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Bal Harbour Shops 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
+1 305-864-8600
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Nestled in the greenery of the inside of the mall... but wait there’s more, a front outdoor covered patio and modern sleek interior... where the hot or cold Sake awaits you... take your pick, all three areas of this most favored restaurant serve the most...More

Thank WkCation
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best sushi places we have been to. Its not cheap, but 100% worth the visit. We had the peppers, spicy tuna, lobster, crab, and everything was amazing. The also have this amazing chocolate desert that is nothing I have ever...More

Thank Nazlawtravel
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The best food i had on my vacation. We had different food specially the skirtsteak. The sushi is very fresh!

Thank charmedc
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We may have eaten at Makoto no less than 25 times and know the food and the service very well. They always were a little bit above the average nothing to say wow but good being the weakest point they had their reservation system/policy and...More

Thank Aldo M
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We came to this place several times and I don't get it why it's always so crowded and our friends think that it's good. We ate almost everything there is in the menu so far, but I wasn't stunned by anything in there. Their rolls...More

Thank jupitersun888
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Family meal this evening, service was worst we’ve ever encountered! Used to be decent here but has gone down hill, food was average some of it awful, even dessert the Mochi was a weird consistency.....total waste of $180 we wish we’d gone back to Sushi...More

1  Thank Essextravellots
Reviewed 9 August 2018

not the best place for a group or when having a business meeting with a prospect. managers kept looking over like they needed the table even tho we still had food and drinks - please dont hover and I think they were even trying to...More

1  Thank SS D
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Hands down to Chef Tony for his passion and creations! Highest quality seafood. Would recommend and will come back.

Thank atraveler787
Reviewed 8 August 2018

“If you're going to Bal Harbour, you have to go to Makoto,” friends gushed. “Don't think about the prices—just eat.” So we did. The extensive lunch menu of gourmet Japanese delicacies tempts you try more than one, and to share bites before soup and salad....More

Thank mikel_miller09
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Balharbour mall is an amazing location, I have visited this location many many times over the past 20 years. It is not the first time I ate at Makoto, previous times I did not have the sushi. This time I decided to have a mix...More

1  Thank Robert v
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Anna C
21 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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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