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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Miami Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Some time back I wrote a review of Samurai which had been a long time favorite that had deteriorated to the point where I would no longer dine there. It was disappointing, since I had been going there and really enjoying myself for more than twenty years. After years of staying away we went back just to see if it... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Outstanding food and service. We waited with another couple who said they come here often and they would wait for a table even if the wait was over three hours!

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Florida City, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If I could i would eat here every day. I can never get enough of this place. The atmosphere is welcoming and enjoyable. The sushi and drink are always good and the food and service is the best.

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jessicaoc
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I Just went on October 4th with my husband to celebrate our birthdays. We just had to wait for 5 minutes to get to our Hibachi table. It gave us time to get some drinks at the bar ... our Bartender was very courteus and the drinks were great. Having your meal prepared in front of you is great !... More

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Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Having lived in Japan, we're pretty fussy about Japanese food. Most places we try rarely meet the standards set by the restaurants in Japan. So when our friends asked us to go to Samurai in South Miami, we were immediately skeptical. The place was packed - on a Thursday night - and took us over an hour and a half... More

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South Florida, Florida
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We took my mother in law and aunt here to celebrate birthdays with lunch. We waited 30 minutes for a table only because we didn't want to make the drive to ruson Japanese in kendall. The server was polite, our hibachi chef was just ok seen more enthusiasm elsewhere. The food was mediocre at best. The atmosphere is very nice... More

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Recently went to Samurai on what I thought would be a slow night. There is mandatory complimentary valet and the line was out to the roadway. Went in to check in with the hostess and heard it was a 1 to 1 and a half hour wait. Problem is, there is no way to make a reservation. Not by calling,... More

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Miami, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our family has been coming here since early 1990's. It is table top cooking. Great fresh sushi as well. I recommend when asking for steak to pay the extra 2.00 dollars for the Filet Mignon. Good ambience, great bar. Long lines get there early around 6:00 pm or sooner otherwise it is a 45 to 1 hour wait time. Good... More

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Miami
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Samurai is a very good Japanese restaurant that serves delightful Japanese treats and excellent service.My favorite is the Chateaubriand with Hitachi rice.Prices,while not cheap,are not extravagant.Nice family ambience.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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90 reviews 90 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

It has been at least 3 years since I last visited Samurai. I am glad I did. The sashimi was excellent - very fresh and large pieces. The choice is rather limited, but the fish is excellent. The vegetables tempura was also excellent.

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Additional Information about Samurai

Address: 8750 sw 136th st, Miami, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
Cuisine: Japanese

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