Best Sushi in Chicago

Sushi

by Sylvia Stanley

Sushi can turn any night into a memorable one. Diving into sushi rolls filled with shrimp, crab, or salmon quickly becomes a seafood lover’s paradise. Chicago has the best sushi to offer you as you scour restaurants to satisfy your sushi cravings.

Arami

1829 West Chicago Avenue

Arami

Arami sets the bar high when it comes to great sushi and you will not be disappointed. The sushi rolls and sashimi bring a burst of flavor to your mouth.

Fresh seafood packed with garlic, truffle, and pickled items will have you hooked in no time. Enjoy sushi rolls filled with sea bass, salmon, and tuna. If you are adventurous, try sushi rolls filled with squid, eel, or octopus.

Elite Japanese cuisine is always found at Arami.

Kai Zan

2557 West Chicago Avenue

Kai Zan

For a creative perspective on a traditional Omakase style meal, check out Kai Zan where inspired tastes come to life. Authentic Japanese food is heightens your taste sensations as you enjoy well prepared sushi.

The signature Eskimo Cloud is crafted from oysters wrapped in escolar with pickled wasabi and Tabasco foam. Enjoy new inventions of scallops wrapped in salmon and uni shooters with ponzu and quail egg. Creativity collides with tradition at Kai Zan.

Juno Sushi

2638 North Lincoln Avenue

Juno Sushi

The sushi at Juno Sushi can stand alone and makes a statement with delicious seasonings. The sushi is meant to be enjoyed as it is garnished with yuzu, truffle, lemon, sesame, or charred mayo. No other sauces required.

Traditional maki such as tuna, spicy tuna, salmon, spicy salmon, or negi hamachi are served. Juno Sushi also has signature sushi such as crisp saki containing unagi eggroll and spicy salmon. The veggie roll has asparagus, kampyo, and avocado.

Naoki Sushi

2300 North Lincoln Park West

Naoki Sushi

Providing you with Japanese cuisine that is elegant with style and traditional presentation, Naoki Sushi designs memorable sushi for all seasons.

Sashimi raw plates bring a variety of tastes to the table with salmon, lobster, and scallops to choose from. Browse the classic selections filled with hotate scallop, sake salmon, and hamachi yellowtail. The rainbow maki consists of crab, tuna, salmon, hamachi, cucumber, and avocado.

Coast Sushi Bar

2045 North Damen Avenue, 1700 South Michigan Avenue

Coast Sushi Bar

Have a lively experience as you enjoy quality sushi that brings bold flavors to the taste buds and leaves you desiring more at Coast Sushi Bar. Innovative new Japanese cuisine highlights the Coast Sushi Bar.

A wide array of sushi entrées is on the menu and leaves no doubt there is a sushi item for everyone. The tekka don brings robust flavor with red tuna on sushi rice and miso. Mixed tempura comes with shrimp and vegetables. The Maine maki has lobster in ginger mayo with scallion, salmon roe and cucumber.

Macku Sushi

2239 North Clybourn Avenue

Macku Sushi

Creating and crafting sushi is an art form at Macku Sushi. If you desire your sushi to be presented in a sophisticated style, Macku Sushi is just right for you. Innovation and creativity adorn the sushi selections so you might not even want to eat your sushi because it looks so good.

The suziku roll is made with striped bass, foie gras, ohba, and pickled onions. For a strong flavor, try the hokkigai roll consisting of surf clam, butter-fried garlic, and yuzu juice. The unagi maki has barbequed eel, which is electric. The selection at Macku Sushi is vast and you will have to come back multiple times to try each sushi roll.

There is no need to wander the streets of Chicago aimlessly looking for sushi cuisine that inspires you. Presenting Japanese cuisine is a fashionable and hand crafted style, Chicago provides a wide variety of sushi restaurants with innovative atmospheres.