Hong Kong has no shortage of Japanese restaurants serving authentic and luscious omakase. From Genki Sushi to Shion, Sushi Saito at Four Seasons and more, we’ve rounded up the best sushi in Hong Kong across all budgets.
Are you always drawn to sushi (who can resist?!), cheekily swaying to its counter at a food court? You’re not alone! With the huge variety of Japanese restaurants available in Hong Kong, it can be a little overwhelming deciding which one will really hit that sushi spot (so many rolls, so little time). Needless to say, budgets can range anywhere from $4,000 for an omakase dinner to less than $20 for a nigiri. We’ve done the legwork — here’s our ultimate guide to sushi in Hong Kong (we’ve even shamelessly chowed down a couple!). Meshiagare!
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FUMI – Wide selection of sushi, tempura, sukiyaki, grilled items and more
FUMI brings the best of Japanese cuisine from the snowy peaks of Hokkaido to the streets of Lan Kwai Fong. Expect salivating seasonal menus and choose from multi-course omakase and kaiseki dinners to a selection of à la carte dishes and set lunches. And if that’s not enough to tempt you, FUMI also stocks a selection of premium sakes that cannot be found anywhere else in Hong Kong, along with an epic Sunday brunch buffet offering.
Genki Sushi – A convenient, fuss-free sushi restaurant
The list won’t be complete without Genki Sushi, every Hong Kongers’ favourite for fuss-free sushi, especially when the cravings hit! The bullet train conveyor belt gets just about anyone excited, no matter your age, and did we mention the quick service? Become a Genki Sushi member if you want to beat the long lines by virtually queuing. And suffice to say you’ll find a Genki Sushi in every district in Hong Kong!
Kushiro – Modern fine dining experience
Located in The Peninsula, Kushiro is as sleek as it is earthy with touches of wood and attention to high-quality ingredients. From the entrance to the main dining area, each section is inspired by different phases of the moon so you’re in for an immersive dining experience. Kushiro is led by a team of experienced and talented Japanese chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants, not falling short of innovative plates that still maintain the key essence of Japanese cuisine.
Masa Hong Kong – Refined Tokyo omakase experience
Chef Masataka Fujisawa brings to the table a premium sushi bar with finesse and meticulous craftsmanship. While the price point here may be a bit steep, you get bang for your buck if you’re looking for an opulent dining experience with polished Japanese fare. In true omakase style, the menus are set daily depending on the best seasonal ingredients available — so no two meals are the same.
Nadaman – A deluxe, value-for-money sushi experience
Only the best and freshest sushi and sashimi are served here and, with such a deluxe selection, you’ll never be disappointed. The set lunch menus here are great value and the stunning interior makes for a delightful atmosphere. You can choose to dine in the elegant main room or get closer to the chefs at the teppanyaki grill and sushi bar. The restaurant’s popularity is a testament to the high quality of the food and service, so be sure to make a reservation in advance.
sen-ryo – Curated selections of affordable high-quality sushi, sashimi and sets
Genki’s “big sister”, sen-ryo is a popular choice for a flavourful bite at any time of the day. Offering a curated selection of sushi, sashimi and sets (at affordable prices!), you’re bound to find something that takes your fancy here. Sassy favourites include Spicy Tuna Roll, Soft Shell Crab and Avocado Roll, and Jumbo Scallop with Yuzu Kosho.
Sushi Hare – Traditional Edomae-style sushi
With only eight seats, Sushi Hare may be difficult to book but it’s like landing the jackpot. This cosy and intimate joint only promises the best traditional Edomae-style sushi with highly seasonal fare. And the precise cuts of fish bring to attention the culinary skills of Chef Motoharu Inazuka — you’ll be spoiled for sure (just book well ahead!).
Sushi Kuu – Large seating area, private rooms and an extensive sake bar
This classy Japanese joint won’t disappoint. The place is always buzzing, and the long line of eager customers outside speaks to Sushi Kuu’s popularity and quality. From standard hand rolls and sashimi to grilled and fried dishes, the huge variety makes ordering very difficult because it all looks so good! The high prices here ensure great quality and taste, and make Sushi Kuu the perfect treat to satisfy your cravings.
Sushi Man – Omakase specialist!
With locations in both Yuen Long and Whampoa, This high-end sushi joint is the place to head to if you’re looking to impress. Specialising in omakase sets, prices here range from $1,580 and up for dinner, with lunch sets also available. There is limited seating so be sure to book well in advance to avoid disappointment!
