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Top 9 Sushi Restaurants In Atlanta, Georgia

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Atlanta may be miles away from Japan, but you don’t have to travel to Japan to get the best sushi. In a landlocked city like this, you don’t want to get it wrong on where to get your sushi rolls. Since eating sushi is an experience, you want to be very careful with the sushi restaurants you walk into in Atlanta, lest you eat some things that may resemble sushi, but are not sushi. For an authentic experience, you should go to a restaurant that serves the most unique, fresh and delicious sushi, just as the Japanese desired for it to be enjoyed. With that said, here are our top recommendations for sushi restaurants in Atlanta.

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1. Eight Sushi Lounge

Posted by Eight Sushi Lounge on Thursday, 20 April 2017

Eight Sushi Lounge shares the same ownership with Rice Restaurant and Sushi Bar in Cumming, and it is one of the best places to visit in Atlanta if you desire to have a revolutionary experience in eating sushi. The owner of the establishments is Lei G Ho, and his culinary expertise will give you a contemporary sushi experience which will linger for a while after you leave the restaurant. You can expect to pair the sushi with appropriate beers, cocktails or wines.

Eight Sushi Lounge

Address: 930 Howell Mill Rd NW, Ste B, Atlanta, Georgia 30318

Website: Eight Sushi Lounge

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 11pm; Sat: 5pm - 11pm; Sun: 5pm - 10pm

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2. O-Ku


O-Ku Atlanta was inspired by its sister restaurant, O-Ku Charleston and it where you go to in Atlanta when you want a fresh and innovative take on Japanese cuisines and sushi. This elegant Midtown restaurant provides unique and rare dining options featuring specialty rolls and traditional sashimi. Every fish delicacy prepared in this restaurant is sourced from the finest fish markets of Hawaii and Tokyo, as well as local and seasonal ingredients. As such, it is not just a great joint for you to have the best sushi in Atlanta, but also your appetite for Japanese cuisines will be well taken care of in this establishment.

O-Ku

Address: 1085 Howell Mill Road, Suite A3, Atlanta, Ga 30318

Website: O-Ku

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 5pm - 10:30pm; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 1am; Sun: 5pm - 10pm

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3. Thaicoon & Sushi Bar

Posted by Thaicoon-Atlanta on Friday, 8 August 2014

Just as the name suggests, Thaicoon & Sushi Bar features a Thai menu and a Japanese menu with favorites such as spring rolls, spicy beef salads, and miso soup. In addition to these, this joint has a humongous selection of nigiri, sashimi, sushi rolls and several types of curry dishes. Inside the restaurant is also an exclusive sushi bar where guests can have the pleasure of watching professional sushi chefs as they cut, slice and roll sushi. It is a nice restaurant to visit if you need sushi, as well as a blend of both Japanese and Thai cuisines.

Thaicoon & Sushi Bar

Address: 1799 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30306

Website: Thaicoon & Sushi Bar

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 10pm; Fri: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 11pm; Sat: 5pm - 10pm; Sun: 11:30am - 9:30pm

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4. Tomo Japanese Restaurant

Posted by Tomo Japanese Restaurant on Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Tomo Japanese Restaurant is under the stewardship of Chef Owner – Tomohiro Naito. The restaurant imports a huge bulk of its fish from Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo. Tomohiro has a keen eye for quality, and this is clearly visible in the outputs from his kitchen. In this restaurant lies not just some of the best sushi in Atlanta, but also contemporary Japanese cuisines prepared with absolute finest handpicked ingredients from various regions around the world. Due to the absolute devotion to perfect quality displayed by Tomohiro, he is considered as one of the leading and most inspiring chefs in the United States.

