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Tanuki

1080 Alton Rd. (11th St.) Send to Phone
Pan-Asian cuisine in the heart of South Beach featuring dim sum platters and sushi boats along with copious amounts of saké.

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Tanuki Restaurant Review

: If foie gras and beef dim sum sounds like something of interest, then go to Tanuki, which opened its first U.S. location on Alton Road. Upon entering this South Beach spot you'll feel as if you've stepped inside a restaurant in Tokyo; graffiti, cement and frenetic lighting all add to the metropolitan but underground vibe. A Friday night might find the place slammed with groups noshing on sushi prior to hitting the clubs. And while the sushi isn't the most pristine or exotic catch in town, it does the job. Choose from nigiri, sashimi, maki, platters and boats, as well as a slew of wok items, Tanuki signatures (think uni rice crackers with eel and truffle) and expected entrées like miso marinated salmon or Peking duck. Cocktails and saké are also in order.



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