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The 8 Best Sushi Restaurants Near Columbia

Updated: May 2, 2022

If you’re longing for sushi in Columbia, this list of sensational sushi spots is just for you. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best sushi in Columbia. Wash down California and rainbow rolls with a fresh Asian beer at our favorite restaurants below.

Find the perfect Sushi spot

Sushi King

Japanese, $$, ColumbiaJapanese, $$Columbia
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2016

    Best Japanese Restaurants in Baltimore

    Zagat, 2016

Sushi Nari

Asian, $$, ColumbiaAsian, $$Columbia
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Koto Sake Japanese Steak House

Japanese, $$, ColumbiaJapanese, $$Columbia
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Asian Palace Fusion

Asian, $$, ColumbiaAsian, $$Columbia
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Yama Sushi

Japanese, $$, Ellicott CityJapanese, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Katana Sushi

Asian, $$, ElkridgeAsian, $$Elkridge
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

East Moon Asian Bistro

Asian, $$, Ellicott CityAsian, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5


Japanese, $$, Ellicott CityJapanese, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best Sushi spots in Columbia can take way too long. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 5440 restaurants in Columbia, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 127 lists and articles from experts at Zagat and more. All with some boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Zagat - Best Japanese Restaurants in Baltimore to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Sushi connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best Columbia Sushi.


Kome Sushi, Sushi King, and Wasabi Sushi are the highest-rated vegetarian sushi spots in Columbia.

Hunan Manor Restaurant is the highest-rated vegan sushi place in Columbia.

Kome Sushi, Akira Ramen & Izakaya, and Sushi King are the highest-rated late-night spots for sushi in Columbia.

Kome Sushi, Sushi King, and Sushi Sono are the highest-rated sushi spots that are good for groups in Columbia.

Kome Sushi, Akira Ramen & Izakaya, and Sushi King are the highest-rated sushi spots for dinner in Columbia.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • Enjoy salmon nigiri with Pinot Grigio

    For an elevated experience, pair your salmon nigiri with Pinot Grigio. This combination works particularly well because this white wine doesn't overwhelm the dish.

  • Vinho Verde Rose with your tempura prawn handroll

    When considering what goes best with tempura prawn handroll, we recommend a glass of Vinho Verde Rose, it truly complements the dish as it the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.

  • The perfect match for your rainbow roll

    Experts recommend pairing a rainbow roll with a glass of Gruner Veltliner, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts about Sushi

  • A taste for luxury

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

  • The original sushi

    Does the name Hanaya Yohei ring a bell? They invented sushi for us all to enjoy in Japan!

  • Name a more iconic duo: green tea & sushi

    One should always compliment their food with a drink that doesn't take away from the meal. If it’s sushi you’re eating, we recommend pairing it with a green tea. The delicate, earthy flavor flavors of the green tea won’t detract from the flavors of your sushi.

Parking information

Getting a good parking spot in Columbia can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Sushi spot.

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