2019 Best Japanese Restaurants in Miami/South Florida Area

Best Japanese Food
in Miami/South Florida

Most people think of sushi when they think of Japanese food, but there's plenty of grilling, simmering, steaming and frying going on in Japanese kitchens as well. Think teriyaki, sukiyaki, soy-marinated fish filets, yakitori, ramen, udon, and other distinctive dishes.

Whether you desire to dine at a counter, a western-style table, or on tatami mats on the floor with your shoes in the corner, here are the Top Japanese Restaurants in Miami/South Florida, presented in alphabetical order.

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Doraku

Japanese, Sushi, Small Plates
Doraku
13/20
Japanese izakaya dishing out copious amounts of rolls, small plates, teriyaki and saké; expect a hard-to-beat happy hour, too. See More
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12/20
One of the first sushi restaurants that people took notice of in South Florida is always-busy, open late, and delivers fresh, consistent fare. See More
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Katsuya by Starck South Beach
13/20
Japanese cuisine, sushi and saké at the SLS Hotel South Beach. See More

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Makoto
15/20
From restaurateur Stephen Starr, an elegant, modern Japanese izakaya-style restolounge featuring sushi and robata-grill items. See More

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Nobu Miami at Eden Roc
14/20
Nobu Matsuhisa's namesake restaurant at Eden Roc, offering sushi, sashimi, specialty Japanese-Peruvian fusion dishes and sakés. See More

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Sushi Garage
14/20
Innovative takes on traditional Japanese fare and sushi in Sunset Harbour from the folks behind Juvia. See More

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SUSHISAMBA
14/20
At this stylish Lincoln Road resto-lounge, the mix of Japanese, Peruvian and Brazilian flavors is as exciting as the people-watching. See More

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12/20
Sushi and Japanese cuisine are offered at this Miami Beach establishment. See More
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Yakko-San
14/20
Small plates of authentic Japanese home-cooking favorites (both cold and raw and cooked dishes) have long been the specialty; and there’s sushi, too. See More
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Zuma

Zuma
15/20
Swank Japanese izakaya proffering sweeping views of Biscayne Bay, a robata grill, 100-plus saké selections and celebrity sightings. See More

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