Discover the Best Sushi in Houston

The OpenTable Team

Sushi might not be the first cuisine that comes to mind when thinking about Houston's food scene, but ask any local about dining in the city and they will surely mention its vastness. This is the fourth most populous place in the United States, where every global cuisine is represented. Plus, Houston's a port city with immediate access to the freshest seafood from the Gulf and beyond. So, where are Houstonians going when they get a sushi craving? We’ve pulled data to find the best sushi spots among our diners. From fusions to classic sashimi, here are the sushi places to check out in Space City.

Restaurants:Uni Sushi, Nobu Houston, MF Sushi
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Sushi, Japanese
Neighborhoods:The Woodlands, Galleria / Uptown, Midtown / Montrose

Uni Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
The Woodlands
261 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Bar Seating
  • Creative Cuisine
Uni Sushi, established in The Woodlands in 2006, bills itself Asian-European fusion, yet its lengthy sushi list features plenty of nigiri and sashimi for purists as well as those hRead more

Nobu Houston

$$$$·Japanese·
Galleria / Uptown
713 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
With the 2018 opening of Nobu at the Galleria, Houston claimed its own spot in the famous international sushi empire built upon the concept of Peruvian-Japanese fusion. Diners who Read more
82% recommended
Japanese in Houston
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MF Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
Midtown / Montrose
919 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
When chef brothers Chris and Alex Kinjo opened MF Sushi in Houston's Museum District in 2015, it caused a stir among diners familiar with their previous local venue and acclaimed oRead more
96% recommended
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RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Houston Highland Village

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
367 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant in Houston Highland Village has been successful enough to launch a second location at CityCentre, proof that locals love the stylish sushi spot's blend of tRead more
87% recommended
Late Night Find in Houston

Sozo Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
Galleria / Uptown
103 reviews
  • Quick Bite
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
Sozo Sushi presents a bright, open space complete with sleek sushi bar, fully stocked bar, and delightful city views from coveted tables on the second-story balcony. The popular niRead more
100% recommended
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Uchi Houston

$$$$·Sushi·
Midtown / Montrose
2,778 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Since it opened in a historic Westheimer space in 2012 (an offshoot of the popular original in Austin), Uchi has always been a strong contender for the best sushi in Houston. With Read more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Houston
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Ka Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
Heights / Washington
102 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
The lunch and dinner menus at KA Sushi in the Heights offer an enticing handful of appetizers, shared plates and hot-rock entrees, but the main focus is on classic sushi. A comprehRead more
88% recommended

The Blue Fish - Washington

$$$$·Japanese·
Heights / Washington
286 reviews
  • Casual
  • Business Meals
  • Creative Cuisine
The Blue Fish on Washington Avenue is the second Houston location for the popular Dallas-based chain that's been perfecting its sushi, Asian fusion entrees, and craft cocktails forRead more
92% recommended
Healthy in Houston
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The Fish

$$$$·Japanese·
Midtown / Montrose
91 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
Since its opening in 2002, The Fish in Midtown has achieved a pleasing balance of fresh, high-quality sushi and reasonable prices, earning it many loyal customers. The menu leans tRead more
100% recommended
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EurAsia Fusion Sushi

$$$$·Japanese·
West Side
46 reviews
Among the standout sections of EurAsia Fusion Sushi's menu is its sake offerings. These include fruit-flavored sakes by the glass or bottle, warm and cold carafes, and a list of teRead more
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Blue Onyx Bistro

$$$$·Seafood·
Galleria / Uptown
435 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
At Blue Onyx Bistro, an upscale pan-Asian restaurant near the Galleria, sushi shares the culinary focus with top-quality, beautifully presented steaks and seafood. This certainly dRead more
91% recommended
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Zen Japanese Izakaya

$$$$·Japanese·
River Oaks
33 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
With a Japanese-trained chef and loyal Japanese expat clientele, Zen Japanese Izakaya in River Oaks specializes in authentic sushi and sashimi. Its lengthy menu, which features nooRead more
100% recommended
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KUU Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
West Side
736 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
At the helm of Kuu Restaurant is chef Adison Lee, a Nobu alum who trained under Nobu Matsuhisa. Lee has created a modern menu blending classic and contemporary Japanese creations uRead more
94% recommended
Japanese in Houston

Keeper Japanese Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·Japanese·
Sugar Land / Missouri City
159 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
  • Great for Lunch
At Keeper Japanese Restaurant and Bar, a spacious and stylish lunch, dinner, and happy hour spot in Sugar Land, Chef Keeper Lin keeps his focus on variety. The result is a compreheRead more
100% recommended
Good for Groups in Houston
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Roka Akor - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River Oaks
772 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Roka Akor, a global chain of upscale Japanese steakhouses that also offer some mean sushi, opened a sleek and shiny venue in a Houston high-rise in 2017. Among many impressive culiRead more
99% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Houston

Aka Sushi House

$$$$·Sushi·
Upper Kirby / Shepherd Corridor
Taking its inspiration from a Japanese izakaya (pub), Aka Sushi House specializes in small plates that inspire sharing, and has become famous in Houston for its “reverse” happy houRead more
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Osaka Japanese Restaurant - Westheimer

$$$$·Japanese·
Midtown / Montrose
Osaka Japanese Restaurant has three locations in the Houston area — Westheimer, Bellaire, and Sugar Land — testament to the popularity of its classical Japanese sushi tweaked to suRead more
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Sushi Jin

$$$$·Sushi·
Energy Corridor
Regulars at Sushi-Jin, a West Side gem hidden in a strip mall, rave about the impeccably fresh, highest-quality fish and seafood its chefs expertly transform into what's certainly Read more
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Wagyu Hibachi Sushi Bar

$$$$·Hibachi·
Galleria / Uptown
21 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
Wagyu Hibachi and Sushi Bar in the West University area offers a casual vibe and specializes in hibachi, creative maki rolls, and handcrafted cocktails. The all-day menu is a la caRead more
82% recommended
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