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The 15 Best Japanese Restaurants Near Surfside

Updated: May 2, 2022

Looking for the best sushi or tonkatsu in Surfside? 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. Indulge with chilled sake and delicious tempura at these fantastic Japanese gems in Surfside.

Find the perfect Japanese restaurant

Sushi Republic

Japanese, $$, SurfsideJapanese, $$Surfside
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Harbour Grill

Japanese, $$, SurfsideJapanese, $$Surfside
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

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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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Oishi Thai

Asian, $$, North Miami BeachAsian, $$North Miami Beach, Highland Village
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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Juvia

Peruvian, $$$, Miami BeachPeruvian, $$$Miami Beach, City Center
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
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Yakko San

Japanese, $$, North Miami BeachJapanese, $$North Miami Beach, Eastern Shores
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
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Suviche - South Beach

Peruvian, $$, Miami BeachPeruvian, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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How does it work?

Finding the right Japanese restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16799 restaurants in Surfside, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 790 lists and articles from experts at Infatuation, USA Today and Thrillist and more. All with some boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Infatuation - Where To Eat On Lincoln Road, If You Absolutely Have To, USA Today - Best Outdoor Dining in Miami and Thrillist - Where to Eat in Miami Right Now. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

Sushi Republic and The Harbour Grill are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants that is good for groups in Surfside.

The Harbour Grill is the highest-rated upscale Japanese restaurant in Surfside.

Sushi Republic and The Harbour Grill are the highest-rated Japanese restaurants for a quick lunch in Surfside.

Sushi Republic is a vegetarian-friendly Japanese restaurant in Surfside.

There are 2 Japanese restaurants in Surfside.

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Interesting facts

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Parking in the area

Surfsideis notorious for tricky parking. 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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