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The 12 Best Sushi Restaurants Near Watertown

Updated: September 21, 2022

Do you love sashimi and temaki? Then you’ll love our picks for the best sushi spots in Watertown. We analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the top options for sushi in Watertown. Wash down California and rainbow rolls with a fresh Asian beer at our favorite restaurants below.

Find the perfect Sushi spot

Super Fusion Cuisine II

Japanese, $$, WatertownJapanese, $$Watertown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

    25 Outstanding Boston-Area Sushi Restaurants

    Eater, 2021

New Ginza

Japanese, $$, WatertownJapanese, $$Watertown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

    Best Sushi in Boston

    USA Today

Go Fish Sushi

Japanese, $$, WatertownJapanese, $$Watertown, Bemis
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Ginger Exchange

Asian, $$, WatertownAsian, $$Watertown, Bemis
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

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Cafe Sushi

Japanese, $$, CambridgeJapanese, $$Cambridge, Mid-Cambridge
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Sushi in Boston

    USA Today
  • Hoodline, 2019

    3 top spots for sushi in Cambridge

    Hoodline, 2019

Sakana

Japanese, $$, CambridgeJapanese, $$Cambridge, Mid-Cambridge
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    3 top spots for sushi in Cambridge

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2021

    25 Outstanding Boston-Area Sushi Restaurants

    Eater, 2021

Fugakyu Japanese Cuisine

Japanese, $$, BrooklineJapanese, $$Brookline
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Sushi in Boston

    USA Today
  • Thrillist, 2022

    Where to Get the Best Sushi in Boston

    Thrillist, 2022

Umami Omakase

Japanese, $$$$, CambridgeJapanese, $$$$Cambridge, North Cambridge
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

    25 Outstanding Boston-Area Sushi Restaurants

    Eater, 2021
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Genki Ya - Brookline

Japanese, $$, BrooklineJapanese, $$Brookline
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

    25 Outstanding Boston-Area Sushi Restaurants

    Eater, 2021

Omori Izakaya Brookline

Japanese, $$, BrooklineJapanese, $$Brookline
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

    25 Outstanding Boston-Area Sushi Restaurants

    Eater, 2021

The Mad Monkfish

Asian, $$, CambridgeAsian, $$Cambridge, Cambridgeport
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

    Where to Get the Best Sushi in Boston

    Thrillist, 2022
  • Eater, 2021

    25 Outstanding Boston-Area Sushi Restaurants

    Eater, 2021

Fuji at Assembly

Asian, $$, SomervilleAsian, $$Somerville, Assembly Square
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Surf's up at the 3 top sushi spots in Somerville

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Sushi craving shouldn't be so tough. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 15185 restaurants in Watertown, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1052 lists and articles from experts at Eater and USA Today and more. All with some boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Eater - 25 Outstanding Boston-Area Sushi Restaurants and USA Today - Best Sushi in Boston. 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. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Sushi aficionado in you will rejoice.

Most common questions

Super Fusion Cuisine II, Go Fish Sushi, and New Ginza are the highest-rated sushi spots for lunch in Watertown.

Super Fusion Cuisine II, Go Fish Sushi, and New Ginza are the highest-rated sushi spots for dinner in Watertown.

New Ginza and Ginger Exchange are the highest-rated vegetarian sushi spots in Watertown.

New Ginza and Ginger Exchange are the highest-rated sushi spots that are good for groups in Watertown.

Super Fusion Cuisine II, Go Fish Sushi, and New Ginza are the highest-rated sushi spots to get a quick lunch in Watertown.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • A next-level match 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.


  • Pinot Grigio and salmon nigiri


    Pinot Grigio doesn't overwhelm the dish when eating salmon nigiri. The raw fish in the food pair perfectly with this drink.

Fun facts about Sushi

  • The most expensive nigiri

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

  • 141 pieces of sushi, please!

    On April 11 of 2008, Tim 'Eater X' Janus set a new world record after eating 141 pieces of sushi.

  • sushi history

    sushi has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Japan. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

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