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Miya Japanese Restaurant

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68 Howe St, New Haven, CT 06511-4622
+1 203-777-9760
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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New Haven, Connecticut
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114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We have been eating at Miya's more frequently over the last few months. The quality of the sushi really can't be overstated. The creativity behind the rolls is unmatched in my experience. This last visit was an excellent experience (as usual). Definitely the best sushi I've ever had, and certainly in southern Connecticut. Ebi baba is a must try, as... More 

Thank PJA09
San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Two words: FRUIT FLIES!!!! This was our 3rd time here and we were really surprised at the disgusting fruit flies on the wall by our table, the lamp hanging over our table, and floating around our head. When I asked for a discount considering the disgusting experience, our waiter said "we don't give discounts." Really?!

Thank peaceful17
Westport, Connecticut
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87 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Bun Lai is a genius. This restaurant makes sustainability tasty. By consuming invasive species we can benefit different ecosystems around the world instead of hurting them. While the menu can be overwhelming it is a short story and one worth reading. We started with the firecracker sake - just awesome. We ordered a number of different rolls - focusing on... More 

Thank NateWD
New York City, New York
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Let me first say, I would not have eaten here if I had not bought a Groupon Discount for a "Chef's Taste menu" Meal. with that being said, I bought the Groupon advertised as "Dinner Pairing for 2, a 16 Course Sushi meal with sake pairings" originally advertised as $180 but Purchased for $95. In my mind, I thought a... More 

Thank Frank L
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151 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 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 

Thank hotelspaqueen
New London, Connecticut
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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 

Thank Dawn461P5
1 review
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 

Thank Lucas A
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

Thank Margot K
Trumbull, Connecticut, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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

Thank Grisselle B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

Thank Sofi A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 00:00
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?