When it comes to sushi eating in the Columbus, these restaurants and diners are the very cream of the crop.
Sushi is one of the most delicious things ever created by human beings. It’s salty, it’s sweet, it’s literally perfection. Finding great sushi isn’t hard in this city because we have some truly fantastic restaurants serving up authentic, satisfying sushi.
So clear out your lunch and dinner plans for the next couple of days and call up your fellow sushi-loving friends. It’s time to get out there and try some of the best sushi spots in town.
So you got that sushi craving but you don’t have a lot of time on your hands? No problem, if you’re near Old Henderson Road, Sushi Ten can have you in and out in no time. Not only do they have some fairly good rolls that can be made quickly, but their Poke Bowls are out of this world. With Sushi Ten, you’re going to get some delicious food at a very reasonable price.
Where: 1159 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220
Perfect for a date or a dinner out with long-time friends, Sushi En offers a comfortable yet intimate dining experience. All of their rolls are expertly made by a knowledgeable, family run staff. Pro tip: visit during Happy Hour for 1/2 priced sushi rolls and appetizers, as well as beer, wine, and hot sake.
Where: 1051 Gemini Pl, Columbus, OH 43240
Sushi Ko is one of those restaurants that feels like it has always been around. They have decades of experience, displaying some pretty awesome plating presentations for their courses. They offer 100 different options when it comes to sushi and sashimi so come prepared to make some decisions.
Where: 122 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH 43235
Located next to the North Market, Kooma does a more modern take on the sushi experience, a trait that’s apparent from the moment you step in. The look and feel of the place are contemporary and chic, especially in their plating and even in the dishes themselves. If you’re looking for something different or a non-traditional take on Japanese cuisine, Kooma is definitely the way to go.
Where: 37 Vine St, Columbus, OH 43215
Sapporo Sushi Factory is the sushi spot for those craving that old world, family diner feel in your sushi eating experience. All of their rolls are very unique, offering a variety of traditional rolls, sashimi, and other more exotic combinations. If you’re able to make it up for lunch they offer a great sushi box special that comes with soup, salad, a spring roll, fried rice, and the sushi rolls of your choice.
Where: 732 N State St, Westerville, OH 43082
Lemongrass borrows heavily from several different Asian cuisines to create a special and distinct twist on a lot of old favorites. Not only do they have some of the best sushi in the city, but they’re also known for their pad thai, linguine, and tofu dishes. Lemongrass is a great spot for lunch, dinner, and especially happy hour.
Where: 641 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Quite possibly the most acclaimed Japanese sushi restaurant in the city, no list of the best sushi in Columbus could be complete without them. They take all of their dishes seriously, even going so far as to import some fish directly from Japan. Long lauded as the best Japanese cuisine in Columbus, the only way you’d get more authentic sushi is by traveling to a coastal city or Japan itself. Everything from the ambiance, to the service, and the very food itself, exudes an exquisite taste and an appreciation for doing things simply and well.
Where: 1173 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220
Rishi Sushi is one of those places where you could take even the pickiest of eaters and they would find something delicious to enjoy. In addition to sushi, you’ll find loads of east Asian dishes on the menu at Rishi. Pair your favorite menu item with one of the many Asian-inspired cocktails, sake, or Japanese whiskey.
Where: 114 N 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215