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18 Standout Sushi Restaurants in Houston

Where to score the finest sushi, sashimi & more in the city

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With a surge of new sushi restaurants and hand roll hot spots popping up around the city, Houston’s sushi scene is seriously stunning. As such, there’s no better time than the present to indulge a raw fish craving.

Searching for a high-profile date night destination with artfully plated sushi and spirited cocktails to match or a budget-friendly izakaya with weekend happy hour? Check out Eater’s guide to these 18 excellent sushi restaurants slinging sashimi, specialty rolls, and so much more, all for takeout and delivery.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Tobiuo Sushi & Bar

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23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd Suite H130
Katy, TX 77494
(281) 394-7156
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This Katy sushi destination serves both traditional and specialty maki rols, sets of nigiri and sashimi, and unique sushi options like a flight of rich tuna and salmon belly. The menu here is vast, with plenty of vegetarian dishes and non-fish options like robata-grilled meats. For the full experience, opt for the eight-course omakase tasting menu. Visit tobiuosushibar.com to order online.

2. Sushi Miyagi

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10600 Bellaire Blvd
Houston, TX 77072
(281) 933-9112

This family-owned sushi house is a hidden gem and a dependable choice for reasonably-priced cuts of fish, sushi rolls and loaded chirashi bowls. Call 281-933-9112 to order for pick-up.

3. Izakaya-Wa

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12665 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 461-0155

As the name suggests, Izakaya-Wa boasts the cozy feeling of dining in a buzzy Japanese izakaya with patio seating and offers a cost-efficient and approachable menu. Try a spicy scallop hand roll or pair sushi or sashimi with grilled or fried skewers and save room for green tea mochi ice-cream. Call 713-461-0155 to order curbside pick-up.

947 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 461-1688
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With its cool and contemporary vibe, Kuu’s dining space serves as a stylish backdrop for a date night or special occasion. The eyes eat first here with pretty plates like smoked salmon and Asian pear presented with taro chips and the fiery golden tobiko-topped truffle Suzuki roll with yellowtail and jalapeño. Find Kuu on DoorDash.

5. Nobu Houston

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5115 Westheimer Rd suite c-3515
Houston, TX 77056
(832) 987-2599
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Synonymous with celeb sightings and special occasions, renowned chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s sushi destination delivers in style and a splurge-worthy menu of raw eats and saketinis. Drop in during the daily Tanoshi Hour and discover discounted rolls, bar bites and cocktails from $10-12. Find Nobu on UberEats and Postmates.

6. Uptown Sushi

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1131-14 Uptown Park Blvd
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 871-1200
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Uptown Sushi is one of Houston’s staple sushi restaurants which has long taken a contemporary approach to Japanese dining. After closing down for a short while to undergo major renovations to its dining room and bar, it continues to offer its treasured menu of artfully plated sushi and handrolls. In addition to an extensive list of raw eats, find a handful of vegetarian and vegan rolls. Visit uptown-sushi.com for curbside pick-up or delivery.

7. Roka Akor

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2929 Weslayan St
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 622-1777
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Go all out and truly indulge in Roka Akor’s many decadent offerings — from kicking off a meal with the caviar topped toro tartare to the hearty lobster and Gulf shrimp dumplings, followed by rows of perfectly placed sashimi in hues of pinks and peach paired with a robata grilled steak. Visit rokaakor.com/Houston to order online or find Roka Akor on Toast.

8. Oishii

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3764 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77046
(713) 621-8628

Don’t be fooled by its lackluster exterior, Oishii is a favorite among locals for its large and low-cost menu of sushi, sashimi and temaki. For twice the fun, visit during its famed BOGO happy hour when appetizers like agedashi tofu, gyoza and traditional sushi rolls are buy one get one free.

9. Kata Robata

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3600 Kirby Dr suite h
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 526-8858
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Helmed by chef Manabu Horiuchi, Kata Robata is regarded as one of the finest choices for sushi in the city. The constantly changing menu spotlights fresh fish flown in from Japan multiple times throughout the week, and for a thoroughly curated dining experience, there is the thoughtfully prepared omakase meal. Kata Robata offers patio dining and curbside pick-up and delivery via Toast.

10. Aka Sushi House

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2390 W Alabama St
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 807-7875
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Aka’s vast menu of affordable sushi, sashimi and soju cocktails is reason enough to pay a visit, but dine on the weekend during the all-day happy hour and score a number of items like the tuna, salmon and yellowtail stuffed Houston roll at a discount. Call 713-807-7875 for curbside pick-up.

11. Shun

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2802 S Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX 77098
(832) 409-5888
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Chef Naoki Yoshida honed his craft at his family’s popular Montrose restaurant Nippon, before bringing a wealth of talent and experience to his own concept Shun. The menu is given a Texas twist with items like the tuna brisket, a 4-hour smoked and grilled Texas-style brisket bluefin collar, but there are plenty of traditional sushi finds like tekka rolls and negihama handrolls too. Call 832-409-5888 to order or find Shun on Grubhub and UberEats.

