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The 9 Best Sushi Restaurants Near Pleasanton

Updated: October 6, 2021

Do you love sashimi and temaki? Then you’ll love our picks for the best sushi spots in Pleasanton. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best sushi in Pleasanton. Wash down California and rainbow rolls with a fresh Asian beer at our favorite restaurants below.

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Wayne's Sushi Bistro

Japanese, $$, PleasantonJapanese, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Ume Sushi

Japanese, $$, PleasantonJapanese, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Meiko Sushi Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, PleasantonJapanese, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Senro Sushi

Japanese, $$, PleasantonJapanese, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Nishiki Sushi

Japanese, $$, PleasantonJapanese, $$Pleasanton
Google: 3.6
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Tommy Katsu

Japanese, $$, LivermoreJapanese, $$Livermore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Wasabi Bistro

Japanese, $$, LivermoreJapanese, $$Livermore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Amakara

Japanese, $$, DublinJapanese, $$Dublin
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Kawa Sushi Japanese Cuisine

Japanese, $$, LivermoreJapanese, $$Livermore
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Pleasanton. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across Pleasanton, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • 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.


  • Pair 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.


  • A next-level match for Negitoro roll

    Experts often pair Negitoro roll with a glass of Sapporo Lager, a popular beer.

Fun facts about Sushi

  • A big feat in 2016

    At 9,332 feet 8 inches, the sushi roll that was made by Tamana Otawara Festival Executive Committee in Japan was an amazing feat.

  • Celebrating a love for sushi

    Looking for an excuse to have sushifor breakfast, lunch, and dinner? International Sushi Day, celebrated every June 18, is the perfect opportunity to indulge in as much sushi as you can handle!

  • The most expensive nigiri

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

Parking info

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