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The Essential Atlanta Sushi Restaurants

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When it comes to sushi, there are really only two directions a restaurant can go. Quality fish is handled by a talented chef who produces a good final product, or some details are overlooked and the restaurant should be avoided at all costs. These 10 local eateries fall in the former camp, serving some of the best sushi Atlanta has to offer.

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Craft Izakaya

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One of Krog Street Market's first establishments to open, Craft Izakaya has made its mark on the local restaurant scene. Expect an extensive menu from chef Jey Oh, focusing on sushi and yakitori. [Photo: Matthew Wong]

Maru Sushi

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Although it rests just outside of the perimeter's, Maru Sushi is a popular stop in Smyrna. [Photo]

Miso Izakaya

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Miso Izakaya, from Eater Atlanta's 2011 chef of the year Guy Wong, was voted as one of the nation's top six Izakayas by Bon Appetit the same year. [Photo]

One Sushi +

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

Sushi House Hayakawa

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Sushi House Hayakawa lies in the heart of Buford Highway. Make reservations in order to watch chef-owner Atsushi "Art" Hayakawa prepare dinner himself.[Photo]

Sushi-Huku Japanese Resturant

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Sushi Huku, the precursor to Craft Izakaya, features a variety common sushi types as well as a list of special rolls.[Photo]

Taka Sushi and Passion

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Taka is a local favorite in Buckhead, and chef Taka Moriuchi often blogs about the restaurant online and released a book on Amazon last year.[Photo]

Buckhead's Tomo receives shipments of fresh fish twice a week. It was featured in Travel + Leisure as one of the nation's top sushi restaurants in 2012 thanks to chef Tomohiro "Tom" Naito.[Photo]

Umi Sushi

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Circle Sushi

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Circle Sushi offers fusion Japanese cuisine, but the extensive list of rolls and nigiri features quality fish at reasonable prices. [Photo]

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Craft Izakaya

One of Krog Street Market's first establishments to open, Craft Izakaya has made its mark on the local restaurant scene. Expect an extensive menu from chef Jey Oh, focusing on sushi and yakitori. [Photo: Matthew Wong]

Maru Sushi

Although it rests just outside of the perimeter's, Maru Sushi is a popular stop in Smyrna. [Photo]

Miso Izakaya

Miso Izakaya, from Eater Atlanta's 2011 chef of the year Guy Wong, was voted as one of the nation's top six Izakayas by Bon Appetit the same year. [Photo]

One Sushi +

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

Sushi House Hayakawa

Sushi House Hayakawa lies in the heart of Buford Highway. Make reservations in order to watch chef-owner Atsushi "Art" Hayakawa prepare dinner himself.[Photo]

Sushi-Huku Japanese Resturant

Sushi Huku, the precursor to Craft Izakaya, features a variety common sushi types as well as a list of special rolls.[Photo]

Taka Sushi and Passion

Taka is a local favorite in Buckhead, and chef Taka Moriuchi often blogs about the restaurant online and released a book on Amazon last year.[Photo]

Tomo

Buckhead's Tomo receives shipments of fresh fish twice a week. It was featured in Travel + Leisure as one of the nation's top sushi restaurants in 2012 thanks to chef Tomohiro "Tom" Naito.[Photo]

Umi Sushi

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Circle Sushi

Circle Sushi offers fusion Japanese cuisine, but the extensive list of rolls and nigiri features quality fish at reasonable prices. [Photo]

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