Kao Sushi & Grill

4.3
181 reviews
$30 and under
Sushi
The Kao Sushi & Grill concept means top level cuisine. Located in Coral Gables, we bring forth a culinary delight on every level, thanks to combinations of exclusive flavors.

We offer to our customers premium quality sushi, combined with an innovative and dynamic cuisine, in a relaxing environment through a professional level of service.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 181 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was an amazing experience; hope to go again!

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded 7 days ago

The team here at Kao is thrilled to receive such a great rating, thank you. We are looking forward to welcoming you again very soon.

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NThom
7 reviews
Dined on 5 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The octopus was delicious!! The service was excellent. Will definitely be coming back!

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded 7 days ago

Thanks for the 5-star review. The team at Kao Sushi is thrilled you’re happy with your recent restaurant visit. Hope to see you again soon!

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vipJohannesH
London
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2022
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Quiet evening with a wonderful variety of imaginary sushi creations. Great flavours.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded 7 days ago

Thank you for rating our restaurant! We're glad to know you had a great experience. We are looking forward to having you back again very soon.

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vipMannyS
7 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was incredible, reasonably priced. Couldn’t believe how delicious the entrees were: fried rice, octopus, wagyu hamburger.
The service was also excellent Richard Alejandro was always on top of everything, very helpful and jovial. Highly recommend

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 7 January 2022

Seeing that you had a 5-Star experience is the best thing we could hope for! Your review means a lot to us. Thank you for choosing Kao. We look forward to serving you for many years to come!

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vipyingyang
2 reviews
Dined on 25 December 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience4

Something different, it’s on miracle mile coral gables PARKING IS AWFUL….

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 7 January 2022

Thank you so much for this great 5-star review. We really appreciate your business and helping to share the word about Kao Sushi & Grill.

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OfteatinginLondon
London
4 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent choice of original fusion maki rolls. Quality of the fish, meat, chicken and rice was excellent. Excellent customer service in a relaxed Coral Gables setting.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 7 January 2022

Thanks so much for giving us your take on how we are doing. We're glad that customers like you are having a great experience at Kao Sushi & Grill. Hope to see you again very soon.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Idk what to say it was great

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 7 January 2022

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review! We're pleased to know you had a great experience. We are looking forward to your next visit.

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RJPC
6 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

5 Star in 6 months tell a story. Outside dining was our choice on a busy street--road noise was our problem.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Helen our server was amazing and made the entire experience great. She was so knowledgeable about the menu and recommended some great sushi choices. The entire experience was 5/5 and i would greatly recommended this restaurant. I will be back in the near future to request Helen as my server!

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 13 December 2021

Seeing that you had a 5-Star experience is the best thing we could hope for! We're glad to know Helen's service made your entire experience great. Your review means a lot to us. Thank you for choosing Kao Sushi & Grill. We look forward to serving you for many years to come!

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vipMercedes
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great service. Good very good.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 8 December 2021

Mercedes, thank you for rating our restaurant. We're glad to know our service was great. We are looking forward to your next visit.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience1

Food was terrible

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 26 November 2021

Hello customer, thank you for your feedback. We're sorry to learn the meal didn't live up to your expectations since we always strive to provide the best food and service possible. We appreciate your food comments, we will take them into consideration to improve our service. Thanks again and we hope this isolated situation does not stop you from visiting again in the future.

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SouthJersey
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yum. The duck dumplings and volcano rolls rule. It was fun and a place to be seen on miracle mile. Totally casual but the back area had a beautiful formal quinciera. We ordered 4 appetizers, several rolls, teas and dessert. About $200 for all of it for 4 people.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 9 November 2021

Dear Customer, Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to read that you had an excellent experience in our restaurant. We hope we will be fortunate enough to welcome you back in the near future. Best regards!

