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Discover the Best Sushi in Miami

The OpenTable Team

Whether in the mood for a relaxing day at one of the country's most beautiful beaches, eager to take the family on a coastal adventure or looking to hit up the famous nightlife, Miami won't let you down. This South Florida city stands out as one of the most popular vacation destinations in America - and not just for the turquoise, glittering beaches. Miami houses some of the hottest spots on the culinary scene. With its seaside location, it comes as no surprise that diners can find lots of sushi around. Japanese chefs in Miami often rely on traditional approaches, but sometimes take a modern twist. So where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We asked in-the-know foodies where to find the best sushi in Miami. Read on to find out which restaurants they love most.

Restaurants:Chotto Matte Miami, Novikov Miami, Azabu Miami Beach
Price Range:$$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Japanese
Neighborhoods:Miami Beach / South Beach, Brickell
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Chotto Matte Miami

$$$$·Japanese·
Miami Beach / South Beach
586 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Fun
  • Creative Cuisine
If you’re looking for some of the best sushi in Miami, head to Chotto Matte for an experience you will revel in. They offer just the right mix of a contemporary urban spectacle andRead more
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Novikov Miami

$$$$·Japanese·
Brickell
458 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Novikov is a sophisticated and world-renowned Chinese-Japanese restaurant located on a bustling corner of Downtown Miami. Grab a seat in the lovely dining room or outside on the teRead more
95% recommended
Japanese in Miami / Southeast Florida

Azabu Miami Beach

$$$$·Japanese·
Miami Beach / South Beach
264 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
Azabu Miami beach is one of the trendiest new sushi restaurants in the city. Guests are treated to an authentic and intimate dining experience that will transport you straight to aRead more
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Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill - South Beach

$$$$·Japanese·
Miami
423 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Worth the Drive
  • Creative Cuisine
Blue Ribbon is a top name in the sushi world and this Miami outpost lives up to the hype. Nestled in the historic and newly restored Plymouth Hotel in the flourishing Mid-Beach DisRead more
94% recommended
Japanese in Miami / Southeast Florida

Katsuya at SLS LUX Brickell - SBE

$$$$·Japanese·
Miami
253 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasion
Many locals consider Katsuya the best sushi restaurant in Miami because they make an effort to ensure that every single detail of the dining experience is exceptional. The restauraRead more
87% recommended
Japanese in Miami - Dade County

Makoto - Bal Harbour

$$$$·Japanese·
Miami
1,894 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Makoto is the newest restaurant by Stephen Starr and is located in the prestigious Bal Harbour Shops. Shoppers can top off a long day with an indulgent meal at one of the best sushRead more
95% recommended
Japanese in Miami / Southeast Florida

Zuma Japanese Restaurant - Miami

$$$$·Japanese·
Miami
1,930 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Located in the heart of downtown Miami, Zuma is part of the Kimpton EPIC Hotel and is an awesome place for both locals and guests of the hotel to check out for fresh sushi. Chef RaRead more
91% recommended
Japanese in Miami / Southeast Florida

Toni's Sushi Bar

$$$$·Sushi·
Miami Beach / South Beach
103 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Toni’s Sushi Bar is one of the first places that comes to mind when locals here think of amazing fresh fish and Japanese food. It opened in 1987 and has been a hit with the crowds Read more
100% recommended
Sushi in Miami / Southeast Florida

Mandrake

$$$$·Japanese·
Miami Beach / South Beach
114 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
Looking for a night of one-of-a-kind entertainment? Head to Mandrake Miami in the heart of Miami Beach for a chance to try their French-Indochine menu that showcases flavor pairingRead more
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Pubbelly Sushi Brickell

$$$$·Sushi·
Brickell
389 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Bar Seating
The Pubbelly, located on South Miami Avenue, strives to put a fresh spin on sushi at their foray into Japanese cuisine. Jose Mendin, chef and co-owner, introduces unexpected ingredRead more
94% recommended
Sushi in Miami / Southeast Florida

ETARU Hallandale

$$$$·Japanese·
Hallandale Beach
346 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Etaru is a contemporary Japanese Robatayaki restaurant in Fort Lauderdale that locals claim serves some of the best sushi in Miami. It’s a casual, neighborhood joint that welcomes Read more
Outdoor Dining in Miami / Southeast Florida

Watr at the 1 Rooftop

$$$$·Sushi·
Miami Beach / South Beach
303 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Watr at the 1 Rooftop Miami is the perfect place to go to dazzle a date or have a memorable evening with friends. You can float 18 stories above the city and enjoy 360-degree viewsRead more
81% recommended
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Dragonfly Izakaya and Fish Market

$$$$·Japanese·
Doral
348 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
Dragonfly offers a true catch-to-consumption experience featuring the freshest fish you can find in Miami. It is actually located behind a working fish market where they sell localRead more
91% recommended
Japanese in Miami - Dade County

SUSHISAMBA Miami Beach

$$$$·Japanese·
Miami Beach / South Beach
1,243 reviews
  • Casual
  • People Watching
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
SushiSamba has a particular blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cultures and cuisines that make it a long-standing favorite in Miami. It also has the perfect location on the Read more

Benihana - Coral Gables

$$$$·Japanese·
Coral Gables / Coral Way / Little Havana
779 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
Benihana provides an entertaining and memorable dining experience for all. Guests are seated at communal tables in groups and get to watch a personal chef perform Teppanyaki, the aRead more
92% recommended

Monkitail

$$$$·Japanese·
Hollywood
974 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for a Date
Monkitail is a casual elegant Japanese spot located in Hollywood right off of Ocean Drive. Famed Chef and Restaurateur Michael Schulson puts a contemporary spin on the classic izakRead more
94% recommended
Japanese in Miami / Southeast Florida

Kuro- Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood FL

$$$$·Japanese·
Hollywood
970 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Kuro at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is the latest restaurant in addition to the hotel. The great central Hollywood location and fine dining atmosphere make it a hot spot foRead more
92% recommended
Best Overall in Miami / Southeast Florida
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26 Sushi & Tapas

$$$$·Sushi·
Surfside
195 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Sushi and Tapas in Surfside is a first-class Latin-Fusion restaurant certified by Kosher Miami. 26 presents a great kosher sushi and tapas menu that highlights Miami’s multi-culturRead more
100% recommended
Sushi in Miami / Southeast Florida
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Asia Bay Sushi Bar & Thai

$$$$·Sushi·
Fort Lauderdale
597 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Casual
Asia Bay Sushi and Thai cuisine is made with high-quality, fresh ingredients in order to create spectacular taste sensations. Located in Fort Lauderdale, they have a lovely settingRead more
87% recommended
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