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Where to Eat Sushi Around Atlanta

Destinations for meticulously prepared raw fish

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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 sushi.

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1. 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.

Nori Nori Japanese Buffet Nori Nori/Yelp/Michael C.

2. District M

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6125 Roswell Rd Ste 900
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
(678) 974-2820
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District M is a new 140-seat sushi restaurant offering three traditional omakase experiences, a sashimi moriawase, and a la carte sushi in the dining room and at its 20-seat sushi bar. Chef Jackie Chang, formerly of Umi in Buckhead and O-Ku in Westside, leads the kitchen and can be found behind the sushi bar most nights meticulously cutting and preparing courses of fish straight from the markets of Japan.

District M Sushi Jeff Moore

3. 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 be one of Atlanta’s best. 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 beverage pairing option of premium, private cellar sakes can also be added.

4. 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 on the touchscreen and then delivered directly to the orderer by way of the conveyor belt.

Kula Revolving Sushi Bar
Kula Revolving Sushi Bar
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5. 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 or chef’s choice.

Sushi Huku
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6. Minato Japanese Restaurant

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

Located in Smynra, this unassuming sushi house dishes out top-quality sushi with very generous portions.

Minato Japanese Restaurant minato, yelp/ john e.

7. 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.

Taka Sushi
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8. The One Sushi +

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2523 Caldwell Rd NE #1000
Brookhaven, GA 30319
(404) 869-6988

Located off of Peachtree Street in Brookhaven, One Sushi + offers raw fish as well as entrees and a variety of Japanese beer and whiskey.

One Sushi + one sushi +, facebook

9. 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 a myriad of traditional and custom creations.

Tomo Japanese Restaurant tomo, yelp/theresita a.

10. Doraku Izakaya and Sushi

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267 East Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 842-0005
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Located in the heart of Buckhead at the Buckhead Atlanta complex, Doraku offers sushi and Asian shared hot and cold plates alongside sake and cocktails. Valet parking is available.

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11. Umi

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Two Buckhead Plaza, 3050 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 841-0040
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An upscale take befitting its glitzy Buckhead location, the husband and wife team of Fuyuhiko and Lisa Ito helm the sushi bar and dessert program, respectively, here.

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12. Nakato Japanese Restaurant

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1776 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 873-6582
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Nakato is Atlanta’s oldest Japanese restaurant at 45 years old. Located on Cheshire Bridge Road, come here for traditional sushi as well as teppanyaki dishes and hibachi-style dining.

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13. Ginya Izakaya

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Suite A5, 1700 Northside Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(470) 355-5621
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Located in Westside’s Berkeley Heights shopping plaza in the old Cardamom Hill space, Ginya is the in-town sister of Doraville darling Shoya Izakaya. While best known for its ramen, this Northside Drive izakaya also offers a vast selection of sushi options.

Ginya Izakaya/Hiroko T/Yelp

14. 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.

15. 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.

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16. Brush Sushi Izakaya

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316 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030
(678) 949-9412
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Chef Jason Liang’s Brush Izakaya in downtown Decatur offers an omakase that begins with otsumani or small bites followed by fifteen pieces of nigiri. The nigiri courses progress from lighter white fish and to fish with much stronger flavors, such as bluefin tuna or chub mackerel. A coursed beverage pairing of four to five sakes and wines is also available. Brush’s omakase is available on Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. for no more than six people. There’s also DYI uni and otoro tartare service options. Uni service includes a tray of Hokkaido sea urchins, four pieces of Maruyama nori—toasted with binchotan charcoal, sushi rice, wasabi, and Nikiri shoyu. The Otoro tartare service comes with 12 ounces of Japanese fatty tuna, four pieces of Maruyama nori, sushi rice, green onions, wasabi, and Nikiri shoyu.

The bustling sushi bar at Brush Sushi Izakaya
Dinner for two at the sushi bar.
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17. 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 which likely came in that day, 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.

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1. Nori Nori

6690 Roswell Rd NE #2110, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Nori Nori Japanese Buffet Nori Nori/Yelp/Michael C.

Nori Nori serves a wide variety of solid sushi with a slight twist—everything is served buffet-style.

6690 Roswell Rd NE #2110
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

2. District M

6125 Roswell Rd Ste 900, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
District M Sushi Jeff Moore

District M is a new 140-seat sushi restaurant offering three traditional omakase experiences, a sashimi moriawase, and a la carte sushi in the dining room and at its 20-seat sushi bar. Chef Jackie Chang, formerly of Umi in Buckhead and O-Ku in Westside, leads the kitchen and can be found behind the sushi bar most nights meticulously cutting and preparing courses of fish straight from the markets of Japan.

