Best of Miami 2012 - Best Japanese Restaurant: Makoto

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Best Japanese Restaurant
9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour

Iron Chef Makoto
Trained with Morimoto
Award from James Beard-oto
Clean stream of tradition flows

Edomae sushi fresh like ocean:
Hotate, aoyagi, shime saba,
Kobe, cooks tableside on
hot river stone

Udon ramen
Black edamame
Kurobuta belly, Kurosawa rib eye
Branzino, wasabi, chimichurri


Tuna air bread, caesar foam
Frosted fried rice, foie gras
Main plates $14 to $24
Wagyu/Kobe steaks $20 to $90

Makoto Okuwa
Far from Nagoya, Japan
Bal Harbour oasis
Close to our heart.

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