Sushi Man, Shop 5, G/F, Lee Fat House, No. 5 Yan Lok Square, Yuen Long, Kowloon, Hong Kong
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Sushi Saito – Authentic Edomae sushi paired with stunning harbour views
Found inside the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, Sushi Saito Hong Kong is the first international branch of the acclaimed three Michelin-star Tokyo restaurant. Celebrating the freshest seasonal seafood, Chef Takashi Saito hand picks the produce every morning at Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market and transports it to Hong Kong on the same day, so quality and freshness are guaranteed. With only 12 seats available, this exclusive spot may be hard to get into, but the artfully and masterfully crafted Edomae-style sushi makes it worth it.
Sushi Shikon – Quintessential Tokyo sushi experience in Hong Kong
At $2,250 per person for lunch (price from Saturday, 1 October onwards) and $4,00 for dinner, Sushi Shikon is not for someone on a budget, but with a whopping three Michelin stars, you know that the meal is going to be one to remember. And with daily deliveries of the freshest fish from Tokyo’s Tsukiji market, the highest quality is always guaranteed. The restaurant only has eight places at the counter, along with a private room that seats six people, so make sure to make a reservation to get a seat for this elite dining experience.
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Sushi Tokami – Authentic omakase in Tsim Sha Tsui
A Ginza export, Sushi Tokami in Harbour City has also nabbed itself a Michelin star. Serving premium Edomae-style sushi, the chefs here are masters of their craft, with quality ingredients flown in fresh daily from Japan (the owner and chef is also the owner of a speciality tuna supplier!). The omakase menu is priced at $2,200 and includes a variety of seasonal chef specialities, while for lunch there are also set menus available for $800, $1,000 and $1,200.
Sushi Zo – Intimate and authentic omakase with a personalised touch
World famous Japanese chef and Sushi Zo founder, Keizo Seki, brings his esteemed and Michelin-awarded omakase restaurant to Tai Kwun. Guests are offered a personalised 18-dish experience (incoming food coma!) priced at $2,500 per head. The seafood is carefully selected, prepared and presented one dish at a time when flavour, temperature and texture are in a harmonised “Sushi Zo state” (known as Ittai-kan). Don’t forget to stop by its sister cocktail lounge, Gishiki Lounge after your meal for some quality sake!
UMI – Intimate yet refined omakase sushi bar
Step away from the bustling Hollywood Road and enter the sophisticated and intimate space that is UMI! With just 10 seats on its exclusive counter, this restaurant is fashioned from some of the finest omakase sushi bars in Tokyo and promises some of the highest quality sushi in town. Perfect for a special occasion, sit back and enjoy the traditional Edomae sushi experience in a refined yet relaxed setting, with quality, sophistication and a focus on traditions being the order of the day here.
Zuma – Generous spreads of sashimi, maki rolls and more
Though it has become an institution when it comes to brunch in the city, it always hits the spot when it comes to sushi. You can count on premium, seasonal and fresh ingredients when feasting on the selection of sashimi, seafood, maki rolls and more, with all dishes made to order right before your eyes! Whether you’re indulging in endless picks from the brunch buffet or dining à la carte, its contemporary take on Japanese cuisine will have you coming back time and again.
More Sushi Restaurants In Hong Kong
Some honorary mentions of sushi spots in Hong Kong because when it comes to our bite-sized seafood rice delicacy, we don’t discriminate, ever!
- Chotto Maki – Sushi rolls and maki rolls with unconventional yet refreshing and bold flavours. www.chottomaki.com
- Rōnin – An awesome range of sake, its seafood is also seriously fresh and flavoursome. www.roninhk.com
- Silencio – A Modern izakaya that serves up a range of inventive Japanese-inspired dishes, along with plenty of modern nigiri, sashimi and sushi roll creations. www.silencio.hk
- Sushi Haru – Black Sheep’s intimate eight-seat omakase Sushi Haru has returned to LKF Tower with Chef Hirokuni Shiga at its helm. www.sushiharu.com.hk
- TMK Punk & Rolls – Savour maki rolls and hand rolls with good music in the background, especially if you’re into hip hop and punk! www.punk.tmk.hk
- Tokio Joe – Offers a traditional Japanese dining experience with a youthful buzz! www.tokiojoe.com
- Zoku – Expect quality reimagined classics of temaki (hand rolls), sashimi and sushi. www.thehari.com/zoku
Editor’s Note: “The Best Japanese Restaurants For Sushi In Hong Kong” was originally published in June 2014, updated in July 2019 and most recently updated in September 2022 by Fashila Kanakka.
Main image courtesy of cottonbro via Pexels, image 1 courtesy of FUMI via Facebook, image 2 courtesy of Masa Hong Kong via Facebook, image 3 courtesy of Sushi Kuu via Facebook, image 4 courtesy of Sushi Man via Facebook, image 5 courtesy of Sushi Shikon via Facebook, image 6 courtesy of Sushi Zo via Facebook, image 7 courtesy of Zuma Hong Kong via Facebook, image 8 courtesy of Tokio Joe via Facebook.