Best Sushi Restaurants in the US
Sushi lovers rejoice! We have compiled a list of the best sushi restaurants from coast to coast. Check out the list and see if you have one in your neck of the woods. If not, you may need to plan a trip in the near future.
Brushstroke- New York City
Brushstroke is located in New York City’s popular Tribeca neighborhood. Chef David Bouley specializes in very pure, traditional nigiri. The sushi here is second to none. Though this restaurant took 10 years of planning, it was certainly worth the wait.
Dragon Kings Daugther- Louisville, KY
This eatery offers an original cuisine as well as an extensive beer list. It is a great place for anyone from fish lovers to those with a gluten-allergy. Go here if you’d like traditional sushi items with a twist that is unique to Dragon King’s.
Hokusei serves sushi that is known for its bold flavors and fresh taste. This restaurant is said to be the gem of Portland. If you want to try something tasty, we recommend the Sunshine Roll.
Horinoya- New Orleans
In the heart of the town that is known for it’s Po Boys lies this brilliant sushi restaurant. Horinoya is said to have first-class sushi as well as a relaxing atmosphere. Many Yelpers recommend the Tuna Tataki.
With dozens of sushi eateries in Chicago, Katsu is definitely the tastiest. Situated in the West Rogers Park neighborhood, this restaurant is known having “authentic” sushi. Customers recommend the Super White Toro Roll.
Whether you are looking for a spectacular cocktail or just looking for a unique sushi roll, Katsuya is the spot for you. Some of the most popular dishes include Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna and yellowtail sashimi. Katsuya is the total package.
Masu Sushi and Robata-Minneapolis
Frigid Minneapolis is certainly no place that you would expect to find amazing sushi. Masu is known for its beautiful sushi presentation and quirky décor. This place has everything any sushi fanatic could ask for. Experts recommend the Dynamite Roll.
Iron Chef’s Masaharu Morimoto owns this vibrant sushi eatery. The food is said to have Japanese dishes that are infused with a Western touch. Morimoto is easily one of the top restaurants in Philly.
Naoe is said to be the best sushi in Miami. Each day, Chef Kevin Cory prepares a special menu. Diners rave over the fresh fish and unique ambiance. We love this restaurant because both unique and delicious.
Nobu- Las Vegas
This restaurant is located in the popular Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. Nobu is a world renowned sushi restaurant that brings South American and Western flavor to its rolls. The interior of the restaurant is both chic and hip. Nobu is the place that all the Vegas high rollers flock to after a night at the tables.
O Ya- Boston
O Ya is known for it’s creative dishes and warm interior. Located in the heart of Boston, this gem boasts intricate sushi dishes without loading on the sauces and extra junk. If you’re looking for fresh tasting fish and a beautiful ambiance, look no further than O Ya.
Roka Akur- Scottsdale
Roka Akur is known for its contemporary style of sushi. Some of the countless awards that this restaurant has snagged include the Award of Excellence –Wine Spectator, Best Sushi Restaurant in the US –Travel and Leisure Magazine and one of the Top Ten Sushi Spots in the US by Bon Apetit. If you’re looking for a great deal, stop by during happy hour.
Sugarfish sushi boasts multiple locations across the Los Angeles area. Said to shun “American sushi”, Sugarfish goes back to its roots by offering traditional and pure sushi rolls. Locals suggest ordering the “Trust Me” which is a combination of the chef’s favorite rolls.
Sushi Kappo Tamura- Seattle
With the Pacific Ocean right around the corner, this restaurant is home to some of the freshest sushi that you can find. Locals rave about the delicious uni and sockeye salmon. Though the meals are said to be a bit on the pricey side, diners agree that it is definitely worth it.
Sushi Ota- San Diego
With a 4.5 star review on Yelp, it is easy to tell that people are impressed with Sushi Ota. Not only is the fish extremely fresh, but customers are floored by the ambiance and the service at this eatery. Be sure to try the Sashimi!
Sushi Sasa- Denver
Even though it is not located near an ocean, Sushi Sasa is said to have some of the freshest sushi in the country. Diners rave over the Diablo roll and the homemade Ponzu sauce. Be sure to hit this hot spot if you’re in the area.
Takashi- Salt Lake City
People are absolutely blown away when they go to this restaurant. Takashi has sushi and Japanese dishes with a bit of Peruvian flair. If you are looking to eat at this downtown SLC hotspot, be sure to get there early, or else you will have to wait in line for a table.
Chef Tomohiro Nato worked under the infamous Nobu Matsuhisa (of Nobu Las Vegas) when he got his start. Now in charge of his own restaurant, Nato took what he learned from Matsuhisa and made Tomo one of America’s premiere sushi spots. With fresh fish flown in twice a week from Tokyo, the sushi will certainly not disappoint.
Located in the heart of Texas, this sushi restaurant has been called one of the most “innovative” sushi restaurants in the country. Chef Tyson Cole uses local ingredients as well as fresh fish that are flown in daily from Tokyo. Good sushi is hard to come by in Texas, so if you’re in the area- this restaurant is a must.
Yo! Sushi! –Washington, DC
The name of this sushi restaurant is not the only thing that sticks out. Yo! Sushi! Serves sushi and dishes on color coded plates via a conveyor belt. If you’d like to make a roll of your own, simply press the call button and the chef will prepare a roll fresh for you. Go here if you’re looking for a unique experience.