Mirai Sushi - Wicker Park

4.7
517 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Sushi
Open since 1999 Mirai Sushi has been a staple in Chicago for Sushi Lovers from locals to visitors from all over. Our Guests continue to come back for the signature dishes that have been so popular for all these years. We take much pride in knowing that our consistency continues to keep us in the bustling dining scene of Chicago.
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Delivery or takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Sushi, Japanese, Asian
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Hours of operation
Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Friday and Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm;

Closed Monday and Tuesday
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Phone number
(773) 862-8500
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Mirai Sushi can accommodate up to 20 guests for semi-private parties.
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Private party contact
Miae Lim: (312) 316-2400
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Catering
Please set up ahead of time, sushi and the regular menu are available.
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Cross street
Damen
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Parking details
Valet or street parking available.
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Public transit
Blue Line Ashland (Division)
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Additional
Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 517 People Are Saying
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1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is always amazing at Mirai, and as usual we were not disappointed! This is our favorite sushi place in the city.

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OT
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is great here! We have been coming since I was a kid! Most recently, we went with three kids under the age of 9 and a dog. The server was super accommodating and everybody had a wonderful time eating outside. The food is so creative and still some of the best sushi in the city!

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AO
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 5

A friend recommended the place and said the sushi was amazing. In my opinion, the sushi was OKAY. Nothing to boast about. The ambiance was great! Drinks were really good (I had a Tokyo mule). I ordered the spicy tuna and eel maki and they were both okay. As far as going back there, I’m not sure. Maybe for a date night because it’s so pretty.

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AJ
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

A bit pricey for the items that came out sizewise compared to sushi places with similar items, that being said it was all very well made and delicious

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TC
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best Sushi in Chicago. Absolutely the freshest fish you can find.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always consistent food which is high quality. Getting pricier

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have dined at Mirai for over eight years now. This was my first time back in over a year and it didn’t disappoint. The sushi and cocktails are always top notch. I do remember from years ago, when ordering a martini there would be extra in the shaker and it was left at the table; maybe bring that back 😉

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r
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Out standing! We really enjoyed it very much as will return when I get in town . Cheers to all

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LP
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Mirai was a favorite for us when they were fist open, we've moved to the suburbs and haven't been in in years, we took our family here for our Daughters high school graduation celebration dinner ... we were very happy to find that it's how we remember! we told our server Megan A what we like and don't like and that our Daughter is vegetarian ... she brought us many wonderful, delicious , innovative dishes we honestly loved everything she put in front of us we also asked for some special mocktails, she brought us virgin mojitos to die for. we vow to get back to Mirai more often. We find ourselves talking about how delicious everything was!

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Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

I should say, some of the dishes were above the average, but in general good solid B

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Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently the best!

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Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Gold Coast location is much better!

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S
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome all around, great food great service great atmosphere

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AM
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Best sushi in Chicago!!! Love Mirai- you must try Kano Nigiri and Spicy Mono but everything is super fresh and delicious!! Have been eating here for years and have never been disappointed!!

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s
Chicago
67 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The sushi at Mirai is delicious and the cocktails are great!!!

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YU
Chicago
84 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

2 words, Shrimp Togarashi! It's amazing. Love Mirai and can't wait to return!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was wonderful. Miae the owner was there and took extra special care of us. The food was amazing and the atmosphere is to die for.

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D
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the most extraordinary dining experiences in Chicago. Japanese cuisine is a favorite and Mirai Sushi is my new go to sushi destination. Each dish was carefully plated in beautiful and unexpected ways - I love being impressed by the Chef. I highly recommend going to this Chicago gem.

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Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic sushi as always. My wife and I love this place and it is our go to for quality sushi. We absolutely loved the tempura shishito peppers. We will definitely be back.

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FE
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 2

The food was decent enough, but the service was unacceptable for our first time there. The waiter pretty much ignored us after bringing our drinks and appetizers. We were done for quite a while, waiting for him to come by since it was not very busy that evening, but he never did. We eventually had to flag him down to take our order. Also, the view to the back of the restaurant is very unflattering. There’s some kind of weird counter with lots of clutter on it. Don’t think we will return any time soon.

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EK
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this restaurant. Fresh sushi, great service

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r
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Out of uni and Japanese ahj disappointed

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OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently the best sushi in Chicago. Mirai never disappoints.

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d
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing sushi

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San Diego
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 2

Super let down. Food was below average and super expensive. Definitely not worth it.

