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The 10 Best Sushi Restaurants Near South Lake Union, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Do you love sashimi and temaki? Then you’ll love our picks for the best sushi spots in South Lake Union. We analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the top options for sushi in South Lake Union. Enjoy South Lake Union’s best vegan rolls and sushi bowls paired with green tea at these great sushi bars!

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I Love Sushi On Lake Union

Japanese, $$, South Lake UnionJapanese, $$Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2016

    The Definitive Guide to Finding the Best Sushi in Seattle

    Thrillist, 2016
  • Seattle Magazine, 2015

    The Best Sushi Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2015

Teinei

Japanese, $$, South Lake UnionJapanese, $$Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    The Top Asian Dumplings in Seattle

    Eater, 2019
  • Seattle Magazine, 2018

    The Best Ramen in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2018

If you travel further

Shiro's

Japanese, $$$$, BelltownJapanese, $$$$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    17 Notable Destinations for Sensational Sushi in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • Visit Seattle

    Where is Seattle’s best sushi?

    Visit Seattle

Momiji

Japanese, $$, Capitol HillJapanese, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    17 Notable Destinations for Sensational Sushi in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • Seattle Magazine, 2015

    The Best Sushi Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2015

Sushi Kappo Tamura

Japanese, $$$, EastlakeJapanese, $$$Seattle, Eastlake
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    17 Notable Destinations for Sensational Sushi in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • Seattle Magazine, 2018

    The Best Sushi in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2018

Japonessa Sushi Cocina

Japanese, $$, DowntownJapanese, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Sushi in Seattle

    Foursquare
  • CultureTrip, 2016

    The Best Sushi And Seafood In Seattle

    CultureTrip, 2016

Moon Tree Sushi And Tapas

Japanese, $$, UptownJapanese, $$Seattle, Uptown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2019

    The Best Sushi Restaurants In Seattle

    Infatuation, 2019
  • Trip 101, 2019

    Top 10 Sushi Restaurants In Seattle, Washington

    Trip 101, 2019

Umi Sake House

Japanese, $$, BelltownJapanese, $$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2016

    The Definitive Guide to Finding the Best Sushi in Seattle

    Thrillist, 2016
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Sushi in Seattle

    Foursquare

Shiki Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Lower Queen AnneJapanese, $$Seattle, Lower Queen Anne
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2015

    The Best Sushi Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2015
  • USA Today

    10Best - Exotic Japanese Culinary Adventures at Seattle Eateries

    USA Today

Tamari Bar

Japanese, $$, Capitol HillJapanese, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    29 Seattle Japanese Restaurants That Won’t Let You Down

    SeattleMet, 2019
  • Infatuation, 2020

    The Seattle Hit List: The Best New Restaurants In Seattle

    Infatuation, 2020

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We pored over ratings for 10951 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1286 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Infatuation, Seattle Magazine and SeattleMet had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Infatuation - The Seattle Hit List: The Best New Restaurants In Seattle, Seattle Magazine - The Best Ramen in Seattle and SeattleMet - 29 Seattle Japanese Restaurants That Won’t Let You Down. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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