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Restaurant St. Michel

162 Alcazar Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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  • Mon-Fri 7 - 9 a.m. (breakfast); Daily 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (lunch) 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (dinner); Sunday 11am-2:30pm (brunch)
  • $$$$
  • Banquet Facilities, Catering, Private Party, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Garage Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
Some stars shine brighter after they burn out. Recovered from a 1995 fire, the French-rooted New American kitchen sparkles. Among the appetizers, choose from pté of the day served with onion relish, plump sautéed escargots, or steamed mussels. Long Island duckling in a caramelized orange sauce and rack of Australian spring lamb on a pinot noir reduction are entrées that highlight the talents of New Renaissance chef Hendrik Cornelissen. For dessert, a puffy chocolate soufflé eclipses all other sweets. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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  • Botched Brunch
    13 years ago by Lee Klein

    The lovely, ivy-covered Hotel Place St. Michel has graced the Coral Gables intersection of Ponce de Leon Boulevard and Alcazar Avenue since 1926. Back then it was the Sevilla Hotel. Inside this European-style inn is the Restaurant S...

  • Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
    19 years ago by Jen Karetnick

    Local romantics nursed broken hearts when Restaurant St. Michel, the 90-seat Coral Gables establishment often cited for its scintillating atmosphere and sexy food, caught fire this past June. Though most of the flames were confined ...


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