9 Best Sushi Spots In RVA

By Martha Gill, Content Manager

1. Akida Japanese Restaurant


3015 606 N Sheppard St, RVA 23221
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This hole in the wall serves up some of the best deals on sushi in Richmond! Akida’s small space can be packed come dinnertime, but the fantastic service and variety of rolls makes the wait worth it. Pro Tip: Snag a seat at the bar, if you can, and watch the creation of your sushi from start to finish.

2. Sticky Rice

sticky rice

2232 West Main Street, RVA 23220
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Hailed as the best sushi in Richmond, the popularity of Sticky Rice is no secret! Some of the most badass rolls include the Godzirra, Drawn ‘n’ Buttered, and The Sargasso Sea Roll. Ordering tots is an obvious must. Not in the mood to dine in? Check out Sticky Togogo, right across the street, for delivery or takeout!

3. Sumo San

sumo san

1725 E Main St, RVA 23223
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Head down to The Bottom for a Crouching Tiger Roll at Sumo San! Their menu offers up classical rolls as well as uniquely twisted takes on traditional dishes. Dine in on Wednesdays or Thursdays from 5-7PM for their Sushi Happy Hour!

4. Kobe Japanese Steaks and Sushi


19 South 13th Street, RVA 23219
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Although it may be packed on a Saturday night, Kobe’s generously stuffed sushi rolls make the busy atmosphere melt away. If you’re in the mood for more entertainment, take a peak down into Kobe’s basement for the hibachi portion of the restaurant. Make sure to try the miso soup!

5. Carytown Sushi


2923 W Cary St, RVA 23221
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You’ll need a few friends to help you finish off The Sushi Roll Deluxe! For about $30, you’ll find 7 enormous rolls at your table. Aside from their ample portions and fresh ingredients, Carytown Sushi features a friendly waitstaff and a laid-back environment!

6. LEVEL Restaurant and Bar


2803 2007 W Broad St, RVA 23220
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The interactive LED bar creates a hip ambiance at LEVEL! Their extensive menu features hefty portions and fresh twists on classic rolls. A great spot for a first date or dinner out with friends!

7. Mai Sushi


7019 Three Chopt Rd, RVA 23226
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A hidden gem in the Village Shopping Center, Mai Sushi defies its lackluster ambiance through their gracious portion sizes and delicious sushi rolls. An ideal spot for take out or delivery!

8. Umi Sushi Bistro


7019 11645 W Broad St, RVA 23230
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Some of the best sushi in the West End and worth the drive from the city! Family owned and operated, the relaxing environment and high quality sashimi will made Umi a new regular for sushi lovers.

9. Miyabi Sushi


1712 E Main St, RVA 23223
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Another great addition to Shockoe Bottom, Miyabi serves up authentic Japanese food. Their lunch special is a killer deal!

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Martha Gill, Content Manager

Martha Gill hails from Richmond VA. You can likely find her hanging on the James River, reading a book on the Lawn at UVA, or stuffing her face with Mexican food at restaurants across the nation.

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