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The 8 Best Sushi Restaurants Near North Raleigh

Updated: September 21, 2022

Hungry for fresh tuna and tasty salmon? Then these sushi spots in North Raleigh are for you! We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best sushi in North Raleigh. Treat yourself to an omakase experience or grab a takeout of nigiri from these featured restaurants.

Find the perfect Sushi spot

Sake House

Japanese, $$, North RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Sushi One

Asian, $$, North RaleighAsian, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Sushi Mon

Japanese, $$, GlenwoodJapanese, $$Raleigh, Glenwood
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best spots to score sushi in Raleigh

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best Japanese spots in Raleigh

    Hoodline, 2019

MATSU Hibachi & Sushi

Japanese, $$, Northeast RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Koi Grill & Sushi

Japanese, $$, Falls of NeuseJapanese, $$Raleigh, Falls of Neuse
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

ShabaShabu

Asian, $$, Six ForksAsian, $$Raleigh, Six Forks
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Red Bowl Asian Bistro

Asian, $$, Northeast RaleighAsian, $$Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Kanki - North Raleigh

Japanese, $$, Falls of NeuseJapanese, $$Raleigh, Falls of Neuse
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

How was this list created?

Choosing the right spot for Sushi can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 3295 Raleigh restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Raleigh restaurant reviews, and 212 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline had to say – and applied our boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Hoodline - The 4 best Japanese spots in Raleigh and Hoodline - The 4 best spots to score sushi in Raleigh. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

Poke Burri Raleigh, Kai Sushi and Sake Bar, and The Pho Place are the highest-rated sushi spots that are good for groups in North Raleigh.

Poke Burri Raleigh, Kai Sushi and Sake Bar, and The Pho Place are the highest-rated vegetarian sushi spots in North Raleigh.

There are 9 sushi spots in North Raleigh.

Poke Burri Raleigh, Kai Sushi and Sake Bar, and The Pho Place are the highest-rated sushi spots to get a quick lunch in North Raleigh.

Sushi One is the highest-rated vegan sushi place in North Raleigh.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • The ideal pairing for tuna maki

    Experts often pair tuna maki with a glass of Albariño, a popular white wine.

  • 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.


  • Pair salmon nigiri with Pinot Grigio

    To elevate your salmon nigiri experience, we recommend some Pinot Grigio to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this white wine doesn't overwhelm the dish.

Interesting facts about Sushi

  • For the love of sushi

    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.

  • A historical dish

    Hanaya Yohei is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous sushi.

  • The world record from Japan

    A little sushi roll never hurt anybody! The size of the longest sushi roll might surprise you, coming in at 9,332 feet 8 inches! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

Parking in the area

Parking in North Raleigh can be a challenge. 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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