Sushi Sasa
Sushi Sasa

Sushi Sasa

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://sushisasa.com/
  • Phone: 3034337272
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch
    Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm

    Happy Hour:
    Every Day 5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Dinner
    Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
    Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese
  • Executive Chef: Wayne Conwell
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please contact us directly regarding catering events.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 15th and Platte
  • Public Transit: Union Station (.5 miles follow walking bridges/through Common's Park to Platte St)
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Thursday, Friday, & Saturday - Complimentary Valet located north/west side of the building.
    Weekday evenings - Private lot available with over seventy five spots, located on the north/west side of the building.
    Lunch is limited parking in shared lot. Street parking recommended.
A word from Sushi Sasa
Sushi Sasa is designed to offer Denver the opportunity to enjoy Traditional and "New Style" Japanese cuisine harmoniously beneath one roof. The seasonal, healthy, beautiful and affordable tasting menu compliments the fully functioning sushi bar bridging the gap between East coast innovation and West coast charm. Bilingual chefs man the sushi bar at the rear of the zen-like space and offer up exotic fish and produce from around the world with the heart of the cuisine remaining Japanese. With a wonderful sake and wine list and a cozy downstairs lounge, Sushi Sasa is a perfect place for a business lunch or a nice dinner with friends.
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Sushi Sasa reviews from OpenTable diners
147 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (76)special occasion (74)neighborhood gem (61)romantic (53)hot spot (46)good for groups (33)great for lunch (26)kid-friendly (7)late-night find (6)great for outdoor dining (5)notable wine list (5)scenic view (2)vibrant bar scene (2)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • sushi sasa
    sushime
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    great atmosphere, however actual fish is lacking - of course, I'm comparing against sushi den, so, full disclosure
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • One of Denver's best
    2combs
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Food was wonderful. Service was the best. Jason took care of us and left nothin to want. Very $$$ but worth it for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LOVED IT!
    gpd9712
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Recommended by a friend and we were NOT disappointed. The food was fresh and delicious! We will definitely be back. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious!
    meg303
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The sushi and appetizers were absolutely phenomenal. We ordered the grilled artichoke and shiromiso to start and then a mix of sashimi and maki. The fish was fresh and flavorful and the artichoke was out of this world. If I lived in Denver, I would eat here at least once a week.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Salmon tartare roll
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Get it! We started with the grilled artichoke and moved on to A LOT of sushi. It was all delicious but the salmon tartare roll really stood out. Our only complaint was that our nigiri came about 20 minutes after our sushi rolls (even after 2 people said "they were on their way"). Otherwise, an awesome dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Spectacular!
    ReeZee
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    My husband and I finally decided to try Sushi Sasa out after we could not get a reservation at another local hot sushi spot. We were amazed at the quality of the food, the service and the location itself - valet parking is provided, so that part was great as well. We are sushi snobs.......and this met every expectation and surpassed our hopes. We will be back all the time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Group Lunch
    MrMiner
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Every Labor Day for the past 4 years a group of 10-12 have gone for lunch before the shows in Commerce City. We always get great food and service and is truly a lunch we look forward too each year. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best sushi in Denver
    labmom
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Restaurant has a nice relaxing ambiance, and is quiet to carry on conversations. Our table ordered most items on the menu, and every item from sushi to tempura to soup was spectacular! The servers were also very attentive and friendly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    My wife and I had a very nice meal. We love Sashimi / Sushi and Sushi Sasa had really nice fresh fish. They will also substitute brown for white rice for a nominal fee.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Friend get together
    MikeD
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    My GF and I have been to Sushi Sasa a few times before and have never been disappointed. This time we met a friend for dinner and was a little surprised at how the menu has changed. Some good changes, some not so great. First was the change to the prepared food menu - some really good choices have been added and they were very flavorful. Downside was the portions were ridiculously small for the price. Most notably was the Filet Mignon Bento box. For $24 you only get about 2 ounces of beef (in tiny cubes) and not a whole lot else except a standard sized bowl of rice and small pieces of red pepper, mushroom and onion - ON A SKEWER. IMO that is not a Bento box. Second - the sushi menu has changed considerably with fewer choices but still good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sushi Sasa - De-Lish!
