly. Kids enjoyed the waffles and tasty donuts and parents enjoyed some fresh oysters, the crab hash and Croque Monsieur. All dishes were excellent. We were pleasantly surprised to see Chef Schwartz dining with is family at the table next door. A very successful Mother's Day brunch!Special Features:
- OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIPDined on 5/9/2014Indian spiced pork loin and yellow fin tuna not to be missed. grilled octopus, and peach salad rounded out the mealSpecial Features:
- OpenTable Diner Since 2008Dined on 5/4/2014Doesn't come close to Michael's Genuine. Service was incredibly disappointingSpecial Features:
- The following 134 reviews are from the Restaurant Michael Schwartz reviews archive.
- Disaster of a dinnerlaperlaVIPDined on 5/3/2014I rarely write reviews, but our experience at MS "deserves" one. Our evening started with the host announcing that because of the rain earlier that day the outside area was closed. We were supposed to have been informed by phone - we were not. The bar tender ignored my request to make any champagne based cocktail other than Kir Roayal. Kir Roayl I got, because, aparently, he had nothing else. Service at dinner was sloppy and incompetent. A 75 dollar Pinot (10.99 retail!) was so substandard (+ served cold) that we had to ask for it to be taken off the check. Pizza was burnt and my octopus was swimming in a sea of thin liquid. We could not wait to get out and go to Cicconi's to make up for this disaster with some good drinks and desserts.
- Something a little differentOpenTable Diner Since 2009Dined on 5/1/2014Great food ambiance and sercvice. Mixhaels is the place to be.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- not worth itjbt21067Dined on 4/28/2014we had a server with the personality of a wooden plank he was not attentive. he didn't ask how our meals were. he was slow. he was indifferent. I even spoke with the restaurant manager and they were equally indifferent. the best thing about this place was the 100 year old cedar grape tree with lit lanterns hanging from the branches. go to yardbird. go to prime 112.Special Features:
- Enjoyable evening!LKS1WilliamsburgDined on 4/25/2014Really appreciated a beautiful poolside table were we good talk with each other without having to shout. The small bites were a little pricey for what you got. Crab cake was good, duck was ok, just not great.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Lovely ExperienceRestaurantLoverVIPDined on 4/16/2014Went to this places for the first time and I enjoy everything. Services was great and my friend from NYC and expert in restaurants, likes a lot this gem. Outdoor dinning is key. Michael Schwarts, had a Great location in SOBE, Miami and easy access.Special Features:
- Gored, ignored and boredAppe2bVIPDined on 4/15/2014Too steep, too salty, too slow. Valet (when you can find him) is exorbitant for diners. Too much reliance on salt to enhance flavor. Service drags both between courses and at end of meal. They could do better.
- Great DinnerAustinite17Dined on 4/12/2014We recently had dinner there, and enjoyed it thoroughly. Our food was very good, the service was excellent, and the ambiance/setting was charming and classy while remaining warm and inviting. I would definitely recommend. Our waiter did a good job explaining menu items and seemed genuinely enthusiastic about the food. We had one part of one entree which was slightly over cooked, which is why I held off on giving 4 stars, but overall, the food was excellent. Fun place!!Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Poor service.OpenTable Diner Since 2009Dined on 4/11/2014I'm used to Michael's in the design district. This was a far cry from the original. The food was fine, but the service was horrible. They couldn't get anything right. It was way too dark as well. This could be a cute, romantic place...COULD! But it isn't. I will continue to go to the design district.
- Loved it here!!H11222VIPDined on 3/31/2014Loved the atmosphere here and the food was delicious!!! Will recommend it to anyone in south beachSpecial Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- PerfectOpenTable Diner Since 2004VIPDined on 3/23/2014What a lovely Brunch. Food was excellent, highly recommend the Lump crab hash. Can't wait to go backSpecial Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Overpriced RestaurantGloriaDined on 3/20/2014We had planned to eat in the "dining room" but with a 3 piece band playing quite loudly it would have been impossible to have a conversation so we opted to dine on the outdoor terrace. The ambiance outdoors on the terrace was quite lovely. One of us had Hendricks gin on the rocks at $17.00 and the other had Ketel One vodka on the rocks for $16.00. These are outrageous prices for very skimpy drinks! The wine list was also very pricey and limited. Our whole snapper for two persons was overcooked. The brussels sprouts were brunt to a crisp. And at these prices they could at least have put a place mat on the outdoor wooden table. Michael Schwartz can certainly do better than this!!Special Features:
- Lovely waitstaffChickenDined on 3/20/2014Very good food, wonderful ambiance amongst the banana trees poolside.Special Features:
- Bachy Party PerfectionOpenTable Diner Since 2010VIPDined on 3/15/2014Restaurant Michael Schwartz was THE perfect spot for our group of seven girls. It is an AMAZING value. Upon arrival, we were not satisfied with our table location but the hostesses were very accommodating. The atmosphere is romantic but still the glamorous South Beach I love. Prices are extremely moderate, which was perfect for our crowd of mid-20s working girls. Our food was delicious, perfectly prepared and satisfied each individual. Cocktails are fabulous. Food highlights: roasted peppers, crab cakes, octopus, shrimp toast, and rabbit. Rarely does a restaurant deliver a meal to a large group without a glitch.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Michael Schwartz never disappoints.LiebeVIPDined on 3/8/2014Michael Schwartz never disappoints. We love this restaurant as much as Michael's in the Design District. The food is always great. In this case, the setting is spectacular! Management and service are superb. Really friendly, attentive and knowledgable.Special Features:I would recommend this to a friend.
- Empire too big?AesthetemanVIPDined on 3/2/2014A very big disappointment after having eaten at Michael's Genuine twice 2 years ago. Food was unexceptional. Service was random, not at all helpful.