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Bal Harbour Shops 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
+1 305-864-8600
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (132 reviews)
“fried rice” (35 reviews)
“kobe beef” (26 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bal Harbour Shops 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has remarkable Japanese fusion cuisine.. We only tried two items off the menu but everything sounded so good. We tried spicy tune in crispy rice which was amazing and tried the rock shrimp which had to be the best rock shrimp I ever...More

Thank dd2dd2ct
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good but far from special when compared to Japan itself or other westernised Japanese restaurants such as Nobu or Zuma etc. Overpriced and lacking in quality when compared to these options. Highlight was having drinks in the bar area in the internal...More

Thank ChrisTravellerUS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The portions are small--if you arrive hungry must likely you will leave hungry so start thinking of a second venue or more food from the same. The service was lackluster in spite of the chain name and its prestige. It was OK however not exceptional,...More

Thank EliasJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside in this courtyard here two days in a row. What a wonderfully place. Calm, beautiful, fantastic food, warm service. We loved it here and will definitely return.

Thank hyslopc
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Makoto serves high quality Japanese and although they make great sushi is is not their only thing, good robata as well as other Japanese specialties. Make reservation, forget about it if your plan is to walk in.

Thank carlosdieppa
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Atmosphere was nice, food was good for what it was but a very limited menu, especially for GF folks. Service was really bad across the board but especially at the bar and our server. Server was rude, way too abrupt and hard to track down....More

Thank Diana C
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for quality and variety, this place is worth a visit. Aside from friendly and efficient staff, the food is just excellent. Their tangy sauces and quality meat/fish won’t leave you disappointed. Price is a little high, so expect $50-$75 per person plus...More

Thank HungryMan420
Reviewed 19 January 2018

While the food is nicely plated and interesting, the extra "buzz" that we were accustomed to seems to be missing in action. Makoto is still relatively crowded, but the staff seem less interested, and our waiter was actually quite combative. Music inside is way too...More

Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Good place , nice place The price above the average , The menu is ok The service is very good You need reservation

Thank leon c
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The hostess with short dark hair was incredibly rude, so much so that we almost left. The food was incredible. I can’t say enough about it.

Thank TerryEgan
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Anna C
22 June 2016|
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Response from BaltimoreDiane | Reviewed this property |
Casual chic. People who eat outdoors may be a little more informal than the indoor diners. Def not a coat and tie place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bal Harbour Shops 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
    (96th St)
  • Public Transportation: 96th St and Collins Ave
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Bal Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 305-864-8600
  • E-mail
Stephen Starr's newest Japanese restaurant, Makoto is located in the prestigious Bal Harbour Shops. Makoto features a modern Japanese menu including sushi bar selections, modern Japanese dishes, and bincho charcoal robata. A hand-crafted beverage program focused on sake compliments the cuisine. The dining room and sushi bar seating are available by reservation. Outdoor seating is available upon arrival.
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