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The 10 Best Sushi Restaurants In Fairfax

Updated: September 21, 2022

If you’re longing for sushi in Fairfax, this list of sensational sushi spots is just for you. We reviewed the top food blogs and leading publications to find you the best sushi in Fairfax. Treat yourself to an omakase experience or grab a takeout of nigiri from these featured restaurants.

Find the perfect Sushi spot

Ariake

Japanese, $$, FairfaxJapanese, $$Fairfax
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Marumen

Asian, $$, FairfaxAsian, $$Fairfax
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Northern Virginia Magazine, 2019

    Here are the 21 best restaurants in Fairfax County

    Northern Virginia Magazine, 2019

YamaChen's Sushi

Japanese, $$, FairfaxJapanese, $$Fairfax
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi Prince

Japanese, $$, FairfaxJapanese, $$Fairfax
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Murasaki Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, FairfaxJapanese, $$Fairfax
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Waraku Japanese Restaurant

Asian, $$, FairfaxAsian, $$Fairfax
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Arigato Sushi

Japanese, $$, FairfaxJapanese, $$Fairfax
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Blue Ocean Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, FairfaxJapanese, $$Fairfax
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Tamashii

Japanese, $$, FairfaxJapanese, $$Fairfax
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Iron Chef House

Japanese, $$, FairfaxJapanese, $$Fairfax
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

Finding the best Sushi spots in Fairfax can take way too long. We pored over ratings for 16302 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Fairfax and 518 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Northern Virginia Magazine had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Don’t bother looking for Northern Virginia Magazine - Here are the 21 best restaurants in Fairfax Countywe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten restaurants offer the best Sushi in Fairfax.

Questions & answers

Ariake, California Shabu Shabu, and Tsunami Sushi are the highest-rated sushi spots for a pick-up order in Fairfax.

Sushi Prince is the highest-rated sushi spot that is good for a date night in Fairfax.

Gyu Shige, Ariake, and California Shabu Shabu are the highest-rated sushi spots that are good for groups in Fairfax.

There are 19 sushi spots in Fairfax.

Gyu Shige, Ariake, and California Shabu Shabu are the highest-rated vegetarian sushi spots in Fairfax.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • Pinot Grigio with your salmon nigiri

    When considering what goes best with salmon nigiri, we recommend a glass of Pinot Grigio, it truly complements the dish as it doesn't overwhelm the dish.


  • A next-level match for tempura prawn handroll

    Experts often pair tempura prawn handroll with a glass of Vinho Verde Rose, a popular white wine.

  • Enjoy rainbow roll with Gruner Veltliner

    To elevate your rainbow roll experience, we recommend some Gruner Veltliner to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this white wine enhances the taste of sushi.

Interesting facts about Sushi

  • Expensive taste

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

  • A day about sushi

    Hooray! Hooray for International Sushi Day! Grab a bite of some sushi to celebrate International Sushi Day on June 18.

  • A 2016-record from Japan

    In Japan, Tamana Otawara Festival Executive Committee made a sushi roll in 2016 that was an outstanding 9,332 feet 8 inches!

Parking tips

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