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Shinju Japanese Buffet

#238 of 3,352 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
South Miami
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8800 SW 72nd St, Miami, FL 33173-3514
305-275-8801
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Missouri
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

they have a big sushi bar with a lot of staff... they also have other Asian foods such as: soup and rice. fresh meat, shrimps, and mussels. I love the corns and crab egg soup there. they also offer fruits and ice-cream, include the green tea ice cream, but the taste isn't that good! overall, I think it's good and... More 

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Thank Suri T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Best sushi buffet in town, by far!! Great selection and reasonable price. Has hibachi service and traditional buffet plates/ offering. Not a fancy place but who cares! They have fresh food and lines are reasonable to get table. Lunch is usually open and dinner is the wait. The dinner offers crabs legs and oysters too.

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Bogota, Colombia
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

It exceeded all my expectation. The sushi is made with fresh fish. One can really eat you can eat of sushi. Asian rice, beef and chicken are excellent as well. I came with my family. 2 adults and 2 children the bill was 48.12. Recommended.

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Thank PabloSardi
Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

The food was really good. I was curious when I read all the nice reviews. So my wife and I decided to visit the place. My wife and I loves eating in buffet restaurants. And this restaurant is for sure one of the buffet place that is top on my list. The selection of sushi was really good. There were... More 

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Thank Michael D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Miami is a horrible place for Chinesse buffet, but Shinju is a good place, clean, with tasty classical buffet stuff. I will vist again. Sixteen bucks one person, but it's worth.

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Thank Tony G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot, but anytime I pass through South Florida, I go out of my way to make sure there's always time to stop for a meal at Shinju. Seriously great food, and much better service than most Asian buffets. I don't know anywhere else you can get such a beautiful array of sushi for only $13! (And I... More 

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Thank Peter C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We are a from Cancun, Mexico and every time we go to Miami (2-3 times a year) we must visit SJ at least TWICE. Its a really famous restaurant inside my family and close friends because food quality is among the best, price es reasonable and the best is that is ALL YOU CAN EAT.

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Thank Trippeando
Miami, Florida
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The weekly dinner buffet is $20 and the weekend is $22. They also offered a takeaway for for 0.85 per piece sushi and $7.99 per pound hot food. The seating is quick and the service was efficient, filing our glasses, delivering napkins and taking plates. The hot food station that I tasted were good tempura vegetables, dumplings, panko shrimp and... More 

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Key West, Florida
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

What a great buffet! After hearing about this place from friends I went to dinner there. It's a huge spread. I was surprised at the high quality of the sushi and seafood. They continuously were adding fresh choices to the buffet.

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Thank DD402
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

My japanese friend brought me here the first time, I've been coming here for more than 10 years now and we never get tired of the buffet. My family who visits from abroad, they all love it too. Recommended!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8800 SW 72nd St, Miami, FL 33173-3514
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > South Miami
  • Neighborhood: South Miami
  • Phone Number: 305-275-8801

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