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Epicurean Adventure
Power Lunch at the Lounge
Lobster Pot Fridays
Lounge Bites

Starters

Chef’s Market Soup of The Day
Calamari

Fried Calamari, Shaved Parma Ham, Manchego Cheese, Olive Salad, Sherry Mustard Aioli, Basil Salad

House-Cured Salmon Crostini  

Olive Oil Crostini with Roasted Yellow Beets,
Montchevré Goat Cheese Drizzled with Caper Oil

Hoisin Duck and Crispy Vegetable Spring Rolls

Sweet-Sour Chile Dipping Sauce, and Pickled Ginger

Angel Hair Onion Rings

Housemade Ketchup

Freshly-Shucked Cold Water Oysters

City Lite

(A Creative Approach to Healthy Eating)


Scalloped Free-Range Chicken & Baby Kale Salad
Cilantro-Marinated with Fresh Avocado, Baby Kale, Shaved Pecorino Romano, Dried Cranberries, Spiced Sunflower Seeds, Granny Smith Apples
& Lemon-Mustard Vinaigrette
Calories 460 Fat Grams 22

Jerk Chicken Satay
English Cucumbers, Cilantro Sour Cream, Baby Watercress, Roasted Butternut Squash, Heirloom Cherry Tomato & Red Quinoa Salad with Caribbean Sweet Carrot Vinaigrette
Drizzled with Sriracha
Calories 494 Fat Grams 14

Espresso-Rubbed
 Yellowfin Tuna
Roasted Golden Beets, Edamame, Hearts of Palm, Campari Tomatoes, Artisan Baby Lettuces & Rice Wine Vinaigrette, Drizzled with Ginger-Scallion Emulsion
Calories 496 Fat Grams 24

Southwestern Seared Mahi Mahi

Roasted Garlic Tomatoes, Corn-Avocado Salsa, Yellow Tomato Gazpacho and Sautéed Spinach
Calories 545 Fat Grams 24

Chimichurri Tenderloin

Skewered Broiled Filet with Grilled Zucchini, Squash, Red Onions and Red-Yellow Pepper Relish, Treviso Raddichio with Chimi-Churri
Calories 350 Fat Grams 24

Thai Salmon

Pan-Seared Lemongrass-Honey Salmon with Mussels & Vegetable Stew
Calories 539 Fat Grams 24

Fresh Pressed Vegetable Juice of the Day

Salads

East Avenue Caesar
with Grilled Chicken Breast
with Fried Calamari
with Grilled Gulf Jumbo Shrimp

Terri’s Baby Kale & Brussels Sprouts
Toasted Walnuts, Pecorino, Dried Cranberries, Spiced Sunflower Seeds, Granny Smith Apples, Smoked Applewood Bacon
& Lemon-Mustard Vinaigrette

Chinese Roasted Chicken Salad
Shredded Romaine, Napa Cabbage, Julienne Snow Peas, Candied Cashews, Crisp Wontons & Chinese-Mustard Vinaigrette

Baby Romaine & Steak Wedge
Champagne Stilton Blue Cheese Dressing, Crispy Pancetta, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Julienne Red Onions & Stilton Blue Cheese with Aged Balsamic Reduction & Chimichurri-Crusted Flat Iron Steak

Michael’s Special Seasonal Salad

Tender Greens, Gorgonzola,
Figs and Candied Pecans in Pear-Poppyseed Vinaigrette
with Grilled Chicken Breast
with Fried Calamari
with Grilled Gulf Jumbo Shrimp

Michael’s Famous Cobb Salad

Marinated Grilled Chicken, Avocado, Bacon, Diced Tomato, Chopped Egg, Ripe Olives and Crumbled Bleu Cheese on Crisp Romaine, drizzled with Honey Mustard Dressing

Wendy’s Warm Chicken Salad

Baby Greens, Dried Cranberries, Goat Cheese and Candied Pecans in Honey-Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

Crispy Oyster Salad

Fried Apalachicola Oysters, Baby Spinach, Toasted Walnuts, Stilton Blue, Steen’s Cane Syrup-Apple Vinaigrette with Pear Bourbon House-Cured Bacon

Grain Bowls

Cuban Mojo Pulled Pork
Farro Piccolo, Roasted Corn, Plantains, Black Beans, Avocado & Egg Over Easy

