World-Class Sushi Headlines Popular Menus Across Tampa

Trying to find the best Sushi in Tampa? 10Best has you covered with a list of the top 10 options to choose from, each striving to achieve that delicate balance between Eastern traditions and Western tastes. While some restaurants focus on creating the ultimate sushi experience, others feature more extensive menus of Japanese, Chinese, and fusion cuisine.

If you're downtown, you might want to try the popular Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi, their extensive sushi menu goes great with the wonderful views of the downtown waterfront. In Ybor City you can try area favorite Samurai Blue - a great place to start an evening of partying in Tampa's entertainment district. 

Great sushi can be throughout Tampa however, and many of the best restaurants are located in the quiet residential neighborhoods of Carrollwood and Town and County. So no matter where you are, you can find the perfect spot to satisfy your sushi cravings.

I Ai Sushi


A true hidden gem, I Ai Sushi's unassuming exterior reveals little about the comfortably chic atmosphere and outstanding eats within. Located in the Carrollwood neighborhood of Tampa, they offer a full selection of Japanese delicacies -...  Read More



Set slightly away from the downtown bustle, Jackson's Bistro features a large and sophisticated menu with dishes ranging from hand-rolled sushi to an oak-grilled NY strip steak. They are also known for their extensive wine list. The setting is...  Read More

Samurai Blue


Samurai Blue has two locations in Tampa, one in Ybor City and one in Westchase. The Ybor City location gets the thumbs up for cool ambiance, but both locations get high marks from savvy diners for the outstanding lunch choices. Their bento...  Read More



Conceived by the culinary tour de force behind Tampa Palms and Daily Eats, this ultra-contemporary eatery fits in well with the SoHo mentality " it's got "big city" style, it's sexy and cosmopolitan, and it's the type of place where folks like...  Read More

Matoi Sushi and Korean Restaurant


A favorite spot for locals craving sushi, the Matoi Sushi and Korean Restaurant always hits the spot. Featuring a mixture of sushi and Korean dishes, it's the sushi that gets most of the attention. The restaurant offers a casual atmosphere that...  Read More

Seminole Heights


Ebisu Sushi Shack is a recent addition to Tampa's trendy Seminole Heights neighborhood known for it's dynamic dining scene. This is a mom and pop restaurant owned by Japanese chef Akemi Simmons and her husband whose goal is to serve tasty sushi...  Read More



Origami Sushi is located in a Town and Country strip mall, but don't let the location fool you. Origami styles itself as the place where "sushi meets art," and with one look at their mouth-watering, beautifully crafted Japanese dishes, you're...  Read More

Kaisen Sushi


Located in the Carrollwood area, Kaisen Sushi is an Izakaya style restaurant. This style of restaurant is popular in Japan for after-work drinks. Simple and minimalistic, this small sushi place draws rave reviews from its regulars, mainly...  Read More

Yoko's Japanese Restaurant


At Yoko's Japanese Restaurant, you'll find some of the freshest and most authentic sushi in town. Yoko's is known for its consistently good food and great service. Their extensive menu encompasses traditional dishes like Chirashi and creatively...  Read More

West Tampa


SoHo Sushi is an upscale Japanese restaurant and sushi bar in south Tampa that has undergone many expansions and renovations over the years to keep up with their ever increasing popularity. With a special emphasis on creative and fresh sushi and...  Read More


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