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Top Spots For Sushi In South Florida

South Florida's connection to Japan is bridged by the wide variety of sushi restaurants the area offers. Hundreds of options are available, but only a handful made the top list.
(Source: Umami)


1400 NW 87th Ave.
Miami, FL 33172
(305) 594-8688

In Japanese, Umami is the word for the fifth taste, which loosely translates to savory. If you'd like to taste the true meaning of Umami, look no further than this family owned restaurant whose menu is filled with one of a kind recipes. Located in the heart of Doral, the restaurant also features a hibachi style menu, which combines cooking and entertainment as hibachi chefs cook your order before your eyes.

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Sushi Samba

600 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-5337

What happens when you mix Brazil's carnival with Japan's sushi and a dash of Peruvian seafood? The response: Sushi Samba. This eclectic restaurant combines bright colors, pulsating music and an energy-filled dining room with the sushi chefs at the center of the action in the heart of Miami Beach's Lincoln Road Mall.

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Sushi Rock Cafe

1515 E Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 462-5541

Don't let the location fool you. This may look like a hole-in-the-wall restaurant, but reviewers consistently give it thumbs up for its tasty toasted bagel roll to its affordable assortment of sushi served up for lunch. The place is small, so making reservations is advisable.

Kyojin Japanese Buffet Style Restaurant
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Kyojin Japanese Seafood Buffet

3485 N Federal Hwy.
Fort Lauderdale, FLn33306
(954) 568-2208

This buffet table measures 120 feet long and features a wide variety of Japanese fare including Nigiri sushi, sashimi and many sushi rolls such as rainbow, Mexican, California, American Dreams and more. For those who prefer to steer clear of raw fish, the restaurant also offers a large selection of tempura, salad, teriyaki, and hibachi. Seafood lovers are treated to peel and eat shrimp, scallops, raw oysters and mussels. Alaska snow crab is available from Friday through Sunday.

Akashi Sushi Included In Best Of South Florida
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Akashi Japanese Restaurant

5830 S. Dixie Highway
South Miami, FL 33143-3688
(305) 665-6261

Akashi is both a city in Japan and a word that means "bright stone" and this restaurant offers a colorful array of sushi from the popular Rainbow roll to the raw slices of fish known as Sashimi. If you're in the mood for a cooked meal, consider one of the many options including the chicken or shrimp teriyakis or tempura dinners. Prices range from $2.50 miso soup to an $80 sushi boat for three.

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