Asian-Mart is a great little Asian market on Calle Ocho with a boba shop in the back and an instant ramen bar.
Written byRyan Pfeffer
Blind Tiger is a hidden sushi bar inside Aventura's Reunion Ktchn Bar. They make excellent Japanese food with a Miami flavor.
Written byCarlos C Olaechea
South BeachSouth of Fifth
The Den is a private omakase inside South Beach's Azabu, and it justifies its steep price point by serving some of Miami's best sushi.
Kendall’s Shibui is a classic Japanese spot with a vintage interior and solid food.
Hiden is a $200 per person omakase spot in the back of a taco place in Wynwood, and is home to one of the best special occasion meals in the city.
South BeachLincoln Road
Mila is a see-and-be-seen Lincoln Road rooftop restaurant, and some of the food is good.
Miss Crispy Rice is a sushi counter inside Wynwood’s Oasis specializing in very good crispy rice and hand rolls.
Nobu is a touristy Japanese restaurant in Mid-Beach’s Eden Roc hotel. There’s nothing special going on here.
Sushi Garage is a Japanese restaurant in Coconut Grove with a big menu. The food's fine, and it works for a casual weeknight dinner or Happy Hour.
Planta Queen is an entirely vegan restaurant in Coconut Grove, making tasty plant-based dishes with various Asian influences.
Komodo is a sceney Brickell restaurant with a pretty disappointing (and expensive) menu.
Ceviche Dozo in Hollywood is a great place for a very affordable Japanese meal that doesn’t skimp on quality.
Hachidori is a Little River restaurant that specializes in ramen. The ramen here is good, and what you should stick to.
Sushi Chef is a great, casual Japanese restaurant on Coral Way perfect for an easy lunch or dinner.
Makoto is an upscale Japanese restaurant in Bal Harbour with a pretty dining room and some tasty raw fish.
Brickell’s Naoe is one of the most expensive—and unforgettable—omakase experiences in the city.
North BeachNorth Miami
Yakko-San is a big Japanese restaurant in North Miami Beach. The menu is huge and it’s a reliable spot for a good, casual meal.
Kaori is an upscale Brickell restaurant serving great cocktails and very good Mediterranean, Chinese, and Japanese dishes.
Su-Shin Izakaya is a very good Japanese restaurant in Coral Gables perfect for a quick lunch or easy dinner.
Uchi is an upscale restaurant in Wynwood with a huge menu full of excellent Japanese dishes.