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OpenTable Diner
Costa Rica
3 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Service great , food not great, just fine

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vipRaven
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

the sushi was very good. nice outdoor seating and good feel inside.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 3 November 2021

Hi Raven thank you for taking the time to provide a rating, your opinion is valued greatly and it helps us maintain an excellent standard of service to our customers.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 22 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was really good. Got the tuna shrimp roll and the chicken teriyaki with mashed potatoes and broccolli. It was delicious

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 28 October 2021

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our tuna shrimp roll and the chicken teriyaki. We hope we may be fortunate enough to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards.

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vipMonicaG
6 reviews
Dined on 15 October 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience2

We will never return and we will let all of our friends and family know of our experience.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 18 October 2021

Monica, I’m so sorry for your unpleasant experience. We strive for the best food and service at our restaurant, and I want to make sure I understand what happened. We would like to know more about your visit . Thank you in advance for your time

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 October 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I went with my friends to h this place for a get together it was amazing try this out!

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 18 October 2021

Thank you for rating our restaurant with 5 stars! We're glad to know you had an amazing experience. We're looking forward to welcoming you again very soon.

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vipEduardo
3 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant looks great, the food was pretty good and services was amazing.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 18 October 2021

Eduardo, Thank you for rating Kao Sushi with 5 stars! We're glad to know our food was good and service amazing. We're looking forward to welcoming you again very soon.

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vipSypressD
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and the food ceviche and sushi were fresh. The menu is eclectic as it spans the globe and there were lots of options. The drink menu is extensive and I the lychee cocktail was worth a try.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 4 October 2021

Sypress, thank you for your kind feedback and for rating our restaurant with 5-stars! We're glad to know you had an excellent experience. Hope to welcome you again soon.

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vipGia1
New England
9 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience2

Was very excited to have my anniversary here after reading rave reviews about Kao's sushi and fusion dishes online. One dish we received was inedible as the fish being used smelled old and very fishy. The rolls we got were alright, but were completely covered in sauces that overpowered the entire flavor, such as one that tasted like pure mayonnaise on the spicy tuna roll. The location and space of this restaurant is excellent, and maybe we just caught them on a bad night, but it was truly not a good experience and I would not return.

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vipeatsoutlots
Kansas City
50 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside and enjoyed the people watching while waiting for our delicious and creative food! Who even thinks to caramelize octopus, let alone put it on a sushi roll!?! So many restaurants, so little time- but this goes on the repeat list for sure!

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 28 September 2021

Thank you for your good-hearted review! We're pleased to know that you put us on your repeat list! We hope to see you again soon.

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Annie
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and Food were amazing, will definitely be back

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 28 September 2021

Annie, we're glad to know our food and service was amazing. Thank you for rating our restaurant with 5-stars! Hope to see you again soon.

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Diane
10 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Sat outside in the covered patio. Quiet and great place for conversation and good times.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 21 September 2021

Diane, thank you for your kind feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our food and service. We hope we may be fortunate enough to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards.

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sherrylld
11 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 15 September 2021

Sherryll, thank you for rating our restaurant. We're glad to know you had an excellent experience. Hope to see you again soon!

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AndreaC
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience2

food wasnt very good service wasnt either pretty location tho

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vipLisa
2 reviews
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Great food but not enough servers, therefore, very slow service who were not knowledgeable with the menu.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 6 September 2021

Dear Lisa, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We're glad to know you enjoyed our food and we apologize if the service was a little too slow; we have notified Management and they are taking the proper actions. Please accept our sincere apologies and hope you can give us another chance to turn your experience around.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Muy buen servicio y excelente comida

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 6 September 2021

Gracias por dejarnos tu reseña! Nos alegra saber que obtuviste un muy buen servicio y excelente comida. Esperamos verte pronto nuevamente!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

The food is not good enough, and the service is terrible

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The pork buns were great & they have the best shrimp linguine alfredo I ever had!!!

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 24 August 2021

Thank you for reviewing Kao Sushi & Grill. We're pleased to know our pork buns and shrimp linguine alfredo was the best you ever had! We're looking forward to your next visit.