    LivingLoDo
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I would recommend the Diablo roll. Service was great! Drinks are super expensive.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sushi sasa is Great!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Great sushi and sashimi. great ambiance and service
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always great sushi
    EvergreenDinerVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Whenever we're in the mood for great sushi, we head to Sushi Sasa. The sushi and rolls are exceptional as are their salads and cocktails.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • basement
    BBender
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Since we had a group of 7 - it felt like we were eating in a dungeon after two flights of stairs down. Food was great and service was attentive.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Meh, poorly rolled sushi
    nonfoodie
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The place was packed but luckily we had a reservation and they were able to seat us right away. The service was very slow, my dish came out after my dining party was nearly 1/2 way finished with their meals. We had four rolls at the table and each one was rolled such that the pieces fell apart when we tried to pick them up. The sushi combos seemed to the best choice with lots of options and excellent presentation (not to mention they came out about 10minutes before any sushi rolls). There was about a 30 minute wait from order to delivery of the first dish which is unusual in a sushi restaurant, in my experience. I've had better sushi and better service so just, meh.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent food, fantastic Service
    sushimonster
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We ate with you last Saturday and everything was fantastic. The service was far beyond anything I expected and it really made the night for me. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Just Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Service was awesome. Our waiter was so attentive and nice even with explaining various things we did not know about on the menu. He also recommended a snow grab sushi with caviar...incredible. I will return to this restaurant as soon as I can it is one of my new favorites.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great sushi
    bjpatty
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The interiors and agreement dining areas each have their own atmosphere, very simple and sophisticated. Their rolls are quite simply, awesome. Parking the the neighborhood had always been pretty easy and reserving a table through open table makes it super simple.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Funsizeworld
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Always amazing The service from the host stand on is great and it has a neighborhood feel where they remember you at the sushi bar and you can tell the staff loves working there. The food has been consistently fantastic every time and I crave it always. I save up for weeks to go as much as possible. One of the best sushi places in Denver.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Solid Sushi Experience
    MyFoodOpinion
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    As good as we have found in Denver (and my wife is from Japan)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sushi Sasa is Fantastic!!!!!!
    SushiLover
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    I go to Sushi Sasa every time I'm in Denver. It is the BEST SUSHI in Denver. If you like extradordinary Sushi, this is the place. if you just like Rolls, it is great as well. Sushi Sasa is the place to go to expand your Sushi tastes. Try something different, you will love it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • sushilovers25
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We have been to Sushi Sasa before and have always been very pleased with the food and the service. This time we were particularly pleased with our server Nathan. He was very attentive and helpful with our choices. All of this made for a delightful evening. We will return of course.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of my favs
    Poreo
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The sushi is as fresh as you can get in Denver. We ordered a combination of sushi, sashimi and nigiri which was perfect for our group of five and was fantastic. We didn't care for the chocolate mousse but the the lemon cheesecake was delicious. Service was on point. The evening was very enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I love this place!
    BeeHoney
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Everything was delicious! A bit pricey, but hey, it's sushi. I wouldn't want to go to a cheap sushi restaurant for fear they have skimped on the quality or freshness of the fish. Dishes are creative but still respects the tradition of sushi by not going too avant garde or weird. The presentation is beautiful. I am pretty picky about sushi and there aren't many places in Denver I would return to after one visit. This is one restaurant I will absolutely revisit again and again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great sushi night!
    MichaelVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We were staying in Denver for a couple of nights, and I wanted good sushi. I saw Westword's list of top 10 sushi places. Sushi Den was #2--I've already been there a few times. Most of the other spots seemed to be in strip malls--probably very good, but I wanted more than a strip mall location. This place was rated #1. And, IMHO, it deserves the ranking. Great food, interesting choices. It was a great sushi night out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Sushi in Denver
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    This is by far the best sushi in Denver with a prime location and wonderful atmosphere
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best sushi in town
    Sushserv
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Amazing sushi , not so good service. The price is good and the chefs are quick and professional. Out waiter wasn't very good though.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • really inadequate service
    DWS1VIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I had looked forward to dining at Sushi Sasa. The experience was marred by mediocre/bad service. I have always been forgiving of wait staff. But this evening it was almost funny how much was gotten wrong. We ordered a bottle of Saki only to have our waiter return to let us know it was unavailable. We ordered a second bottle. Again he returned to let us know that that was also unavailable. When our third choice was delivered it was not cold and he didn't pour it. The first appetizer was delivered (a delicious sushi dish) but it arrived without the rice crackers which took a long time to get. And so it went. None of the subsequent courses came with an associated narrative. I felt the waitstaff did not know the menu.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First Sushi Experience
    Michnmak
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    This was a birthday dinner for my cousin......this is her favorite restaurant. It was wonderful....tried the Sea Bass and a Dragon roll, which was perfect for a newby.....
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great spot
    DPRBreck
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    It's not your typical sushi place, no cats with arms swinging, no photos of sushi, and definitely no boats. I'd say this place keeps pace with Sushi Den as one of the best in Denver. Skip Hapa and it's bro crowd, and bring a date to this place. I wouldn't say t-shirt and shorts, this place has white table cloths and a very clean and spartan atmosphere, which I think makes it feel a little calm if not bland. But the food takes over from there. Highly recommend letting the staff guide you on the best choices. It is expensive but worth it. $100 for two, but being used to paying ridiculous prices for average food and sushi in Breck, I'm okay with that. Will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great specials
    Foodie
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    In addition to doing all the basics well, Sushi Sasa also features specials of less commonly found sushi. All were prepared perfectly.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great time!
    Rojas27
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    This was the second time at Sushi Sasa and it was amazing! The sushi is delicious our family from out of town said it was the best sushi they have ever had!! Awesome service as well. Defiantly one of our favorite spots!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sushi Sasa is always delicious!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    The food was incredible as always! However, the service was not as good as it normally is. The sushi came out at the same time as our salads, we had to wait several minutes for extra utensils and our after dinner drinks were completely forgotten about. We love Sushi Sasa overall and hope the subpar service was just a fluke.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food and Great Service
    cheesteaknfries
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    It's always been a great experience to dine at Sushi Sasa - food is always delicious and the staff is really awesome! I think this is the best sushi restaurant in town.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delish
    nickname
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Great date night spot, great sushi, but uncomfortable seats.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best sushi for a land locked state
    Idaman
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Delicious sushi, fresh fish , great wait staff and excellent front of house service . Salmon , yellowtail and stripped bass amazing . The macho sauce mixed with their take on a blonde eel sauce was a fantastic addition for rolls . The traditional miso seemed to have a hint of smokiness which suggest the use of homemade fish sauce possibly a bi-product of their in house smoked copper basin salmon . Light dessert options are a delightful way to end such a fine meal . It's difficult for most restaurants to execute a meal so flawlessly . Every time I return to denver sushi sasa will be in my opentable app. Reservations were painless and the area was friendly and buzzing . -Cheers Idaman
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great sushi, great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Our lunch was just what we needed after flying from NC. Stefan provided great service. The sashimi sushi was some of the best I've ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Unintentionally 3-course meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Had heard good things about this restaurant so made the drive to check it out. Table of 3. Our orders came out in 3 separate deliveries. Separated by 15-20 mins each. Service was spotty. Large booth filled up next to our small table taking the noise level up to a bothersome level. Sushi was not great either. Sushi Den's is much better but noise level there is worse. Won't be coming back.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • delightful!
    drewbull
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    while my service has never really been extraordinary at sasa, the food always has. the lighting suits a romantic dinner. most of the food is romantic in your mouth. don't pass on this spot!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Sushi Sasa
    Ckolla18
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    I frequent this place!! Great sushi, great ambiance and great location! Craving sushi and heading to the Highlands or going downtown for some fun! Then check this place out!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.