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Miya Japanese Restaurant

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68 Howe St, New Haven, CT 06511-4622
+1 203-777-9760
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12:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Kona-Hawaii
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146 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What can I say after 15 years of being in five star hotels and a foodie. I thought I've seen it and eaten it all. However, chef Bun Lai's restaurant is small and intimate, and be prepared for the most unique sustainable dishes. What makes it unique is the fact that he has taken evasive species of plants, proteins etc.... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Ever since I saw a video with Chef Bun giving a demonstration on how he prepares Asian shore crabs, a pesky and prolific invasive crab on the shores of Connecticut, I have wanted to make the trek to his restaurant in Downtown New Haven to see what he does with other invasive species. I got my opportunity yesterday and luckily... More 

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Thank Dawn461P5
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Miya's has a very unique and important concept. The use of invasive species is both creative and responsible, however, it stumbles in translating that concept in a memorable experience. The service was very polite, with pepper flavored sake being offered while we waited for our table. It was a interval of around 20 minutes until someone appeared to take our... More 

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Thank Lucas A
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I went to Miya's on a deal that let you have a sampling of many of their best dishes. It started with appetizers, all of which were fantastic, though the karma virtue chickenots (vegan fried "chicken" with curry sauce) really stood out. Then came Asian carp sashimi and samplers of numerous sushi rolls, all of which were beautiful both in... More 

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Thank Margot K
Trumbull, Connecticut, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Excellent meal, so many plates to try!! All excellent.. They have so many choices , soups , appetizers , sushi, NINE-SPICE INVASIVE ASIAN CARP etc

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Thank Grisselle B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Environment is great. We had the maki sushi special and i'd recommend it. Has the most original assortment of pieces. Ginger tofu is amazing too! Chef Luis is the beesttt!!!! I'm definitely coming back next time

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Thank Sofi A
Galway, Ireland
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The concept behind Miya's is phenomenal: modern day sushi does not represent what sushi would have looked like hundreds of years ago. With this in mind, Bun (the charismatic, sarcastic, and passionate creator of Miya's menu) bases his dishes on what can be sourced locally (including his back yard) with a special focus on invasive species: those plants and animals... More 

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Thank ccard13
Belgium
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

It's a cosy place with a laud back atmosphere. It was very busy when we went and it took a long time for our orders to come but we got complimentary edamame with masala and a kale brussels sprout salad during the wait. I tried 3 different rolls. The spicy scallop was a little too spicy, the scallop taste got... More 

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Thank EsBu
New Haven, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Miya's has one of the most original sushi menus in the world, with an emphasis on sustainability, vegetarian sushi, and invasive species that you don't usually see on menus such as wild catfish and carp. Firecracker sake - made of chilis and honey is a must have. And for those with tight budgets, every night at 10pm, Miya's does $7... More 

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Thank tedlai2016
Denver, Colorado
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

While the menu shows a wide range of options, I thought the food tasted average at best. I don't understand what all the hype is about.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Howe St, New Haven, CT 06511-4622
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-777-9760

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?