Sushi Den

4.8
117 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$50 and over
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Japanese
For over 28 years, Sushi Den has been regarded as one of the premiere sushi and Japanese restaurants in the United States. Located in the heart of Denver, CO, the restaurant delivers consistently excellent cuisine made from the finest ingredients from around the world. Master Chef Toshi Kizaki, the visionary behind Sushi Den, continually raises the bar and sets the standard for the restaurant’s high quality cuisine. The youngest brother, Koichi Kizaki, lives in southern Japan where he makes daily trips to the fish market to purchase the fish for the restaurant. The fish is then dry iced and reaches the restaurant within 24 hours. The company’s Den Farm in Brighton, CO, supplies fresh vegetables year round due to its technologically advanced greenhouse. Sushi Den’s mission is to maintain one of the nation’s top sushi restaurants through fresh ingredients, innovative, healthy dishes and exceptional service.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:45pm - 10:30pm, Friday: 4:45pm - 11:30pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 11:30pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(303) 777-0826
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Smart Casual
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
Master Chef Toshi Kizaki
icon/ic_private_diningCreated with Sketch.
Private party facilities
Sushi Den offers both an upstairs dining room that can accomodate up to 28 guests and a private room with its own chef that can seat up to 8 guests.
icon/ic_contactCreated with Sketch.
Private party contact
Takuma Nagamine: (303) 777-0826
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
Please call us for more information.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Florida
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
We offer a free valet service for your parking needs. There is also street parking available.
icon/ic_public_transitCreated with Sketch.
Public transit
We are located a few blocks southwest of the Louisiana/Pearl light rail station.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
Rating coming soon

Sushi Den serves some of the best raw fish in Denver.

The Infatuation is an app and website which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. We are partnering with them to bring you their smart, helpful, trustworthy reviews of restaurants on OpenTable
What 117 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.8based on recent ratings
4.9
food
4.7
service
4.5
ambience
4.3
value
Noise · Moderate
100% of people would recommend it to a friend
5
4
3
2
1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
m
Denver
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Amazing sake and sushi date night! The seared scallops were delicious and the firecracker roll was so good with the fresh jalapeño on top. The Den never disappoints and is still my favorite sushi restaurant in Denver!

Report
Helpful
OT
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Second time here, Food was amazing, service on point... well worth the price.

Report
Helpful
EO
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved everything we tried:
Jalapeno yellowtail
Salmon collar
New salmon roll
Kobe beef roll
Beef carpacio
Miso cod
Wagyu beef
Fatty tuna
Seared salmon

Had a friend with a food allergy and they were happy to accommodate. Just a great dinner

Report
Helpful
OT
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Incredible sushi. One of the best I’ve been to in the country. Thank you for the fresh cuts and the great service!

Report
Helpful
j
Philadelphia
43 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Our lunch at Sushi Den was slightly above average. It was loud and cramped inside the restaurant. The food was very good, but the service was scattered and we never received all the sushi we ordered. It's also disappointing that the restaurant chose not to provide any OpenTable points for the reservation.

Report
Helpful
OT
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Sushi Den is consistently one of my favorite SUSHI restaurants in Colorado. Awesome fish done in a traditional way with a decent selection of saki. Best banana cream pie I've ever had.

Report
Helpful
OT
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

We always enjoy the Sushi Den. The valet parking attendants are friendly and helpful, the food is fantastic, and the wait staff is well trained and usually pretty good at handling the noise and confusion. Downside: although this place has many tables, it is so popular that unless you are in line when the doors open you will wait a long time for a table. Once seated customers want to stay and stay. No good place to wait either. Still, dining here is a fabulous experience.

Report
Helpful
DM
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Roscoe is awesome!

Report
Helpful
A
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The food and the service were excellent. The sushi was delicious and definitely far above average for Denver

Report
Helpful
GD
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Sushi Den is never a disappointment. The food is good, they have a wide range of drinks and the service is usually very professional, though not overly friendly. The garlic calamari is especially good!

Report
Helpful
OT
Denver
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 2ambience 5

Very poor service this last trip which was super disappointing. Was for a bday and only after they took my cake to the back did they inform me of the cutting fee. Cake took almost 20mjn after the meal to arrive and find out and they threw away the boxes I brought so we had to wait even longer for a alternative box. We didn’t even cut the cake or eat it since it took so long yet they still charged me $7.50...for what idk.

Report
Helpful
OT
Denver
13 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Food was good as expected. Service was not good at all. Clearly the server didn’t care if we were there or not. Prob won’t take my family again based on such horrible service

Report
Helpful
TW
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Phillipe was the best! We celebrated my Father in Laws Birthday here and the entire experience was fantastic. The wine a Chenin Blanc from South Africa, the sake, the seared Sushi offerings, the rolls, beautiful fresh fish. A million thank yous Sushi Den!

Report
Helpful
B
Orlando
19 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Sushi Den and you can bring non-sushi eating folks with you- we have been here several times when we visit Denver-- worth seeking out. The sushi is fresh and inventive -- the cooked meals are wonderful as well-- Highly recommended

Report
Helpful
GD
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The settings are very nice and the food is delicious, though on the expensive side.