Tomo Japanese Restaurant

Address: 3630 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30326

Website: Tomo Japanese Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 1:45pm, 5pm - 10:30pm; Sat: 5pm - 10pm (closed on Sun)

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5. HOKI Japanese Restaurant

Posted by Hoki Sushi on Thursday, 16 May 2013

Japanese Restaurant is one of the least known sushi dens in Atlanta. It may not be as popular as the rest, but the quality of sushi and other Japanese delicacies you find in this place are extraordinary. Their sushi and sashimi menu is extremely rich, featuring favorites such as makimono special, hoki don, tekka don, sake don, unagi don, and sushi and sashimi combination among others. You will also find a huge variety of Japanese delicacies, including signature dishes that sets the restaurant apart from the rest. It is a good option if you are looking for a wholesome Japanese dining experience in Atlanta.

HOKI Japanese Restaurant

Address: 3300 Cobb Pkwy SE, Ste 114, Atlanta, Georgia 30339

Website: HOKI Japanese Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 10pm; Sat: 5pm - 10:30pm (closed on Sun)

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6. Umi

Posted by UMI- Sushi Buckhead on Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Umi is headed by a former executive chef of MF Buckhead, who has raised the bar higher for sushi restaurants in Atlanta. The dishes you find in this restaurant tastes sensationally just as their elegant presentation. The heavenly Omakase is the most popular item on the sushi counter and you will make a mistake if you fail to try it out. Though the establishment is known for its sushi, it is not all about sushi. It also has a mouthwatering selection of seafood, hot entrees, and cocktails that will be the highlights of your dining experience.

Umi

Address: 3050 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30305

Website: Umi

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 5:30pm - 10:15pm; Fri - Sat: 5:30pm - 11:15pm (closed on Sun)

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7. Pacific Rim Bistro

; Our new Spicy Chirashi bowl! Yellowtail, Tuna, Salmon, White fish, over sushi rice. It’s seasoned with gochujong sauce, and complimented with seaweed salad. Come enjoy!

Posted by Pacific Rim Bistro on Friday, 21 December 2018

In the beautiful Sun Trust Plaza in Atlanta, you will find the Pacific Rim Bistro. It specializes in Pan Asian cuisines, featuring various menus ranging from the tropics of Thailand to the frozen tundra of Mongolia. For sushi lovers, this is one of the top places for the best sushi in downtown Atlanta. It is the home to freshest sushi and sashimi. The bistro also has a full bar service with an extensive wine list to complement your dining experience.

Pacific Rim Bistro

Address: 303 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-1238

Website: Pacific Rim Bistro

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm; Sat - Sun: 5pm - 9pm

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8. Sushi Hayakawa

Posted by Sushi Hayakawa on Friday, 23 February 2018

Sushi Hayakawa continues to shine as Atlanta’s finest as far as sushi restaurants are concerned. If you desire to watch Chef Hayakawa prepare dinner, then you will have to make a reservation in advance. You will be treated to a two-and-a-half hour honkaku omakase which is a one-on-one fourteen-course sushi extravaganza with none other than Chef Hayakawa. To enjoy the private sushi sessions, you need to arrive at the restaurant by 5.30pm on Wednesday through to Saturday. However, if all you need is a delightful sushi serving, then you can walk anytime into the restaurantand you will not be disappointed with the experience you will have.

Sushi Hayakawa

Address: 5979 Buford Hwy NE, Ste A10, Atlanta, Georgia 30340

Website: Sushi Hayakawa

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 5pm - 10:30pm (closed on Sun & Mon)

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9. Nakato Japanese Restaurant

Posted by Nakato Japanese Restaurant on Friday, 22 March 2019

Nakato Japanese Restaurant is the oldest Japanese restaurant in Atlanta, having opened its doors some 45 years ago. The location of the restaurant is on Cheshire Bridge Road and it specializes in serving traditional sushi and teppanyaki dishes in the hibachi dining style. It is also has a rich menu for steaks and seafood, and it promises an above-average Japanese dining experience.

Nakato Japanese Restaurant

Address: 1776 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30324

Website: Nakato Japanese Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 5:30pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 5:30pm - 11pm; Sun: 4pm - 10pm

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Enjoy the best sushi in Atlanta, Georgia

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To have a great sushi experience, you must go to the masters. Atlanta may be landlocked, but it still has great Japanese restaurants with high-quality sushi and other Japanese delicacies. Walk into any of the sushi restaurants above and appreciate the authentic sushi experience.

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