Mr. Yum Asian Cuisine

1945 SW Eighth St.
Miami, FL 33135


  • Monday – Thursday: 11:30 am – 11:00 pm Friday: 11:30 am - 12:00am Saturday: 1:00 pm – 12:00 am Sunday: 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • $$, $$$
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Recommended, Reservations Accepted
Chairs, ceiling, and walls in this stylized 40-seater are festooned with red heart patterns that look like the Target logo reconfigured for Valentine's Day. There are outdoor tables for patrons who want to share more intimately in the Calle Ocho street scene. And please note that Mr. Yum has its own little parking lot to the left of the restaurant. There are all sorts of ways to start your meal, from salt-encrusted edamame pods to seared beef tataki; from raw hamachi tiradito heated with jalapeno to squid ceviche "Thai-style"; from fried calamari or fried shrimp tempura to a sushi bar's worth of temaki and makimono rolls. Japanese cuisine is also represented by a couple of tempura entrees and four types of teriyaki: chicken, salmon, mixed seafood, and steak. All are very tasty and light, but we preferred Mr. Yum's Thai specialties, especially a flawless pad thai (not too soupy, not too dry), and mellow massaman curry flecked with coconut milk sweetness and cooled with a ripe fan of avocado atop. When it comes to clean, fresh Thai and Japanese food in a clean, fresh setting, Yum's the word.

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