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. Salt Lake City 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 Jasmine China Bistro & Sushi Bar or at Ichiban Sushi, a major player in the field. Make sure you see what all the fuss is about!

Jasmine China Bistro & Sushi Bar
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One of SLC's best deals, this casual Asian eatery offers both a traditional Chinese menu and an attractive sushi bar. Start your meal off with one of their lettuce wraps or an order of fried shrimp; then, move on to something more substantial,...  Read More


The specialty at this contemporary Asian eatery is sushi, and rumor has it that the chefs make some of the area's best rolls. Even so, Mikado serves a lot more than just sushi, and dinner entrees range from pan-seared ahi tuna to mountain trout...  Read More

Shogun Restaurant

Shogun makes a good case for serving some of the area's best sushi. A young, trendy crowd floods in daily, eager for a "quick fix" of Shogun's delightful soft-shelled crab roll or a nigiri sushi combo. Less adventurous diners are happy to see...  Read More

One of Salt Lake City's favorite Japanese restaurants, Kyoto embraces diners with its simple yet cozy decor and pleasant atmosphere. Lunchtime business folks flock here in droves to sample the delicious (and reasonable) sushi and tempura...  Read More

Ichiban Sushi

Ichiban started off as a popular Park City sushi joint but has since moved to the cozy confines of this converted Lutheran church. Indeed, the rolls here are divine, and there are few restaurants in the downtown area that can boast such a...  Read More

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In the past years, Takashi has repeatedly won "best of city" and "best of state" awards from many publications in many categories. Given the intense culinary competition in Salt Lake City, this says a lot. Serving Japanese cuisine with an...  Read More