Top five sushi restaurants in South Florida

People either love or hate sushi, but this Japanese delicacy containing seafood, sticky rice and seaweed has become one of the most popular dishes around the world. Sure enough, sushi has made its way throughout South Florida, and no matter where you are, you can get your sushi fix. South Florida places serve everything from authentic Japanese fare to sushi-fusion. It can be hard to find the most flavorful and well-constructed rolls in town, but there’s no need to panic. Below are five mouthwatering sushi restaurants located throughout South Florida.

Kuro’s Salmon Avocado roll (Nicole Sued/SFMN)

1 Seminole Way
(954) 327-7625
Sunday – Thursday: 6-10:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 6-11:30 p.m.

Located inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Kuro is a new-style Japanese restaurant that features an exquisite ambiance with floor-to-ceiling windows and a contemporary design conceived by the David Mexico Design Group. Their delicious menu includes both local and imported ingredients from Japan and offers the freshest fish in the area, making their traditional rolls with simple ingredients irresistible. Their sushi rolls range from $13 to $17. Their two top sellers are the salmon avocado roll and the elaborate kuro maki made with tuna, salmon and yellowtail.

Ke-uH’s Bonzai Truffle roll (Nicole Sued/SFMN)

2278 Weston Road
(954) 900-2278
Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 12:30 – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 12:30 – 9 p.m.

Ke-uH is a hidden gem in Weston. It offers a twist on traditional Japanese dishes without sacrificing the best quality ingredients. The menu has a wide selection of rolls ranging from $17 to $19.  Some of the fan favorites include the bea with crispy shrimp, fried plantain and avocado; and the bonzai truffle roll containing crab salad, tune cubes and truffle oil.

Sesame’s Nipon Montadito and Shrimp Tempura roll (Nicole Sued/SFMN)

Sesame Asian Cuisine
9901 NW 41st St.
(305) 513-8518
Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Sesame Asian Cuisine has one of the most diverse Asian fusion menus in Doral, and of course, some of the yummiest sushi rolls as well. They offer a happy hour menu Monday through Friday from 4 – 7 p.m. that include a selection of sushi rolls for $7 and $9. Sesame Asian Cuisine also has an “all you can eat” brunch on Sundays for $35 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sugarcane’s Spicy Tuna and Shrimp Tempura roll (Nicole Sued/SFMN

Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill
3252 NE First Ave.
(786) 369-0353
Monday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – midnight.
Saturday and Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – midnight.

Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill is located in between two of Miami’s most lively neighborhoods, Wynwood and the Design District. This spot features beautiful inside and outside seating areas offering sushi, open fire-grilled fare and Asian-inspired tapas style dishes. Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill also does happy hour every day from 4 – 7 p.m., serving their salmon avocado, shrimp tempura and spicy tuna rolls for $8.

Happy Fish’s Norwegian roll (Nicole Sued/SFMN)

Happy Fish Sushi
15933 Pines Blvd.
Pembroke Pines
(954) 743-2963
Sunday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Happy Fish is one of the newest sushi spots in Pembroke Pines. Since it opened in 2020, it has become one of the most popular sushi restaurants in the area because of their delicious and creative rolls. The menu offers more than 24 specialty sushi rolls that are sure to make you come back for more. Sushi rolls range from $14 to $22. A top seller is the trick or treat roll containing salmon, avocado, cream cheese, cucumber and tempura flakes.

Nicole Sued is a junior at Florida International University majoring in digital communication and media. She is a bilingual reporter who is passionate about the entertainment industry and hopes to host a television show for Telemundo.