Korean cuisine is all about bold flavors, exotic spices, and the freshest ingredients, with Miami home to some of the best Korean restaurants in the country. Whether you’re a fan of classic Korean BBQ, or are in the mood for some flavorful noodles, you’ll find it all at these Miami restaurants that take great inspiration from Korea, and its fabulous cuisine!
From elegant fine dining spots to cozy hole-in-the-wall joints, these Korean restaurants offer a diverse range of dining experiences that will satisfy any craving from Korea, whether you’re a connoisseur of Korean cuisine or are looking to try something new.
1. Sushi Cafe & Shilla Korean BBQ
This remarkable restaurant shouldn’t be missed by anyone in the 305 who appreciates authentic Korean cuisine. Shilla Korean BBQ boasts a modern and stylish ambiance, perfect for setting the mood for a delightful culinary adventure to not just Korea, but the continent of Asia. With an extensive menu, Korean standouts from the menu include the Bibimbap with Beef and the Spicy Pork Bulgogi. But we also recommend taking advantage of the sushi selection, especially if you love Japanese food.
📍 7917 NW 2nd St, Miami, FL, United States
If you’re on the hunt for a sensational steakhouse, then this is your sign to stop by COTE in the Miami Design District. With atmospheric interiors and the opportunity to grill your meal at the table, this restaurant offers one of the most unique dining experiences in the city. We suggest trying out The Butcher’s Feast if you’re a meat-lover and like to try a little bit of everything. So don’t miss out, especially if grilling your own meal is something you’ve always wanted to try.
📍 3900 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL
3. Miami Korean Kitchen
At Miami Korean Kitchen, you can expect flavorful, beloved dishes that’ll transport you to Seoul. With cozy and relaxing vibes, escape the MIA hustle by visiting this hotspot in the heart of North Miami Beach. We recommend ordering the Spicy Squid, or the Hot Stone Bibimbap for an authentic taste of Korea. There’s even a dog-friendly patio if you’re looking for somewhere pet friendly for a spot of lunch.
📍 1661 NE 163rd St Suite A, North Miami Beach, FL
Featuring a sizable menu to satisfy any craving, KYU Miami is one of the city’s favorite places for an authentically Asian feast. Although temporarily closed, this swanky eat reopens this summer and it couldn’t come any sooner. Great for groups or a special celebration, sample and share your selected delicacies from Korea in a stylish and inviting atmosphere. Their Wagyu Brisket is adored by its loyal customers and visitors alike. Prepared to perfection, expect a mouth-watering Korean fare that locals can’t wait to experience again.
📍 251 NW 25th St, Miami, FL, United States
5. Sakura Sushi Bar
Another fabulous option with alluring sushi, Sakura Sushi Bar is a highly recommended option for lovers of the leading Japanese sensation. However, Sakura is also known for their stellar Korean dishes and Asian influence. It’s perfect for those who haven’t experienced many of the diverse flavors of Asia, with ample star dishes that have attracted a loyal fanbase for this West Miami foodie hangout spot.
📍 1180 SW 57th Ave, West Miami, FL
Although one of Miami’s fantastic Japanese restaurants, you can’t sleep on their menu of Asian innovation, including must-try fusion-fuelled entrees from Thailand, Korea, and Japan. With artful presentation, outdoor and indoor seating, plus sleek design, Shokudo has become a go-to for many locals when in the mood for an elevated dining experience that’ll take you to Asia via the taste buds. There’s even incredible options for vegetarians so everyone is catered for.
📍 4740 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL
7. Baby Jane Cocktail House & Noodle Bar
This one-of-a-kind bar may not be exclusively Korean, but the standout establishment provides Miamians with an authentic taste of Asia in an elusively vibrant setting. You cannot leave without trying out one of their signature crafty cocktails, with the knowledgeable bar staff open to providing top-notch recommendations. Of course, it goes without saying that the noodles dishes here are drool-worthy, with our favorite being the veggie option.
📍 500 Brickell Ave #105e, Miami, FL
So if you’re craving delicious Korean food in Miami, head to one of these fantastic restaurants around the city for an unforgettable culinary experience. Each one offers a unique take on Korean cuisine, from those traditional staple dishes to innovation seen across the 305’s fusion fares. Get ready to indulge in those rich and complex flavors, and satisfy your appetite with some of the best Korean restaurants Miami has to offer.