Certain restaurants are known for their expertise at turning out signature foods really well. They've pinned down the ingredients, mastered the process, and gained a strong following as a result. Miami has had much success cultivating great restaurants and creating a substantial market for Sushi. Locals can't get enough of the city's excellent food, and you'll often find them, along with eager tourists, at popular Matsuri or at Shibui, a major player in the field. Make sure you see what all the fuss is about!

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Bucking expectation, suburban Kendall is home to some of Miami's best sushi. Over the years, Shibui has earned a faithful following with its carefully prepared Japanese fare, which includes teriyaki chicken, tempura vegetables and impeccable...  Read More

Su Shin

An elegant Japanese option with a diverse menu of Nipponese favorites, this is one of Kendall's most popular restaurants for business meals or special evenings out. At lunchtime, sushi is the top choice, and you'll find a broad range of nigiri...  Read More

This romantic Chinese establishment has earned a solid reputation for its great service, attractive decor, and excellent cuisine. On one side, you have a view of the sunken kitchen, where you can watch the expert chefs whip up masterful...  Read More

Tropical Chinese

Find Chinese cuisine at its best at this spacious, airy restaurant. Devoid of all the typical decorative trappings, the minimal interior is always full of fans clamoring for some of the best dim sum in town. Cantonese and Mandarin dishes are...  Read More

Tucked inside the basement of the "shabby chic" Townhouse Hotel, this slick, trendy restaurant has a relaxed, lounge-like vibe. Perfect cocktails and wonderful sushi are the top attractions. The menu features exotic Asian-fusion dishes such as...  Read More


This secret treasure is a favorite with an impressive number of Miami's Japanese-Americans, thanks in large part to its irresistible sushi and tempura dishes. Regulars swear that no other restaurant in West Dade serves up such a delicious...  Read More

The elder statesman of SoBe sushi joints, Toni's has managed to stay hip, young, and trendy despite myriad competitors that have sprung up over the years. Indeed, locals and knowing tourists applaud the laid-back atmosphere and quintessential...  Read More

Nobu Miami Beach
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The key to dining at Nobu the first couple of times is to ask lots of questions. Servers are happy to guide you through the menu and help you navigate the sushi experience. Tempura, teriyaki and salads frequently entice diners, or you can give...  Read More


Cool, color-drenched SushiSamba dromo has shed its NYC roots and made the transition to sunny South Beach quite well. A hit with the stylish set, the undeniably chic eatery gets a rhythmic kick with high-energy Brazilian tunes. The food is a...  Read More