Michael's On East
Upon entering the dining room, you are immediately dazzled by the plush design and inspired décor. The restaurant’s intimate aura, along with its contemporary fare, world-class wine cellar and incomparable service, create an unparalleled dining experience that will give you every reason to keep coming back.
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–2:00 pm
Mon–Thu 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm
Joe Micals, Tuesday - Saturday, beginning at 7 p.m.
SECRET WORD MONDAYS
Each Monday, Michael’s On East Facebook fans enjoy a special opportunity to claim a free treat during happy hour in the bar. All are invited to visit the Facebook page each Monday to learn a unique “secret word of the day,” then simply provide the word to Michael’s mixologists every Monday, 5-7 p.m., to receive a select small plate appetizer.
Terms and Conditions:
Valid For: 1 - 20 people
Starts: October 16, 2018
Ends: October 17, 2117
Availability: Mon 5:00PM-7:00PM
All-Night Happy Hour
ALL-NIGHT HAPPY HOUR EACH MONDAY NIGHT
Join us on Monday evenings for "all-night" happy hour! Michael's popular $6 beverage specials are offered from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. (or close) in the Restaurant's Lounge each Monday.
Michael’s On East will donate 10% of beverage sales in the Restaurant’s Lounge benefiting Make-A-Wish Southern Florida. Every Monday starting at 5pm, now through December 17th, 2018
Terms and Conditions:
Valid For: 1 - 20 people
Starts: October 16, 2018
Ends: October 17, 2117
Availability: Mon 5:00PM-9:00PM
Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers
Christmas Eve - Monday, December 24, 2018, 4-8 p.m. Michael's holiday menu will feature signature dishes a la carte.
Monday, December 24, 2018
Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers
Christmas Day - Tuesday, December 25, 2018, 2-8 p.m. Michael's holiday menu will feature signature dishes a la carte.
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers
New Year's Eve - Monday, December 31, 2018, 5-7 p.m. or 9-10 p.m. Ring in 2019 in style at Sarasota's only AAA Four Diamond Award restaurant. A $50 cover charge applies for the later seating, which includes live music & dancing. Michael's holiday menu will feature signature dishes a la carte.
Monday, December 31, 2018
Everything was excellent. I especially liked the crab bisque.
OUTSTANDING FOOD WITH SERVICE TO MATCH . BAR ALSO IS TOP QUALITY.
Michael's On East is always enjoyable! We usually go for super delicious dinners, but took a friend for lunch recently and thoroughly enjoyed the lunch offerings. The tomato soup with goat cheese and basil was delightful and the Thai Salmon quite special. Our server, David, was very attentive with a very nice sense of humor. We will include Michael's more often now for lunch.
Food was good but not great for the expense. Expected more for how much they charge.
Excellent experience at Michaels for the last night of our vacation
always great food and service...makes every meal a special event
Exceptional food only second to their exceptional people who cater to their clients and patrons like VIPs.
Lovely restaurant with excellent side table manners from the staff. Unfortunately, the wait for the food was long (12-15 mins for soup and entree was another 15 mins). To add insult to injury the entree was cold. Sadly, we will not be returning.
Food and service was excellent!
Always impeccable service and exquisite cuisine!
Always a favourite. Inventive sauces, great variety in food selection, always delivered hot, nice place settings great selection in wines and outstanding service.
this restaurant over and over excells with excellent food. Very recommendable is the epicurean menu with the pairing wines. A nice starter is the Graham Beck Brut (Sparkling Wine). We asked for a booth to have a more quiet ambiance, but we did not get one. Apart from that top hole.
We chose Michael's On East for our 41st Anniversary dinner. The restaurant is the perfect place for a special celebratory dinner because the service is stellar and the food is the best in Sarasota. It's always a pleasure to dine at Michael's On East for any occasion.
Dinner was delicious, and the service impeccable. We were celebrating an occasion but perfect spot for those who appreciate a great dining experience any time.
Food was so-so...especially the lobster & escargot, French fried onion rings and duck spring rolls. Waited a while to get beer for one of us. Waiter was more attentive to his other tables.
Outstanding all around. The service was impeccable and our waitress handled a table of ten with ease. And we had separate checks! The food was fresh and wonderfully prepared and presented. Definitely worth celebrating a special evening!
The Brazilian menu was very good. Wine pairing is a bargain. The amuse niche was really delicious!
