10 expert reviews
“Trained by sushi masters in Japan, Chef Makoto Okuwa has crafted a menu that pays tribute to Japanese traditions with a modern twist.”
"Restaurateur Stephen Starr of Buddakan and Morimoto fame opened this high-design restaurant inside the Bal Harbour Shops (across from Versace, next to Marc Jacobs) in March 2011."
For the best people-watching as you dine, snag one of the curved wooden booths near the front of the restaurant.
"Stephen Starr's Japanese headliner is one of the most popular restaurants in the swanky and prestigious Bal Harbor Shops." Full review
"Frosty kobe fried rice, tuna air bread and a series of dishes that confound the tastebuds and the concept of Asian cuisine make Makoto a must on any food lover's list."
"The menu's divided into two equal parts: both creative and traditional sushi/sashimi, and izakaya-style small or large plates." Full review
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Miami New Times
"Makoto, the new Japanese restaurant in the Bal Harbour Shops, is sure to bring comparisons to Nobu and Zuma." Full review