1104 Lincoln Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Best Of


  • Lunch: Mon - Sat 12pm - 3pm Dinner : Mon - Thur 5pm - 10:30pm Fri - Sat 3pm - 11:30pm Sun 3pm - 10:30pm
  • $$$
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible, Business Dining, Catering, Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
  • Garage Parking, Metered Parking
  • Reservations Recommended, Reservations Accepted
It's hard not to love a martini, especially when it's nine bucks and consists of freshly puréed lychee, Grey Goose, and a twist of watermelon liqueur. Slap on a weekday happy hour (5 to 7 p.m.), when that drink gets discounted, and you've got Doraku: a casually stylish Buddha/anime-themed Japanese eatery at the Alton Road entrance of Lincoln Road Mall. The menu deserves as much acclaim as the lovely libations. Food prices are a bit lower than those at most SoBe sushi bars. Dishes are generally more creative and tastier. Especially recommended is ahi poke, with ahi tuna, red onions, and sea kelp drenched in a beautifully balanced sauce; decadent steamed miso mussels; crisp Chilean sea bass garnished with cilantro, as well as lobster tempura, both lightly battered and near-greaselessly fried; and a coconut shrimp roll, a textbook example of how to use tempura flakes with savory subtlety. There's also an unusually large selection of vegetarian items plus an extensive list of boutique sakes.

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