California Roasted Chicken
Red Quinoa, Red Lentils, Pink Lady Apples, Roasted Acorn Squash, Yellow Beets,
Sheep’s Milk Feta Cheese, Artisan Baby Lettuces & Sweet Soy-Lime Vinaigrette

The Art of the Sandwich

Baked Muffaletta
Mortadella, Salami, Capicola, Aged Provolone
& Roasted Olive Gardiniera on a Ciabatta Roll
Served with Parmesan Fries or Grain Mustard Slaw

Grilled Pastrami & Cheddar Cheese
Apple & Pear Compote, Dijon Mustard on Eleven Multigrain
Served with Parmesan Fries or Grain Mustard Slaw

Mikey’s Grilled Grouper

Miso Remoulade, Beef Steak Tomatoes, Arugula, Pickled Okra, Carrots , Radishes, Red Pepper Relish, Served with Parmesan Fries or Grain Mustard Slaw

Trio of Mini Sliders:
Spicy Tuna with Wasabi Asian Slaw
Curried Crab Cake with Chive & Garlic Aioli
Bison Sirloin with Stone Grain Mustard, Caramelized Onion Relish & Moroccan BBQ Pork Belly on Challah, Served with Angel Hair Onion Rings

Midtown Turkey Club

House-Smoked Turkey, Honey-Glazed Ham, Three-Pepper Bacon, Sliced Cheddar Cheese, Lettuce & Tomatoes on Grilled Sourdough Bread

East Avenue Reuben

Corned Beef Brisket, Sauerkraut, Swiss Cheese and Russian Dressing on Marble Rye with Shoestring Fries

Phil’s Rhode Island Lobster Rolls

Two Fresh Maine Lobster Rolls with Olive Oil Mayonnaise, Lemon Zest and Celery on a Buttered Toasted Roll and Creamy Cole Slaw

Combinations

Choose Any Two! 
Molly’s Truffled Mac & Cheese

Angel Hair Onion Rings

Michael’s Seasonal Salad
Caesar Salad
Crispy Calamari
Chef’s Market Soup of The Day
Hoisin Duck Spring Rolls
One-Half Turkey Club

The Burger

Matt’s Freshly Ground Half-Pound Sirloin Burger

Pat LaFrieda’s Legendary Short Rib & Sirloin Burger
Accompanied by Shoestring Fries or Coleslaw

Build Your Own Burger

by adding any of the following (1.00 extra each):

Wisconsin Aged Cheddar
Imported Gruyère
Smoked Gouda
Danish Bleu
Sautéed Mushrooms
Three Pepper Bacon
Roasted Red Peppers
Avocado

Specialties

Kimmy’s Shrimp & Grits
Sautéed Jumbo Shrimp with Cajun Andouille Sausage, Red-Yellow Peppers, Red Onion & Garlic
Served Over Charleston Stone Ground Grits

Pan-Roasted Bluefin Crab Cakes & Salad
Herbed Tartar Sauce, Shaved Pecorino,
Baby Arugula, Red Quinoa, Roasted Butternut Squash & Heirloom Cherry Tomato Salad with Lemon-Mustard Vinaigrette

Mussels Mariniere
Fresh Prince Edward Island Blue Mussels, White Wine, Bacon, Cream & Fresh Garlic, Served with Grilled Bread

Michael’s Bowtie Pasta

Grilled Chicken, Pancetta, Snow Peas, Shiitake Mushrooms, Sundried Tomatoes in Light Parmesan Cream

Butter-Roasted Flounder

Grain Mustard Beurre Blanc, Brown Butter Sage, Toasted Almonds, Sautéed Brussels Sprouts & Potato Allumettes

Rustic Flatbreads

Mediterranean Flatbread
Olive Tapenade, Grilled Chicken, Roasted Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Feta & Fresh Mozzarella

Backyard BBQ Shrimp Flatbread
Red Peppers & Caramelized Onion Relish, Confit Campari Tomatoes, Manchego & Gruyere Cheeses

The Starters

Maine Lobster Bisque

Tempura Blue Crabmeat, Fresh Maine Lobster & Brandied Creme Fraiche

Mote Farm-Raised Caviar

Siberian Sturgeon Caviar 
Raised Locally and Sustainably in Sarasota
Served with Traditional Accompaniments