12. KA Sushi

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1901 N Shepherd Dr #1
Houston, TX 77008
(832) 879-2118
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Count on Heights neighborhood gem Ka for a comforting menu of sushi house staples from starters like miso soup with shiitake and snow crab to wagyu belly cooked on hot rock. There is a hefty sushi and sashimi list and a happy hour is made available daily from 3 to 6:30 pm with $1 raw or Rockefeller oysters.

13. Soma Sushi

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4820 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 861-2726
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Go for the sushi, but save room for the ramen at this trendy Washington Avenue sushi bar. Along with the usual suspects — kampachi ceviche, vegetable tempura, Japanese BBQ pork ribs and a plethora of Soma signature rolls — Soma offers a variety of ramen bowls, from the clams and lump crab loaded seafood ramen to the spicy miso ramen with fried pork belly. Visit somasushi.com to order online.

14. Hando

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518 W 11th St Suite 500
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 393-7425
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The spotlight is on temaki, or hand rolls wrapped in crisp nori, at this chic and exclusive Heights sushi bar with just 22 counter seats, allowing guests full view of the hand-rolling action.

15. Nippon Japanese Restaurant

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4464 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 523-3939
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Decades-old Nippon is a Houston institution, offering patio dining with premier views of Montrose Blvd., and long known for its reasonably priced menu of fresh sushi, hot noodle bowls and bento lunch boxes. Call 713-523-3939 to order, or find Nippon on UberEats.

16. Uchi

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904 Westheimer Rd Suite A
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 522-4808
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Like Uchiko, its Austin counterpart, Uchi is one of the most sought-after reservations in town. Under the direction of chef de cuisine Chris Davies, small plates and sushi are skillfully prepared and pack layers of honest flavor. Uchi offers dine in and patio seating. Visit uchihouston.com for curbside pick-up.

17. MF Sushi Museum District

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1401 Binz St #100
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 637-4587

Leave things in chef Chris Kinjo’s hands (literally) at this lavish sushi restaurant, whose space and ultra-modern aesthetic, is as Insta-worthy as the food.

18. Kokoro

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409 Travis St suite a-366
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 909-0691
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Situated among the many dining options within Downtown’s Bravery Chef Hall, Kokoro offers top grade sushi in a fast-casual and fun environment. Helmed by Uchi veterans Daniel Lee and Patrick Pham, the menu boasts fresh sushi and sashimi sourced from around the globe, chicken fat rice bowls and yakitori skewers. Visit kokorohtx.com/order to order online.

1. Tobiuo Sushi & Bar

23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd Suite H130, Katy, TX 77494

This Katy sushi destination serves both traditional and specialty maki rols, sets of nigiri and sashimi, and unique sushi options like a flight of rich tuna and salmon belly. The menu here is vast, with plenty of vegetarian dishes and non-fish options like robata-grilled meats. For the full experience, opt for the eight-course omakase tasting menu. Visit tobiuosushibar.com to order online.

23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd Suite H130
Katy, TX 77494

2. Sushi Miyagi

10600 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77072

This family-owned sushi house is a hidden gem and a dependable choice for reasonably-priced cuts of fish, sushi rolls and loaded chirashi bowls. Call 281-933-9112 to order for pick-up.

10600 Bellaire Blvd
Houston, TX 77072

3. Izakaya-Wa

12665 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77024

As the name suggests, Izakaya-Wa boasts the cozy feeling of dining in a buzzy Japanese izakaya with patio seating and offers a cost-efficient and approachable menu. Try a spicy scallop hand roll or pair sushi or sashimi with grilled or fried skewers and save room for green tea mochi ice-cream. Call 713-461-0155 to order curbside pick-up.

12665 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77024

4. Kuu

947 Gessner Rd, Houston, TX 77024

With its cool and contemporary vibe, Kuu’s dining space serves as a stylish backdrop for a date night or special occasion. The eyes eat first here with pretty plates like smoked salmon and Asian pear presented with taro chips and the fiery golden tobiko-topped truffle Suzuki roll with yellowtail and jalapeño. Find Kuu on DoorDash.

947 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024

5. Nobu Houston

5115 Westheimer Rd suite c-3515, Houston, TX 77056

Synonymous with celeb sightings and special occasions, renowned chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s sushi destination delivers in style and a splurge-worthy menu of raw eats and saketinis. Drop in during the daily Tanoshi Hour and discover discounted rolls, bar bites and cocktails from $10-12. Find Nobu on UberEats and Postmates.

5115 Westheimer Rd suite c-3515
Houston, TX 77056

6. Uptown Sushi

1131-14 Uptown Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

Uptown Sushi is one of Houston’s staple sushi restaurants which has long taken a contemporary approach to Japanese dining. After closing down for a short while to undergo major renovations to its dining room and bar, it continues to offer its treasured menu of artfully plated sushi and handrolls. In addition to an extensive list of raw eats, find a handful of vegetarian and vegan rolls. Visit uptown-sushi.com for curbside pick-up or delivery.

