Michael's Genuine Food & Drink - Miami

4.7
5247 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Since Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink first opened in the Miami Design District in spring of 2007, diners have come to embrace and crave its refreshing combination of laid-back atmosphere and seriously good food, a neighborhood bistro that is the ultimate showcase for the type of cuisine that chef/owner Michael Schwartz does best – homemade, unpretentious, delectable, with an emphasis on great local ingredients. Our main dining room and courtyard seat 100, and The Bar Room, an additional 16, with 24 more seats at a welcoming bar. Sunday Brunch is where our small plates shine on a weekly-changing menu of savory and sweet. Our restaurant is located in the vibrant Design District neighborhood, luxury fashion’s new playground in Miami.

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Offers

  • Half Off Bottled Wine Mondays

    Multiple dates available

    Mon 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 10:30 PM

    Enjoy any bottle of wine on our wine list at half price on Mondays! Any and all bottles are available for this special (dine in only) and there is no limit to how many bottles you can purchase.
  • $1 Oyster + Half Off Champagne Wednesdays!

    Multiple dates available

    Wed 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 10:30 PM

    Enjoy $1 Island Creek Oysters and Half Off select Champagne by the glass and bottle!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 5247 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.5
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4.6
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4.3
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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viprobertD
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 hours ago
Overall1food3service1ambience2

Horrible service, nonexistent, very slow

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LauraM
Mexico City
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My boyfriend and I went to dinner on Wednesday night- perfect perfect perfect date! $1 oysters and $50 bottle of Pierre Jouet. Can’t beat it!

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jesseL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and attenion given to us as we were having a business meeting that ran a little long but our server was very professional in keeping drinks filled and bringing out our food . Great menu varity even for our vegetarian guest. Was a great experience overall

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JanR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Always great to be at MG

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vipYolandaG
Miami
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Michael’s is my ‘go to’ neighborhood restaurant even though it is not my neighborhood. All the servers are professional yet relaxed. The food is top notch and Alona, the manager is exceptional. So happy she is back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Amazing service! Such a creative menu!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food5service2ambience3

The food was actually pretty good as were the cocktails. Alas, our review is based on the service. We had brunch on Mother’s Day. It was my wife, two daughters and myself. My biggest complaint is that they serve the food as it’s ready, so in our experience there were considerable gaps between when my daughter got her food versus my wife or myself. For example my daughter ordered pancakes and eggs. Well the eggs came out first , she was the only one that was served, she didn’t receive the pancakes for another 10 minutes or so and they came out wrong. I expect better from this type of restaurant. Will not go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always amazing!!!!

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vipMaria
Miami
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Good service.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delish oysters

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CheryllS
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent will go back again and again and....

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klockner96
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Terrific seafood and service.

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Marting
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience5

Menu limited. Salad old. Lettuce brown
Steak no steak knife

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Pizza is really good!, rice cake delicious, good service.
We got a reservation at 3:00, table was not ready until 3:30 pm and kitchen was closed by 4:00 pm so couldn’t try some other dishes.

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BarbaraS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

I am small and weigh 105 lbs.,,,, I was hungry after lunch, actually very hungry went home and ate lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite spots in Miami.

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RichardC
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Michaels is always a good bet. And I don't mean "safe" - if you've been, don't be afraid to go back. If you haven't and feel that maybe it's already an institution and you can afford to miss it...don't do that. Michaels is good food, with good energy, served by people who care about their work and the place they represent. We ordered an appetizer with heirloom tomatoes. Amazing tomatoes and the server knew where they had been sourced from. It's details like this that will keep you coming back to try everything on their menu. (By the way, Pastrami pizza....excellent!)

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ReneR
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a nice time especially for champagne & oysters🍾🥂

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AndrewG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Very mediocre experience. Nothing to draw you back

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was tasty excellent service

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vipCarlaR
Mexico City
20 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience1

There weren’t vegan option a couple of salads small plates and 16usd , for two breads they needed 20minutes , and for sure the crab was good but super expensive and small portion as well. I wait to come here almost a year and If I know this I never come here is more the famous than the ambiance or the food. :)

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vipFoody
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fabulous and consistent!! A family favorite and go to place when friends are in town.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience2

The food was terrible. Not sure what the hype here is go elsewhere.

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PeterH
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice spot in the design district. Sandwiches are large and tasty.

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vipEatOutExceptionally
Miami
85 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Has gotten very disappointing and the wine list is filled with almost good wines and are way over priced. Not sure we will be back anytime soon.

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vipDalg
Miami
12 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Consistent! I know what I’m getting and it comes to me the same way every time. Good service and love the area. One of the best restaurants in Miami.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food. Nice setting.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jacob thank you for the amazing service. One of fav restaurants in Soflo. Thank you for always making my experience amazing.

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DEsco
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice brunch selections and enjoyable outdoor dining spot.

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DorisB
Guadalajara
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

The cuban was delicious...the benedicts came cold and the bacon was too condimented. Great place though...

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Good food poor service

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vipfussyfoodie
Miami
178 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightful as usual sitting outside. Salads and fish perfectly prepared. Very kind service from Yoanna.

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vipRodrigod
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food took long to get served ... difficult to find someone to help.

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sheilaQ
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience dining outdoors. Tables were well spaced, service was good and food was excellent.

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rick
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

The music was so loud that we couldn't have a decent conversation without shouting.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

just a couple of things; the table was unbalanced because the floor outside and we were waiting a little more than expected for our table but the rest and in general all was good and we had a good time.

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vipnycubanpete
Miami
45 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal in a wonderful setting. The food was spot on and the service on point.

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AllegoryPR
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love visiting Michael's Genuine and the 1/2 off Champagne was a great treat for our birthday lunch!

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slackademic
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great ambiance...you can't ask for a better experience. .

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Michael's Genuine Food & Drink - Miami using the Order Online button. Michael's Genuine Food & Drink - Miami also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Michael's Genuine Food & Drink - Miami also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (305) 573-5550.

Michael's Genuine Food & Drink - Miami is rated 4.7 stars by 5247 OpenTable diners.

Michael's Genuine Food & Drink - Miami does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://swipeit.com/product/1870/michaels-genuine.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.