Acclaimed restaurant Toku debuts its first Florida location in the heart of Aventura.
The dining room of Toku PHOTO COURTESY OF TOKU
As Miami’s culinary scene soars to new heights, many restaurants are setting their sights on the Magic City. Now, the Long Island hot spot, Toku, arrives at the Aventura Mall, marking its first South Florida location.
Known for its world-renowned modern, pan-Asian dishes, owners Gillis and George incorporate their international dining experiences into their sought-after Asian-inspired menu. Combining ingredients and cooking techniques from across the globe, the modern Asian restaurant delights guests with its bold and modern ambiance. Upon entry, guests can enjoy the 53-seat bar area or opt for the main dining room, which offers plush banquettes for a luxurious experience, complete with an open kitchen to showcase the restaurant’s talented chefs.
Toku in Aventura features a beautiful bar area. PHOTO COURTESY OF TOKU
With predominantly Japanese and Chinese influences, Toku implements touches of Thai and Vietnamese flavors into its dishes. With high-end ingredients and authentic cooking techniques, guests can delight in a menu set up for sharing. Serving a wide variety of offerings, from a showstopping Peking Duck accompanied by moo shu pancakes, cucumber, scallion and hoisin to a spin on Jhap Chae made with glass noodles, shiitake mushrooms and snow peas, there is something for everyone. Diners can also expect an expansive cocktail program and a moody yet inviting ambiance, with gourmands returning for more.
“South Florida is a unique culinary destination, with restaurants that bring together the best in flavors from a variety of cultures,” shares Gillis and George Poll, owners of Toku.
Pairing delightful dishes with exciting craft cocktails that will leave you wanting more, Toku brings the global flair to Miami’s shopping Mecca. 19575 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, Ste. #1109, tokumodernasian.com