The 4 Best Sushi Restaurants Near Wellington

Updated: June 30, 2022

Hungry for fresh tuna and tasty salmon? Then these sushi spots in Wellington are for you! We analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the top options for sushi in Wellington. Treat yourself to an omakase experience or grab a takeout of nigiri from these featured restaurants.

Find the perfect Sushi spot

Sushi Fans Cafe

Japanese, $$, WellingtonJapanese, $$Wellington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Peppermint Thai & Sushi Restaurant

Thai, $$, Royal Palm BeachThai, $$Royal Palm Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Sticky Rice Thai & Sushi

Thai, $$, GreenacresThai, $$Greenacres
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi King

Asian, $$, Royal Palm BeachAsian, $$Royal Palm Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Sushi craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We analyzed 16795 Wellington restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Wellington restaurant reviews, and 790 lists and articles – looking closely at what had to say – and applied our boam magic. We cross-referenced with top lists, like . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.


The Poké Company, Lemongrass Asian Bistro, and Kabuki are the highest-rated spots for sushi delivery in Wellington.

The Poké Company, Sushi Fans Cafe, and Sushi Moto Asian have outdoor seating and sushi in Wellington.

The Poké Company, Sushi Moto Asian, and Lemongrass Asian Bistro are the highest-rated sushi spots for a pick-up order in Wellington.

The Poké Company, Sushi Fans Cafe, and Sushi Moto Asian are the highest-rated sushi spots to get a quick lunch in Wellington.

Kontiki Wine & Raw Bar is the highest-rated sushi spot that is good for a date night in Wellington.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • Pair Vinho Verde Rose with tempura prawn handroll

    A white wine, like Vinho Verde Rose, is a good partner drink to with tempura prawn handroll because the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.

  • The perfect match for tuna maki

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

  • 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.

Factoids about Sushi

  • Ready for some sushi?

    sushi is pretty tasty, to say the least, and Tim 'Eater X' Janus agrees. If you want to break their record for most pieces eaten in 6, you’re gonna have to help yourself to more than 141!

  • The most lavish nigiri

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

  • Name a more iconic duo: green tea & sushi

    If you’re gonna be eating sushi, then we’d advise washing it down with a nice green tea.

Parking tips

Parking in Wellington can be notoriously tough. 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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