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10 Best Sushi Restaurants In Edmonton To Get Your Sushi Fix (+ what to order)

Sushi and Sashimi have long been known as signature dishes when mentioning Japanese cuisine. To be honest, how can we resist those fresh, rich-tasting, and bouncing textures they have? And Edmonton is home to some excellent sushi restaurants, from casual ones where you’ll grab a bento box for lunch, to fine-dining experiences.

Here are the 10 best Sushi restaurants in Edmonton to satisfy that sushi craving and what to order at each!

1. Izakaya Tomo

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Serving quality food with thoughtfully crafted drinks in an authentic Japanese atmosphere, it would be a big regret if you haven’t visited Izakaya Tomo, an intensively impressive Japanese restaurant & bar in Edmonton. The best way to enjoy Izakaya Tomo is with a group so that you can try their extensive range of dishes!

Featuring appetizers, salads, sushi, sashimi, rolls, fried rice, and noodles, it’s not an easy task to choose which dishes to have. But we can tell their regular guests love this place for the Crispy Spicy Tuna Roll, Crispy Sushi Canape, Tuna Kimchi, and Seafood Carpaccio. So we bet you might want to start with these!

The Canape is amazingly delicious with chopped scallop, salmon, avocado, tobiko, and yuzu wasabi sauce on a crispy rice base. Seafood Carpaccio is a must for raw fish lovers with 5 types of fish, served with mixed salad and yuzu dressing.

What to order: Crispy Sushi Canape, Tuna Kimchi, Seafood Carpaccio, Nankotsu Kara-age, Oyster Ponzu, Ice Cream with Kokuto Umeshu

Address: 3739 99 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 6C8

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2. Mikado Downtown

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Welcoming you with an authentic, elegant Japanese style, and serving you well with stunning Japanese sushi, Mikado Downtown is sure to be a hit when mentioning a traditional sushi experience. First opened in 1972, now they have 3 locations in Edmonton, which is proof of their consistent, top-notch quality.

While the traditional items like Nabeyaki Udon is outrageously good, served in savory dashi soup, topped with chicken, carrots, shrimp tempura, kamaboko, and mushrooms; and the more non-traditional fusion items like Dragon Eyes Rolls with deep-fried salmon and special sauce is fantastic.

But if you’re coming at lunch time, there are still options to choose from. Bento Boxes! You can either choose the A2 with salmon teriyaki, BBQ Shrimp, Takoyaki; or the A4 with beef shogayaki, chicken teriyaki, mixed tempura. Both are amazing!

What to order: Dragon Eyes, BBQ Shrimp, Bento Box, Tuna Tataki, Alaskan Roll, Brad Roll, Coast To Coast Sushi Combo

-10350 109 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 4X9
-1903 98 St NW Edmonton, AB T6N 1L5
-9942 170 St NW Edmonton, AB T5T 5X4

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3. Washoku Bistro

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Located on 124th Street in Edmonton, Washoku Bistro is a nice little sushi, grill, and sake bar. If you’re into a relaxed and quiet dining experience, then Washoku Bistro will never let you down. Plus, besides authentic Japanese dishes, they also offer some very signature Korean ones, like bibimbap. Give it a try!

It’s always a hit to try out their Seafood Yaki Udon, a classic Japanese stir fry noodle dish made with thick round wheat noodles, mixed seafood, and bonito flakes on top. This sweet and savory udon will make your palate thank you for that!

Don’t leave without having their Beef Bulgogi cooked in Japanese style with thinly marinated beef, sauteed vegetables, and glass noodles. Or the Valentine Roll which is so decadent with crabmeat, cucumber, avocado, topped with spicy salmon and crispy potato shreds.

What to order: Korokke Curry, Seafood Yaki Udon, Beef Bulgogi, Spicy Salmon Combo, Valentine Roll

Address: 10702 124 St, Edmonton, AB T5M 0H1

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4. Sushi Wasabi

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Tucked away in a busy strip mall on 111 Street, Sushi Wasabi is a small, well-loved neighbourhood sushi house with always-rotating variety that can surprise you anytime you visit. Here at Sushi Wasabi, you’ll that classic vibe, finely done dishes, and top-notch quality, which are the reason why they are usually full, and you might have to book a table in advance. 

Always give the specials menu a check as there’s always a myriad of succulent delicious dishes to be found on it and once they sell out for the night, you’ll have to wait until it shows up on the special seasonal menu again.

However, they do serve year-round dishes like Creamy Yammy Roll that is sweet and savory with a cheesy texture when comes up with cream cheese, yam, avocado, teriyaki sauce, and tempura crumb. Or the Spider Roll, which is bursting with flavours in every bite! 

What to order: Chirashi Don, Negitoro Maki, Creamy Yammy Roll, Spider Roll, Deluxe Tray

Address: 5714 111 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 3G1

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5. Toyo Sushi

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Best sushi place that offers top-notch non-seafood, vegetarian options, and sushi that is fully cooked? Shout out to Toyo Sushi! No doubt why this cozy, lovely place is an ideal choice for any kind of friends & family gatherings! Plus, they do offer special Party Trays, which are perfect for impressing guests or simply just to enjoy with those you love.

Start your meal right with some Fried Wontons, these crispy wontons with cream cheese and imitation crab meat filling will have your heart right away! Dip them into spicy mayo sauce and wait for the flavors to explode!

Keep it going with the Salmon Lover combo that is absolutely stunning with 3 pieces of salmon sushi, 6 pieces of salmon maki, and 2 pieces of California rolls. Or the Battleship Sushi with fish egg, spicy tuna, spicy salmon, scallop, and crab meat. Irresistible!

