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The 9 Best Sushi Restaurants Near Kansas City

Updated: July 7, 2022

If you’re longing for sushi in Kansas City, 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 Kansas City. Wash down California and rainbow rolls with a fresh Asian beer at our favorite restaurants below.

Find the perfect Sushi spot

Friends' Sushi & Bento Place

Asian, $$, Kansas CityAsian, $$Kansas City, Volker
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Jonesing for sushi? Check out Kansas City's top 5 spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • City Seeker

    Best Japanese/Sushi in Kansas City

    City Seeker

Kabuki Sushi

Japanese, $$, Kansas CityJapanese, $$Kansas City, Morningside
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Jonesing for sushi? Check out Kansas City's top 5 spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Sushi Haru

Asian, $$, Kansas CityAsian, $$Kansas City, Martin City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 4 top spots in Kansas City's Martin City neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Saki Asian restaurant

Asian, $$, Kansas CityAsian, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 5 most popular spots in Kansas City's Parkdale and Walden neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Kokoro Maki House

Japanese, $$, Kansas CityJapanese, $$Kansas City, Tower Homes
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Oishi Japanese Cuisine and Bar

Japanese, $$, ShawneeJapanese, $$Shawnee
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Sushi Mido

Asian, $$, ShawneeAsian, $$Shawnee
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Blue Sushi Sake Grill

Japanese, $$, WestwoodJapanese, $$Westwood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Asian Restaurants in Kansas City

    USA Today

Sakura Japanese Restaurant

Asian, $$, ShawneeAsian, $$Shawnee
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Choosing the right spot for Sushi can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 5301 Kansas City restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Kansas City restaurant reviews, and 257 lists and articles – looking closely at what USA Today and Hoodline had to say – and applied our boam magic. For example, we considered USA Today - Best Asian Restaurants in Kansas City, Hoodline - Your guide to the 4 top spots in Kansas City's Martin City neighborhood and Hoodline - Jonesing for sushi? Check out Kansas City's top 5 spots as we sourced this ultimate list. 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. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

Prime Sushi Bar and Kona Grill are the highest-rated upscale spots for sushi in Kansas City.

Naree Kitchen, Kabuki Sushi, and Freestyle Poké are the highest-rated late-night spots for sushi in Kansas City.

Naree Kitchen, Kabuki Sushi, and Freestyle Poké are the highest-rated sushi spots for dinner in Kansas City.

There are 25 sushi spots in Kansas City.

Naree Kitchen, Kabuki Sushi, and Freestyle Poké have outdoor seating and sushi in Kansas City.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • Go for Vinho Verde Rose with tempura prawn handroll

    To elevate your tempura prawn handroll experience, we recommend some Vinho Verde Rose to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this white wine the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.

  • Pinot Grigio and 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.


  • The perfect match for tuna maki

    Experts suggest pairing a tuna maki with a glass of Albariño, a popular white wine.


Fun facts about Sushi

  • A match made in heaven: green tea & sushi

    Did you know that green tea pairs perfectly with sushi? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • sushi history

    1700s was an interesting time, and it gave us the much cherished sushi. We can thank Japan for that!

  • A priceless experience

    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

Parking in Kansas City can be notoriously tough. 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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