RESTAURANT PROFILE: DÔA
DÔA is a true neighborhood styled eatery that is affordable, casual and approachable. In Japanese DÔA [DOW – AH] means “The Door,” but in Miami, however, it signifies an exciting venture by the global renowned restaurateur, Arjun Waney. As an Asian Cantina concept, DÔA is quickly becoming a favorite hot spot by locals and tourists alike – all looking for a comfortable and trendy environment with amazing food (and cocktails!) near Collins Park. The LatAsian cuisine features dynamic flavors that are unique to the Asian influenced cooking born in Latin America. Most importantly, these big tastes come to guests in a destination that is affordable, casual and approachable.
Our Favorite Dishes: To start, the traditional ceviche, DÔA ceviche maki, pork buns, shrimp siumai, chicken skewer, and miso eggplant. For the entrees, the seafood hot pot with a Robata grilled steak of choice and the delicious Robata grilled corn or Yuca.
Photography: DOA Restaurant “At DÔA we respect traditional
Japanese and Chinese techniques however, using and incorporating Latin American ingredients,” says Carlos Estarita, Executive Chef at DÔA. “Miami is an incredible melting pot of different cultures and backgrounds however, and most importantly it is the biggest Latin American hub outside of Latin America itself – it is the
‘gateway’ of sorts.”
DÔA 2000 Collins Avenue Miami Beach
(305) 587-2000 doacantina.com
“We chose the location near Collins Park because we truly feel the neighborhood is
underserved in our segment,” says Arman Naqi, Vice-President and Director
of Development. “We are not looking to compete; we
are looking to complement the