Sushi is perhaps one of the things that Seattle does best. After all, we have some of the best and freshest seafood in the nation making sushi a no-brainer choice when it comes to trying to figure out what to eat. So if you’re looking for the best of the best, we’ve got you covered. Here are 10 of the tastiest spots to grab sushi in Seattle.



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It’s Seattle’s oldest restaurant so it has to be good right? Well, it is, and Maneki not only serves up delicious sushi but you can also have an unforgettable dining experience in one of their tatami rooms. While they are still operating on a takeout-only basis, the restaurant did just get a massive makeover and will be reopening for reservations soon.

Where: 304 6th Ave S
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 4:30 pm-8 pm


If you’re looking for traditional counter-service style sushi then you need to check out Taneda. It’s tucked away in Capitol Hill’s Broadway Alley and choosing your dishes here is easy as chef Hideaki Taneda only serves up course meals aka Omakase. Definitely on the higher end but well worth it for a treat yourself kind of meal.

Where: 219 Broadway E #14
Hours: Wednesday-Thursday, Sunday 5:30 pm-9:30 pm, Friday & Saturday 5:00 pm-10:30 pm

Fremont Bowl


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Okay, so it’s not technically sushi, but Fremont Bowl has some of the best if not the best rice bowls in the city. You can get a delicious chirashi don or opt for a single fish don like salmon. Not to mention their prices are killer and the fish is always fresh. Their bowls are perfect for taking to the park to enjoy your eats with a view.

Where: 4258 Fremont Ave N Ste #4262
Hours: Monday-Friday 11:30 am-2 pm, Saturday & Sunday 11:30am – 2:30pm, Monday- Sunday 4:30 pm-9 pm

Kisaku Sushi


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This Tangletown spot has a menu complete with rolls, sashimi, nigiri, and a whole host of lunch specials. If you want to go a bit bigger they also offer two different omakase menus. So go for a roll or two, or enjoy a whole omakase with friends, whatever you chose you won’t be disappointed.

Where: 2101 N 55th St
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11:30 am-2 pm, Sunday-Thursday 5 pm-8 pm, Friday & Saturday 4:30 pm- 8 pm



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This Wallingford spot is definitely considered a classic at this point as they’ve been in the sushi game a long time. This has made them one of Seattle’s best spots to grab rolls and bowls. In fact, they’re pretty well recognized as having one of the best Chirashi dons in the city.

Where: 1400 N 45th St
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 11:30 am-2:30 pm & 5 pm-9 pm, Saturday 5 pm-9 pm

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This Madison Park spot is definitely on the higher end of sushi spots but it’s a great spot for a special occasion or date night. You can enjoy signature rolls, small plates and of course their wildly popular omakase that has folks coming back time and time again. They’ve been at it for over 20 years so you can expect to have an unforgettable experience.

Where: 3130 E Madison St
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 5 pm-8:45 pm, Sunday 4:30 pm-8:15 pm


Not only is Mashiko tasty but they’re also committed to sustainability which not every restaurant can say. In this day and age, sustainability is super important as we need fish to enjoy sushi! The resulting dishes are high quality, delicious, and sure to have you coming back for more.

Where: 4725 California Ave SW
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 5:30 pm-9 pm, Friday & Saturday 5:30 pm-10 pm

Aburiya Bento House


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As the name suggests, Aburiya is all about bento boxes making their meals one of the most Instagrammable on the list. Beyond the food’s incredibly photogenic nature it’s also delicious and conveniently located near Pike Place. So enjoy your eats and wander around the waterfront after.

Where: 2100 Western Ave B
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 4:30 pm-9:30 pm

Sushi Kappo Tamura

2018 James Beard Award semifinalist chef Taichi Kitamura runs this delicious spot on Eastlake. He serves up a mix of rolls, nigiri, sashimi, sushi combos, and omakase. A dinner or lunch here is a sure win and a great spot to enjoy with friends or for a big night out.

Where: 2968 Eastlake Avenue East
Hours: Sunday, Tuesday-Thursday 5 pm-9 pm, Friday & Saturday 5 pm-9:30 pm



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It’s a family-owned Japanese restaurant without a sign and it’s really good. Tsukushinbo is pretty much always packed but don’t let this discourage you because the food is absolutely worth waiting for. Nosh on rolls, sashimi, combos, donburi, noodles, and more. Oh and if you really can’t stand the wait you can grab takeout.

Where: 515 S Main St
Hours: Monday 5:30 pm-10 pm, Tuesday-Thursday 12 pm-2 pm & 5:30 pm-10 pm, Friday 12 pm-2 pm & 5:30 pm-11 pm, Saturday 5:30 pm-11 pm, Sunday 5 pm-9:30 pm

Those are our picks for the tastiest places to grab sushi in Seattle. Get out there and treat yourself this week. As always be sure to tag us in any pics your take. Enjoy folks!