Report
Helpful
R
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We had reservations for a birthday celebration for eleven people ranging from 9 months to 88 years old on a recent Sunday in the early evening. We appreciated the valet parking in arrival. Once seated, our waiter proved to be very knowledgeable & skilled, answering all our questions & making some very good suggestions. The Sushi & other food was delicious! We were allowed to bring in a bakery birthday cake which our waiter presented to the birthday guest lit with candles for singing. He then took it back to the kitchen & served each of us sliced cake. We had a festive, delicious, memorable birthday dinner party at Sushi Den in Denver and plan to return for other happy occasions.

Report
Helpful
AJ
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 2

Had a nice time at Sushi Den. The only complaint is that our table was WAY TOO SMALL. We requested another table that could properly accommodate our party of four, but the server plainly said "no" despite a larger table set for four near us being open. We simply had no room to dine comfortably. We asked the server to take the soy sauce container so we could have more space (that's how cramped we were!) but he said "no, that stays on the table". OKAY THEN.

Report
Helpful
AN
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Nice meal to share over business.

Report
Helpful
NP
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a reservation and were seated promptly upon arrival. The variety of sushi is great and the taste is amazing. Everything was so fresh and delicious.

Report
Helpful
LK
Phoenix
26 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 3

Our table was not ready when promised. Then we were seated in a very noisy bar area. We were very disappointed because we had out of town guests with us. The food was delicious and our wait staff was very efficient but the whole experience was not up to what we have experienced at this restaurant in the past.

Report
Helpful
OT
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 3

Would try again

Report
Helpful
OT
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Yum! Loved it! Can’t wait to go back! We had a pregnant server last night and she was super nice. The wagyu steak was incredible as well as the rolls!

Report
Helpful
MM
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

For those that enjoy Sushi - there is only Sushi Den - you always have a wonderful meal!

Report
Helpful
D
Denver
12 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The sushi is the best I’ve had. So good!!

Report
Helpful
CH
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

RSVP table 2 weeks ahead. Check in on time but have to wait for 15 minutes to get the seats!

Report
Helpful
CA
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sushi Den never disappoints. Fish is always fresh. Rocio, our server, was very friendly and knowledgeable. I can't wait to back again.

Report
Helpful
OT
Portland
9 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great sushi!

Report
Helpful
d
Denver
16 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

So fresh and delicious. Even beyond high expectations . Hope they never compromise quality.

Report
Helpful
SH
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

One of my favorite restaurants in the United States. Whenever I’m in Denver or even just passing through on my way to the mountains, I always stop in for a meal. Love the calamari with mushrooms, but the snapper sushi was not up to par on my recent visit .

Report
Helpful
J
Dallas
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

I haven’t come back to sushi den after a long time. I love how I got reservations and I got in right away when I’m arrived. But I was disappointing at I had my mom birthday and the servers didn’t bought any out, he forgot hot towel as he was offering at first, and forgot one of my order I don’t know it might from the kitchen.

Report
Helpful
EE
Denver
14 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely perfect in every way. Stellar service, amazing food, perfect setting. The very best!

Report
Helpful
N
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Critically acclaimed by all who have had the opportunity to dine at Sushi Den. No better Sushi in the United States of America. Everything about Sushi Den is world class! All you have to do to order an outstanding meal is close your eyes and point at the menu. Waitstaff excellent at advising novice diners.

Report
Helpful
AS
Denver
17 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

MY FAVORITE! Especially Carlos and Amie! Thank you for always being fabulous!

Report
Helpful
OT
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Best sushi in Denver and always pretty consistent.

Report
Helpful
GF
San Francisco
30 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

The service was very rushed

Report
Helpful
B
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Always love Sushi Den. Fresh, quality ingredients, lively atmosphere,good service, pricey but worth it in my opinion. Madeline was our server and she was great. Only annoyance during dinner this time was a very rowdy table right next to us where one of the guests was extremely loud and shrill.

Report
Helpful
JG
Denver
30 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual, Sushi Den was outstanding on every dimension, starting with Amy, the gracious and enthusiastic hostess who genuinely cares about customer satisfaction. Our waiter, Ben, was knowledgeable, responsive and very attentive even though he, and the restaurant at large, were very busy. We ordered a huge variety of food for my son's birthday luncheon and everyone was totally satisfied with the great, delicious selections. Although we live in Evergreen, it's always worth the drive to Sushi Den, our favorite restaurant in the metro area.........JMG

Report
Helpful
OT
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing Atmosphere food was amazing service was great

Report
Helpful
R
Detroit
80 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently stocked with high quality fish and other ingredients. A top quality sushi/Japanese fusion restaurant for any city, but especially Denver which is not close to the ocean (obviously). The location is interesting, but if you know food, you know where to find good food, and Sushi Den is worth finding.

Report
Helpful
OT
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Sashimi menu is too expensive. They charged for cutting your cake $1.5/ slice. And wont give you free desert on your birthday if you bring your cake.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3