“Made in America” Cheese Flight

Enjoy our Ever-Changing Trio of American Artisan Cheeses
Sourced Locally through Sarasota’s Artisan Cheese Company
Served with Traditional Accoutrements

Espresso-Crusted Yellowtail Tuna Carpaccio

Housemade Ketchup Capers, Brunoise Shallots, Florida Orange Segments, Red Jalapeno, Radish, Ginger-Scallion Vinaigrette & Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Angel Hair Onion Rings

Housemade Ketchup

Crispy Calamari

Fried Calamari, Shaved Parma Ham, Manchego Cheese, Olive Salad, Sherry Mustard Aioli, Basil Salad

Hoisin Duck and Crispy Vegetable Spring Rolls

Sweet-Sour Chile Dipping Sauce, and Pickled Ginger

Sesame Shrimp Tempura

Jumbo Shrimp served Golden Brown with Spicy Mango Dipping Sauce

Mussels Mariniere

Fresh Prince Edward Island Mussels, White Wine, Bacon, Cream, Garlic

Lobster & Escargots

Sautéed Maine Lobster, Escargots, Fennel Confit, Thyme-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Shiitake Mushrooms, Curry and Goat Cheese Crostini

Black Pepper-Crusted Beef Carpaccio

Parmesan Shavings, Baby Arugula, Black Pepper Oil and Chives

House-Cured Salmon Crostini

Olive Oil Crostinis with Roasted Yellow Beets, Montchevré Goat Cheese Drizzled with Caper Oil

Freshly-Shucked Cold Water Oysters

The Salads

East Avenue Caesar
Baby Romaine Wedge

Champagne Stilton Blue Cheese Dressing, Crispy Pancetta, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Julienne Red Onions & Blue Cheese Crumbles with Aged Balsamic Reduction

Baby Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad

Toasted Walnuts, Pecorino, Dried Cranberries, Pumpkin Seeds, Green Apples, Crispy Bacon, & Lemon-Mustard Vinaigrette

Michael’s Special Seasonal Salad

Organic Tender Greens, Gorgonzola, Figs, Red Grapes and Candied Pecans in Pear-Poppyseed Vinaigrette

Phil’s Chopped Salad

Romaine and Field Greens with Gorgonzola, Swiss, Parmesan, Black Olives, Chopped Cucumbers, Tomato, Julienne Vegetables, Toasted Almonds

Roasted Golden & Chioggia Beet Salad

Gorgonzola, Dolce Spuma & Pistachio Vinaigrette

Specialties

Tempura Vegetable Skewer
Forbidden Rice, Ginger Scallion Vinaigrette, Watercress Salad, Roasted Baby Carrots & Asparagus

Michael’s Bowtie Pasta
Grilled Chicken, Crispy Pancetta, Shiitake Mushrooms, Sundried Tomatoes, Snow Peas & Light Cream

The Seafood

Colony Snapper
Lump Crabmeat, Basil & Sundried Tomato Beurre Blanc, Sweet Potato Planks & Sautéed Haricot Verts

Lemongrass-Grilled Ahi Tuna
Sesame Forbidden Rice, Teardrop Tomatoes, Watercress Salad, Roasted Asparagus, Baby Carrots & Ginger Scallion Vinaigrette drizzled with Kabayaki Sauce

Pan-Seared Chilean Sea Bass
Artisanal Sardinian Fregola with Maine Lobster, Fire-Roasted Corn, Herb Roasted Tomatoes, Spiced Lobster Broth

Pan-Roasted Scottish Salmon

Sesame Forbidden Rice, Curry-Coconut Thai Eggplant Stew & Scallion-Ginger Vinaigrette

Pompano Casbarian

Sautéed Fillet topped with Gulf Shrimp & Tomatoes, Seasoned with Garlic, Fresh Herbs & Crushed Chili Peppers

Roasted Atlantic Swordfish

Roasted Red Potatoes and Onions, Prosciutto, Caper and Mushroom Beurre Blanc

Pan-Seared Scallops

Maine Lobster, Scallops, Housemade Ricotta, Gnocchi, Roasted Butternut Squash, Sage Brown Butter with Crushed Amaretti

