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Umi - Winter Park

4.5
274 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
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We’re delighted to welcome you to Umi! The freshest Sushi & Sashimi in town, Robata Charcoal grilled meats, seafood & vegetables, guests enjoy Tapas-style dining so you can sample a wide variety of exquisite creations. From our house made ginger dressing to the sauces that bring our sushi rolls to life, we proudly make everything from scratch. Fresh fish is flown in from around the world.

Lead by Head Sushi Chef John Park and Chef de Cuisine Tim Guiness, our culinary team works tirelessly to bring you specialty inspirations and unique dishes not found in the common Japanese restaurant.

To enhance your dining experience, the carefully selected wine list complements our cuisine's flavors. Most of our wines have a rating of 90 and above. Alternatively, enjoy our wide range of sakes and imported beers. We hope you'll join us soon!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Mon - Fri: 11:30a - 2:30p
Sat - Sun: 12p - 3p

Dinner
Mon - Thu: 5p - 10p
Fri & Sat: 5p - 11p
Sun: 5p - 9p
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Phone number
(407) 960-3993
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Tim Guiness
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Fairbanks Ave.
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Parking details
We do not have on-site parking, but free street parking is available throughout downtown Winter Park. We are located one block away from City Hall, which offers free parking after 6pm on weekdays and all-day on weekends. Student parking available in the SunTrust Parking Garage at Rollins campus.
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Public transit
SunRail -- Downtown Winter Park
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Special events & promotions
We would love to host your special events! Kindly email social@umiwinterpark.com to assist with planning, from 2 to 40 guests!
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Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 274 People Are Saying
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4.3
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4.3
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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined 7 days ago

Food was awesome but to bad the service was horrible no food is worth it when the service is awful. I had to ask for water 2x, had to ask for soy sauce from hostess and then after sitting waiting for server to come back to pay bill after 30minutes I had to go inside and get hostess to help

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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

It was our first time and we overall loved the place. Everything tasted fresh! The Truffle Oil Edamame was delish! The only thing that bothered me was I ordered a Roll that comes with Wagyu and I asked to not have it and they still charged me the same amount for the roll. We all know how expensive wagyu is but if they didn’t use it , the price should be different. Just my opinion.
We will be back tho!

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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
4.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

The food here is incredible, but this is the second time my boyfriend and I have been here and the service is subpar at best. We had a 7:15 reservation and were seated immediately. However, no one came to take even our drink order for 20 minutes. We didn’t even have water on the table. The hostess came by after about 15 minutes to apologize and say that our server just got busy. Then when the server finally came by several minutes later he told us the hostess got confused. Either way, they did give us a free order of edamame which helped set the tone for a better dinner service.
At the end of the day, if you’re willing to be patient with the servers it’s worth coming here. The food is truly delicious but plan to spend at least 2 hours for a dinner for two.

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MartenM (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great authentic food, the Moriawase was excellent, Very knowledgeable and friendly servers, and a decent price point.

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vipMikeE (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Once again, we enjoyed a fabulous evening! The new menu items are a must! Truly one of the very best culinary experiences in Winter Park!

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vipMikeE (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Umi has recently changed up it's menu and it is now better than ever. Sommelier Blake gave us excellent culinary guidance and an outstanding wine recommendation. We have a consistently great experience at Umi and would encourage you to visit to enjoy the best Japanese/Sushi Restaurant in Central Florida!

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displayednewyorker (Orlando)
3.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Really not impressed. Fish was not properly trimmed - my piece of salmon had skin still on, hubby's mackerel did not have red portion trimmed off. Requested the lobster/crab roll but asked for the lobster to be grilled, not tempura. My roll was dry with little flavor. Overall a nice experience - friendly staff, but not impressed.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Excellent service and food delicious. We would definitely go again.

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winterparkfoodie (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Always an outstanding choice for fresh Sushi Umi will not disappoint. All the rolls are unique and very flavorable! The service is very attentive without being overbearing. My wife and I always enjoy spending a night out at Umi and we think it is the best Sushi restaurant in Orlando.

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Watson (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

We had the pleasure of having Blake as our server and he was amazing! I hosted a small birthday lunch for my husband. Most of our guests had never been to Umi before. He was patient with them and answered all questions to their satisfaction. He even made us laugh a few times.

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Ramones (Orlando)
3.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

First visit to this restaurant and liked the decor and ambiance the hostess was very nice, but our waiter was distracted. We ordered green tea which was served warm and miso soup also served warm, the waiter forgot our appetizer, refills and didn’t mention desserts, the food was good tuna kobachi, Godzilla and umi roll. Kind of disappointing, probably won’t return there are too many other great sushi restaurants.

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Jljl (Orlando)
2.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

Appetizers were amazing. Quality and taste for main entrees (sushi rolls) were subpar. Quality lacked and the taste of the sushi was slightly off. Sushi flavors didn't blend well. Dessert menu wasn't offered and waitress barely stopped by to check on satisfaction of customers. I tried the 70% roll and the grilled cajun shrimp was more like steamed shrimp with barely any seasoning along with the shrimp itself was not present the same as advertised. Mango Tango roll had an odd combination in mixture (too sweet and something else). PBR roll was missing a speacial pick me up - possibly some spice and spicy kick to make the roll better. Raw fish was a little warmer than it should have been.

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vipDrSheldonCooper (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

We love coming to Umi, the food is always excellent and there is usually something new to try on the menu. The service is always impeccable, they will take care of you like family.

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vipOpenTable Diner (London)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Fantastic! Food was extremely fresh and service was spectacular!

