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The 9 Best Sushi Restaurants Near Fairfax

Updated: November 5, 2021

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

Village Sake

Japanese, $$$, FairfaxJapanese, $$$Fairfax
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat

    12 New Japanese Dishes to Try in San Francisco

    Zagat
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Best Japanese Food in San Francisco/Bay Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

If you travel further

Sakura Sushi

Japanese, $$, San RafaelJapanese, $$San Rafael, North San Rafael Commercial Center
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Shiro Kuma Sushi

Japanese, $$, San RafaelJapanese, $$San Rafael, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Marin Magazine

    Where To Eat: San Rafael

    Marin Magazine

Ikoi Sushi

Asian, $$, San RafaelAsian, $$San Rafael, Terra Linda
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Kamikaze Sushi Bar

Japanese, $$, San RafaelJapanese, $$San Rafael, Canal Waterfront
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Woking

Asian, $$, San RafaelAsian, $$San Rafael, North San Rafael Commercial Center
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Robata Grill & Sushi

Japanese, $$, Mill ValleyJapanese, $$Mill Valley, Bayfront/Enchanted Knolls/Shelter Ridge
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Marin Magazine

    Where To Eat: Mill Valley

    Marin Magazine
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Eating Healthy in Marin County

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Sushi To Dai For

Japanese, $$, San RafaelJapanese, $$San Rafael, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0
  • Marin Magazine

    Where To Eat: San Rafael

    Marin Magazine
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Eating Healthy in Marin County

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Oyama Sushi

Japanese, $$, GreenbraeJapanese, $$Greenbrae
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Sushi craving shouldn't be so tough. We pored over ratings for 28999 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Fairfax and 2955 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Marin Magazine and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Marin Magazine - Where To Eat: San Rafael, Marin Magazine - Where To Eat: Mill Valley and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Eating Healthy in Marin County. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • Enjoy tempura prawn handroll with Vinho Verde Rose

    For an elevated experience, pair your tempura prawn handroll with Vinho Verde Rose. This combination works particularly well because this white wine the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.


  • Pair Pinot Grigio with 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 complement to tuna maki


    When ordering tuna maki, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Albariño, a popular white wine.

Fun facts about Sushi

  • Who made the first sushi?

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

  • For the love of sushi

    If it’s June 18, then you best not forget to grab a little sushi for International Sushi Day.

  • A hefty price-tag

    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

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Fairfax. 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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