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 All Faiths Food Bank
Mondays Nights, Through September 2014

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 from July 7 through September 29, Michael’s On East will host “extended happy hours” until  9 p.m. on Mondays in support of All Faiths Food Bank. A percentage of beverage sales in the restaurant’s Lounge will benefit this local nonprofit. Michael’s popular “happy hour” prices will be extended all night during this special promotion, allowing guests to enjoy $5 beverage specials until close.

All Faiths Happy HourAll Faiths Food Bank has increased and expanded its summer food assistance programs thanks to the successful Campaign Against Summer Hunger that united a community against hunger. As mobile pantries make more stops, and the first-ever summer BackPack Kids program starts, your support will help the food bank maintain the new programs all summer long. Children need three meals a day, every day, and All Faiths’ work is critical to their health and future. Beginning on Monday, July 7, you can bring food and hope to children while enjoying all-night happy hour – plus you’ll feel good about yourself in the morning!

Peanut butter and jelly are the most requested item at All Faiths Food Bank, so join the JAM and have fun while feeding kids. Donations of peanut butter and jelly will also be collected at Michael’s On East for All Faiths this summer. Stay tuned for “peanut butter and jelly-inspired” culinary creations from Chef Jamil onSecret Word Mondays soon as well!

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: Designing Daughters, Girls, Incorporated of Sarasota County, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, Animal Rescue Coalition, Circus Sarasota, Make-A-Wish of Central & Northern Florida, Cat Depot, The Sarasota Ballet and The Players Theatre of Sarasota.

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.