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vipMikeE (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

We brought our friends with us this time and had another outstanding experience. Blake an the entire team looked after us and made sure we had an absolutely perfect meal. We enjoyed a number of staff suggestions, punctuated by the freshest, most artistic sushi rolls you will find anywhere. Umi has something for everyone, and now with an expanded wine list it has become our local favorite!

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vipJimMc (Orlando)
4.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

My wife and I are regular diners at Umi and look forward to our visits. We always ask to be served by Melissa and were pleased she was working. Once again Melissa provided exceptional service. The house ginger salad and miso soup were very good as always. Same for the nigiri selections and the sushi roll which we consider to be the best in Central Florida. Unfortunately, it was an off-night for our hot plates. I often order the short ribs but I don't recall it being served in the past over farro that I did not like. I should have looked more closely at the menu. My wife planned to order the chicken teriyaki but it was no longer on the menu. She ordered the shrimp tempura instead and did not like it- too heavy on the deep-fried grease and breading. However, we will consider this an off-night andwill plan to return soon.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

Excelente experiencia, el sachimi de salmón fantástico, los short ribs , el roll de langosta y los tomates con beacon. Postre cream brule y helado de avocado. Lo mejor el servicio de Cole. Vamos a repetir

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Nell (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

My wife and I recently did a little staycation in Winter Park, walked by this place and decided to have dinner not once, but two nights in a row. Nice little quaint place at the edge of Park Avenue. First night food was amazing, Jared our server had great recommendations. Second night was even better. Our server Gregory was attentive, but not overbearing. Jeannie was able to quickly correct a kitchen hiccup without ruining our experience. We will definitely be back and see ourselves becoming regulars.

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Dagaw (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

Very creative sushi menu with some unique combinations, staff was friendly and efficient, the whole roasted squid was amazing! Thumbs up!

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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was to die for, great service and extensive beer, wine and champagne list

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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on October 18, 2017

Great food and service and very good value - especially in Winter Park. Great location in the center of the action downtown.

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KanchB (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on October 12, 2017

Y'ALL!! This is my new favourite Japanese restaurant in Orlando, and I have been singing its praises to pretty much everyone I meet, I enjoyed the food that much. I got to come and check this place out on the last day of Magical Dining Month.

For my 3 course tasting menu, I decided to get the Sake and beer mussels, the Japanese Chirashi followed by the Matcha Tea Pannacotta. Hands down, the Japanese Chirashi is the way to go - they do a Korean version too, and I want to come back and try that next time (yes, there will be a next time!).

For me, I found the broth of the Mussels to be super bitter, and that taste overwhelmed the delicacy of the mussels. Maybe I should have spoken up, but it took a while for this dish to arrive and I was starving, so just gobbled the thing down. I dont plan on ordering this dish again.

I'm skipping ahead to the Matcha Tea Pannacotta, which was great texturally, and presented in a beautiful manner, but again for me the matcha or green tea flavor was too intense. It overwhelmed the panacotta creaminess I normally expect. Also, it wanted in comparison to the taste I had of the Matcha Bread Pudding which my co-diner had ordered, and this was wonderful and the dessert I would order again, instead of the Pannacotta.

So finally onto the Japanese Chirashi. Swoon, Sigh, Bliss! Each bite was so good, with the selection of fish just perfectly complimenting each other and it honestly makes me never want to eat 2nd rate sushi ever again. The quality of the fish was just superb and the accompanying radish plus wasabi (the real kind!!) just added to each blissful bite. I was so happy I got this and would absolutely recommend this item from the menu. in fact, this dish made it a 5-Star, otherwise it would be a 3.5 based on the other two items.

Definitely plan to return and check out other items on the menu!! Also, a quick note that the service was superb - our waiter (Justin/ Jared?) was super entertaining and funny - can't wait to come back.

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durkART (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on October 10, 2017

If you love sushi, exotic foods, noodle dishes this is the place you should go. Their delicacies are fresh, the food comes out super hot, their foods are full flavored yet palatable , the waitstaff is super friendly and prompt. This IS the place to go in Winter Park Florida. Third time and still a charm, and we're coming back.

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vipJDM225 (Orlando)
4.0  Dined on October 9, 2017

Excellent food and fun.
Check out Umi!!!
Ash was excellent and we loved it. What a sweetheart and so helpful.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Orlando)
4.0  Dined on October 9, 2017

Our first visit to Umi was positively delightful and, yes, we will return in the future. We were seated promptly, the ambiance was very relaxing and the food very tasty. My only "regret" was not ordering the shrimp tempura. The people at the table next to ours had some and it looked soo good! Service was a little slow, however.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Orlando)
4.0  Dined on October 8, 2017

The food was wonderful.... especially the garlic lemon edamame! Yum! The only problem is the air conditioning. We were seated upfront and asked to move closer to the back... it was way to hot! Otherwise, we had a wonderful time and enjoyed the food immensely.

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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on October 7, 2017

The staff was amazing.
It was my girlfriends birthday and they were so great. The food was beyond amazing. Service was perfect. Shout Out to Lynn.

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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on October 7, 2017

Superb. Wonderful staff, friendly. Server was very knowledgeable on the preparation of all the dishes. The meal was just out of this world. Can't wait to go back.

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armandt (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on October 6, 2017

We loved this restaurant! Nice variety on the menu, very attentive service, food was beautifully presented and delicious! We'll be back for sure.

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vipMikeE (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on October 3, 2017

Another wonderful experience at Umi. We've always enjoyed the creative culinary concepts, but was surprised this time that Umi is raising its game with the selection of Blake an Manager and addition of key staff members. It is clear that service is as important to Umi as is the terrific cuisine. Ashley served us and was terrific - she offered us recommendations and gave us ideas to change up our routine! Always fresh and always something new to try at Umi!

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