Lounge & Music

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., Tuesday – 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!


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., Tuesday – Saturday in Michael’s Lounge, enjoy the following $7 specials:

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


Join us on Tuesday evenings for "all-night" happy hour! Michael's popular $7 beverage specials are offered from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. (or close) in the Restaurant's Lounge each Tuesday. 

It is our privilege to donate a percentage of sales to select local nonprofit organizations throughout the year with Michael’s Extended Happy Hour 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 PantryDesigning 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 Ballet, The Players Theatre of Sarasota, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer and the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast.

SECRET WORD MONDAYS (Will resume in 2021)

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.


The incomparable Joe Micals delights Michael’s Lounge guests with timeless favorites at Michael’s Piano Bar, Tuesday – Saturday, beginning at 7 p.m.*

Enjoy Joe’s performance of hits from Neil Diamond, Tony Bennet, Billy Joel, Bruce Springstein, Barry White, Joe Cocker, Tom Jones and many more. Of course, Michael’s favorite “Piano Man” is always accepting special requests.

1283 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239
1212 East Ave. S.
Sarasota, FL 34239
1259 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239