Top Seven Sushi Restaurants in South Beach

Looking for South Beach’s top-rated sushi spots? Below we have compiled a list of our seven favorite eateries and some of the best options on their menus.

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Leading the top of our list is Nobu, a top-quality destination with an expansive selection of sushi. The restaurant is also famous for serving the freshest fish in Miami.


Zuma is known for its tried-and-true version of sushi, flavors, and sauces. Most guests rave about the Pirikara Hamachi Maki, a spicy yellowtail roll with serrano pepper and wasabi mayo.


Sushi Chef Japanese Restaurant is another traditional sushi restaurant and is an authentic Japanese experience. Guests highly recommend ordering Tataki off the menu — a seared tuna served with ponzu sauce, scallions, sesame seeds, and chili pepper spice mix.


South Beach locals and tourists alike all rave about Kazumi Modern Japanese. This restaurant has a menu that features so many options that you are sure to find something to fit your sushi preferences. The eatery is famous for its Sex on the Beach Roll, which contains shrimp tempura, friend chanquetes, crab salad, red tobiko, yuzu, spicy mayo, and eel sauce.


Sake Room is one of the most prominent Japanese fusion restaurants in the area. Guests should try the trio deluxe: cucumber, avocado, and crab salad wrapped inside tuna, salmon, and whitefish.


Sokai Sushi Bar fuses Peruvian and Japanese food for an unforgettable culinary experience. Their massive menu and great prices are just two reasons why guests cannot get enough of this place. Make sure you order the Peruvian Ceviche Amarillo, spicy ceviche with whitefish, red onions, cilantro, cherry tomatoes, and yucca chips.


Closing off our list is 17 Restaurant and Sushi Bar. This classic sushi bar is known for its abracadabra roll, which is crab salad, complete tempura, sonali, and eel sauce.

What to Do in South Beach October 2018

South Beach is alive with activities and fun during October. Below is a guide of activities happening throughout the month, so you can make the most of fall in South Beach.

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South Beach Seafood Festival

The South Beach Seafood Festival is a delicious, multi-day culinary event that celebrates South Florida’s unparalleled seafood culture. If you are a foodie, this event is a must for you. The festival also marks the beginning of Miami’s stone crab season, making it a great chance to become acquainted with a local favorite. In addition to a wide variety of seafood, there will be drinks, live entertainment, and events for children.


Kiteober Fest

From October 20-21 come to Haulover Park for this family friendly event. This festival features an array of beautiful, colorful kites. You can also participate in paper kite-building classes, expert demonstrations, and kite-flying competitions. You can bring your own kite or purchase one on-site. When you are ready to take a break from kite-flying make sure you sample some of the delicious offerings from the food trucks that will be on the perimeters.


Miami Broward Carnival

Come to the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds on October 7 for the Miami Broward Carnival. Locals and visitors alike will be celebrating Caribbean culture through amazing pageantry, talented musical performances, and fantastic entertainment. There are also a series of events leading up to the carnival including the Miami Junior Carnival on September 29, Miami’s Carnival’s Panorama on October 5, and Miami Carnival Official J’Ouvert on October 6. It is highly recommended that you attend all of them, so you are hyped up for the grand celebration on the seventh!


Make sure to check out these events and more during your South Beach stay in October.

A Guide to Brazilian Film Festival 2018 Miami

Culture, cinematic marvels, and a celebration of some of the greatest filmmakers in the industry. From September 14 to 23 come to the 22nd edition of the Brazilian Film Festival to experience all of this and more. This Miami-based festival will showcase short and featured films that exemplify the best of Brazilian cinema, so it is an event you will not want to miss.

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The Brazilian Film Festival is one of the only film festivals that feature exclusively Brazilian content film held outside of Brazil. For the past 22 years it has celebrated Brazil’s unique culture, diversity, and artistic vision. Since this past year has been extremely successful for Brazilian cinema, selecting films for this festival has been immensely challenging since so many showcased high-quality work and artistic vision. From this year’s extraordinary collection, however, eight have been selected for this festival’s competitive screenings.


This edition’s tribute will honor Calos Diegues, one of the world’s most prolific filmmakers. He was one of the founders of Cinema Novo and directed films that were essential to Brazilian cinematography. The festival will be showcasing some of his films at the special screenings in Fort Lauderdale. One of his most successful films, “Bye Bye Brasil,” will be the festival’s closing film.


The eight competitive screenings include, “The Fuzz,” “Loveling,” Running After,” “The Liquid Truth,” “Before I Forget,” “Good Manners,” “Berenice,” and “The Patient.”


In addition to these titles, the festival will also be screening films debating contemporary issues, which were selected in the program “University Series” in partnership with Florida International University.


The screenings begin at 7pm each night, so clear your evening schedule so you can enjoy this week of Brazilian films!