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Zuma
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Ranked #11 of 4,047 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $50
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Soups
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: zuma, located in the heart of downtown miami, brings chef rainer becker’s internationally acclaimed style of modern japenese cuisine to America. already renowned in london, hong kong, istanbul, and dubai, zuma miami offers a sophisticated cuisine philosophy of flavorsome, modern Japanese dishes in a fun and vibrant environment inspired by the informal dining style called izakaya. the menu is comprehensive and alluring. dishes are authentic but not traditional with bold, intense flavors and an emphasis on simple presentation acquired through quality ingredients. izakaya style means that dishes are designed to be shared at the table.
Atlanta, GA
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Expensive, but awesome!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2013

Like: My favorite is the sweet & spicy beef... absolutely melts in your mouth (and i'm not even a steak person)

Like: the drinks... cocktails are innovative and refreshing

Like: sushi is fresh... (although dislike the portions)

Dislike: portions overall... it's expensive... it's always crowded...

Visited December 2012
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Miami, Florida
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335 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
“very good, pricey and need reservations”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2013

it is very good, but it is a "Tapas" style restaurant so expect small portions. Need reservations. Great if you have a "yacht" and can arrive that way, neat to see such large yachts outside.

Valet is a mission... especially when crowded. not very efficient driveway.

Visited December 2012
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Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

We ate here twice in the same day. Everything in the menu is absolutely delicious and prices are reasonable. Just heads up on Sundays, it's just brunch and it's $85 pp.

Visited February 2013
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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473 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
“There's something special and new on modern Japanese cuisine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

If you want a special and unforgettable Japanese food experience, don’t miss Zuma. I had the opportunity to know both Miami’s and London’s restaurant and the great experience occurred in both.
Open your mind for something really delightful

  • Visited January 2013
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Beverly Hills, California
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Gourmet Japanese Cuisine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

We had dinner last night and the food really was fresh and eye catching as everyone has said it is. 30 something crowd and older. Definitely a date place if you are willing to splurge! Average cost of drinks were about $20 depending on what you order. The musts to order:

Yellowtail 15.00
Salmon tuna tartare -very delicious-24$
Spicy tuna roll$ 15$
US Ribeye $38
Lobster tempura-tender & sweet-$68
Bottle of water -$9 !

We got there at10:00 pm so the service was fast, professional, and delicious!
Highly recommend!! For 4 plus drinks we got out nearing $500!

  • Visited March 2013
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