Discover the Best Sushi in Atlanta

The OpenTable Team

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.

Restaurants:Park Tavern, MF Bar, Benihana - Alpharetta
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Japanese
Neighborhoods:Midtown, Alpharetta
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Park Tavern

$$$$·American·
Midtown
447 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
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, specialiRead more
82% recommended
Late Night Find in Atlanta / Georgia
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MF Bar

$$$$·Japanese·
Alpharetta
269 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
  • Fit for Foodies
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 flaRead more
93% recommended
Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

Benihana - Alpharetta

$$$$·Japanese·
Alpharetta
1,185 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
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 theRead more
Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

Tomo

$$$$·Japanese·
Buckhead
890 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
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 followingRead more
86% recommended
Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

UMI

$$$$·Sushi·
Buckhead
1,756 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • 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 Read more
97% recommended
Best Food in Atlanta / Georgia
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District M

$$$$·Sushi·
Sandy Springs
167 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays
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 Read more

Taka Sushi

$$$$·Japanese·
Buckhead
355 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Healthy
  • Neighborhood Gem
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 biRead more
90% recommended
Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

MF Sushi- Atlanta

$$$$·Japanese·
Inman Park
476 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
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 IRead more
100% recommended
Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia

The One Sushi +

$$$$·Sushi·
Brookhaven
306 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
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, YRead more
100% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Atlanta / Georgia

Nakato 'Sushi Bar and Regular Dining' Japanese Restaurant

$$$$·Sushi·
Midtown
311 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
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, wasRead more
100% recommended
Best Service in Atlanta / Georgia

Taki Japanese Sushi & Hibachi Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Dunwoody
599 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Kid-friendly
  • Authentic
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 PeriRead more
81% recommended
Kid Friendly in Atlanta / Georgia

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Atlanta

$$$$·Japanese·
Midtown
630 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
  • Bar Seating
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 anRead more

Gyu-Kaku - Atlanta, GA

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
219 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
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 Read more
91% recommended
Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia
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Benihana - Atlanta - Buckhead

$$$$·Japanese·
Buckhead
2,175 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
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 aRead more
Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia
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Fumi Hibachi and Sushi Bar

$$$$·Japanese·
Duluth
463 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
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 framRead more
90% recommended
Good for Groups in Atlanta / Georgia

O-Ku - Atlanta

$$$$·Asian·
Midtown
842 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
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 popuRead more
94% recommended
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Grand China

$$$$·Chinese·
Buckhead
46 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
Despite the name, Peachtree Road’s Grand China offers way more than standard Chinese cuisine. They also do a range of Thai and Japanese food, including a surprisingly well-stocked Read more
86% recommended

BUA Thai & Sushi

$$$$·Thai·
Brookhaven
430 reviews
  • Spicy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
It’s probably not an instinctive thing to go for sushi at a Thai restaurant, but diners won’t regret it if they head to BUA in Brookhaven. Despite the focus on authentic Thai cuisiRead more
100% recommended
Thai in Atlanta / Georgia

Atlanta Fish Market

$$$$·Seafood·
Buckhead
10,864 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
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 cityRead more
89% recommended
Most Booked in Atlanta / Georgia
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Catch 12

$$$$·American·
Downtown
716 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
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 thRead more
83% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Atlanta / Georgia