Sushi Near Me
Use the map below to find a Sushi restaurant near your location. Or, view our list of the Top 3 Sushi Restaurant chains in America. One of them will have a location near you.
Sushi restaurants in particular, and Japanese food in general, has become increasingly popular in the US in recent years, due to increased consumer health consciousness and rising disposable incomes. Sushi is actually quite healthy, and you tend to lower your calorie intake when dining on sushi compared to typical American cuisines.
Another reason for the popularity is, that sushi is a “sophisticated fast food”: The sushi has usually already been prepared, so you just need sit down and complete your order, and then dinner or lunch will be served in minutes. And, of course, sushi IS rather delicious.
What is Sushi?
Sushi is a Japanese food that consists of vinegared rice combined with seafood, vegetables or tropical fruits. The ingredient that all sushi have in common is rice, either brown or white rice. Sushi is often made with raw seafood, but not necessarily. Raw fish sliced without rice is called “sashimi”. The pressed seaweed paper used to hold sushi together is called nori.
There are two main types of sushi: Maki and nigiri. Maki is rolled sushi (ingredients laid on a sheet of nori, then rolled and sliced into round pieces. Nigiri sushi has 1 main ingredient laid on a bed of vinegared rice.
Number of Sushi restaurants in the US.
The latest available numbers show that there are 3946 sushi restaurants in the US (2014), but the industry is growing.
Benihana Inc is American largest sushi chain and is based in Doral, Florida. They own and operate 116 Japanese cuisine restaurants around the world, and the have an extensive sushi roll menu, as well as other Japanese specialties. You can find all Benihana locations here.
2. Kona Grill
Kona Grill Inc. is a sushi restaurant company based in Scottsdale, Arizona, that operates 30+ locations in the United States. They have a great Happy Hour deal with 50% off on sushi rolls and other appetizers from 3 pm – 7 pm. Find the nearest Kona sushi restaurant here.
3. Ra Sushi
Ra Sushi is actually a subsidiary of Benihana, but they operate under a separate brand. There are currently 27 Ra Sushi locations in the USA. Find the nearest Ra Sushi to your location here. The Ra Sushi Happy Hour runs from 3 pm – 7 pm on weekdays and gives you excellent discounts of up to 50% off.
Other restaurant chains with sushi on their menu:
- Pei Wei
- Bonefish Grill
- P.F. Changs
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