Best Sushi Spots In Uptown Minneapolis

Sushi. You either love it or you hate it. We love it, and if you do too then you know that sometimes the craving strikes. But where can you go to get really good sushi? We’ll tell you.

Here are the top 7 must-try sushi spots in Uptown!

1. SotaRol

Sushi…wait for it…burrito! SotaRol introduced us to the sushi burrito and we’re hooked. They call it a “sotarito” and it’s filled with your choice of meat or veggies, rice, sauce and tons of flavor. Move over, Chipotle. You have some competition. They also have rice bowls, salads, ramen and traditional sushi rolls. Order to go if you’re having a sushi craving on the run.

2. Origami

Sushi, fried rice, noodles…Origami has it all! Satisfy your craving with an incredible array of fresh sushi and sashimi options or be a little bold and order a specialty roll. Try the spicy salmon for a burst of flavor or the broccolini for something different. Take your Sunday Funday to Origami and enjoy happy hour all day!

3. Kiku Bistro

With over 50 specialty sushi rolls,Kiku Bistrois sure to please your taste buds. They also offer stir fry, teriyaki and tempura. Since there’s so much to try, we recommend getting a few things to share. Be sure to stop by on Saturday or Sunday for their all-day happy hour!

4. Kyoto Sushi

Come here if you’re hungry. Like, really hungry. This all-you-can-eat spot offers sashimi, hibachi, sushi, teriyaki, tempura, noodles and specialty entrees. For $25.99, you get a full dinner buffet and a pretty awesome deal.

5. Wakame

Wakame is known for its top-notch sushi and fabulous outdoor patio just blocks from Lake Calhoun. Take a stroll around the lake and then head here for amazing Japanese cuisine. Their sushi is some of the best in town! For the best deal, order the sushi/sashimi combo which comes with miso soup and a house salad. Grab a glass of wine or a cocktail and bask in the sun on their patio.

6. Stella's Fish Cafe

Stella’s knows fish. Head here for fresh and flavorful sushi and sashimi and a variety of seafood options. Be sure to head up to their amazing rooftop to have a drink and enjoy beautiful views of the city. If you’re looking for a little fun, stick around at night when Stella’s turns into a dance bar. Enjoy live acoustic music on one end and a DJ on the other.


While Moto-i doesn’t have your typical sushi rolls, they do have incredible Japanese food including ramen, steamed buns, sashimi and fried rice. Come for the food, but stick around for one of the best rooftops in Minneapolis.