What to order: Fried Wontons, Sunshine Combo, Salmon Lover, Battleship Sushi, Assorted Sushi Tray

Address: 16946 107 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5P 4C3

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6. I Love Sushi

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Stay true to its name, I Love Sushi is pure heaven for all sushi lovers in Edmonton with a wide range of dishes. This place has been a gem to the locals whenever they’re up to things like tempura, Japanese curry, teriyaki, donburi, or other random Japanese cravings. I Love Sushi is your new downtown go-to that hit a sweet spot of reasonable prices and a fulfilling quick meal. Honestly phenomenal!

Always have their Assorted Sushi combo, which comes up with all sushi goodies like salmon, tuna, snapper, shrimp, egg, and surf clam nigiri. For a more extensive version, Sushi & Maki Boat is on the go!

If you need something to fill in that empty stomach, don’t hesitate to have their light-tasting Mango Tango Roll, or the creamy, flavoursome Philadelphia Roll. Both are awesome by all means!

What to order: Mango Tango Roll, Kappa Maki, Assorted Sushi combo, Sushi and Maki Boat, Philadelphia Roll.

Address: 10108 105 St NW #102, Edmonton, AB T5J 1C9


7. Sushi Niwa

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Looking for some sushi take-out for a busy working day? Search no more, Sushi Niwa is here to the rescue! This is definitely the hidden gem for all office workers in the area, as they offer the best lunch bento, sushi, and ramen ever. Restaurant quality at food court prices and convenience, can’t beat that!

Highlights of the menu include Katsu Bento Box with deep-fried chicken cutlet drizzled with tonkatsu and mayonnaise sauce. These mouth-watering, crispy, and golden brown chicken fillets are served with salmon, inari, prawns, and egg. Along with the mixed salad, miso soup, and rice on the side. Yummy!

To share, you can make a try with Dynamite Rolls, and for dinner, Tempura Udon is an ideal choice with crunchy prawn tempura, fish cake, and chopped shallots. The Dashi-based broth has saltiness and a hint of sweetness that goes so well with tempura!

What to order: Katsu Bento Box, Dynamite Rolls, Tempura Udon, Tuna Sashimi

Address: 10060 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 3R8


8. Kyoto Japanese Cuisine

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Being a classic Japanese restaurant with affordable prices, Kyoto Japanese Cuisine is Edmonton’s premium spot for the best-tasting Japanese food. Whenever you want to impress a friend that is into Sushi and Ramen, then this is the place!

Start your journey with one of their delicious appetizers, such as Cuttlefish Tentacles with a fresh taste and soft-chewy texture, or the flavoursome, garlic-y Karaage Tofu to wake up your palate. If you’re coming for lunch, try their Salmon Don with fresh salmon sashimi layered over a bed of sticky rice, crunchy cucumber, and delicious avocado.

Are you stopping for dinner? We highly recommend you try the Fried Teriyaki Chicken, Salmon Teriyaki, or Seafood Udon Noddles. Don’t hesitate to order the Love Boat served with half sushi and half sashimi when you’re in the mood for raw fish.

What to order: Cuttlefish Tentacles, Karaage Tofu, Meat Gyoza, Salmon Don, Fried Terriyaki Chicken, Seafood Udon Noodles

Address: 8709 109 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2L5

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Sushi Aroma is the best combination of quality, quantity, taste, and price that you’ll experience in Edmonton. So if you’re planning to come and dine in at Sushi Aroma, make sure you have an empty stomach. The restaurant itself is warm and cozy, which is so sure to get you coming back for more.

What really stands out is the freshness, flavour, and sashimi size, which you can absolutely tell if you have Tuna Sashimi. You’d love the Blazing Salmon Rolls as the sauce accentuated the rich salmon flavour. And the tempura is perfectly battered, making it light and crispy. 

Sushi Aroma is a rare restaurant that serves Takoyaki, which is sublime! The flavour and texture are spot on, drizzled with teriyaki sauce, and liberally sprinkled with Bonito flakes. Remember to order a Battleship Maki, what a perfect amount and such fantastic quality!

What to order: Tuna Sashimi, Blazing Salmon Rolls, Battleship Maki, Takoyaki

Address: 6234 99 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 6C7


10. Yokozuna

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If you’re living around Edmonton, you’d better take a try at Yokozuna or you’ll regret not doing so! Everything about Yokozuna is a homey atmosphere, finely prepared dishes, and top-notch quality. In case you’re new to Japanese food, don’t hesitate to ask for their helpful guide!

Whatever you order, you’ll be impressed by the amazing texture and freshness that is served. Especially the Tat’s Tuna Tacos with crispy gyoza wrapper, topped with blackened tuna, guacamole, and spicy aioli. It feels like a flavor bomb on your palate bite after bite. And that feeling can’t find elsewhere but Yokozuna!

You can also make a try with Yokozuna Garlic Tuna with albacore tuna slices on a bed of fresh spinach, shaved onions, crispy garlic chips, and garlic ponzu sauce drizzling. Plus, try their famous Komusubi Sashimi if you’re a true seafood lover!

What to order: Tat’s Tuna Taco, Hokkigai Tataki, Komusubi Sashimi

Address: 4121 106 St, Edmonton, AB T6J 2S3

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We can never get enough sushi or sashimi, and that’s the fact! They are so delicious and irresistible that Edmonton is filled with more and more Japanese Sushi restaurants nowadays.

But those are the 10 best ones up to now and we hope you’ll find your favorite ones. Keep yourself updated with our suggestion on those best restaurants in Edmonton!