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M
Louisville
15 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good sushi and sashimi and a nice lively scene. Good cocktails too

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Key West
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was so great! At first I thought it was pricy when looking at the menu, but the food is so good and the flavor combinations are well worth it. Very good for a date night - we sat outside and people watched as well. They are adamant about not using soy sauce on certain dishes, which I liked. They take their food and sushi seriously!

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F
Chicago
36 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2016
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

I booked for our anniversary dinner because I somehow had the impression via reputation that Mirai was a fabulous place with really great food. Unfortunately, I was disappointed. The specialty rolls were very good (we had 4 of them), but the combination sashimi offering was nothing special. Seafood udon was good. I was expecting the slices to be of higher quality and was hoping the pieces might be a little bigger. Our server was very pleasant, but the overall service experience wasn't great. The hostess was very friendly but must have forgotten to check us in as she came over to our table after we were seated to ask for our name again. I think they forgot about our appetizer as we had to inquire about it, and it ended up coming out toward the end of our meal. When our table was wiped down after our plates were cleared, only half of the table was wiped - so half was "clean" and dry, the other half was not. We were considering ordering desert, but were given the bill without being asked if we wanted desert. The restaurant had a number of empty tables by then, so I don't think they were trying to turn the table. Overall, probably fine for your everyday neighborhood sushi night out or carryout, but I personally would not book again for a special occasion. I am pretty sure I mentioned it was our anniversary in the reservation note, but guess it didn't matter. Too bad. Without drinks, our bill was $250 for 4 people.

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a
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2016
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

excellent food! pricey but worth it! best sushi i have has. great quality in the product and food preparation.

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OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the restaurant, food and service! Definitely a winner!!

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v
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2016
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Trying to hard to be interesting but missing the mark. Expensive for what you get -- the menu wasn't broad enough to feel like it was worth not having more of the basics.

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SS
Denver
45 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We were in town from NYC for a conference. It was my first visit to Bucktown— cute neighborhood. The hostess greeted us warmly. The room downstairs seemed clean and minimal, and she astutely suggested that we dine upstairs in the livelier sake lounge. It was definitely more hi and darker. I liked that we looked down on the charming street from the table by the window. Service was very friendly. The food was good and innovative. I would have given a perfect score of the quality of the fish were a bit higher (firmer, cooler pieces). Mind you, I'm a toughen
critic because my favorites are Shuko ( the best), 15 East, Jewel Bakl, Morimoto, Sushi of Gari (omakase sushi bar upstairs and in Tribeca only!), Kuramazushi omakase, and the like. Those are in in a different price point altogether, so Mirai was very good for the price. We would definitely return. Try the tuna with mango salad appetizer. All the rolls were excellent, too. The Mizu No Shirabe is a personal favorite sake for the price point which I don't see often, so try that as well. It's very refreshing.

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s
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had dinner here on a Saturday at 7pm with my husband. The weather was nice so we chose to be seated outside. Pleasantly, there was no wait time. Our waiter and the rest of the staff were attentive and prompt. We shared a bit of everything - the shishito tempura, spicy chicken lettuce wraps, tuna tartar, shrimp tempura roll and shrimp togarashi. Everything was great and came out in a perfectly timed fashion. Since we chose to dine out in the front patio area during the prime of Saturday evening, the noise level was a bit high from the street - motorcycles, scooters etc, but the people-watching was great. Seeing all the people walking with their pups was a nice little perk for me.

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JP
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2016
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

This was the second visit to this locale, the first time we went with a Japanese friend. The menu at this place is more extensive than the other restaurant in the heart of down town Chicago which we have visited once. The food quality is comparable. Since this was our second visit and we did not go with our Japanese friend we noticed that the hand rolls were not prepared the same way (shape). The explanation did not seem correct. Other than that we are already looking for an excuse to return.

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Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best sushi ever. Everyone working there seemed to take pride in creating an exceptional experience. Truly amazing.
I recommend sitting at the sushi bar.

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EL
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outdoor seating. Food and service were excellent. We will be returning!

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C
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and meal. Would definitely go back.

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OT
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Best sushi by far in Chicago! If you appreciate fine food and flavor, this is the place! Jewel! Recommend with the highest rating that exists. And, outstanding service and wonderful owner.

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Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best sushi in Chicago and Willie is the best server in Chicago!

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HD
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and friendly service

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