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3555 South Ocean Drive, The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL 33019
+1 954-602-8755
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (10 reviews)
“skewers” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (14 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3555 South Ocean Drive, The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL 33019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Modern Japanese izakaya. The standout dishes were the sea bass, robata octopus, duck confit bao. I personally loved the hirame appetizer with gochujang, myoga and ponzu jelly -- a Korean twist added to very Japanese flavors. Thanks to Carlos for guiding us through the ordering...More

Thank 808abby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of all the restaurants in South Florida, this Philly chef-owned, modern Izakaya mecca is a MUST GO TO when here! Thank you Michael Schulson for bringing your brilliance south! The chef's pairing was fabulous way to taste 10 items on the menu. Craft cocktails were...More

Thank Roberta K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a wonderful time here last Friday night with a table for 22. Staff was accomodating and ambiance was good however we had to move from main dining hall to Bar as we had so many people. Food was ok. lots of choice Japanese...More

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been several times and really great food and experience each time. Delicious fresh sushi. Great service. Beautiful restaurant. Cocktails bit too sweet for me. But food excellent. Creative menu. My favorites ...Pastrami bao buns, edamame dumplings, miso eggplant.

Thank Eileen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed an excellent dinner at Monkitail on Saturday night. The food preparation was quite artful...and the service from our waiter, Carlos, was outstanding. If you need help with menu selection, Carlos will definitely point you in the right direction. The dining room itself is...More

Thank pacosmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried this place because it was halfway between Miami (where I was staying) and Ft Lauderdale where a friend was staying. Was pleasantly surprised - nice environment, great bar team, Asian Tapas style which was delicious. A really nice evening and surprisingly good value,

Thank Dando_London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh Sushi , good service( and for me reasonable price .) better than to going down to SoBe . Monkiail offers a nice selection of wine and international beers , jJapanesse beer and saki . .

Thank LisGParisMiami
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We walked into Monkitail and were greeted by the lovely hostess'. We were immediately escorted to our table. It was one of those awkward small tables with one seat on the couch and one chair. It was fine though, we are not picky, but I...More

1  Thank Miamigirl1989
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Had the tasting menu - let a colleague choose all 10 plates. It was all awesome. Not a bad thing on the menu.

Thank michaellister
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

4 Great things: - Service (right on, relax, straight) - food taste (truffle, sashimis, eel, dumplings) - drinks (negroni, sakes) - environment (well organized, correctly dark) Highly recommended!

Thank Matteucci-Family
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3555 South Ocean Drive, The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL 33019
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 954-602-8755
Famed Chef & Restarauteur Michael Schulson's contemporary take on classic izakaya featuring shareable small plates, sushi, sake, specialty cockatils & NOKKU - a discreet cocktail lounge open Thursday - Saturday 9PM-2AM.
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