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21 Restaurants to Order Stellar Sushi Around Atlanta

From elaborate omakase feasts to super fresh nigiri and sashimi bites, Atlanta isn’t lacking in great sushi options

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Atlanta loves sushi, a fact not lost on the many talented sushi chefs around town. Atlantans have come to expect fresh ingredients, serious knife skills, and fish imported straight from Japan. Nothing else will do. Here, now, are the restaurants serving some of Atlanta’s best bets for great sushi.

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Disclaimer: A number of restaurants on this map have resumed dine-in service. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases, please visit the Georgia Department of Health. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Sushiology

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1615 Ridenour Blvd Ste 207
Kennesaw, GA 30152
(678) 324-0912
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Area residents swear by this restaurant for sushi and sushi, nigri, and sashimi in Kennesaw. Ask for the “sushinomics” menu all-you-can-eat sushi for around $26 per person. Lunch at the sushi bar here includes miso soup and ginger salad. Patio available. Masks highly encouraged. Order online.

2. Yakitori Jinbei

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2421 Cobb Pkwy SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
(770) 818-9215
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In addition to serving stellar ramen here, Yakitori Jinbei also offers a pristinely packaged $70 omakase for takeout that includes a sashimi appetizer, sashimi, nigiri, and maki. Orders must be placed 48 hours in advance of pick up. Order online. Masks required.

3. Minato Japanese Restaurant

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2697 Spring Rd SE A
Smyrna, GA 30080
(770) 432-6012

Located in Smyrna, this low-key sushi house dishes out top-quality sushi with very generous portions. Call to order takeout. Masks highly encouraged.

4. Sushi Huku Japanese Restaurant

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6300 Powers Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 956-9559
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This unassuming restaurant located just inside the Perimeter on Powers Ferry is an under-the-radar favorite for avid sushi enthusiasts. The menu features a tight menu of both traditional and riffs on Japanese dishes and sushi as well as the option for an omakase. Call for takeout. Masks required.

5. Eight Sushi Lounge

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930 Howell Mill Rd NW B
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 796-8888
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Eight Sushi Lounge on the Westside comes from Lei G Ho, who owns Rice Restaurant and Sushi Bar in Cumming. Expect contemporary takes on sushi here with cocktails, beer, and wine for pairing. Patio seating. Reservations highly encouraged. Call for takeout. Masks required.

6. O-Ku

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Westside Ironworks, 1085 Howell Mill Rd NW A3
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 500-2383
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A Charleston transplant, O-Ku opened in the Westside Ironworks complex in 2015 and comes complete with a rooftop patio overlooking the Midtown skyline and solid cocktails to pair with sushi. Order online for takeout. Masks required.

7. Chirori and Wagaya Japanese Restaurant

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349 14th St NW C-1
Atlanta, GA 30318

Chirori Japanese restaurant located on 14th Street in Midtown is currently offering an 18-course omakase at its counter created by chef Jonathan Yun (Omakase by Yun). Reservations are required. Or, check out sister restaurant Wagaya next door for even more sushi options and ramen. Pop downstairs to shop at Wagaya Grocery underneath Wagaya. Order online for takeout from Wagaya. Masks required.

8. Taka Sushi Restaurant

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4600 Roswell Rd NE E110
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
(404) 851-1500
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Taka is a local favorite in Buckhead, and chef Taka Moriuchi often blogs about the restaurant online. Expect to find sushi favorites here along with nigiri, hot appetizers, and sake. Reservations highly encouraged. Call for takeout. Masks required.

9. Nori Nori

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6690 Roswell Rd NE #2110
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
(404) 257-1288
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Nori Nori serves a wide variety of solid sushi with a slight twist — everything is served buffet-style. Order online for takeout or delivery. Masks highly encouraged.

10. Budi's Sushi

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349 Decatur St SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 907-4500
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Located on the ground floor of the Pencil Factory Lofts, Budi’s menu includes a variety of fresh and fried sushi and sushi roll options on its menu. Order sushi and sashimi plates of between seven to 23 chef-selected pieces served with a bowl of miso soup. Try one of the restaurant’s house sushi rolls, like the Terminator with soft shell crab tempura, spicy tuna, eel, cucumber, wasabi tobiko (roe), and eel sauce. There’s also a location in Dunwoody Village. Call to order takeout. Masks required.

