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Discover the Best Sushi in Nashville

The OpenTable Team

If there's one thing that people know about Nashville, it's that this Tennessee city is the capital of country music. People from all over make the pilgrimage each year to listen to live music at the legendary Grand Ole Opry or to soak up the honky-tonk culture of Broadway—the main drag downtown. What people might not realize is that Nashville has made a name for itself as a foodie destination. There are dozens and dozens of standout restaurants in a huge range of cuisines, especially when it comes to Japanese. We’ve looked at our data to find the best sushi restaurants in Nashville. Here are the top spots in Music City.

Restaurants:Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse - Nashville, Sunda - Nashville, Nama Sushi Bar - Elliston
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse, Contemporary Asian, Sushi
Neighborhoods:Nashville, West End
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Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse - Nashville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Nashville
2,761 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
It may be called a steakhouse, but one of the things that Jack Ruby's Steakhouse is best known for is its sushi. Diners rave about the sushi selection on the menu here, which incluRead more
94% recommended
Best Overall in Nashville

Sunda - Nashville

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Nashville
698 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Sunda has a wide and varied Asian fusion menu, but the restaurant is beloved because of its sushi. Diners can choose to order nigiri or sashimi. Or, they can choose from the restauRead more
90% recommended

Nama Sushi Bar - Elliston

$$$$·Sushi·
West End
166 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
  • Casual
The sushi rolls at Nama are markedly large, none with fewer than eight pieces in the roll. They're also creative and contain ingredients people don't usually include in sushi, likeRead more
100% recommended

Virago

$$$$·Japanese·
Tennessee
1,571 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Virago prides itself on providing diners with experiential dining. The restaurant focuses on robata and sushi, so diners come here for a variety of traditional Japanese dishes. TheRead more
95% recommended
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Suzy Wong's House of Yum

$$$$·Asian·
Nashville
1,342 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot
Suzy Wong's House of Yum is an Asian fusion restaurant, but they also serve some of the best sushi in Nashville. The selection of sushi they offer is limited: there's a crunchy shrRead more
89% recommended
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Ninki Japnese Sushi Steahouse

$$$$·Sushi·
Nashville
Diners in town consider Ninki to be one of the restaurants for the best sushi in Nashville that also features hibachi grills. People who eat here can order from a long sushi menu tRead more
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Toyama Japanese Steak House

$$$$·Japanese·
Nashville
Toyama serves some of the best sushi in Nashville but is technically a steakhouse. Diners can expect to find a traditional sushi menu, as well as assorted entrees featuring meat, nRead more
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Sonobana Japanese Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Nashville
Sushi lovers agree that one of the best sushi restaurants in Nashville is Sonobana. This restaurant is nondescript and located in a strip mall. However, the food is consistently imRead more
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Dear Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
Nashville
Dear Sushi is a popular takeout spot for some of the best sushi in Nashville. Casual and minimally decorated inside, it's also a place for sushi that's dependably fresh and affordaRead more
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Samurai sushi

$$$$·Japanese·
Nashville
Samurai Sushi consistently wins awards for having the best sushi in Nashville. The sushi menu here contains classics like the Philadelphia roll and the crunchy shrimp roll. It alsoRead more
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Midori Restaurant

$$$$·Korean·
Nashville
For a fusion restaurant that offers sushi in addition to a huge variety of other dishes, check out Midori Japanese Korean Restaurant. Like its name suggests, the menu focuses on thRead more
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Sushi Yobi-demonbreun

$$$$·Sushi·
Nashville
Visitors to Nashville who want to refuel while exploring Music Row should check out Sushi Yobi, a small sushi restaurant on Demonbreun Street. Sushi Yobi has a large selection of tRead more
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Koto Sushi Bar

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown
One of Downtown Nashville's best sushi restaurants is Koto Sushi Bar. While the size of the restaurant is small, the sushi packs a big punch, and diners can select from a long menuRead more
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Mikado Japanese Steakhouse

$$$$·Japanese·
Nashville
Mikado is one of the oldest operating Japanese restaurants in Nashville, and it has been in business since 1982. There's a reason that the restaurant has been around for so long: TRead more
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