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The 15 Best Sushi Restaurants Near South End, Boston

Updated: September 21, 2022

Do you love sashimi and temaki? Then you’ll love our picks for the best sushi spots in South End. We analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the top options for sushi in South End. Enjoy South End’s best vegan rolls and sushi bowls paired with green tea at these great sushi bars!

Find the perfect Sushi spot

Fuji at Ink Block

Asian, $$, South EndAsian, $$Boston, South End
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Thrillist, 2022

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    Thrillist, 2022

Oishii Boston

Japanese, $$$, South EndJapanese, $$$Boston, South End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2022

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    Thrillist, 2022
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021

Seiyo

Japanese, $$, South EndJapanese, $$Boston, South End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

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    Thrillist, 2022

Shun's Kitchen

Asian, $$, South EndAsian, $$Boston, South End
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

O Ya

Japanese, $$$$, Leather DistrictJapanese, $$$$Boston, Leather District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • USA Today

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RUKA Restobar

Peruvian, $$$, Downtown CrossingPeruvian, $$$Boston, Downtown Crossing
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

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  • TimeOut, 2022

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Douzo

Japanese, $$$, Back BayJapanese, $$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

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  • Hoodline, 2019

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Laughing Monk Cafe

Thai, $$, Mission HillThai, $$Boston, Mission Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

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UNI

Asian, $$$$, Back BayAsian, $$$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

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    Thrillist, 2022
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Tora Ramen

Japanese, $$, ChinatownJapanese, $$Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Q Restaurant

Asian, $$, ChinatownAsian, $$Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
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Basho Japanese Brasserie

Asian, $$, KenmoreAsian, $$Boston, Kenmore
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

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    USA Today
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

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    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Itadaki

Japanese, $$, Back BayJapanese, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
  • Thrillist, 2022

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    Thrillist, 2022
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

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    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Nagomi Izakaya

Japanese, $$, KenmoreJapanese, $$Boston, Kenmore
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi Today

Asian, $$, Mission HillAsian, $$Boston, Mission Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Sushi craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We analyzed 15185 Boston restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Boston restaurant reviews, and 1052 lists and articles – looking closely at what Thrillist and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life had to say – and applied our boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Thrillist - Where to Get the Best Sushi in Boston and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Sushi Restaurants in Boston Area. 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 money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten restaurants offer the best Sushi in Boston.

Common questions

Oishii Boston, Fuji at Ink Block, and Shun's Kitchen are the highest-rated sushi spots for dinner in South End.

Oishii Boston, Fuji at Ink Block, and Shun's Kitchen are the highest-rated vegetarian sushi spots in South End.

Fuji at Ink Block is the highest-rated vegan sushi place in South End.

Oishii Boston, Fuji at Ink Block, and Shun's Kitchen are the highest-rated sushi spots that are good for groups in South End.

Fuji at Ink Block, Shun's Kitchen, and Seiyo are the highest-rated spots for sushi delivery in South End.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • The ideal pairing for tuna maki

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


  • 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.

  • Vinho Verde Rose with your tempura prawn handroll

    When considering how to best enjoy your tempura prawn handroll, we would highlight how well a glass of Vinho Verde Rose complements the dish as it the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.


Interesting facts about Sushi

  • Since the 1700s

    The next time you bite into a delicioussushi remember to thank Japan who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • The $1,978 nigiri

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

  • Name a more iconic duo: green tea & sushi

    Surely you’ve tried green tea with your sushi? It’s a classic pairing.

Parking in the area

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