1131-14 Uptown Park Blvd
Houston, TX 77056

7. Roka Akor

2929 Weslayan St, Houston, TX 77027

Go all out and truly indulge in Roka Akor’s many decadent offerings — from kicking off a meal with the caviar topped toro tartare to the hearty lobster and Gulf shrimp dumplings, followed by rows of perfectly placed sashimi in hues of pinks and peach paired with a robata grilled steak. Visit rokaakor.com/Houston to order online or find Roka Akor on Toast.

2929 Weslayan St
Houston, TX 77027

8. Oishii

3764 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77046

Don’t be fooled by its lackluster exterior, Oishii is a favorite among locals for its large and low-cost menu of sushi, sashimi and temaki. For twice the fun, visit during its famed BOGO happy hour when appetizers like agedashi tofu, gyoza and traditional sushi rolls are buy one get one free.

3764 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77046

9. Kata Robata

3600 Kirby Dr suite h, Houston, TX 77098

Helmed by chef Manabu Horiuchi, Kata Robata is regarded as one of the finest choices for sushi in the city. The constantly changing menu spotlights fresh fish flown in from Japan multiple times throughout the week, and for a thoroughly curated dining experience, there is the thoughtfully prepared omakase meal. Kata Robata offers patio dining and curbside pick-up and delivery via Toast.

3600 Kirby Dr suite h
Houston, TX 77098

10. Aka Sushi House

2390 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77098

Aka’s vast menu of affordable sushi, sashimi and soju cocktails is reason enough to pay a visit, but dine on the weekend during the all-day happy hour and score a number of items like the tuna, salmon and yellowtail stuffed Houston roll at a discount. Call 713-807-7875 for curbside pick-up.

2390 W Alabama St
Houston, TX 77098

11. Shun

2802 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77098

Chef Naoki Yoshida honed his craft at his family’s popular Montrose restaurant Nippon, before bringing a wealth of talent and experience to his own concept Shun. The menu is given a Texas twist with items like the tuna brisket, a 4-hour smoked and grilled Texas-style brisket bluefin collar, but there are plenty of traditional sushi finds like tekka rolls and negihama handrolls too. Call 832-409-5888 to order or find Shun on Grubhub and UberEats.

2802 S Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX 77098

12. KA Sushi

1901 N Shepherd Dr #1, Houston, TX 77008

Count on Heights neighborhood gem Ka for a comforting menu of sushi house staples from starters like miso soup with shiitake and snow crab to wagyu belly cooked on hot rock. There is a hefty sushi and sashimi list and a happy hour is made available daily from 3 to 6:30 pm with $1 raw or Rockefeller oysters.

1901 N Shepherd Dr #1
Houston, TX 77008

13. Soma Sushi

4820 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007

Go for the sushi, but save room for the ramen at this trendy Washington Avenue sushi bar. Along with the usual suspects — kampachi ceviche, vegetable tempura, Japanese BBQ pork ribs and a plethora of Soma signature rolls — Soma offers a variety of ramen bowls, from the clams and lump crab loaded seafood ramen to the spicy miso ramen with fried pork belly. Visit somasushi.com to order online.

4820 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007

14. Hando

518 W 11th St Suite 500, Houston, TX 77008

The spotlight is on temaki, or hand rolls wrapped in crisp nori, at this chic and exclusive Heights sushi bar with just 22 counter seats, allowing guests full view of the hand-rolling action.

518 W 11th St Suite 500
Houston, TX 77008

15. Nippon Japanese Restaurant

4464 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

Decades-old Nippon is a Houston institution, offering patio dining with premier views of Montrose Blvd., and long known for its reasonably priced menu of fresh sushi, hot noodle bowls and bento lunch boxes. Call 713-523-3939 to order, or find Nippon on UberEats.

4464 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006

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16. Uchi

904 Westheimer Rd Suite A, Houston, TX 77006

Like Uchiko, its Austin counterpart, Uchi is one of the most sought-after reservations in town. Under the direction of chef de cuisine Chris Davies, small plates and sushi are skillfully prepared and pack layers of honest flavor. Uchi offers dine in and patio seating. Visit uchihouston.com for curbside pick-up.

904 Westheimer Rd Suite A
Houston, TX 77006

17. MF Sushi Museum District

1401 Binz St #100, Houston, TX 77004

Leave things in chef Chris Kinjo’s hands (literally) at this lavish sushi restaurant, whose space and ultra-modern aesthetic, is as Insta-worthy as the food.

1401 Binz St #100
Houston, TX 77004

18. Kokoro

409 Travis St suite a-366, Houston, TX 77002

Situated among the many dining options within Downtown’s Bravery Chef Hall, Kokoro offers top grade sushi in a fast-casual and fun environment. Helmed by Uchi veterans Daniel Lee and Patrick Pham, the menu boasts fresh sushi and sashimi sourced from around the globe, chicken fat rice bowls and yakitori skewers. Visit kokorohtx.com/order to order online.

409 Travis St suite a-366
Houston, TX 77002

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