Discover the Best Sushi in Phoenix

The OpenTable Team

Bustling Phoenix has a standout dining scene in the Southwestern United States, including a long list of authentic sushi restaurants. Founded in 1867, Phoenix has grown into a popular destination for outdoor activities due to its average of 300 days of sunshine per year. Phoenix and the surrounding area attract people from all walks of life and backgrounds. This melting pot of cultures and cuisines creates the perfect environment for sushi restaurants ranging from traditional to trendy. Southwest influence comes through in surprising ways. So where do Phoenix sushi lovers eat out? Our Tastemaker List reveals the best sushi in Phoenix, with the help of OpenTable data pulled from thousands of eateries. Authentic Japanese flavors get transformed through the southwestern influence, leading to smoky, spicy and surprising sushi. Take a look at this list and book the best restaurants around.

Restaurants:Nobuo at Teeter House, Sushi Roku - Scottsdale, Pure Sushi Scottsdale
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Japanese, Sushi
Neighborhoods:Downtown Phoenix, Old Town Scottsdale, North Scottsdale
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Nobuo at Teeter House

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown Phoenix
811 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Nobuo lives a double life. During the day, it's a sophisticated tea house. At night, it turns into a trendy izakaya hot spot in downtown Phoenix. The chef-owner of the restaurant, Read more
100% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Phoenix / Arizona
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Sushi Roku - Scottsdale

$$$$·Sushi·
Old Town Scottsdale
879 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Sushi Roku is a trendy and lively spot with a menu that hits all the high points of Japanese cuisine. The Roku Signature Style Sushi is a high-end delight to the taste buds, and thRead more
85% recommended

Pure Sushi Scottsdale

$$$$·Sushi·
North Scottsdale
685 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Chic and elegant barely touch the surface of the Pure dining experience. The inspired menu and beautiful atmosphere make a visit to this restaurant a true treat. The seafood is so Read more
86% recommended

OBON Sushi + Bar + Ramen - Scottsdale Quarter

$$$$·Creative Japanese·
Scottsdale Quarter/Kierland Commons
186 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Obon does an excellent job at riding the line between upscale and casual dining, with an inviting atmosphere that's backed by a seriously delicious menu. The sushi menu is creativeRead more
94% recommended

KASAI non-Teppanyaki

$$$$·Japanese·
North Scottsdale
94 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Bar Seating
  • Creative Cuisine
Kasai is a sophisticated Japanese restaurant featuring teppanyaki tables, Asian fusion entrees and plenty of options on the sushi menu. They do a great job at representing the clasRead more
95% recommended
Japanese in Phoenix / Arizona

Kyoto Scottsdale

$$$$·Japanese·
Old Town Scottsdale
136 reviews
  • Kid-friendly
  • Fun
  • Neighborhood Gem
Every bite a guest takes at Kyoto is steeped in tradition, as represented through recipes that were passed down for generations. The Japanese dishes on the menu offer authentic flaRead more
Kid Friendly in Scottsdale

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - North Scottsdale

$$$$·Japanese·
Scottsdale Quarter/Kierland Commons
250 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
RA Sushi is a national sushi bar chain that focuses on creating a contemporary experience through unique sushi, an extensive drink menu and other Japanese dishes. The atmosphere isRead more
100% recommended
Japanese in Phoenix / Arizona

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Scottsdale Old Town

$$$$·Japanese·
Old Town Scottsdale
156 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
RA Sushi Restaurant has a trendy atmosphere featuring creative sushi, Japanese-inspired entrees and unique cocktails. This restaurant offers the perfect happy hour experience and iRead more
Hot Spot in Scottsdale

Benihana - Scottsdale

$$$$·Japanese·
Scottsdale Quarter/Kierland Commons
1,953 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
Benihana is best known for bringing the hibachi communal dining experience to an international stage, but this chain restaurant doesn't forget to offer plenty of sushi selections. Read more
Japanese in Phoenix / Arizona

Benihana - Chandler

$$$$·Japanese·
Chandler
2,382 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Benihana is a global Japanese chain that started in 1964. It offers a family-friendly environment that's excellent for social activities, as the communal hibachi grill tables bringRead more
Japanese in Phoenix / Arizona

Yasu Sushi Bistro

$$$$·Seafood·
Central Phoenix
This upscale Japanese bistro has a lot to offer sushi lovers. The chef-owner Yasu Hashino gets his fish from the Tokyo fish market, allowing him to bring in the highest-quality ingRead more
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Shimogamo Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Chandler
244 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for a Date
Shimogamo is an excellent selection for sushi enthusiasts. This fine dining experience presents a polished menu of sushi featuring difficult-to-find ingredients and a creative flaiRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Phoenix / Arizona

Roka Akor - Scottsdale

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Scottsdale
2,204 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Roka Akor is a high-end Japanese restaurant with an unusual centerpiece - a giant Robata grill. This type of grill is designed to create incredibly high temperatures to add smokineRead more
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Phoenix / Arizona

Sakana Sushi & Grill

$$$$·Sushi·
Mesa
Sakana Sushi and Grill is a locally owned chain that was established in 1994. This casual dining experience offers a solid selection of sushi, sashimi, and nigiri. Everything from Read more
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Harumi Sushi

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown Phoenix
1 review
  • Casual
  • Healthy
  • Worth the Drive
Harumi creates some of the most eye catching sushi, due to the purple rice that they use for their rolls. This color comes from Forbidden black rice. That's not the only thing thisRead more
100% recommended
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Tokyo Lobby Sushi and Grill

$$$$·Sushi·
Glendale / Peoria
Tokyo Lobby is a neighborhood favorite that keeps people coming back through the long sushi menu and the talented chefs. They cover more than the standard sushi and nigiri optionsRead more
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Yen Sushi & Sake Bar

$$$$·Sushi·
Desert Ridge
This highly-regarded Glendale sushi restaurant goes above and beyond to make the experience great. One feature that sushi lovers will appreciate is the fresh wasabi to go along witRead more
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