Our guide to the 19 greatest sushi spots in Seattle.
October 11, 2023
October 27, 2020
DowntownPike Place Market
The Sushi Samurai is a completely vegan sushi restaurant in Queen Anne that you should prioritize for their faux prawn rolls.
November 16, 2023
In the alley between a hair salon and a bookstore in Madison Park, you'll find Sushi Suzuki, an excellent 10-seat omakase counter.
October 6, 2023
Uminori is a Madison Valley sushi bar that specializes in hand rolls, but unfortunately, they are not worth a visit.
August 2, 2023
For an incredible 23-course omakase in Bellevue, head to Takai by Kashiba. It's the hottest sushi spot on the Eastside.
July 28, 2023
While Bamboo Sushi doesn't serve the best raw fish in town, this U District spot works particularly well for gluten-free sushi—and happens to be one of the best dinner options in the neighborhood.
June 7, 2023
For an outstanding sushi experience on Capitol Hill, head to Ltd Edition for a $160 omakase with courses featuring uni hand rolls and nigiri topped with crab-flavored gelatin.
May 3, 2023
Issian in Wallingford should be on your Japanese food shortlist—they serve excellent kushiyaki, sushi, fried snacks, and rice bowls.
April 14, 2023
Kamakura is a Japanese spot in Fremont that serves good casual sushi with both fish-based and plant-based options.
April 3, 2023
Fuji Sushi in the International District is a solid spot for Japanese and Korean food at the same time.
March 23, 2023
If you're looking for handrolls in Eastlake, Sushi Nori is kind of your only option. Unfortunately, it leaves a lot to be desired.
January 30, 2023
For one of the best quick lunches in Bellevue, head to Sushi J for a massive platter of seared salmon nigiri.
November 9, 2022
Denny TriangleSouth Lake Union
Sushi By Scratch is a 10-seat omakase in South Lake Union where you'll have inventive nigiri in a fun atmosphere.
November 2, 2022
Pike Place Market
Sugo Hand Roll Bar, a Downtown Japanese spot just off of Pike Place, serves great small plates and delicious temaki filled with high-quality fish.
September 30, 2022
Sushi Kashiba is a Seattle institution and has the best sushi in the city.
August 22, 2022
Musashi’s in the International District is one of the best places in Seattle for relatively cheap, high-quality sushi.
January 20, 2022
Taneda Sushi In Kaiseki is an omakase-only Japanese restaurant on Capitol Hill that serves outstanding sushi.
January 14, 2022
Tamari Bar is a great Japanese restaurant on Capitol Hill.
We like Pinto Bistro for showing us that Thai and sushi go together. We really like it because it’s a great takeout/casual dinner option in Cap Hill.
Sushi Kanpai is in the bottom of an apartment in First Hill, but don’t let that stop you from going. The sushi makes for a good weeknight dinner.
Shiro’s in Belltown will serve you some seriously great sushi—with no pretense, and no distractions.
Kiriba Sushi is a Japanese restaurant inside of a little house in Shoreline that serves reasonably-priced nigiri and maki rolls.
Japonessa somehow pulls of Japanese-Mexican fusion, and it’s a great place for a birthday dinner or date night downtown.
Maneki in the International District is one of the oldest restaurants in Seattle. Come here to eat sushi and other Japanese plates in a tatami room.
December 22, 2021
Umi Sake House is a terrific sushi spot in Belltown that’s perfect for dates or post-work gatherings.