6125 Roswell Rd Ste 900
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

3. Sushi Hayakawa

5979 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30340

Chef Atsushi Hayakawa’s Buford Highway sushi house continues to be one of Atlanta’s best. 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 beverage pairing option of premium, private cellar sakes can also be added.

5979 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30340

4. Kula Revolving Sushi Bar

6035 Peachtree Blvd, Doraville, GA 30360
Kula Revolving Sushi Bar
Kula Revolving Sushi Bar
Kula/Yelp

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 on the touchscreen and then delivered directly to the orderer by way of the conveyor belt.

6035 Peachtree Blvd
Doraville, GA 30360

5. Sushi Huku Japanese Restaurant

6300 Powers Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30339
Sushi Huku
Matt E/Yelp

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 or chef’s choice.

6300 Powers Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30339

6. Minato Japanese Restaurant

2697 Spring Rd SE A, Smyrna, GA 30080
Minato Japanese Restaurant minato, yelp/ john e.

Located in Smynra, this unassuming sushi house dishes out top-quality sushi with very generous portions.

2697 Spring Rd SE A
Smyrna, GA 30080

7. Taka Sushi Restaurant

4600 Roswell Rd NE E110, Sandy Springs, GA 30342
Taka Sushi
Lexi W/Yelp

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.

4600 Roswell Rd NE E110
Sandy Springs, GA 30342

8. The One Sushi +

2523 Caldwell Rd NE #1000, Brookhaven, GA 30319
One Sushi + one sushi +, facebook

Located off of Peachtree Street in Brookhaven, One Sushi + offers raw fish as well as entrees and a variety of Japanese beer and whiskey.

2523 Caldwell Rd NE #1000
Brookhaven, GA 30319

9. Tomo Japanese Restaurant

3630 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
Tomo Japanese Restaurant tomo, yelp/theresita a.

Chef Tomohiro Naito imports fish from Tokyo’s famous Tsukiji Fish Market for a myriad of traditional and custom creations.

3630 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

10. Doraku Izakaya and Sushi

267 East Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
Doraku/Yelp/Stacey W

Located in the heart of Buckhead at the Buckhead Atlanta complex, Doraku offers sushi and Asian shared hot and cold plates alongside sake and cocktails. Valet parking is available.

267 East Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

11. Umi

Two Buckhead Plaza, 3050 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
Umi Sushi/Official

An upscale take befitting its glitzy Buckhead location, the husband and wife team of Fuyuhiko and Lisa Ito helm the sushi bar and dessert program, respectively, here.

Two Buckhead Plaza, 3050 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305

12. Nakato Japanese Restaurant

1776 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
Andrew C/Yelp

Nakato is Atlanta’s oldest Japanese restaurant at 45 years old. Located on Cheshire Bridge Road, come here for traditional sushi as well as teppanyaki dishes and hibachi-style dining.

1776 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

13. Ginya Izakaya

Suite A5, 1700 Northside Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Ginya Izakaya/Hiroko T/Yelp

Located in Westside’s Berkeley Heights shopping plaza in the old Cardamom Hill space, Ginya is the in-town sister of Doraville darling Shoya Izakaya. While best known for its ramen, this Northside Drive izakaya also offers a vast selection of sushi options.

Suite A5, 1700 Northside Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

14. 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.

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

15. Eight Sushi Lounge

930 Howell Mill Rd NW B, Atlanta, GA 30318
Eight Sushi/Brittany M./Yelp

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.

930 Howell Mill Rd NW B
Atlanta, GA 30318

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16. Brush Sushi Izakaya

316 Church St, Decatur, GA 30030
The bustling sushi bar at Brush Sushi Izakaya
Dinner for two at the sushi bar.
Jonathan Phillips/Eater Atlanta

Chef Jason Liang’s Brush Izakaya in downtown Decatur offers an omakase that begins with otsumani or small bites followed by fifteen pieces of nigiri. The nigiri courses progress from lighter white fish and to fish with much stronger flavors, such as bluefin tuna or chub mackerel. A coursed beverage pairing of four to five sakes and wines is also available. Brush’s omakase is available on Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. for no more than six people. There’s also DYI uni and otoro tartare service options. Uni service includes a tray of Hokkaido sea urchins, four pieces of Maruyama nori—toasted with binchotan charcoal, sushi rice, wasabi, and Nikiri shoyu. The Otoro tartare service comes with 12 ounces of Japanese fatty tuna, four pieces of Maruyama nori, sushi rice, green onions, wasabi, and Nikiri shoyu.

316 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030

17. 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 which likely came in that day, 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.

299 North Highland Avenue Northeast K
Atlanta, GA 30307

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