Restaurants

Ramen in Tampa

Ichicoro

This chic space in Tampa's Seminole Heights neighborhood dishes out some of the best craft ramen (yes, ramen can be craft, too) south of New York City. And that's actually where the recipes for these fancy noodle bo…
Japanese in Gainesville

Dragonfly

Head to Dragonfly for excellent sushi, sake and small plates done Japanese style. Grilled tiger shrimp is fire-kissed and savory, miso black cod is a revelation and ginger salad is a delight. The enormous dining spa…
Japanese in Epcot

Teppan Edo

Chefs toss the chicken, fling the chopsticks and frenetically slice and dice the veggies in this standard cook-in-front-of-you eatery next to Japan's gardens. It's housed in a stunning Japanese building, decked out …
Japanese in Coral Gables

Matsuri

Matsuri, tucked into a nondescript shopping center, is consistently packed with Japanese customers. They don’t want scene; they want a taste of home, although many of the diners are actually South American Japanese …
Japanese in Gainesville

Crane Ramen

College students are famous for living on ramen, but those packaged noodles are roughly a thousand steps below the quality of the soup served at this elegant, playful eatery. Seven variations on ramen broth can be a…
Sushi in Daytona Beach

Ronin Sushi and Sake Bar

Daytona may be a racing town, but it's also a seaside spot where fresh-from-the-boat seafood is in plentiful supply. So: good sushi. This popular, atmospheric joint does American-style sushi rolls well, has a full b…
Japanese in Orlando

Shari Sushi

Minimalist decor, huge sidewalk windows and a rather odd variety of tasty sushi, rolls and sashimi, but there's a limited selection of hot dishes. The elaborate drinks menu includes lemongrass mojitos and a cilantro…
Japanese in South Beach

Moshi Moshi

The best-known name in South Beach when it comes to sushi, Moshi Moshi serves up mouthwatering perfection in its tender rolls, daikon salads and steaming noodle soups. Prices are fair and it's open late, meaning you…
Japanese in Universal Orlando Resort

Orchid Court Sushi Bar

This small, informal sushi bar oozes calm inside the light-and-airy, glass-enclosed lobby of the Royal Pacific Resort, and is decked out with cushioned couches and chairs. Try the moonstone lychetini (or whatever 't…
Sushi in Melbourne

Matt's Casbah

In the heart of downtown, this popular eatery features a delicious sushi bar, exotic options such as fried whole fish and desserts that arrive flaming in 151 rum. Check the website for nightly specials, live music a…