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The 15 Best Japanese Restaurants In Miami

Updated: May 2, 2022

Want to know where to find the best Katsu and teriyaki in Miami? These are the best Japanese spots around! This ultimate list of Japanese venues was created after analyzing top sites and reviews to bring you only the best. So head to these Japanese eateries for the nicest shabu shabu and Japanese beer in Miami.

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Wabi Sabi - Miami

Japanese, $$, Upper EastsideJapanese, $$Miami, Upper Eastside
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2019

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  • Infatuation

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Zuma

Japanese, $$$$, DowntownJapanese, $$$$Miami, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

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    Three Best Rated
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019

Matsuri

Japanese, $$, MiamiJapanese, $$Miami
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

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  • Eater, 2018

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    Eater, 2018

Itamae

Peruvian, $$, Little HaitiPeruvian, $$Miami, Little Haiti
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021
  • Infatuation

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    Infatuation

Novikov Miami

Asian, $$$$, DowntownAsian, $$$$Miami, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Miami and Beaches, 2021

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    Miami and Beaches, 2021
  • Thrillist, 2021

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    Thrillist, 2021

MOMI Ramen

Asian, $$$, BrickellAsian, $$$Miami, Brickell
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.0
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  • Lyft

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SuViche - Miami

Peruvian, $$, Wynwood - EdgewaterPeruvian, $$Miami, Wynwood - Edgewater
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2018

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    CultureTrip, 2018
  • Eater, 2018

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    Eater, 2018

Komodo

Asian, $$$$, BrickellAsian, $$$$Miami, Brickell
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Miami and Beaches, 2021

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Ichimi MIA

Japanese, $$, Wynwood - EdgewaterJapanese, $$Miami, Wynwood - Edgewater
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Enya Asian Bistro

Asian, $$, Coral WayAsian, $$Miami, Coral Way
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

107 Taste

Asian, $$, MiamiAsian, $$Miami
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Inari Sushi Fusion Kendall

Peruvian, $$, MiamiPeruvian, $$Miami
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Gobistro

Asian, $$, Wynwood - EdgewaterAsian, $$Miami, Wynwood - Edgewater
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Kraken Crudo

Japanese, $$, Wynwood - EdgewaterJapanese, $$Miami, Wynwood - Edgewater
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Inari Sushi Fusion

Peruvian, $$, MiamiPeruvian, $$Miami
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate these results?

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 Miami 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. These spots have been featured in 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. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

Uchi, Ono Poké Shop, and Itamae are vegetarian-friendly Japanese restaurants in Miami.

Buya Izakaya + Yakitori, Uchi, and Ahi Sushi Bar are some of the highest-rated late-night Japanese spots in Miami.

Hiden, Novikov Miami, and SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for Japanese cuisine in Miami.

Buya Izakaya + Yakitori, Uchi, and Ahi Sushi Bar are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for take-out in Miami.

Ahi Sushi Bar, Hiden, and Novikov Miami are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for a date night in Miami.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to lobster dim sum


    When having lobster dim sum, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of oolong tea, a popular tea.

Interesting facts

  • The world record from Vietnam

    2,996 pounds 1 ounce is the record for the biggest noodle soup. We hope people were hungry!

  • A new gyoza record

    Peter Czerwinski holds the record for eating the most gyoza in the world by finishing no fewer than 10 in one sitting. Could you top that?

  • For the love of noodle

    National Noodle Day in The United States is when people celebrate_noodle. It falls on October 6.

Parking info

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. 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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