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“Upscale and modern”
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Ranked #15 of 4,266 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $50
Cuisines: Japanese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Reviewed December 13, 2013

We had a good experience here. The waitress was over the top in terms of service and information rendered.
The meal was good (I had better), the atmosphere is busy and upbeat.
We enjoyed what we had but I did feel like having a bite to eat shortly after leaving.
There was nothing dramatically wrong but I didn't feel compelled to return after leaving.

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Thank Glen W
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Reviewed December 12, 2013

Went to zuma for dinner for my partners birthday while on holiday in Miami, the staff were so helpful from the initial contact of making reservation to creating that something special for my girlfriends birthday after dinner. The service was incredible sometimes living in the UK you forget what great service you get in America but zuma went out of their way for us. Even when we didn't like a course it was taken away replaced with something else and we were not charged for it . I think a lot of London restaurants could learn something from how zuma staff and management work. As for the food incredible teriyaki salmon was to die for and the sushi was magnificent. The food was so good we booked for brunch two days later and the brunch was incredible.

Thank MoSaloojee23
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Reviewed December 10, 2013

Very nice restaurant to have a delicious and fresh japanese food. It's not a cheap place but it's worthy every penny. Great atmosphere, nice decor with beautiful people. One of the best restaurants in Miami for sure. Plates served in small porcions so you can taste many dishes. The desserts are the best. Busy restaurants at night. Highly Recommended.

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Thank adribuccolo
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Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful location, we had a menu of fresh sushi chosen from a friend been here many times. Beautiful girls all around, but is for sure not a cheap place, you better know this before having bad surprises.

2  Thank VvVagabond
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Reviewed December 7, 2013

The accolades this restaurant receives for its food are well-deserved. Portion sizes are small and designed to share so order three or four items per person. Memorable dishes on a recent visit were the marinated black cod, sea scallops with white asparagus, soft shell crab and grilled branzino. The sashimi is also very high quality. Finished with an interesting banana and green tea cake with coconut ice cream for dessert.

Some reviewers complain about the service. My experience was very positive: an attentive and well-informed waiter, backed up by good team collaboration. My advice is (a) make your reservation well in advance and ask for a window table (or if the weather is good an outdoor table on the rail) and (b) arrive five or ten minutes ahead of your reservation time so that you can get ahead of others who have reserved at the same hour. Most impoortant, arrive well-dressed. You don't have to look like Don Johnson in Miami Vice but my observation was that guests who dressed like bums were treated like bums and seated accordingly.

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Thank spencerusa
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