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Moonchine Asian Bistro

7100 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33138 | Upper Eastside/Miami Shores/Biscayne Park | 305-759-3999

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At Moonchine, kitsch is an understatement. Basking in this eatery's red, Amsterdam-esque glow are purple walls, hanging lanterns, sterile silver counters, and bamboo embellishments galore. Waitresses wear harajuku-inspired Japanese schoolgirl uniforms, and if you're lucky, you can catch a random movie, such as St. Elmo's Fire, playing muted on a large projection screen. The pan-Asian and sushi menu is an array of crowd-pleasing (if not always overly generous) dishes at affordable prices. Stalwarts such as tuna and salmon tataki, pad thai, and authentic Thai-style curries are competently prepared and flavorful. Traditional (American) sushi rolls such as the California ($5.95) and the JB ($8.95) are available, but try some of the original creations, including the glutton-friendly deep-fried rainbow roll, the tres amigos ($10.95), and the light and fresh mango roll ($9.95), stuffed with spicy tuna and cilantro. If you have a difficult time deciding what to order, hit up the all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch, which boasts all of the most popular items from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for $15.95. And for dessert, skip all the generic tempura offerings and opt for the sticky rice mango ($6); it's sweet, light, and simply perfect. At night, their charming garden area located in the outside rear of the restaurant turns into Lounge 71 -- a funky bar with hanging lights, white linen drapes, thatch walls and yes, more harajuku-inspired Japanese schoolgirl waitresses except instead of serving sushi, they're pushing shots.


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  • Cuisine(s): Japanese, Pan-Asian, Sushi, Thai
  • Hours: Sun-Wed 11:30am-12am, Thu-Sat 11:30am-1am
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available, Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Attire: Casual
  • Extra Info: Reservations accepted for parties of 6 or more.
  • Features: Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Smoking, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible

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