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The 5 Best Sushi Restaurants Near Central West End, St. Louis

Updated: May 2, 2022

If you’re longing for sushi in Central West End, this list of sensational sushi spots is just for you. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best sushi in Central West End. Treat yourself to an omakase experience or grab a takeout of nigiri from these featured restaurants.

Find the perfect Sushi spot

Blk Mkt Eats

Asian, $$, Central West EndAsian, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    4 top spots for sushi in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020

SUSHI KOI

Japanese, $$, Central West EndJapanese, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    4 top spots for sushi in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020

Kampai Sushi Bar

Japanese, $$, Central West EndJapanese, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Sushi in St Louis, MO

    Three Best Rated

Drunken Fish

Asian, $$, Central West EndAsian, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Indo

Asian, $$$, Botanical Heights (formerly McRee Town)Asian, $$$St. Louis, Botanical Heights (formerly McRee Town)
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    4 top spots for sushi in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Riverfront Times, 2019

    Best Sushi/Poke

    Riverfront Times, 2019

How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best Sushi in Central West End. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 5470 St. Louis restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 153 top lists and articles from the likes of Riverfront Times, Hoodline and Three Best Rated. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Riverfront Times - Best Sushi/Poke, Hoodline - 4 top spots for sushi in St. Louis and Three Best Rated - 3 Best Sushi in St Louis, MO. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten restaurants offer the best Sushi in St. Louis.

FAQ

There are 5 sushi spots in Central West End.

Blk Mkt Eats, SUSHI KOI, and Wasabi Sushi Bar are the highest-rated sushi spots for take-out in Central West End.

Blk Mkt Eats, SUSHI KOI, and Wasabi Sushi Bar are the highest-rated sushi spots for lunch in Central West End.

Blk Mkt Eats, SUSHI KOI, and Wasabi Sushi Bar are the highest-rated sushi spots for dinner in Central West End.

Blk Mkt Eats, SUSHI KOI, and Wasabi Sushi Bar are the highest-rated late-night spots for sushi in Central West End.

Drink pairing tips for Sushi

  • Vinho Verde Rose and 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.


  • Go for Pinot Grigio with salmon nigiri

    For an elevated experience, pair your salmon nigiri with Pinot Grigio. This combination works particularly well because this white wine doesn't overwhelm the dish.


  • Sapporo Lager with your Negitoro roll

    If your food palns include Sushi, then you should consider helping it along with some beer. We find that a Sapporo Lager, with its hits of hops, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Factoids about Sushi

  • Wallet breaking nigiri

    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?

  • A 2016-record from Japan

    In Japan, Tamana Otawara Festival Executive Committee made a sushi roll in 2016 that was an outstanding 9,332 feet 8 inches!

  • The go-to pairing

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

Parking in the area

Parking in Central West End can be a challenge. 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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