11. Nakato Japanese Restaurant

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1776 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 873-6582
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Family-owned and operated Nakato is Atlanta’s oldest Japanese restaurant at over 45 years old. Located on Cheshire Bridge Road, come here for traditional sushi as well as teppanyaki dishes and hibachi-style dining. Reservations highly encouraged. Order online. Masks required.

12. MF Sushi

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299 North Highland Avenue Northeast K
Atlanta, GA 30307
(678) 575-7890
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This slick sushi restaurant located in the popular Inman Quarter complex is all about fresh fish, knife skills, and beautifully plated sushi. It’s a bit pricy, so come prepared to spend. The omakase averages between $75 and $150 per person. Reservations highly encouraged. Masks required.

13. Omakase Table

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3345 Lenox Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(347) 977-7229
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Located inside Silom Thai and Sushi on Lenox Road, this private, six-seat omakase pop-up restaurant features fish flown in from Toyosu Fish Market in Tokyo. Reservations are required. Omakase Table is also available for takeout and includes a selection of chef’s choice small bites, chirashi, nigiri, and donburi bowls. Order online for takeout. Masks required.

14. Tomo Japanese Restaurant

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3630 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 835-2708
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Chef Tomohiro Naito imports fish from Tokyo’s famous Tsukiji Fish Market for the vast selection of traditional and custom sushi creations here. Reservations highly encouraged. Masks required.

15. Circle Sushi

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8725 Roswell Rd
Atlanta, GA 30350
(770) 998-7880

Tucked away in a retail complex off of busy Roswell Road, this small restaurant in Sandy Springs is a local favorite and doesn’t skimp on the sushi and sashimi options on the menu. Call for takeout. Masks required.

16. The One Sushi +

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2523 Caldwell Rd NE #1000
Brookhaven, GA 30319
(404) 869-6988
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Located off of Peachtree Street in Brookhaven, One Sushi + offers plenty of sushi on its menu as well as other entrees and a variety of Japanese beer and whiskey. Reservations highly encouraged. Masks required.

17. Yuzu Sushi

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5193 Peachtree Blvd #E
Chamblee, GA 30341
(678) 691-3001
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Located just off of busy Peachtree Road across from the Chamblee Walmart, some say this is a hidden gem of a sushi restaurant in the metro Atlanta area. Head in for generous portions of sushi, nigiri, sashimi, and maki rolls. Make sure to pair it was sake. Patio dining. Order online for takeout or delivery. Masks required.

18. Brush Sushi Izakaya

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316 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030
(678) 949-9412
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Owned and operated by chef Jason Liang, Brush Izakaya in downtown Decatur offers some of the most beautifully prepared (and presented) sushi in the Atlanta area. Order the omakase which begins with otsumani or small bites followed by 15 pieces of nigiri. The nigiri courses progress from lighter white fish and to fish with much stronger flavors like bluefin tuna or chub mackerel. Sushi can also be ordered a la carte here. Order online for takeout or delivery. Reservations highly encouraged. Masks required.

19. Kula Revolving Sushi Bar

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6035 Peachtree Blvd
Doraville, GA 30360
(470) 255-2071
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Located in the Super H Mart complex in Doraville, this sushi restaurant offers traditional Japanese dishes, including several sushi options delivered to diners via a conveyor belt. Simply grab the desired plates from the revolving selection, eat, and pay using the touchscreen at the seat. Specific items can also be ordered via touchscreen and then delivered directly to the orderer by way of the conveyor belt. Order online for takeout or delivery. Masks required.

20. Sushi Hayakawa

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5979 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30340
(770) 986-0010
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Chef Atsushi Hayakawa’s Buford Highway sushi house continues to dominate Atlanta’s sushi scene. Reservations are required and should be made well in advance; especially for those who want to watch Chef Hayakawa prepare dinner himself. The two-and-a-half hour honkaku omakase is a one-on-one, 14-course sushi extravaganza with the chef — a must for any sushi lover. Reservations required. Private tables available. Masks required.

21. Sushi Mania Restaurant

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3719 Old Alabama Rd #300F
Alpharetta, GA 30022
(678) 502-7452
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This low-key Alpharetta sushi restaurant located in the Camden Village complex features a variety of nigiri, sashimi, and sushi rolls and platters on its extensive menu. In addition to sushi, there’s also teriyaki plates, bulgogi, udon noodles, and ramen on the menu here. Order online for takeout. Masks highly encouraged.

