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“Delicious food, good deal” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kyojin Japanese Buffet

Kyojin Japanese Buffet
6212 S Dixie Hwy, South Miami, FL 33143-4933
305-722-1888
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Ranked #25 of 60 Restaurants in South Miami
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi
Dining options: Dinner
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Dining options: Dinner
south Florida
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129 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Delicious food, good deal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We planned a surprise dinner for my wife's birthday here tonight partly because it has enough options for virtually all tastes, including vegan. In several visits for both lunch and dinner we've always been satisfied with the freshness and variety of the food, especially the sushi.

Decor has just enough traditional Japanese elements mainly in the entry and front area, though otherwise it's fairly nondescript—dark wood panel walls. A few large-screen TVs follow the trend to cheapen far too many otherwise formerly lovely places. We did notice some cluttered boxes in the corner by our table and even in the main entrance, along with stacked plastic chairs (?!). It doesn't affect the quality of the food but the aesthetics do nudge me next time probably to go farther out of the way to a similar, newer restaurant in downtown Coral Gables, with a comparable pricing structure and product, presented just a bit more elegantly.

Service is adequate—prompt refills and clearing away of used dishes.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Miami, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Actually Delicious!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I live and work right by Kyojin Japanese Buffet and never have tried it for fear of... bad food and an expensive price tag... boy as I wrong. I loved everything I ate. The sushi was fresh, the salads tasty, and the hot food was really good too. I even had a little bit of Green Tea Ice Cream to clean my palette and it was also really good and fresh tasting. The staff was friendly and the restaurant was clean as well. I spent around $15 including tip, for more food than I could possibly finish. I would recommend this place for sure.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, FL
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Very good local buffet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

They have a great variety of hot, cold, and made to order choices. On the weekends they have snow crab legs. The hibatchi grill cook to order is always decent.

We eat here about once a month, nd always enjoy it. the kids love the desserts.

Visited January 2013
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Ystad, Sverige
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Super!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Don´t let the outside fool you! Inside it´s a feast! Sushi, sushi, sushi!! Pieces of food I have never seen!! Fried sushi? oh, Yes! Also a nice japanese buffet with all the usual stuff..pork, chicken, rice and vegetables! All very nice! Cookie & Icecream for dessert and you are all set! NIce and friendly staff, not too expensive about $16 for adults. We´ll def come back next visit to Miami!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Miami FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Super buffet table.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

The basic Chinese plus a sushi bar. What more can you ask for?
We meet here monthly for lunch and always come away satisfied. Their selection is very good and their prices very fair.
They have a steamed shrimp tray which is a good start. They offer a fine choice of desserts also.
This spot is all you can eat so go for it!

Visited October 2012
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