Pan-Roasted Bluefin Crab Cakes

Accompanied by Truffle Roasted Potatoes with Herbed Tartar Sauce

The Meats

Brick-Roasted Chicken Breast

Garlic Scented Broccoli Rabe, Crashed Red Bliss Potatoes, Capers, Herb Butter & Roasted Baby Heirloom Carrots

Grilled Provimi Veal Chop

Crashed Red Bliss Potatoes & Garlic Scented Broccoli Rabe

Duck Two-Ways

Crispy Thyme Leg Confit, Honey Fennel-Lacquer Breast, Yellow Beet & Fingerling Potato Hash, Garlic -Scented Swiss Chard & Pomegranate Demi-Glace

Roasted Bone-In Kurobuta Pork Chop

Snake River Farms Heirloom Pork, Caramelized Sweet Potatoes, Candied Pecans & Creole Mustard Reduction Sauce

Porcini-Rubbed Colorado Rack Lamb
Thyme Demi-Reduction, Parsnip Puree, Caramelized Cipollini Onion & Oven-Dried Tomatoes

The Steaks

We are proud to offer our guests the absolute finest hand cut, hand picked USDA Certified Prime steaks. Aged a minimum of twenty-five days and prepared to your exact specifications!

New York Strip Sirloin Steak

USDA Prime
14 oz.
18 oz.

Bone-In Ribeye Steak

USDA Prime
24 oz.

Filet Mignon

7 oz.
9 oz.
14 oz.

Phil’s Carved Prime 14oz. New York Strip

Porcini-Rubbed, Roasted Shiitake Mushrooms,
Roasted Baby Peppers & Chimichurri
& Lemon-Oregano Fingerling Potatoes

The Sides

Sautéed Cauliflower

Parmesan, Toasted Pine Nuts, Pickled Banana Peppers & Mint

Truffle & Herb Roasted-Red Bliss
Robustly Seasoned Potatoes with Truffle & Herbs

Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

Candied Pecans & Scallions

Roasted Asparagus
Aged Balsamic & Crunchy Parmesan

Royal Trumpet  Mushrooms

Wild Mushrooms Sauteed with Garlic

Potato Croquettes

Applewood Bacon & Gruyere

Baked Potato

Available with Bacon, Cheddar, Sour Cream, Butter

Fresh Creamed Spinach

Classic Wilted Spinach, Folded with Aged Cheese Finished with Pernod

Molly’s Truffled Macaroni and Cheese

Manchego, Gruyere, Parmesan, Truffled Bechamel

Old Fashioned Poppycock
Toffee-Covered Popcorn, Pecans, Walnuts & Cashews
Drizzled with Milk Chocolate & White Belgian Chocolate
Served in a Jumbo Bag to Share!

S’more Stack
Toasted Marshmallow, Deep Dark Chocolate & Graham Cracker Crust 

Apple Pie Tacos
Crispy Cinnamon-Sugar Shell, Apple Pie Filling & Frozen Whipped Cream
Drizzled with Caramel

Traditional Malva Pudding
Crème Anglaise & Housemade Mango Ice Cream

Brownie Ice Cream Stack
Layers of Dark Chocolate Brownie, Heath Bar Crunches, Espresso Crunch Ice Cream, Vanilla Ice Cream, Drizzled with Chocolate Sauce

Crème Brûlée
Traditional Tahitian Vanilla Bean topped with Seasonal Berries

Key Lime Tart
Pecan-Graham Crust, Tangy Filling, Cloud of Baked Meringue,
Balsamic-Black Pepper & Strawberry Salsa

Nutella Cinnamon Crêpe
Served with Bananas or Berries & Powdered Sugar
or Housemade Ice Cream

Chocolate Blackout Cake
Layers of Dense Chocolate Custard Cake Covered with Chocolate Jimmies

Housemade Ice Cream & Sorbet
Served with Assorted Cookies

“Made in America” Cheese Flight
An Ever-Changing Trio of American Artisan Cheeses,
Sourced Locally through Artisan Cheese Company
Served with Traditional Accoutrements

Wines at Michael’s on East are uniquely paired with our fabulous menu. Co-proprietor Michael Klauber personally selects the wines – which offer tremendous diversity and consistent value. Michael’s offers Sarasota’s finest wines by the glass, including a wonderful selection of “wine flights”, martinis and beers, ales and lagers from around the world.

Click HERE to view our current wine list.