Houston’s sushi scene is stronger than ever. Get ready for rolls like pepper tuna, spicy salmon, or California. These favorites and more are at the best sushi restaurants in Houston.
Firstly, established in 1986, Nippon is the oldest Japanese restaurant in the city. Nippon is the traditional Japanese word for Japan. Owner Naomitsu Yoshida enjoys bringing a taste of his home country to Houston. The restaurant has a four-star rating on Yelp for its service and delicious cuisine. Also, it comes complete with picture windows and authentic decor. In the kitchen, the chefs prepare an array of sushi rolls including Caterpillar, Tiger Eye, and Godzilla.
Kuu (pronounced Koo) translates into the “art of eating.” Chef Adison Lee is known for his beautiful plating, and he studied under Master Chef Nobu Matsuhisa who helped him hone his skills. He has more than 20 years of experience, and his gift for combining textures and flavors allows him to create his own unique taste that sets him apart from other chefs. The restaurant offers a fun atmosphere, and sushi choices include fresh salmon belly, yellowtail, and wasabi flying fish roe.
Finally, since opening in 2015, Soma Sushi has gained recognition from both Eater and Zagat for its delicious meals. This upscale eatery is where the “sushi is so fresh, it’s literally off the hook.” Chef Omi Higa combines traditional Japanese cuisine with modern techniques. Guests always enjoy friendly service. The cozy dining room features dim lighting and exposed brick for a modern feel. Not to mention, sushi options include spicy salmon tartar, crispy maki, and spam musubi.Back to all posts