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Top Sushi Spots in Every State

  • Top Sushi Spots in Every State

    From preparation to presentation, sushi is a true art form. Fresh, light, and colorful; sushi has become one of America’s favorite outings, great for everything from an evening with friends to experiencing some of the country’s top culinary talents.

    But as is true with all art forms, making sushi is a highly skilled craft. A traditional sushi chef spends at least five years training as an apprentice before becoming a head chef. Perfecting everything from knife and cutting etiquette to the proper preparation of sushi rice takes years and years of practice, as shown in the highly popularized film, Jiro Dreams of Sushi.

    All over America folks are eating sushi - from upscale restaurants with white tablecloths to famed holes-in-the-wall with just a few seats at the bar - but in an industry where quality and authenticity trump all else, there is a wide range of options when choosing where to eat.

    To help pick out the top sushi spot in every state, we used Foursquare's massive library of restaurant rankings which incorporate user trends for check-ins, ratings, tips, photos, and more. 

    Wherever you reside or your travels may take you, these sushi spots all offer a unique culinary experience. Did your local favorite make the list?

  • Wyoming: King Sushi

    - 75 South King Street (between Pearl & Broadway), Jackson, WY 83001

    - Foursquare Rating: 7.8

    King Sushi’s menu is minimal, but every item is well thought-out and full of flavor. Their Crouching Tiger Roll with avocado, tempura asparagus, wild salmon, spicy tuna, wasabi aioli, and sweet soy will make your taste buds dance.  

  • Vermont: Sushi Do

    - 19 Taft Corners Shopping Center (at Williston Rd), Williston, VT 05495

    - Foursquare Rating: 8.6

    Sushi Do serves high-quality, authentic sushi at great prices. Their Dragon Rolls are a must-order, along with Spider Rolls and Sweet Potato Tempura Rolls.

  • Alaska: Sushi & Sushi

    - 3337 Fairbanks Street (between 34th and 33rd), Anchorage, AK 99503

    - Foursquare Rating: 9.0

    Anchorage’s Sushi & Sushi is known for their amazing staff, upscale atmosphere, and generous portions. The Ceviche Roll, with four kinds of fish, cilantro and lemon top, is a must-try.

  • North Dakota: Kobe’s Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

    - 915 West Interstate Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503

    - Foursquare Rating: 8.7

    Kobe’s opened as North Dakota’s first Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar. Kobe’s is renowned for their daily lunch specials while their hibachi experience offers an entertaining dinner for groups.

  • South Dakota: Fuji Sushi & Sake Bar

    - 2200 North Maple Avenue #478, Rapid City, SD 57701

    - Foursquare Rating: 8.8

    Come for the Volcano Roll but stay for the Fuji Special Boat (also known to locals as “The Love Boat”). Be sure to stop in for Happy Hour from 4:00 - 5:30 Monday through Friday where you can indulge in their pineapple sake.

  • Delaware: Sushi Sumo

    - 2653 Kirkwood Highway (at Meadowood Dr), Wilmington, DE 19711

    - Foursquare Rating: 8.6

    When you’re at Sushi Sumo, take a tour of rolls inspired by a variety of locales. They have tons of yummy rolls including the Mexican Roll, Philly Roll, Manhattan Roll, Maryland Crab Roll, and Paradise Roll.

     

  • Montana: Dave’s Sushi

    - 115 North Bozeman Avenue (at Lamme St), Bozeman, MT 59715

    - Foursquare Rating: 9.0

    With menu items such as Widespread Panic, John Wayne, & David Hasselhoff (just to name a few), Dave’s sushi is just as fun as it is delicious. Be sure to order the Gobbler even though it’s not on the menu.

     

  • Rhode Island: Ichigo Ichie

    - 5 Catamore Boulevard (at Route 6), East Providence, RI 02914

    - Foursquare Rating 8.6

    Ichigo Ichie translates to “a once in a lifetime chance," but you will definitely want to visit more often. Be sure to check out their Fantastic Roll packed with shrimp tempura, spicy salmon, eel sauce, and spicy mayo.

  • New Hampshire: Mint Bistro

    - 1105 Elm Street (between Lowell and Bridge Street), Manchester, NH 03101

    - Foursquare Rating: 8.5

    You may come for the sushi (the unanimous favorite being The Boss Roll which consists of tempura shrimp, tuna and spicy tuna, avocado, and three kinds of caviar), but be sure to leave room for other delicacies such as risotto, crab cakes, lamb shanks, and hazelnut goat cheese fritters. 

  • Maine: Yosaku

    - 1 Danforth Street, Portland, ME 04101

    - Foursquare Rating: 8.9

    Whether you’re looking for takeout, brunch, lunch, or dinner, check out Yosaku, located near the waterfront in downtown Portland, Maine. Enjoy a generous bento box or a Spicy Scallop Roll on the outdoor patio overlooking their renowned Japanese garden.

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