Certain restaurants are known for their expertise at turning out signature foods really well. They've pinned down the ingredients, mastered the process, and gained a strong following as a result. Minneapolis has had much success cultivating great restaurants and creating a substantial market for Sushi. Locals can't get enough of the city's excellent food, and you'll often find them, along with eager tourists, at popular Ichiban or at Origami, a major player in the field. Make sure you see what all the fuss is about!


With its authentic flavors and extensive menu, it's no surprise that local sushi lovers flock to Obento-Ya. Patrons can choose from an eye-popping assortment of Nigiri and specialty rolls with names like spicy tuna, vegan and rainbow. The...  Read More

South Minneapolis
Ba Gu Restaurant

Known for its amazing sushi and money-saving happy hour, Ba Gu Restaurant features a menu of both Thai and Japanese cuisine. While the menu has great entrees, you'll want to sample the sushi. Go for classics like California roll and spicy tuna,...  Read More

Midori's Floating World Cafe
Photo courtesy of Midori's Floating World Cafe

If you're searching for deliciously fresh sushi, try Midori's Floating World Cafe. This casual neighborhood restaurant serves up all of your favorites, including Rainbow Roll, Spider Roll and Spicy Tuna Roll, as well as unique choices like Negi...  Read More

Wakame Sushi & Asian Bistro

At Wakame Sushi & Asian Bistro, you'll find a winning combination of a wide-ranging menu and incredible seven-days-a-week happy hour specials. Happy hour is even available twice a day Monday through Saturday. You can enjoy discounted prices...  Read More

A unique ambiance and fresh sushi make this sushi joint popular among locals and tourists alike. Origami serves up fresh sashimi and sushi, as well as authentic Japanese favorites. Specialty rolls include the Nine-and-a-Half Weeks Roll, Dynamite...  Read More


Kikugawa offers excellent Japanese fare and, on occasion, karaoke. Expect to be treated like a long-lost friend, and try to get a table with views of the river. Kikugawa's sushi has loyal fans, and the restaurant tends to get busy on Fridays and...  Read More

Fuji Ya

Patrons frequent this restaurant for its incredible sushi and authentic Japanese cuisine. Characteristic decor and careful service sets the stage for a delightful assortment of a la carte sushi and house specialty rolls like Dynamite, Futo and...  Read More

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