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600 Lincoln Rd. (Pennsylvania Ave.) Send to Phone
305-673-5337 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
At this stylish Lincoln Road resto-lounge, the mix of Japanese, Peruvian and Brazilian flavors is as exciting as the people-watching.

Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late

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SUSHISAMBA Restaurant Review

: Jamie Foxx has sung on karaoke nights here---which is the problem. This sleek, multi-level branch of New York’s original SushiSamba has always drawn such attention for its nightclub activities that its food has been overshadowed. But it’s not just another gimmicky resto-lounge where the DJs blow away the chefs, nor another confused fusion joint. The new-style ceviches and tiraditos---sauced in beautifully balanced multi-cultural marinades at the last minute (to complement, rather than soak, the delicate raw fish)---compete with Miami’s best. Latin-Asian sushi makis are also creative, eschewing cream cheese and other cheesy Americanizations for more unique fusion combos, like the Green Envy roll’s tuna, salmon, asparagus, Peruvian ahi and amarillo chile-Key lime mayo, and a wasabi pea crust. Cooked small plates and entrées (butter lettuce wraps with a filling of crispy rock shrimp, uni aïoli and black truffle vinaigrette; nicely broiled Maine lobster with seaweed butter, creamed Peruvian corn and hijiki) demonstrate similar solid, subtle international ingenuity. As for drinks, those who don’t realize that fine sakés can be as varied and delightful as fine wines (as well as connoisseurs who do know it) will find the restaurant’s extensive and ably explained selection a revelation.


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