It’s no secret that sushi is a fan favorite. It’s the perfect happy hour snack, upscale dinner or date night treat. From on-trend lounges like Sushi Roku to high-end restaurants like Roka Akor, Phoenix has some pretty great options to satisfy your sushi cravings. Check out our top picks below.
Old Town Scottsdale
Sushi Roku is the perfect spot for a night out on the town. This hip sushi bar inside W Scottsdale in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale is within walking distance of all the area’s best bars. Sushi Roku has a mouthwatering menu of sushi, sashimi, baked lobster and soft shell crab rolls. And don’t forget the cocktails and sake!
This traditional Japanese steakhouse has a standout lineup of rolls, sashimi and nigiri perfect for die-hard sushi enthusiasts. Those less interested in sushi can opt for wagyu or cooked salmon. Everything on the menu is top quality, and the atmosphere makes the dining experience one of a kind. For adventurous eaters, we recommend leaving your dining decisions to the chef at one of their monthly omakase dinners.
As the name suggests, this is a go-to for true sushi lovers. With a daily happy hour and favorites sushi choices under $5, this top-rated restaurant is more affordable than most. Plus, house wines, large beers and sake are just $5.
Obon Sushi + Bar + Ramen
North Scottsdale, Central Scottsdale
Not every restaurant can pull off a swanky yet approachable atmosphere, delicious ramen and top-quality sushi, but Obon does it all with ease. This forward-thinking restaurant and bar offers creative rolls like the Tataki Maki (shrimp tempura, spicy crab, seared tuna and more yumminess) and the Langostino Roll (lobster, marinated onion, romaine and avocado wrapped in soy paper).
This nationally-recognized downtown Phoenix mainstay has earned its stripes with its extensive menu ranging from classics to one-of-a-kinds like the Sex & The City (spicy tuna, crab salad, cream cheese, avocado, sweet eel and spicy mayo sauce wrapped in soy paper). With nearly two dozen roll options, thirteen nigiri selections and five kinds of sashimi, Harumi Sushi has something for everyone.
Looking for something other than sushi? Check out our list of bottomless brunch spots!
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