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Arod
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

I went to my 2th date, since I been released with this wonderful lady, that I might just make her my lady but still going through the get to know process, I think she’s worth the shot. Over all great service, nice place to take a classy lady out.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 14 August 2021

Thank you for trusting Kao Sushi for such important event. It means a lot to us. We're looking forward to having you back at the restaurant, thanks for your recommendation.

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vipOpenTable Diner
12 reviews
Dined on 11 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great! It’s pricy, but it’s a very nice place for a special date.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 13 August 2021

Thank you for reviewing our restaurant. Kao! We are glad you enjoyed our food, we'll be waiting for you to come back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
8 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was great at Kao. We had the shrimp tempura and the chorizo buns as our appetizers. Both were delicious. Now, this Alfredo Pasta was amazing. I added chicken to mine but it was creamy, flavorful, and overall delicious. I’d definitely order it again.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 9 August 2021

Thank you for reviewing our restaurant. We are happy to read that you really enjoyed our food and we will be waiting for your next visit.

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Lana
19 reviews
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is excellent! We’ve dined here many times and always enjoy the food, the service and the welcoming atmosphere. I especially prefer their seating - it is spacious both inside and outside, and there are plenty of booths which I personally prefer when dining out with my family. By the way - they serve best ribs in town!

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 9 August 2021

Thank you Lana for visiting Kao and for your kind words about our restaurant. We are happy to read that you have dined with us many times because you enjoy our food and service. Looking forward to having you back.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience4

Wasn’t good. Wasn’t bad. Blah.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 27 July 2021

Thank you for your feedback, we're sorry the meal didn't live up to your expectations since we always strive to provide the best food and service possible. We hope you can give us a second chance around.

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vipLexS
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great quality fish and friendly service.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 19 July 2021

Hi-Lex! Thank you for sharing your experience at KAO. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our food and service. We hope to welcome you again soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Indoor & outdoor dining available. Sushi was awesome.. Taste & presentation.. Skirt steak with potatoes and veggies very good. Service was good, however the table we were seated at was bombarded with those pesky gnats or fruit Flys. Was not happy with this issue.

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Lovetoeat
6 reviews
Dined on 19 June 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

The lamb in the lamb bun has no seasoning or much flavor. The boa bun is not soft like most Korean restaurants. The pork dumplings obviously is from a frozen package. My sashimi was ok. My friends sushi was horrible. He said Publix sushi taste much better. To be honest I have had way better sushi at a mom and pop sushi joint. It’s definitely over priced for what we ordered probably because of the location. Probably will not return. Especially after we have had amazing sushi at places like Omakai.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 21 June 2021

We are truly sorry to read we didn't meet your full expectations and we apologize for the less than a great experience with our food. We hope you do give us another chance to turn your whole experience around.

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vipLazaroS
Cincinnati
9 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2021
Overall5food5service2ambience5

First time dining at Kao. Overall very good. Our server needs more training since she admitted she was new. Drinks arrived without napkins or stirrers. Additionally, the check was placed on the table before the dessert had arrived. Easily correctable issues that won’t keep us from coming back.

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 16 June 2021

Thank you Lazaro for visiting us for the first time and for your feedback. We do apologize about the service and we will work on that to improve everyone's overall experience. We will be waiting fot your next visit.

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KeriA
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were in that area for for a class at Prana Yoga and wanted to eat dinner afterwards. We tried Kao and were not disappointed. Our server was friendly, attentive and not too pushy. Food was excellent especially Tuna Tataki and the Tuna Tartare Roll. We will be back again! Thank you!

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 30 May 2021

Thank you so much Keri for the kind words about our restaurant, it means a lot to know our customers enjoy our dishes and the service as well. Hope to see you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
2 reviews
Dined on 21 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible service! Sushi was delicious, we'll be back!

Kao Sushi & Grill
Responded on 1 June 2021

Thank you for rating us and we are glad you enjoy our food and service! Looking forward to having you back at the restaurant.

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Kao Sushi & Grill using the Order Online button. Kao Sushi & Grill also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Kao Sushi & Grill also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (786) 864-1212.

Kao Sushi & Grill is rated 4.3 stars by 181 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.