Editor’s note: This list is based off of Yelp rankings and is not meant to be a definitive ranking. The Standard-Examiner searches Yelp for a specific restaurant category in a specific area, filters the results based on highest rank and selects the top-listed restaurants for our weekly roundups.
You might be hesitant to try sushi in a land-locked state like Utah — after all, the freshest fish comes from the coast, and Northern Utah is at least 14 hours from the Pacific.
But if you dine at one of these Northern Utah restaurants, you’ll likely be pleasantly surprised at how scrumptious the sushi is in the Top of Utah. These are the top six sushi restaurants in Weber and Davis counties, according to Yelp.
Vote for your favorite sushi restaurant in the poll at the bottom of this story.
This Ogden sushi restaurant is known for its quaint, authentic atmosphere and frequently changing menu of Japanese classics and unique twists. The dining space is small, so make sure you call ahead and make a reservation, especially for dinner.
Address: 357 37th St., Ogden
Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday through Tuesday
Yelp Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
This 25th Street restaurant is consistently named one of the best sushi restaurants in Utah. Yelp reviewers suggest the nigiri sampler and the Blackjack and Mango Tango rolls. If you’re looking for a fun dining experience, sit at the sushi bar to watch the chefs make their beautiful creations.
Address: 210 25th St., Ogden
Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday
Yelp Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars with 231 reviews
Yelp reviewers rave about Ohana’s fast and friendly sushi — and the sushi too, of course. Try the Green Monster roll if you’re looking for something with a little kick or the Ogden roll if you’re looking for something unique to the area.
Address: 476 12th St., Ogden
Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday.
Yelp Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
From Chinese food to Thai curry to sushi, this Asian restaurant has something for everyone and focuses on keeping its menu healthy but still tasty. Yelp reviewers recommend the Dynamite, Sweet Potato and Spider sushi rolls.
Address: 1020 W. 300 North, Clearfield
Hours: 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Yelp Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
This Layton restaurant is known for its half-price sushi on Tuesdays, so if you’re looking for a good deal on sushi, Osaka is the place to go. Make sure you try the Avocado Bomb along with your roll (or rolls!) of choice.
Address: 918 Heritage Park Blvd., Suite 300, Layton
Hours: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday; 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday
Yelp Rating: 4 out of 5 stars with 161 reviews
This sushi bar has dozens of options, and no matter which one you choose, it’s made to order. Fuji Sushi also serves traditional Japanese meals like tempura, noodles, teriyaki steak or chicken, and more.
Address: 330 N. Marketplace Drive, Centerville
Hours: 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily
Yelp Rating: 4 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
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