9 new Asian restaurants in Miami and Miami Beach

Jaya opens Dec. 11 at The Setai in Miami Beach.
Jaya opens Dec. 11 at The Setai in Miami Beach.

Asian food is having a moment in Miami. From restaurants focused on regional-specific cuisine to those fusing a mash-up of pan-Asian fare, here are nine new ones to put on your radar (click here for more details on each restaurant, including opening dates):

Coming soon

1. Jaya: 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-520-4200, @SetaiDining.

2. Phuc Yea: 7100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; @PhucYea.

3. Naiyara: 1854 Bay Rd., Miami Beach; @NaiyaraMiami.

4. Komodo: 801 Brickell Ave., Miami; @KomodoMiami.

5. Da Tang Unique: 801 Brickell Bay Dr., Miami; 305-371-6500.

6. Cake Thai Kitchen: Northwest Second Avenue and 29th Street, Miami; @cakethai.

Now open

7. Bazi: Chef-owner Michael Pirolo’s modern Asian restaurant in the revamped Marlin Hotel has edamame dumplings on the menu as well as Peking duck served in a three-course progression. Look for the Miami Herald’s review of Bazi next week. 1200 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-695-0101, @BaziMiami.

8. Talde: Top Chef contestant and New York restaurateur Dale Talde’s Miami Beach outpost is now open nightly for dinner (including late-night weekend hours) at the new Thompson Hotel. Talde is serving Asian-American hits like kung pao chicken wings, wonton ramen and more. 4041 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 786-605-4094, @taldemiamibeach.

9. Nobu: Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s high-end, modern Japanese restaurant has officially moved from its previous home at the Shore Club to its new digs at the Edec Roc. 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-695-3232, @nobumiamibeach.

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Evan S. Benn is Miami Herald food editor: 305-376-4624, @EvanBenn