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3555 South Ocean Dr., The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL 33019
+1 954-602-8755
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (20 reviews)
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“bao” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3555 South Ocean Dr., The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL 33019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Being from New York,you can imagine how shocked I was when the receptionist,Angela,went out of her way to check the bar for an opening for just me and actually reserved a spot for my arrival.Are you kidding me?This could never happen back home. The experience...More

Thank LorenzoD4195
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent service of Pavlo. We are french and the service inenglish was very professional, the food was on point, its the perfection on Miami. I hope you will Try it. Enjoy Sébastien and Alex

Thank Travel646568
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to Monkitail tonight and I had the most amazing food & drinks. I started with the tuna rice cracker & the ribeye scallion. I’m hooked. I ended with the Sea Bass and it was the best piece of fish I’ve ever had. Hands down....More

Thank biamused
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at Monkitail the food was great the atmosphere was amazing and our waiter Pavlo was awesome.

Thank tomhG5179LO
Reviewed 1 week ago

No complaints whatsoever, good service and good food in a friendly warm ambiance. There is no reason whatsoever for us not to return

Thank qdkelly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the chefs tasting menu and each course was better than the next! Pavlo, our waiter, was excellent and entertaining, as well. His recommendations were spot on.

Thank mickfried
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I were celebrating our 20 anniversary and we couldn’t have made a better choice of restaurant . We opted for the full experience with the 10 Course tasting menu. Luckily, we were guided by our brilliant and fun waiter, Matteo. We allowed...More

Thank rondemaio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I go to Monkitail everything is just perfect. The restaurant is charming and comfortable. The food is excellent and the service top notch. We had rolls and sushi for appetizers. Fresh and well made as always. We also ordered the Whole Fish as...More

Thank Dream67146
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service were unbelievable! We enjoyed the tasting menu so much. Everything was delicious and would absolutely recommend. Also, beautiful atmosphere in Diplomat Hotel ♥️

Thank sat139
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere , knowledgeable staff and very friendly.. wish we had one near our home... will be back

Thank gjg354
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20 October 2018|
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Response from Griddi B | Reviewed this property |
Dress code is upscale resort casual. You will see shorts, but more st diners were dressed nicely. You can definitely eat at the bar; it's not very large but if you get there early you may find a couple of empty seats. Hope... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • 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, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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 Dr., The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL 33019
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 954-602-8755
Celebrity chef and restaurateur Michael Schulson brings his modern Japanese fare to Hollywood, Florida with the opening of Monkitail. Schulson's menu is a contemporary take on the classic ‪izakaya‪, featuring sharable small plates and sushi as well as an array of specialty cocktails and saké. Surrounding an open robatayaki kitchen in the heart of the restaurant is a 15-seat sushi bar and a private dining area overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
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