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1. Sushiology

1615 Ridenour Blvd Ste 207, Kennesaw, GA 30152

Area residents swear by this restaurant for sushi and sushi, nigri, and sashimi in Kennesaw. Ask for the “sushinomics” menu all-you-can-eat sushi for around $26 per person. Lunch at the sushi bar here includes miso soup and ginger salad. Patio available. Masks highly encouraged. Order online.

1615 Ridenour Blvd Ste 207
Kennesaw, GA 30152

2. Yakitori Jinbei

2421 Cobb Pkwy SE, Smyrna, GA 30080

In addition to serving stellar ramen here, Yakitori Jinbei also offers a pristinely packaged $70 omakase for takeout that includes a sashimi appetizer, sashimi, nigiri, and maki. Orders must be placed 48 hours in advance of pick up. Order online. Masks required.

2421 Cobb Pkwy SE
Smyrna, GA 30080

3. Minato Japanese Restaurant

2697 Spring Rd SE A, Smyrna, GA 30080

Located in Smyrna, this low-key sushi house dishes out top-quality sushi with very generous portions. Call to order takeout. Masks highly encouraged.

2697 Spring Rd SE A
Smyrna, GA 30080

4. Sushi Huku Japanese Restaurant

6300 Powers Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30339

This unassuming restaurant located just inside the Perimeter on Powers Ferry is an under-the-radar favorite for avid sushi enthusiasts. The menu features a tight menu of both traditional and riffs on Japanese dishes and sushi as well as the option for an omakase. Call for takeout. Masks required.

6300 Powers Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30339

5. Eight Sushi Lounge

930 Howell Mill Rd NW B, Atlanta, GA 30318

Eight Sushi Lounge on the Westside comes from Lei G Ho, who owns Rice Restaurant and Sushi Bar in Cumming. Expect contemporary takes on sushi here with cocktails, beer, and wine for pairing. Patio seating. Reservations highly encouraged. Call for takeout. Masks required.

930 Howell Mill Rd NW B
Atlanta, GA 30318

6. O-Ku

Westside Ironworks, 1085 Howell Mill Rd NW A3, Atlanta, GA 30318

A Charleston transplant, O-Ku opened in the Westside Ironworks complex in 2015 and comes complete with a rooftop patio overlooking the Midtown skyline and solid cocktails to pair with sushi. Order online for takeout. Masks required.

Westside Ironworks, 1085 Howell Mill Rd NW A3
Atlanta, GA 30318

7. Chirori and Wagaya Japanese Restaurant

349 14th St NW C-1, Atlanta, GA 30318

Chirori Japanese restaurant located on 14th Street in Midtown is currently offering an 18-course omakase at its counter created by chef Jonathan Yun (Omakase by Yun). Reservations are required. Or, check out sister restaurant Wagaya next door for even more sushi options and ramen. Pop downstairs to shop at Wagaya Grocery underneath Wagaya. Order online for takeout from Wagaya. Masks required.

349 14th St NW C-1
Atlanta, GA 30318

8. Taka Sushi Restaurant

4600 Roswell Rd NE E110, Sandy Springs, GA 30342

Taka is a local favorite in Buckhead, and chef Taka Moriuchi often blogs about the restaurant online. Expect to find sushi favorites here along with nigiri, hot appetizers, and sake. Reservations highly encouraged. Call for takeout. Masks required.

4600 Roswell Rd NE E110
Sandy Springs, GA 30342

9. Nori Nori

6690 Roswell Rd NE #2110, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Nori Nori serves a wide variety of solid sushi with a slight twist — everything is served buffet-style. Order online for takeout or delivery. Masks highly encouraged.

6690 Roswell Rd NE #2110
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

10. Budi's Sushi

349 Decatur St SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Located on the ground floor of the Pencil Factory Lofts, Budi’s menu includes a variety of fresh and fried sushi and sushi roll options on its menu. Order sushi and sashimi plates of between seven to 23 chef-selected pieces served with a bowl of miso soup. Try one of the restaurant’s house sushi rolls, like the Terminator with soft shell crab tempura, spicy tuna, eel, cucumber, wasabi tobiko (roe), and eel sauce. There’s also a location in Dunwoody Village. Call to order takeout. Masks required.

349 Decatur St SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

11. Nakato Japanese Restaurant

1776 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

Family-owned and operated Nakato is Atlanta’s oldest Japanese restaurant at over 45 years old. Located on Cheshire Bridge Road, come here for traditional sushi as well as teppanyaki dishes and hibachi-style dining. Reservations highly encouraged. Order online. Masks required.

