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Miya Japanese Restaurant

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68 Howe St, New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 777-9760
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A vegatarian sushi epiphany!

I adore Japanese food, but when I became vegan, I assumed I'd be stuck forever with miso soup, seaweed salad, and the ubiquitous boring veggie roll that all sushi places have. Not so at Miya, where one wildly inventive vegan item after another showed up in front of me when I went there during... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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English first
San Diego, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I adore Japanese food, but when I became vegan, I assumed I'd be stuck forever with miso soup, seaweed salad, and the ubiquitous boring veggie roll that all sushi places have. Not so at Miya, where one wildly inventive vegan item after another showed up in front of me when I went there during restaurant week and accepted the prix... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This place was a major disappointment. It was very much the vegan type crowd and very little raw fish to be seen. I went with a Japanese colleague and we soon both realized this was going to be a short visit. It was we had a couple of dishes, paid and left to go to an actual sushi place about... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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159 reviews 159 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Not a sushi restaurant , different yes ,But not sushi... I'll try anything,but I was expecting more adventurous sushi and not just weird rolls...there was very little sushi, signs on the walls said artic char and others sushi but they don't have that...we had a groupon gift but they wouldn't let it be used for drinks,which they told us after!... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

After reading all the wonderful reviews and looking at the interesting and varied menu online, we were very excited to try Miya. A group of 8 of us went for a late lunch during the week. We called ahead and were told we didn't need a reservation for a party of that size, and indeed a large table was already... More 

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New york
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316 reviews 316 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Although I have lived in New Haven for several years, this was my first time eating at this restaurant. I wish I had discovered the restaurant earlier. My friend and I decided to try the adventure menu that gave us the opportunity to try almost everything on the menu. I have to say this was a wonderful experience. The ingredients... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We didn't know what we were getting ourselves into when we decided to eat here. The service is great, and the food is delicious and unique. I ate wax worms with the potatoes curls and crickets in a roll! Never thought I would say that worms and crickets are delicious... For such different experience price was just right. I'm definitely... More 

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South Carrollton, Ky
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202 reviews 202 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

This is such a special concept using invasive creatures & plants for sashimi & sushi plus using sustainable seafood, as we all should. Read about this spot in a magazine, then read much more. Knew we'd be in the vicinity on vacation, so we HAD to detour a little to try this. It was everything we imagined & much more.... More 

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Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I went to Miya's with a Groupon deal that gave us a meal with sake samples. I think the deal was totally worth it (the review by gcardill explains the courses well). Overall, the food was good and unique. I don't think it was outstanding, but it was fun, for sure. My husband and I like raw fish and rice... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you have the time to read and explore a menu the size of a large format children's book you will be surprised by what you read. There is a good story about ecology and sustainability that goes with many of their offerings. and such interesting tastes. It is unheard of for my wife and me to go to the... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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121 reviews 121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I went to Miya's sushi for dinner last night after a long time. I knew they had changed the menu and did not know what to expect. I went with a Groupon for a dinner of two and 16-course sushi. It was absolutely one of the best dining experience I have ever had. They really care about the food they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 68 Howe St, New Haven, CT 06511
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: (203) 777-9760

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?