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The 15 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Coral Gables

Updated: May 2, 2022

Looking for the best sushi or tonkatsu in Coral Gables? These are the top Japanese venues in town. To give you only the top Japanese options we scrutinized millions of reviews and top sites for this list. Slurp down the tastiest ramen and udon in town at these Japanese -inspired eateries in Coral Gables

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Kae Sushi

Asian, $$, Coral GablesAsian, $$Coral Gables
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Kao Sushi & Grill

Japanese, $$, Coral GablesJapanese, $$Coral Gables
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Izakaya Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Coral GablesJapanese, $$Coral Gables
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

POC American Fusion Buffet & Sushi

Asian, $$, Coral GablesAsian, $$Coral Gables
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

SAWA Restaurant & Lounge

Mediterranean, $$, Coral GablesMediterranean, $$Coral Gables
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi Maki

Japanese, $$, Coral GablesJapanese, $$Coral Gables
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
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Japanese, $$, MiamiJapanese, $$Miami, Upper Eastside
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
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Zuma

Japanese, $$$$, MiamiJapanese, $$$$Miami, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Makoto

Japanese, $$$, Miami BeachJapanese, $$$Miami Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Azabu Miami Beach

Japanese, $$$$, Miami BeachJapanese, $$$$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
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Pubbelly Sushi - Miami Beach

Asian, $$$, Miami BeachAsian, $$$Miami Beach, Bayshore
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Matsuri

Japanese, $$, MiamiJapanese, $$Miami
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Itamae

Peruvian, $$, MiamiPeruvian, $$Miami, Little Haiti
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Novikov Miami

Asian, $$$$, MiamiAsian, $$$$Miami, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Doraku Sushi & Izakaya - Miami Beach

Asian, $$, Miami BeachAsian, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
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How does it work?

Picking the right Japanese restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 16799 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Coral Gables and 790 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Thrillist, Infatuation and Eater had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. For example, we considered Thrillist - Where to Eat in Miami Right Now, Infatuation - Miami’s Best New Restaurants Of 2021 and Eater - 38 Standout Dining Destinations in Miami, Spring 2021 as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

There are 11 Japanese restaurants in Coral Gables.

Kae Sushi, Kao Sushi & Grill, and Izakaya Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for take-out in Coral Gables.

Kae Sushi, Kao Sushi & Grill, and Izakaya Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for a quick lunch in Coral Gables.

Kao Sushi & Grill, Izakaya Japanese Restaurant, and POC American Fusion Buffet & Sushi are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants that are good for groups in Coral Gables.

Kao Sushi & Grill and SAWA Restaurant & Lounge are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for Japanese cuisine in Coral Gables.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take dumplings and chilli to the next level

    Experts often pair dumplings and chilli with a glass of Pinot Gris, a popular white wine.

Factoids

  • A 2,996 pounds 1 ounce feast

    The 55 chefs of Vietnam is the proud world-record holder of the largest noodle soupt, an impressive feat considering its weight of 2,996 pounds 1 ounce.

  • A match made in heaven: green tea & sushi

    One should always compliment their food with a drink that doesn't take away from the meal. If it’s sushi you’re eating, we recommend pairing it with a green tea. The delicate, earthy flavor flavors of the green tea won’t detract from the flavors of your sushi.

  • Who made the first noodle?

    noodle has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from China. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

Parking information

Parking in Coral Gables can be notoriously tough. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Japanese spot.

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