1776 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

12. MF Sushi

299 North Highland Avenue Northeast K, Atlanta, GA 30307

This slick sushi restaurant located in the popular Inman Quarter complex is all about fresh fish, knife skills, and beautifully plated sushi. It’s a bit pricy, so come prepared to spend. The omakase averages between $75 and $150 per person. Reservations highly encouraged. Masks required.

299 North Highland Avenue Northeast K
Atlanta, GA 30307

13. Omakase Table

3345 Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

Located inside Silom Thai and Sushi on Lenox Road, this private, six-seat omakase pop-up restaurant features fish flown in from Toyosu Fish Market in Tokyo. Reservations are required. Omakase Table is also available for takeout and includes a selection of chef’s choice small bites, chirashi, nigiri, and donburi bowls. Order online for takeout. Masks required.

3345 Lenox Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

14. Tomo Japanese Restaurant

3630 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

Chef Tomohiro Naito imports fish from Tokyo’s famous Tsukiji Fish Market for the vast selection of traditional and custom sushi creations here. Reservations highly encouraged. Masks required.

3630 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

15. Circle Sushi

8725 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA 30350

Tucked away in a retail complex off of busy Roswell Road, this small restaurant in Sandy Springs is a local favorite and doesn’t skimp on the sushi and sashimi options on the menu. Call for takeout. Masks required.

8725 Roswell Rd
Atlanta, GA 30350

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16. The One Sushi +

2523 Caldwell Rd NE #1000, Brookhaven, GA 30319

Located off of Peachtree Street in Brookhaven, One Sushi + offers plenty of sushi on its menu as well as other entrees and a variety of Japanese beer and whiskey. Reservations highly encouraged. Masks required.

2523 Caldwell Rd NE #1000
Brookhaven, GA 30319

17. Yuzu Sushi

5193 Peachtree Blvd #E, Chamblee, GA 30341

Located just off of busy Peachtree Road across from the Chamblee Walmart, some say this is a hidden gem of a sushi restaurant in the metro Atlanta area. Head in for generous portions of sushi, nigiri, sashimi, and maki rolls. Make sure to pair it was sake. Patio dining. Order online for takeout or delivery. Masks required.

5193 Peachtree Blvd #E
Chamblee, GA 30341

18. Brush Sushi Izakaya

316 Church St, Decatur, GA 30030

Owned and operated by chef Jason Liang, Brush Izakaya in downtown Decatur offers some of the most beautifully prepared (and presented) sushi in the Atlanta area. Order the omakase which begins with otsumani or small bites followed by 15 pieces of nigiri. The nigiri courses progress from lighter white fish and to fish with much stronger flavors like bluefin tuna or chub mackerel. Sushi can also be ordered a la carte here. Order online for takeout or delivery. Reservations highly encouraged. Masks required.

316 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030

19. Kula Revolving Sushi Bar

6035 Peachtree Blvd, Doraville, GA 30360

Located in the Super H Mart complex in Doraville, this sushi restaurant offers traditional Japanese dishes, including several sushi options delivered to diners via a conveyor belt. Simply grab the desired plates from the revolving selection, eat, and pay using the touchscreen at the seat. Specific items can also be ordered via touchscreen and then delivered directly to the orderer by way of the conveyor belt. Order online for takeout or delivery. Masks required.

6035 Peachtree Blvd
Doraville, GA 30360

20. Sushi Hayakawa

5979 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30340

Chef Atsushi Hayakawa’s Buford Highway sushi house continues to dominate Atlanta’s sushi scene. Reservations are required and should be made well in advance; especially for those who want to watch Chef Hayakawa prepare dinner himself. The two-and-a-half hour honkaku omakase is a one-on-one, 14-course sushi extravaganza with the chef — a must for any sushi lover. Reservations required. Private tables available. Masks required.

5979 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30340

21. Sushi Mania Restaurant

3719 Old Alabama Rd #300F, Alpharetta, GA 30022

This low-key Alpharetta sushi restaurant located in the Camden Village complex features a variety of nigiri, sashimi, and sushi rolls and platters on its extensive menu. In addition to sushi, there’s also teriyaki plates, bulgogi, udon noodles, and ramen on the menu here. Order online for takeout. Masks highly encouraged.

3719 Old Alabama Rd #300F
Alpharetta, GA 30022

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