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The 7 Best Sushi Restaurants Near Ellicott City

Updated: May 2, 2022

If you’re longing for sushi in Ellicott City, this list of sensational sushi spots is just for you. We analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the top options for sushi in Ellicott City. Treat yourself to an omakase experience or grab a takeout of nigiri from these featured restaurants.

Find the perfect Sushi spot

Yama Sushi

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

If you travel further

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

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Sushi craving shouldn't be a full-time job. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 5440 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 127 lists and articles from Zagat and others were carefully reviewed by boam. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Zagat - Best Japanese Restaurants in Baltimore. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

UMI Sushi, Niko Restaurant, and Yama Sushi are the highest-rated sushi spots for dinner in Ellicott City.

UMI Sushi is the highest-rated sushi spot for a pick-up order in Ellicott City.

Shin Chon, East Moon Asian Bistro, and Sakura are the highest-rated spots for sushi delivery in Ellicott City.

There are 10 sushi spots in Ellicott City.

UMI Sushi, Niko Restaurant, and Yama Sushi are the highest-rated sushi spots for lunch in Ellicott City.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • Vinho Verde Rose and tempura prawn handroll

    A white wine, like Vinho Verde Rose, is a good partner drink to with tempura prawn handroll because the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.

  • Pair Pinot Grigio with salmon nigiri

    When considering how to best enjoy your salmon nigiri, we would highlight how well a glass of Pinot Grigio complements the dish as it doesn't overwhelm the dish.

  • Enjoy rainbow roll with Gruner Veltliner

    For an elevated experience, pair your rainbow roll with Gruner Veltliner. This combination works particularly well because this white wine enhances the taste of sushi.

Interesting facts about Sushi

  • A day for sushi-lovers

    Do you like sushi enough to dedicate a day to it? If you answered yes, then you should probably know that June International Sushi Day is International Sushi Day.

  • Hungry for sushi?

    After eating 141 pieces of sushi on April11 of 2008 Tim 'Eater X' Janus set a new world record.

  • A hefty price-tag

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $1,978 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, nigiri?

Parking tips

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Ellicott City. 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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