Discover the Best Sushi in Atlanta

Atlanta might have a reputation for its barbecue and fried chicken, but the city also serves some stunning Japanese dishes. Sushi, in particular, has become a beloved staple among Atlanta foodies. Although landlocked, Atlanta still has access to fresh fish daily. Downtown spots serve up exquisitely presented samplers in opulent surroundings, while Alpharetta restaurants focus on simplicity. But where can diners find the best sushi in Atlanta? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. We've put together this list of the best sushi in Atlanta according to experts who have nibbled on nigiri and raved over rolls right across Atlanta. From classic California rolls to complicated house specials, browse our list and discover the best sushi in Atlanta today.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Park Tavern, MF Bar, Benihana - Alpharetta, GA
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Japanese
Neighborhoods:Midtown, Alpharetta
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Park Tavern

$$$$·American·
Midtown
472 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups

Right on the corner of the awesome Meadow at Piedmont Park is a restaurant housed in a gorgeous 1905 stone building. Redolent with history, Park Tavern is an events space, specializing in fundraising,...

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MF Bar

$$$$·Japanese·
Alpharetta
527 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating

MF Bar is a slightly more relaxed sister venue to the original MF in Inman Park. Head north out of town towards Alpharetta to discover the same focus on amazing ingredients and flavor. The MF bar is a...

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Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

Benihana - Alpharetta, GA

$$$$·Japanese·
Alpharetta
1,715 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch

For those Japanese food fans sticking around Alpharetta, there’s the ever-popular Benihana. Benihana is one of those chains that’s remained popular for a reason. That reason is the combination of exce...

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Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

Tomo

$$$$·Japanese·
Buckhead
1,029 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

Regularly hailed as the spot for the best sushi in Atlanta, Tomo is a Buckhead gem. Diners love to go for the Omakase, a Japanese tasting experience that has found a real following across the States. ...

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Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

UMI

$$$$·Sushi·
Buckhead
2,178 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

Umi is the brainchild of a chef who has worked the Atlanta dining scene for many years. They know what both locals and tourists want when it comes to modern Japanese cuisine. This is a sleek, contempo...

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District M

$$$$·Sushi·
Sandy Springs
168 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

District M’s chef worked in the revered kitchens of both Umi and O-Ku. So, there’s some serious Atlanta Japanese dining heritage at this Sandy Springs restaurant. Much of the fish here comes straight ...

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Taka Sushi

$$$$·Japanese·
Buckhead
452 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List

Taka Sushi and Passion describes itself perfectly as this restaurant is full of real passion for Japanese cuisine. The chef is a local personality, and that personality shows in big flavors. These inc...

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Best Food in Atlanta / Georgia

MF Sushi- Atlanta

$$$$·Japanese·
Inman Park
694 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Bar Seating

MF sushi is one of those places to go when celebrating something special. This restaurant is possibly one of the most “upmarket” on our list, set in the beautiful neighborhood of Inman Park in sleek s...

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Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

The One Sushi +

$$$$·Sushi·
Brookhaven
382 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating

For those that don’t take life (or their food) too seriously, The One Sushi + is the place to be. Everything is a little tongue in cheek here. Favorites include Bang Bang Shrimp, Yellowtail Jalapeno S...

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Nakato 'Sushi Bar and Regular Dining' Japanese Restaurant

$$$$·Sushi·
Midtown
408 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays

A little north of Piedmont Heights lies a Japanese restaurant with real heritage: Nakato, the oldest Japanese restaurant in Atlanta. Over four decades of experience in hibachi, washoku, sake, and of c...

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Romantic in Atlanta / Georgia

Taki Japanese Sushi & Hibachi Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Dunwoody
700 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Bar Seating

Lots of places have a sushi bar these days, but not everywhere has a 30 foot sushi bar serving up international seafood which is flown in daily. Taki is the crown jewel of the Perimeter Village Shoppi...

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Good for Groups in Atlanta / Georgia

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Atlanta, GA

$$$$·Japanese·
Midtown
840 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Happy Hour
  • Neighborhood Gem

Midtown is full of excellent eateries, yet some always manage to stand out against the competition. RA has kept its appeal with fans of Japanese cuisine by combining fun, flavor and amazing presentati...

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Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

Gyu-Kaku - Atlanta, GA

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
310 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion

Gyu-Kaku is anything but a traditional sushi joint. This social dining experience focuses on yakiniku, a type of Japanese barbecue grill. Guests each have a barbecue in the middle of their table and o...

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Hot Spot in Atlanta / Georgia
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Benihana - Atlanta - Buckhead, GA

$$$$·Japanese·
Buckhead
3,183 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-friendly

All branches of Benihana have the Hibachi, the communal grill that allows for a fun dining experience. But not everyone knows that Benihana also offers a fantastic range of sushi and sashimi, way beyo...

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Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

Fumi Hibachi and Sushi Bar

$$$$·Japanese·
Duluth
529 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies

There’s no escaping the aquatic theme as soon as guests enter this restaurant. Giant fish appear to swim across one wall, while models of traditional boats nestle into alcoves framed with raw stone. T...

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Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

O-Ku - Atlanta

$$$$·Asian·
Midtown
1,101 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date

O-Ku is a relatively new addition to the Westside Ironworks complex. The restaurant retains some of the industrial-chic ambiance that makes this West Midtown retail hotspot so popular. The original O-...

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Atlanta Fish Market

$$$$·Seafood·
Buckhead
11,915 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups

Sushi fans know that great sushi comes from the freshest seafood, so they should find the name of this Buckhead eatery very enticing indeed. Despite Atlanta being a landlocked city, the Fish Market ha...

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Catch 12

$$$$·American·
Downtown
754 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for Anniversaries

Head Downtown to the Twelve Centennial Park Hotel and discover one of the swankiest steak and seafood restaurants in town. This home of juicy steaks and crisp fries might not be the obvious choice for...

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