Guests are encouraged to enjoy a small plate or a multi-course dinner as they celebrate with friends and family at the Michael’s On East Lounge. The bar is open beginning at 5 p.m., Monday – Saturday.

Michael’s Lounge is one of Sarasota’s favorite gathering places. Exceptional Mixologists and a unique atmosphere coupled with an impressive  Lounge menu are sure to please!


Duet of Curried Crab Meat Salad & Spicy Tuna CannolisHappy Hour, Monday – Saturday, 5-7 p.m.*

From memorable wines, to vintage and modern cocktails, Happy Hour at Michael’s Lounge is a great way to start your evening, or wind down your day.

From 5-7 p.m., Monday – Saturday in Michael’s Lounge, enjoy the following $5 specials:

Select Hand-Crafted Cocktails
Domestic Beers
Glass of Michael’s Private Label Wines or Sparkling Wine

Extended Happy Hours Support Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: Every Monday Night through August 2016

Michael’s On East is pleased to to give back to local charities while guests enjoy hand-crafted libations, boutique fine wines and craft beers plus lavish small plates and appetizers at the restaurant’s popular Lounge. Each Monday through August 2016, Michael’s On East will host “extended happy hours” until 9 p.m. on Mondays in support of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.  A percentage of beverage sales in the restaurant’s Lounge will benefit this local nonprofit each Monday evening. Michael’s popular “happy hour” prices will be extended all night during this special promotion, allowing guests to enjoy $5 beverage specials until close.

It is our privilege to donate a percentage of sales to select local nonprofit organizations throughout the year with Michael’s Extended Happy Hour offering which extends dollars for important causes. Previously, Michael’s On East have given back to the following causes in Sarasota: All Faiths Food Bank, Alzheimer’s Association (Gulf Coast Florida Chapter), Child Protection Center, Children’s Healthy Pantry, Designing Daughters, Girls Incorporated of Sarasota County, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, Animal Rescue Coalition, Circus Sarasota, Humane Society of Sarasota County, Make-A-Wish of Central & Northern Florida, Cat Depot, The Circus Arts ConservatoryThe Sarasota BalletThe Players Theatre of Sarasota and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

Bluegrass Cobbler

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.

Live Music

Applauded pianist and vocalist Joe Micals delights Michael’s On East guests with live music in the Lounge beginning at 7 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday.*


*Happy hour specials are not valid for holidays. All featured menus, prices and music schedule are subject to change.