Monkitail

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$31 to $50
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Japanese
Famed Chef & Restaurateur Michael Schulson’s contemporary take on classic izakaya fetauring shareable small plates, sushi, sake, specialty cocktails & a discreet cocktail lounge.

Please join us for a fantastic NYE celebration! A la carte menu will only be available from 6-6:45pm. From 7pm-Close, we will exclusively feature our 10-course tasting menu for $68 as well as a unique 10-course NYE Tasting menu for $95 with champagne specials and optional beverage pairings available.

Every Wednesday we offer a one hour hands-on cooking class with Executive Chef Taka where he highlights the art of sushi through guided tutorials featuring an assortment of maki rolls and nigiri. For more information contact us at 954-602-8755.
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New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Please join us for a fantastic NYE celebration! A la carte menu will only be available from 6-7pm. From 7pm-Close, we will exclusively feature our 10-course tasting menu for $68 as well as a unique 10-course NYE Tasting menu for $95 with champagne specials and optional beverage pairings available.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

What 995 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food and service, everything tasted good.

SJ
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I couldn't have picked a better place to celebrate my birthday! Great ambiance delicious food & drinks!

K
London
10 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience4

The food it is good but the service was horrible
They brought the main dishes and never put silverware at the table when I request for it they brought just fork then u asked for knifes and bouncer told me you have shops tick to use ,, this was the worst unprofessional answer since I wasn’t eating sushi , I need it knife to cut!!

FJ
Jacksonville
98 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Best sushi ever! The venison and lamb chop also very good.

AV
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service were excellent! Highly recommended

b
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing all around. We had the chef’s tasting menu. 11 plates for 2 people. Just the right amount to sample all of the best parts of the menu and leave feeling full and happy. The ambiance is unique and the service was outstanding. Highly recommend for dates and special occasions. We’ll be back!

OT
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was some of the best food i eaten in my life! And i love food. We did the chefs tasting, which i highly recommend. Everything that came out was better than the last thing. I would have eaten here every night of my trip if it was possible!

OT
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience2

The food was great but table by the window super cold :(

AK
Tampa
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Not a first time here. Great food! Will be back again. Highly recommended

OT
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food excellent, great atmosphere.

AS
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Monkitail has consistently impressed us by offering originally infused and expertly prepared dishes. Offerings are thoughtful without crossing the line into strange like other restaurants that just try too hard to be different. Ambience is eclectic and elegant but not stuffy- a great place to meet up with friends, family, or a perfect date night. Service is friendly and the servers are informed, happy to make recommendations, and take pride in what they bring to your table. Some people may think the prices are a tad high compared to some of the portion sizes, but you have to keep in mind that you’re paying for a culinary experience, not just a meal. Will always come back!

OT
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An absolutely phenomenal experience!! Absolutely do the tasting menu, it’s easily the best deal at the restaurant. 2 tasting menus and two drinks set us back $200 in case anyone wanted to plan out a date night or special event while being a conscious of their budget but in my opinion it was absolutely worth it! The service was outstanding! Mario was very attentive and had excellent menu knowledge and suggestions. The lamb chops from the grill section were unbelievably good. The big eye tuna sushi roll was excellent and the sea bass was the best we’ve ever had! Overall, worth every penny! My girlfriend and I typically never repeat restaurants just because there is so many different things to try in South Florida but we’ve made it a point to make sure we come back here soon because there’s so many things we’re excited to try next time!

ST
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Besides the fact that I had to request our waiter 3 times for each drink or dish also he used to disappear for over 30 minutes every time and he walked away before we were done giving him our order ! Ridicules bad service and we will definitely not be back

BW
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonder food, staff very knowledgeable about menu items.

ZF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite places. Great food and service.

MS
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious.

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing. Quite difficult to chose a favorite dish. The tasting menu is a fantastic option! Highly recommend it!

OT
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect!!!

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Miami
5 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Starting from the hostess, every one was very nice and helpful. Diego was excellent in coordinating the food and drinks for my daughter’s birthday dinner. He was very friendly and professional. He came back and shared with us what he was going to bring out next to the girls which I appreciated. I was also impressed by the help the manager Collins was providing to his staff on the floor- what a good role model as a leader. I will be back at Monkitail soon as their sushi is the best in town and we are foodies so we get around this big city a lot.

EJ
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Monkitail. It is excellent every time we go. I love bringing people to experience all that is Monkitail. It is by far our favorite restaurant in the Ft. Lauderdale/Bal Harbor area.

J
Charleston
14 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fresh and amazing! Our server was awesome as well and the hostess was friendly and welcoming.

OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Late seating at 10:30 but still fantastic service (thanks Pablo) and incredible dining experience. Ordered the duck special with steamed scallion pancakes and it did not dissapoint. Best duck we've ever eaten! Also amazing was the enoki bacon. Life altering. Hamachi roll w/scallion also delicious. Creative ice cream "sushi" was fun but the only thing we ate that was just "very good" and not great. Overall an awesome way to celebrate our anniversary!

T
Miami
36 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is absolutely Delicious especially the spicy tuna roll and the Seabass roll And the albacore . The service was perfect all the food came in time, I highly I commented it’s a great restaurant ‏and great atmosphere.

MI
Hampshire
30 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tasting menu was incredible value
Service was excellent

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definitely the yellowtail toro sashimi. It’s so light and almost smooth, it’s incredible.

TL
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was outstanding. Perfect for a date night. We went for a girls night and it was still perfect.

S
London
14 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This was a great place to come, great atmosphere and food was on the whole very tasty I would come again.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the food and service! Noise level was a bit high but it was a Saturday so it wasn’t a surprise. Highly recommend!

OT
Miami
26 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and delicious food

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We tried Monkitail while staying at the Diplomat on a business trip. The food was - awesome! Seriously, the chef was inspired and the service was perfectly on-point. Nice!

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food , beautiful place and great service

LB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed the tasting menu and our waiter was attentive.

v
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our third visit in three months. Never disappoints. From the bartender Jose and all the servers who help you with the incredible menu it is always a truly great experience. Can't forget the General Manager Colin who makes you feel like family! See you all next month.

DO
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

My wife’s birthday invited friends very first time there I must say the food was phenomenal the chef is amazing and with the tasting course 10 courses for $68 is a steal. The only thing I believe the server could have been a little more attentive we went without drinks for quite some time also needed things like new napkins and water. Overall I would definitely be back food was phenomenal once again definitely recommend it

LL
Key West
14 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb service
Excellent food
Great birthday dinner

AD
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Asian!

AK
Tampa
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience1

Monkitail not disappointed restaurant. It’s our 4th time and as always superb service and food! Will come again.

LM
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food was excellent and so was the service. We were able to try dishes we normally would not order and most exceeded our expectations. The restaurant was very dark, and the music was too loud for conversation toward the end of our meal. The drinks however were outrageously priced, even compared to the food (which is expensive.) I would come back to dine but skip any kind of alcohol.

VS
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was awesome! And the rest of the staff were polite and attentive

NC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful Experience. Hope to come back, next time I am in Fl. Food & Drinks were outstanding z

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