Although Vegas is in the desert, the city has attracted some of the best sushi chefs!
Over the past 20 years sushi has traveled far beyond Japan to become a loved by many foodies around the globe. These 10 spots may range in price, but they all have fantastic food made with the freshest ingredients.
1. Sushi Hiroyoshi
Sushi Chef Hiro-san has extensive knowledge and is an expert in all things sushi! He is classically trained in Japan and has utilized that experience to create artful tasting menus in his career that spans over 18 years. They do have takeout, but it is an added experience to watch Chef Hiro-san make fantastic sushi! The dining room is small, so be sure to plan ahead.
Location: 5900 W Charleston Blvd #10, Las Vegas, NV 89146
2. Kaiseki Yuzu
Chef Kaoru Azeuchi dreamt of introducing Kaiseki Ryori to the US. In 2014 Kaiseiki Yuzu restaurant opened in Las Vegas. The restaurant offers multi-course meals, which must be ordered three days in advance, and an a la carte menu with sushi and nigiri. The Kaiseki Room is open Thu – Mon: 5:30 PM -10:00 PM, and reservations are required. The Sushi Room is temporarily closed but will open soon.
Location: 3900 Spring Mountain Rd #A5, Las Vegas, NV 89102
3. Yui Edomae
Edomae sushi started 250 years ago in Tokyo, Japan, and Chef Gen Mizoguchi keeps that tradition alive today in Vegas. Yui Edomae serves sophisticated and delicious sushi made with fresh ingredients from Japan. You also have to try their imported A5 Japanese Wagyu.
Location: 3460 Arville St, Las Vegas, NV 89102
4. Sushi Kame
Sushi Kame offers high-end kaiseki and omakase dining experiences. Due to their success, dinners need to make reservations at least two weeks in advance. They offer a $350 per person kaiseki dinner with an ever-changing menu, as well as $195 and $250 per person omakase experiences. Dinners can also order a la carte.
Location: 3616 W Spring Mountain Rd Ste 103, Las Vegas, NV 89102
5. Sushi Takashi
Chef Nakamura Takashi serves up authentic Japanese Edomae Sushi in his Chinatown restaurant. He was the former chef of Mikado at the Mirage and Tsunami at the Venetian. You have to try their specialty rolls, and Japanese tapas are all made with fresh and high-quality ingredients. The restaurant is a casual dining spot with memorable and quality food.
Location: 5300 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89146
6. Sen of Japan
‘Sen’ in Japanese means fresh, and that freshness of ingredients is evident when you eat at Sen of Japan. Sen of Japan offers delicious Japanese food in a casual and inviting setting. Chef Nakano Hiromi designs all the dishes for Sen of Japan. He is also the former head chef at the highly acclaimed NOBU at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas.
Location: 8480 W Desert Inn Rd Ste F1, Las Vegas, NV 89117
7. Kabuto Edomae Sushi
The sushi at Kabuto Edomae sushi is some of the freshest and best you will find in Las Vegas. Their omakase is delicious, and at $48, $80, or $120, it is one of the best deals in town.
Location: 5040 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant & Lounge is a chic restaurant in The Bellagio. Michelin Star award-winning Chef Akira Back showcases innovative dishes from traditional and contemporary Japanese cuisine with a Korean flair. You have to try their Lobster and tuna roll at Yellowtail.
Location: 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Morimoto opened its doors in 2016. They are known for blending Eastern and Western flavors to create unique and delicious dishes. The restaurant has plenty of sitting options like the sushi bar, main dining room, or teppan tables. A dish you must try is their Morimoto sashimi which combines seared toro, salmon, eel, tuna, hamachi, and five sauces, along with vegetarian options.
Location: 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
10. Soho Japanese Restaurant
Chef John Chien Lee open this neighborhood gem in the Southwest. Try their yellowtail yuzu, garlic soft shell crab, or white fish ponzu.
Location: 7377 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89139
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