You can expect several things at Doral’s bustling Shoma Bazaar Food Hall: Ample food options for every taste. live entertainment. Crowds, especially on weekends or when there is a World Cup game.
Soon you’ll be able to find those same items in Hialeah.
Shoma Market, which opened in Doral in 2022 and features vendors selling pizza, pasta, sushi, arepas, poke, burgers and more, announced plans to open a second location in Hialeah. Expected to open later this year, the venue will anchor Shoma Group’s Shoma Village development, a luxury rental property.
Masood Shozai, founder and CEO of Shoma Group, said the food hall will highlight “a community of Miami’s most talented chefs and mixologists.”
“Hialeah is growing at a rapid pace, and we are very grateful to be a part of its growth,” said Shojai.
Diners gather at the main gate of Shoma Bazaar in Doral. The brand will open a second food hall in Hialeah.
Like its Doral counterpart, Hialeah’s Shoma Market will offer indoor and outdoor seating. The 10,440-square-foot space will host 10 vendors, with a bar and several cocktail stations serving beer, wine and cocktails.
Popular among suppliers are Arepa Bar of Doggy, a local Venezuelan local, and Shah of Kebab, which serves Persian street food. Both the businesses have counters in Doral’s Shoma Bazaar.
Shah’s founder Amin Avrahimi told the Miami Herald last year that opening in the Shoma market has helped his business tremendously. His first restaurant, a tiny joint in South Miami, was open for about five years without much fanfare. So he opened his counter in Shoma.
“Shoma ended up being a destination and the exposure we got from being here has been really nice,” he added. “The people who come here are familiar. This is the people of Doral. , , , And Doral is a tight-knit community. They come here, they fall in love with the place and they keep coming back. I have made many friends in Doral. He has adopted us.”
Hialeah Food Hall is still in the process of hiring tenants, but other confirmed vendors include La Macha, which serves tacos and other Mexican dishes; Sokai Sushi Bar, and the family-owned Italian restaurant Amor di Pasta.
Customers eat at the Shoma Bazaar Food Hall in Doral, which extends to Hialeah. The diners on the left are seated on swings, a quirky touch in the food hall design.
Stephanie Shojai, president of the Shoma Group, said the new food hall would echo the goals of the original.
“Our inspiration for Shoma Bazaar stems from a desire to create a community space that showcases the best of Miami’s culinary and entertainment scene,” he said. “We were sure the concept would be a good anchor for Shoma Village in Hialeah.”
The exterior of Doral’s Shoma Market, opening in 2022. The food hall will open a second location in Hialeah.