Always great food. Michael's is one of the best restaurants in Sarasota.
Great ambience, good food, good service, everything was very enjoyable for my wife and I. We will go back again.
I took my wife to Michael's for our 45th wedding anniversary. Mussels ap was good. Caesar Salad was good. My fish dinner was very good but my wife's med. rare filet mignon was extremely well done. The steak was taken back and a new one was served 20 monutes later. It was raw in the middle. I finished my dinner without my wife being served. This was not the anniversary dinner we had in mind.
The service was exceptional - definitely a place to celebrate a special occasion. I thought it was a bit pricey compared to other restaurants in the area but the service was a level above the other restaurants.
This restaurant consistently ranks as one of the best in the area.
It was a little more noisy than we hoped for on our anniversary, but overall it was great food and great service.
I have eaten at many fine dining establishments but this night's dinner at Michaels was beyond wonderful. The filet was fabulous and my husband had the Scallops and not sure which I liked most. Our waiter Kevin was attentive to everything and gave superior service. Will definitely return!
Lunch Meal was outstanding. Fresh fish cooked perfectly. Texture was lovely.
Carrot cake large enough to share with a friend, moist and delicious.
Our group was five in number. We had salads, pasta, etc. The food was very good. The wine by the glass is overpriced. Special occasion was recognized which we appreciated.
we had a couple of combos and everything was delicious: mac & cheese, caesar, club, and spring rolls!
The Portuguese shrimp entree was excellent. sadly no room for dessert, but there will be next time!
Portuguese special menu was great. Wine pairing was excellent. Almond cake was really delicious! Next month is Brazil and we intend to go back.
Michael's On East is the best restaurant in Sarasota and wins the triple crown for food, quality and service. The wait staff is professional and attentive. The timing of the food delivery is perfect. This is the perfect restaurant to linger over a meal and dine with friends; however, efficient service allows for those on a limited time frame. The noise in the bar area from the piano does tend to get loud so sit far away from it if you want quiet conversation.
Probably the most consistent restaurant as far as excellent service, food, ambiance. Kevin, out server was outstanding, charming with some great recommendations.
Mr. & Mrs. John L. Wagner
WONDERFUL.... as ALWAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (wanted 50+ characters to post?!?!?)
We have always enjoyed dining at Michael's. Dishes are prepared with the finest ingredients, and the bread basket is exceptional. The lobster special on Friday nights is outstanding. Dessserts are fabulous.
Pefect atmosphere for a special occasion meal, a quiet lunch, or just a romantic evening for two. Food, service, and presentation are unexcelled in Sarasota
the service and food were excellent. We did wonder later whether MSG had been used in the food as we did have some issues later similar to other situations where msg had been used? We both enjoy the Epicurian dinners and suggested wines. Always an interesting and wonderful way to try different cooking styles from different areas in the world.
We enjoy fine dining and partake every other week on average. This was our first experience at this restaurant. While we found the setting, ambience, service, and live music to be very delightful, we found the menu and the flavor of everything we ordered to be, well, boring. We did not find the menu to be innovative or imaginative. The presentations were not particularly inviting and the flavors of all the dishes were dull. The bread basket was the highlight of the offerings. An ice cream cake was highly recommended by the server. It was large, as stated, but also less than impressive. While you might go there for the active bar and social scene, we wouldn't recommend going for the cuisine.
We have eaten here before and food was good. We had the Portuguese dinner and just okay. Meat dry. No spice. Will not do that again. Bar and apps always good
The restaurant was half empty and 2 of us were seated at a very, very small table under a very bright light. When we asked for another seating, the hostess placed us at another 30 inch? round table. The the was so small that you could not have ordered side. When had drinks and mentioned the unacceptable table but the waiter did not respond. When he came for our order, I informed him that we just needed the check as we would dine elsewhere. As it was two thirds empty by now, we were placed at larger table. This is a good place to dine, but the experience will probably keep us away for some time.
First time at Michael's and it was a fantastic dinner. The food was five star.
went because i noticed on the menu foods that i can eat. Knew they should be able to assemble something for me.This summer in the mail received a gift certificate, knew then this was going to be the place to celebrate my birthday. Went with another she had the lobster rolls and said they were quite good. We celebrated with a shared piece of devil's food cake with the chocolate mousse filling. needless to say it was the best.