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3555 South Ocean Dr., The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL 33019
+1 954-602-8755
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
“skewers” (8 reviews)
“sea bass” (10 reviews)
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3555 South Ocean Dr., The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL 33019
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We loved our meal here. Interesting menu offering three types of sushi and related. Well explained by our waiter, good efficient service,

Thank Expos01
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Awesome place, very good ambience and great food. Good atmosphere and very good service from the servers, I really recommend it.

Thank Judy P
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Ate at Monkitail August 4th for the first time and it was amazing. It was our first time visiting an our waiter I believe his name was Pavlo he explained the restaurant concept to us and recommended amazing sushi rolls and a ice cream sushi...More

Thank joshuacollado46
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We had a group of 9 & enjoyed this restaurants ambience, drinks & service. The tasting menu option is great & what we opted for. Most people liked the food, but honestly, I wasn't wowed by it. The sea bass, skirt steak, duck bao buns...More

Thank debbow7
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We did the pre-fix menu which was great, allowed us to try 10 options off the menu. Really enjoyed ourselves and the drinks were amazing!

Thank Monique P
Reviewed July 27, 2018

The chef's tasting menu was superb. No wonder it was voted #1 hotel restaurant in the US. Kyle our server was knowledgeable, fun and attentive. The tuna tartare is the best I have ever had@

Thank LunaRioStar
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Sometimes restaurants located in resorts or hotels are overpriced and mediocre. This is not one of those restaurants! We waited about 30 minutes for a table since we didn't have reservations. Once seated a server came over right away, service was pleasant and efficient. We...More

Thank T H
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Monkitail deserves 10 stars ! The venue is absolutely stunning, the service was above and beyond, and the food was outstanding ! My boyfriend and I really enjoyed sharing our dishes. We selected the Chefs choice, we we were able to taste many different flavors...More

1  Thank ingriddevarona
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Sides are all optional, but sashimi and sushi was good. Husband chose sea bass and there were no sides. Make sure you get main dinning area cause the side lounge is casual.

Thank Jimmie W
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Food was fabulous, Pablo was great, knew how to steer ya in the right direction to having a great time. Highly recommend for everyone.

Thank Matthew K
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October 19, 2018|
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Response from Griddi B | Reviewed this property |
Dress code is upscale resort casual. You will see shorts, but more st diners were dressed nicely. You can definitely eat at the bar; it's not very large but if you get there early you may find a couple of empty seats. Hope... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3555 South Ocean Dr., The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL 33019
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 954-602-8755
Celebrity chef and restaurateur Michael Schulson brings his modern Japanese fare to Hollywood, Florida with the opening of Monkitail. Schulson's menu is a contemporary take on the classic ‪izakaya‪, featuring sharable small plates and sushi as well as an array of specialty cocktails and saké. Surrounding an open robatayaki kitchen in the heart of the restaurant is a 15-seat sushi bar and a private dining area overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
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