We might be hundreds of miles away from the nearest ocean, but Chicago is a true beacon for sushi dining amid the otherwise seafood-starved reaches of the Midwest. Whether you're craving cheap rolls at BYOB spots or want to ball out on high-end omakase menus, you'll find something for every type of sushi appetite (and budget) among the best Japanese restaurants in Chicago and other local seafood joints. Want to nab enough nigiri and maki to feed a small crowd? Head to Lawrence Fish Market to find massive, inexpensive platters. Craving tuna imported straight from Tokyo's Toyosu Market? Visit Sushi-san for ultra-fresh fish offerings shipped over daily from Japan. Your options are bountiful and bountifully creative: There's even a secret, speakeasy-style omakase spot hidden within a Chicago hotel on this list. Here's where to find the best sushi in Chicago.
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