One of Seattle’s highlights is the abundance of fresh seafood, something that comes in handy for the city’s plentiful sushi restaurants. This winter, sushi chefs are making expert use of seasonal bounty like Dungeness crab, salmon, oysters and other shellfish. Shiro’s winter platters offer the best of fatty winter fish like sock-eye salmon, buri, tuna, and yellowtail imported from Hokkaido.
Sushi aficionados looking for excellent dine-in omakase experiences have plenty of places to chose from like Maneki, the city’s oldest sushi institution, Wallingford’s Kisaku Sushi, and sustainability-focused Mashiko in West Seattle to name a few. Eating out with a sushi newbie? Try Umi Sake House’s lineup of unique rolls like the Cowboy Crunch or Ladybug roll, made with sweet potato, tempura asparagus and avocado. The following 11 restaurants are some of Seattle’s most exceptional sushi destinations listed from north to south.
King County requires proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test within the last 72 hours, for everyone ages 12+ at indoor establishments, restaurants, and bars. Studies indicate there is a lower exposure risk when eating outdoors, and the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines. Please visit King County’s COVID website for resources and current information.Read More