Our Guide to the Best Sushi in Chicago
Hand-rolled and fresh to order
Check out our guide to some of the best sushi in Chicago and the suburbs at Lettuce restaurants. From fresh nigiri and handrolls to creative maki and more, here’s a list of where to find sushi near you!
Looking for some of the freshest fish paired with old school hip hop? Look no further than Sushi-san, located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. Don’t sleep on the San-sets, a collection of Master Sushi Chef Kaze Chan’s picks of the freshest nigiri and sashimi. If you’re joining us at the sushi bar, be sure to order up one of the signature handrolls. Make a reservation at Sushi-san – River North. Order carryout and delivery from Sushi-san – River North.
If you work in Chicago’s Loop or just looking for a quick grab-and-go experience without sacrificing the quality, Sushi-san’s latest location at Willis Tower is for you. Order ahead and choose from specialty maki, San-sets, and sides like Seaweed Salad, Edamame Hummus and more. Sushi-san at Willis Tower also offers a handroll bar experience for those who want to dine-in as well as large party catering, so you can order your Sushi-san favorites to your office. Order Sushi-san Willis Tower
Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago and Schaumburg have been dishing out some of the freshest seafood for more than three decades and that goes for sushi too! Fun fact: Shaw’s was one of the first Lettuce restaurants to serve sushi and the restaurants’ menu of traditional and modern maki, sushi and salad combos, Naoki-style sashimi and more are still popular today. Make a reservation at Shaw’s – Chicago. Make a reservation at Shaw’s – Schaumburg. Order carryout and delivery from the Shaw’s location nearest you.
For a truly special sushi experience, check out The Omakase Room at Sushi-san, a ten-seat, 18-course omakase restaurant that showcases Master Sushi Chef Kaze Chan’s inventive Japanese cuisine. The Omakase Room is meant to feel like a dinner party hosted at Chef Kaze’s home. Each luxury bite from Chef Kaze and his team showcases the day’s freshest and most interesting ingredients, which can be complemented with hand-selected sake and wine pairings, Japanese whisky, non-alcoholic pairings or specialty cocktails. Make a reservation at The Omakase Room at Sushi-san.
Hub 51 is the perfect spot for when you are in the mood for a little bit of this and a little bit of that. It’s the only place where you can enjoy a piping hot plate of the Famous Pulled Chicken Nachos alongside signature sushi rolls like the Tuna and Thai Basil Roll or the Shaki-Shaki Tuna. Make a reservation at Hub 51. Order carryout and delivery from Hub 51.
For those who enjoy less traditional sushi options, Tokio Pub in Schaumburg is rolling up something unique in every bite. Order the Volcano Roll with tuna, avocado, cilantro, tempura fresno and chili oil for a little spice or the Red Dragon Roll with shrimp tempura, jalapeno, cucumber, spicy tuna and avocado on top, with eel sauce and tempura crumbs. Make a reservation at Tokio Pub. Order carryout and delivery from Tokio Pub.
Grab some sushi and other signature seafood dishes at Di Pescara after a day of shopping at Northbrook Court. Di Pescara serves fresh sushi rolls for lunch and dinner for dine-in and to-go. Make a reservation at Di Pescara. Order carryout and delivery from Di Pescara.
Unique to Ramen-san Deluxe in Streeterville, is a menu of maki rolls that can be enjoyed alongside the signature ramen dishes. Pro tip: order up the Maki Express Kit which includes your choice of two, five-piece maki served with roasted edamame, a small salad-san and miso soup. Make a reservation at Ramen-san Deluxe. Order carryout and delivery from Ramen-san Deluxe.